Back End Developer - Internship (Markham, ON)

Markham, Ontario
Internship, Co-op

At IBM, work is more than a job - it's a calling: To build. To design. To code. To consult. To think along with clients and sell. To make markets. To invent. To collaborate. Not just to do something better, but to attempt things you've never thought possible. Are you ready to lead in this new era of technology and solve some of the world's most challenging problems? If so, lets talk.

Your Role and Responsibilities
This position resides in Markham, Ontario and is a 16 (internship) month work term commencing May 2020. 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.

The candidate will work within a strong group of developers coding in Java or C++ depending on the aspect of the product to be enhanced, in an Agile setting towards quarterly deliveries. The team is mandated with the mission of providing views and queries into a heterogenous data lake from numerous client sources as part of IBM's Cloud Pack for Data offering.

This functionality is of vital importance to the industry and the market as data only grows, along with its sources - while the demands to attain complete and representative, insightful views into the data with best of breed performance expectations grows lockstep. There are further expectations to enhance the product with ML capabilities. A very exciting area!

You will work in an area where your peers are passionate about their product and its value to the industry and market, for clients many of whom are top Fortune 500 and understandably demanding, where teamwork is expected towards ongoing learning and everyone's success.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Proficiency in Java or C++.
  • Track record focus on code correctness, and performance implications of your work.
  • Quick learner - it's a fast paced environment.
  • Team player and good communicator - you are comfortable asking for help, digging for answers, and staying clear of surprising people if it can be avoided.
  • Knowledge of databases or SQL.
  • Co-op or internship program enrollment is mandatory

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Ideally proficiency in Java and C++.
  • Experience in QA, automation, agile.
  • Worked on complex projects, demonstrated ability to solve complex problems.

About Business Unit
Digitization is accelerating the ongoing evolution of business, and clouds - public, private, and hybrid - enable companies to extend their existing infrastructure and integrate across systems. IBM Cloud provides the security, control, and visibility that our clients have come to expect. We are working to provide the right tools and environment to combine all of our client’s data, no matter where it resides, to respond to changing market dynamics.

Your Life @ IBM
What matters to you when you’re looking for your next career challenge?

Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world? What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities – where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust – where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible.

Impact. Inclusion. Infinite Experiences. Do your best work ever.

About IBM
IBM’s greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that progress is made through progressive thinking, progressive leadership, progressive policy and progressive action. IBMers believe that the application of intelligence, reason and science can improve business, society and the human condition. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 380,000 IBMers serving clients in 170 countries.

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

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.

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