IBM UI Developer in Chicago, Illinois

Job Description

IBM Global Business Services (GBS) is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants enabling enterprises to make smarter decisions and providing unparalleled client and consumer experiences in cognitive, data analytics, cloud technology and mobile app development. With global reach, outcome-focused methodologies and deep industry expertise, IBM GBS empowers clients to digitally reinvent their business and get the competitive edge in the cognitive era in over 170 countries.

Bottom line? We outthink ordinary. Discover what you can do at IBM.

We are currently seeking a Front End/UI Developer. The Front End/UI Developer will be responsible for developing and changing a modern J2EE Application UI layer. The UI Developer will develop web UI using REST, JSF, AngularJS, Javascript, CSS, Jquery, and AJAX; analyze the server performance; and provide the code fixes to fine tune the existing J2EE application.

We look forward to hearing from you!!


Health Insurance. Paid time off. Corporate Holidays. Sick leave. Family planning. Financial Guidance. Competitive 401K. Training and Learning. We continue to expand our benefits and programs, offering some of the best support, guidance and coverage for a diverse employee population.




Our goal is to be essential to the world, which starts with our people. Company wide we kicked off an internal talent strategy program called Go Organic. At our core, we are committed to believing and investing in our workforce through:

  • Skill development: helping our employees grow their foundational skills

  • Finding the dream job at IBM: navigating our company with the potential for many careers by channeling an employee’s strengths and career aspirations

  • Diversity of people: Diversity of thought driving collective innovation


With an employee population of 375,000 in over 170 countries, amazingly we connect, collaborate, and care. IBMers drive a corporate culture of shared responsibility. We love grand challenges and everyday improvements for our company and for the world. We care about each other, our clients, and the communities we live, work, and play in!



Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • At least 3 years developing user interfaces using Cloud Native UI technologies such as Angular and React and HTML and Javascript

  • At least 3 years integrating UIs and applications with RESTful APIs

  • At least 3 years of experience imagining and mocking up innovative user experiences

  • At least 3 years of Front-End UI developer proficient in HTML 5 and CSS(sass), responsive sites, mobile-first strategy

  • At least 3 years of understanding and experience meeting WCAG accessibility standards

  • At least 3 years experience with collaborating with other developers through tools such as GitHub, Jira, Confluence

  • At least 3 years experience with CSS Grid and/or Flex

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • Understanding of or experience in developing and maintaining design system

  • Agile methodology

  • Previous Consulting Experience

  • User Experience/Design skills

EO Statement

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, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.