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Development & DevOps -WebSphere Application Server - Intern (Markham)

Markham, Ontario
Summer, Internship, Work While Studying
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 (internship) month work term commencing May 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 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 Development and DevOps (WebSpehere Application Server) include:

We are a Cloud development team and are seeking innovative students looking for a challenge in an exciting high paced environment. Your role will be a combination of software development, test automation, and Development Operations (DevOps), using a host of technologies such as Java, JavaScript, Docker, GitHub, Stack Overflow, Slack, open source, and more! In our agile development model, developers participate in small, autonomous but aligned teams where they learn a variety of roles, including design, development, test, automation, and client interaction/support.

During your Internship term, as the member of our team, you will be introduced to and have responsibility for two roles: Development and DevOps. In the development role, you will be contributing to the WebSphere Application Server REST API Discovery by writing product code and test automation. In the role of DevOps you will be responsible for managing Development, Build and test infrastructure for XML set of components, maintaining security compliance of the servers and maintaining disaster recovery plan and tests.

Required Education: High School Diploma/GED

Preferred Education: Pre-University Qualification

Required Technical and Professional Expertise:

  • Experience programming in Java
  • Experience using Windows, UNIX/Linux
  • Skills in Eclipse-based development
  • Skills in using scripted languages
  • Demonstrated ability to work within a team
  • Demonstrates verbal and written communications skills
  • Coop 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

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.