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IBM Watson Health - Evangelist in Boston, Massachusetts


Software Developers at IBM are the backbone of our strategic initiatives to design, code, test, and provide industry-leading solutions that make the world run today - planes and trains take off on time, bank transactions complete in the blink of an eye and the world remains safe because of the work our software developers do. Whether you are working on projects internally or for a client, software development is critical to the success of IBM and our clients worldwide. At IBM, you will use the latest software development tools, techniques and approaches and work with leading minds in the industry to build solutions you can be proud of.

Your Role and Responsibilities

Ready to have a direct impact on how Watson Health builds out the new Open Source Health Platform? We have an exciting opportunity for an Open Source Evangelist.

The conditions of this business space are ever-changing and will require a self-starting candidate who is flexible, thrives in ambiguity and can effectively collaborate across cross-functional groups and organizations.

Responsibilities include:

  • Lead the evangelism and deployment of an AI agent based distributed system

  • Deploy a worldwide open source trust protocol for health enterprise

  • Foster the culture and processes of the top team in consumer crypto

  • Be the standard-bearer for user-first, developer-friendly decentralization

  • Build the developer support infrastructure needed to serve all manner of Flow builders; from weekend hackers to the world’s biggest entertainment brands

  • Prioritize our release schedule to optimize tool and feature delivery to meet the needs of our community

  • Actively facilitate and participate in the design and development of major system components, ensuring the timeliness and quality of the resulting code

  • Commit to the relentless professional and personal improvement of you and your team

  • Ensure that our work is ethical and values-driven to create a positive impact on the world

Skills Required:

  • Lead the design and development of large-scale, complex software systems as a function of ecosystems

  • Directly involved in open source development and/or development platform

  • Experienced at coordinating developer support programs

  • Energized by hard problems which confound, challenge, and push you to find novel new solutions

  • Have a firm grasp of the core concepts relevant to decentralized systems: consensus algorithms, asymmetric encryption, secure hashing, Byzatine fault tolerance, deterministic virtual machines, crypto economic incentives, etc.

  • Deep knowledge of artificial intelligence, blockchain and quantum computing concepts

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Minimum of 10+ years in a senior role leading teams and building ecosystems.

  • Experience with coalitions, standards and open source software.

  • Direct experience with production level software and product deployment at scale.

  • Deep Knowledge of the inner workings of the health and related Health IT systems.

  • Experience with speaking in front of large audiences

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise


About Business Unit

IBM’s Cloud and Cognitive software business is committed to bringing the power of IBM’s Cloud and Watson/AI technologies to life for our clients and ecosystem partners around the world. IBM provides you with the most comprehensive and consistent approach to development, security and operations across hybrid environments—with complete software solutions for business and IT operations, development, data science, security, and management. Our experts and software capabilities help organizations develop applications once and deploy them anywhere, integrate security across the breadth of their IT estate, and automate operations with management visibility. With IBM, you also have access to new skills and methods, governance and management approaches, and a deep ecosystem of industry experts and partners.

Your Life @ IBM

What matters to you when you’re looking for your next career challenge?

Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world? What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities – where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust – where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible.

Impact. Inclusion. Infinite Experiences. Do your best work ever.

About IBM

IBM’s greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that progress is made through progressive thinking, progressive leadership, progressive policy and progressive action. IBMers believe that the application of intelligence, reason and science can improve business, society and the human condition. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 380,000 IBMers serving clients in 170 countries.

Location Statement

For additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.

Being You @ IBM

IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.