Location(s):  Hybrid, Varaždin

Teaching Assistant (PhD Candidate) & Java Developer (f/m/x)

Location: Varaždin – Faculty of Organization and Informatics

IBM iX – It’s never been a better time to be a creator. 

We are a consultancy, digital agency, design studio, and tech company all rolled into one. Our 1,200+ experts in DACH and Croatia guide people, brands, and organisations in an agile and collaborative way: from analysis and concept via business case, design vision, and MVP development to roll-out and operations. We believe “Good Experience is Good Business”. That’s why we put human experiences first in everything we do. Together we help to shape a sustainable future: with digital products, services, and experiences that connect people.

Do you love science and enjoy passing on knowledge to others? At the same time, you would like to gain practical experience of working within project teams? You don’t have to compromise because now you can get the best of both worlds! At IBM iX, we value the knowledge and further development of our employees in every way – that’s why we have decided to cooperate with the Faculty of Organization and Informatics in Varaždin. Together, we offer a teaching assistant position (fully-funded PhD program included) in the field of Information Sciences, while still working part-time as a Java developer at IBM iX on exciting digitalization projects. The person employed on this position will have part-time employment at IBM iX and part-time employment at Faculty of Organization and Informatics in Varaždin.

You feel at home in the world of digital trends and love to drive projects with real impact? Then become a part of our IBM iX Family now.

Your Responsibilities

  • You develop and present the technical concept with your project team to our client
  • You work closely with the product owner and the client team on backlog topics, acceptance criteria and user stories
  • You facilitate workshops for technical topics with your project team and/or the client team
  • You observe how we can improve our developing processes by using innovative methods or new technologies
  • You write clean, maintainable, testable, and understandable code
  • You attend lectures and commit to your PhD program duties in order to develop knowledge transfer skills and research competencies
  • You are advancing learning in information sciences through relevant and engaged classroom teaching
  • You participate in scientific publishing, in various seminars and conferences as a presenter of your own or your teams research results

Your Skills

  • You have a master’s degree in business informatics or a comparable course of education
  • You are passionate about teaching and have great presentational and communication skills
  • You resonate analytically and have good organizational skills
  • Preferably, you have some experience in scientific research
  • You have some practical experience in Java development (or similar OOP language)
  • Tools and development environments like IntelliJ or GIT aren’t new terms to you
  • Knowledge of Design Patterns as well as experience in writing Unit and Integration Tests
  • Passion for ensuring code quality using Static Code Analysis and Continuous Integration tools like SonarQube and Jenkins
  • You enjoy open feedback and learning opportunities from the Peer Review process on Bitbucket or GitHub

Our Benefits and Your Perspective

Professional Growth
We offer various opportunities for personal development through our internal academy, including in-house coaching and language training. You’ll also have full access to all further training opportunities at IBM.

Work-Life Balance
Our core working hours, 30 days of vacation and hybrid-work-model help you live your life more flexible.

Health & Well-Being
Your well-being is just as important as your health. That’s why we offer different programs & initiatives to support your physical and mental health.

Team & Culture
It’s our goal for everyone to feel safe, needed and celebrated. Look forward to great team and company events.

Corporate Benefits & Incentives
Enjoy great IBM discounts and internal incentives that appreciate your effort like our “Performance Excellence Award” or the “Bring a friend” rewards program.

IBM iX is committed to creating an inclusive workplace offering equal opportunities to everyone. We especially encourage all people with their individual diverse backgrounds and perspectives to apply.

Questions about the job? 

Please do not hesitate to contact:

Luka Zlatic
Talent Acquisition Consultant
+385 91 601 5011

Details on this job
  • Title: Teaching Assistant (PhD Candidate) & Java Developer (f/m/x)
  • Category: Technology
  • Employment type: Part time
  • Company: IBM iX croatia d.o.o.
  • Location(s): Hybrid, Varaždin
  • Country: Croatia
  • Job-ID: r684


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IBM iX Croatia

Since 2015, we have been successfully accompanying organisations, companies and brands in Croatia in their digital transformation. We opened our first office in Varaždin, then we opened another one in Zagreb. In both locations, we have created Digital Excellence Hubs for our Croatian talents to provide the perfect setting for their creativity. Our hundred-plus employees work closely with our teams in the DACH region, designing digital experiences for clients across Europe.

As our team continues to grow, another Croatian location will be opened in Osijek in 2022.

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