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Application Developer-Mobile/Blockchain/VR Solutions-Coop (Toronto,ON)

Toronto, Ontario
Internship, Co-op

Title: Application Developer–Mobile/Blockchain/VR Solutions-Coop (Toronto,ON)


Software Developers at IBM are the backbone of our strategic initiatives to design, code, test, and provide industry-leading solutions that literally make the world run today - planes and trains take off on time, bank transactions complete in the blink of an eye and the world remains safe because of the work our software developers do. Whether you are working on projects internally or for a client, software development is critical to the success of IBM and our clients worldwide. At IBM, you will use latest software development tools, techniques and approaches and work leading minds in the industry to build solutions you can be proud of.

Your Role and Responsibilities

Change the world at IBM.

There aren't many companies who can say they have been an integral part of the global business landscape for more than a century. While the world has changed considerably over the past 100 years, IBM, our people and our offerings have continuously led the way with business and technology innovation.

Today, we are more than a hardware, software and services provider, yet we remain true to our heritage as a team of collaborative forward-thinkers, focused on making business and society work better. We are part of the fabric of everyday life and stand for world-changing progress.

Join a company where you can make an impact and literally change the world. With so many different opportunities available – the sky is the limit!

*This position resides in Toronto, Ontario and is a 4 (co-op) month work term commencing September 2019. It is mandatory that all applicants are enrolled in full-time studies at a post-secondary institution and returning to full-time studies upon completion of the work term.

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, innovative and rewarding
  3. A business casual dress code and flexible work hours, to ensure work-life balance
  4. Access to the Future Blue Community - IBM's large student community that provides networking opportunities, sporting and social events.

It is a mandatory requirement for students to apply online at

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

The IBM Interactive Experience (https://www- develops complete digital experience for our customers.

Our Canadian Digital Solution development team is a global leader in providing clients with Web, Mobile, Virtual Reality, or API development services based on emerging technologies. We design and develop custom solutions for a variety of device platforms including Responsive Web, iPhone, Android, Oculus Rift, Apple TV, and Blockchain.

We are also helping our client build the next generation of digital solutions that are cloud enabled and powered by cognitive using IBM Bluemix Cloud Platform and IBM Watson Solutions and APIs.

This position is for the IBM iX team based in Downtown Toronto. Our team is looking for enthusiastic and driven Application Developers with full stack application development skills.

Do you live and breathe mobile? Are you that person who sees opportunity everywhere for digital technology to improve experiences? Can you collaborate and push the envelope to design, develop and implement leading applications for our clients? We want your skills and experience.

Bring us your work portfolio and let's talk!

Required Professional and Technical Expertise

  • Minimum of 4-months internship/co-op experience in application development
  • Experience developing rich mobile/web user interfaces, component and widgets
  • Understanding of API specs and knowledge of how to create them (REST APIs, Microservices)
  • Detail oriented, creative, resourceful and able to work independently as well as part of a larger team
  • Keen eye for details and quality at both the code level and the overall application design
  • Exhibits creative thinking, have the drive to turn ideas into reality, and have a passion for user experience
  • Knowledge of different solution/software development methodologies (Waterfall, Agile, Extreme Programming)
  • Experience in server-side technologies (One of: J2EE, Spring, Hibernate, NodeJS, Python, PHP)
  • Co-op or internship program enrollment is mandatory

Preferred Professional and Technical Expertise

  • Experience creating iOS native applications/frameworks (Objective-C and/or Swift)
  • Experience creating native Android applications/frameworks (Java and/or Kotlin)
  • Experience with mobile web technologies (HTML5, JavaScript, CSS3) and UI frameworks (React, Angular, Vue))
  • Experience with cloud platforms including AwS, Bluemix and Azure
  • Experience creating AR/VR applications using Unity or React VR
  • Development experience in C#
  • Experience with machine learning algorithms

About Business Unit

IBM Services is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants that design, build, and run foundational systems and services that is the backbone of the world's economy. IBM Services partners with the world's leading companies in over 170 countries to build smarter business by reimagining and reinventing through technology, with its outcome-focused methodologies, industry-leading portfolio and world class research and operations expertise leading to results-driven innovation and enduring excellence.

Your Life @ IBM

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Being You @ IBM

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.