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Software Test Specialist - Internship (Markham, ON)

ASAP
Competitive
Markham, Ontario
Internship, Co-op
Job Description

IBM is a globally integrated technology and consulting company headquartered in Armonk, New York. With operations in more than 170 countries, IBM attracts and retains some of the world's most talented people to help solve problems and provide an edge for businesses, governments and non-profits.

Today, IBM is focused on five growth initiatives - Cloud, Big Data and Analytics, Mobile, Social Business and Security. IBMers are working with customers around the world to apply the company's business consulting, technology and Research & Development expertise to enable systems of engagement that deliver dynamic insights for businesses and governments worldwide.

The following student position is a part of IBM Canada's EPIC (Employment Pathways to Interns & Co-ops) Student Program. This position is only open to students registered in a Canadian University or College program, who have completed a minimum of 2 years of their degree or diploma program, and who must be returning to full-time study upon the completion of the temporary IBM work term.

*This Student Position resides in Markham, Ontario and is a 16-month work term commencing May 1, 2017.

What IBM Offers You?

  1. Work directly on product and services that affect our clients, while having access to cutting edge software technology
  2. Work on projects which are challenging and rewarding
  3. A business casual dress code and flexible work hours, to ensure work-life balance
  4. Access to Future Blue - IBM's large student community that provides networking opportunities, sporting and social events.

It is a mandatory requirement for students to apply online at www.ibm.com/jobs including a (1) cover letter, (2) resume, and (3) official or unofficial transcripts.

The following job responsibilities for "Software Test Specialist" include:

We are seeking innovative students looking for an exciting and high paced environment to develop the next-generation of IBM PureApplication that is focused on cloud computing systems, services and technologies. Our ideal candidates must have demonstrated technical and problem solving skills, a passion for technology and software, teaming skills, and must be able to work in a driven environment and exhibit creative thinking and collaboration, and communicate effectively. Candidates should be highly motivated, enthusiastic, and able to work under minimal guidance with demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills. Your collaboration and communication skills will be fundamental to the overall team success of the projects you work on.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise:

  • Experience with Windows and/or Linux operating systems
  • Demonstrates verbal and written communications skills
  • Co-op or internship program enrollment is mandatory
  • Functional Test / System Test execution
  • Test scenario creation
  • Software test verification
  • Software and hardware debugging
  • Test automation
  • Co-op or internship program enrollment is mandatory

Preferred Technical and Professional Experience:

  • Knowledge of IBM products
  • Knowledge of the software development cycle
  • Experience with various programming languages
  • Understanding of software engineering
  • Test planning and tracking
  • Usability/serviceability concepts
  • Software development or support
  • Agile development process
  • Shell scripting
  • Java
  • Cloud computing and virtualization
  • Networking
  • Rational Team Concert Eclipse
  • Python
  • REST APIâ??s
  • Jenkins
  • GitHub
  • Travis CI

Eligibility Requirements:

This role will involve working with technology that is covered by embargo Export Regulations. If you are a Foreign National from any of the following embargoed countries (Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Sudan, Syria) on a work permit you are not eligible for employment in this position.

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.