Entry Level Software Engineer

ASAP
Competitive
Toronto, Ontario
Entry Level, Early Career
Job Description

Candidates must be willing to work in any of the following locations: Toronto, CAN

At IBM we have an amazing opportunity to transform the world with cognitive technology. By using the vast amounts of information available today to identify new patterns and make new discoveries, we are helping cities become smarter, hospitals transform patient care, financial institutions minimize risk, and pharmaceuticals find cures for rare diseases. Join the forward-thinking teams at IBM solving some of the world's most complex problems – there is no better place to launch your career!

Software Engineers at IBM can work in a variety of areas. As such, you might be involved in any of these specialties:

  • Backend or Server Systems Programming – Design and code servers, applications and databases that are reusable, scalable and meet critical architecture goals. Create Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) that are clean, well-documented, and easy to use.
  • Cloud-Based Development – Architect and develop new cognitive services, using a cloud-first methodology. Create and configure Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS) and Software as a Service (SaaS) applications. Design and implement large scale systems and Service Oriented Architectures (SOA) that enable continuous delivery.
  • Automation and Testing – Enable continuous deployment and availability by designing, developing, creating, and executing test cases based on functional and non-functional requirements. Build and manage testing environments, assisting in debugging application issues.
  • Client-Facing Solution Development - Solve complex business issues for the world's leading clients. Work directly with the customer to understand detailed requirements, then design and implement innovative solutions across multiple industries and sectors, as well as governments and agencies.
  • Client-Facing Technical Support – Help customers one-on-one by assessing complex problems, collecting data, establishing facts, and capturing detailed and accurate information about issues, troubleshooting steps and resolution. Own the customer support experience and resolve customer satisfaction issues by designing and implementing creative solutions to technical problems.

What You'll Do:

  • You'll work in an Agile, collaborative environment to understand requirements, design, code and test innovative applications, and support those applications for our highly valued customers.
  • You'll employ IBM's Design Thinking to create products that provide a great user experience along with high performance, security, quality, and stability.
  • You'll work with a variety of relational databases (SQL, Postgres, DB2, MongoDB) and operating systems (Linux, Windows, iOS, Android).

Who You Are:

  • You are highly motivated and have a passion for creating and supporting great products.
  • You thrive on collaboration, working side by side with people of all backgrounds and disciplines, and you have very strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • You are great at solving problems, debugging, troubleshooting, designing and implementing solutions to complex technical issues.
  • You have a basic understanding of software development and programming in a language such as Java, C++, C#, Python, or Scala.

Required Education: High School Diploma/GED

Preferred Education: Bachelor's Degree

Required Technical and Professional Expertise:

  • Must have basic knowledge in one of the following technology areas : Java, C++, C#, Python, or Scala

Preferred Technical and Professional Experience:

  • Willing to travel up to 10%
  • Bachelors or Masters Preferred

Eligibility Requirements:

None

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.

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