Business Operations Software Developer - Internship (Markham, ON)

Markham, Ontario
Internship, Co-op
Job Description

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 Student Position resides in Markham, Ontario and is a 16 (internship) month work term commencing May 2018. 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 and rewarding
  3. A business causal 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 including a (1) cover letter, (2) resume, and (3) official or unofficial transcripts.

The following job responsibilities for Business Operations – Software Developer include:

  • Design, Implement, test, and maintain resource management databases in development, test, and production environment
  • Create and maintain star schema data models, perform ETLs and validate results
  • Carry out monitoring, tuning, and database performance analysis
  • Ensure data integrity by conducting periodic audit and validation of reports and databases
  • Facilitate business reporting through developing and maintaining custom Cognos reports
  • Prepare ad hoc queries reports for both business and technical teams
  • Develop and maintain automation scripts
  • Liaise with worldwide teams to collect up-to-date information and coordinate timely databases changes and updates
  • Conduct periodic review and audit of access controls
  • Document standard operating procedures and help ensure knowledge transfer

Required Technical and Professional Expertise:

  • Solid understanding of relational databases, knowledge of DB2/SQL is an asset
  • Demonstrated passion for technology, business and the technical community (i.e. contribution to open source, volunteerism)
  • Experience with Java, C/C++, Python, VBA programming languages
  • Experience with Windows and/or Linux operating systems
  • Demonstrated communication skills and an aptitude for collaborative team work
  • Ability to manage multiple assignments, and to adapt changing priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to explain technical requirements to non-technical members
  • Energetic, self-driven, and results oriented
  • Co-op or internship program enrollment is mandatory

Preferred Technical and Professional Experience:

  • Experience with Cognos BI Suite of Software, Lotus Notes Applications, and/or IBM Domino and Notes Script is an asset
  • Understanding of relational databases & basic data warehousing principles

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.

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