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IBM seeks to hire 800 for tech jobs in Louisiana

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IBM wants to get the word out about a job fair Thursday in Shreveport, part of a plan to bring 800 technology jobs to Louisiana in the next four years.

The tech giant says it wants experienced professionals as well as recent grads, and it's sponsoring a job fair to get the word out and meet its goal.

The IBM Shreveport Job Fair is set to run from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday at the Shreveport Convention Center.

IBM says that it has joined the state officials to create the 800 tech jobs, adding that it has immediate openings for Application Development Specialists with technical degrees.

The company says that, depending upon the project, prospective hires could develop advanced skills in technologies such as Java, J2EE, SAP, C#.Net, and others.

IBM seeks:

  • Entry-level application development specialists,
  • application development specialists,
  • advisory application development specialists,
  • senior application development specialists,
  • application development specialists for 'Smarter Commerce',
  • and advisory application development specialist for Smarter Commerce.

The company seeks applications by July 14.

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