IoT & AI Developer - Coop (Toronto, ON)

Toronto, Ontario
Internship, Co-op

As an Application Developer, you will lead IBM into the future by translating system requirements into the design and development of customized systems in an agile environment.  The success of IBM is in your hands as you transform vital business needs into code and drive innovation. Your work will power IBM and its clients globally, collaborating and integrating code into enterprise systems. You will have access to the latest education, tools and technology, and a limitless career path with the world’s technology leader. Come to IBM and make a global impact!

This position resides in Toronto, Ontario and is a 4-month work term commencing January 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.

Having the freedom to bring your ideas and past experience into practice, this role allows an IoT enthusiast to work with various gadgets and robotics equipment, combined with latest technologies like AI, AR, Blockchain, key objective for this role is to realize an IoT ideas into reality. This position will expose the interns to technologies like drone, visual recognition, data modeling with sensor data, voice recognition, etc. Interns in the practice also have the opportunities to be coached by experienced engineers and Ph.D engineering graduates to conduct researches on advanced technologies like facial recognition, feature engineering, auto-encoding technique, etc. Some of the past students, leveraging what they have learned from this practice have become entrepreneurs and running their own startups. Within the execution of the project, interns will have opportunity to learn about various technologies in IBM cloud, AWS, and Azure. Below provides a more detailed description of the various technologies used in past projects.

By 2020, there will be 30 Billion connected devices and IoT will generate 40% of all data. Beyond connectivity, IoT value will be driven by a revolution in Artificial intelligence—delivered through advanced analytics and cognitive capabilities.

IBM Watson IoT team is a global leader in helping clients re-invent their businesses with IoT by enhancing efficiencies in manufacturing, operation, asset optimization, financial services, and supply chain management. Visit our website to get an overview of the IBM Watson IoT Platform and solutions,

IBM Watson IoT platform is an industry leading cloud solution that allows you to:

  • Connect and manage IoT devices, networks and gateways
  • Integrating IoT data with structured and unstructured data from other sources
  • Gaining insights from information using real-time, predictive and cognitive analytics
  • Secure IoT data with Blockchain
  • Develop custom machine learning algorithms using both IBM Watson and open source Deep Learning, CNN, and Computer Vision software
  • Deploy embedded computing and edge analytics to IoT systems
  • We are looking for developers that can work in one or multiple roles as below:

IoT Platform / Full Stack Developer

  • Experience with cloud platforms development environments including AwS, Bluemix and Azure
  • Understanding of API specs and knowledge of how to create and integrate with REST services using NodeJS, ExpressJS, Sails.js, Java, etc
  • Experience with SQL and noSQL databases. Big data (Hadoop, Spark) platform is a plus
  • Comp Eng, Comp Sci students with strong API and web development skill

AI / Machine Learning Developer

  • Hands-on experience with fast prototyping using public libraries and APIs for Machine Learning or Deep Learning
  • Experience with Python, C#, C++, Scala, LUA, JavaScript, Matlab, or Java
  • Frameworks such as caffe, chainer, tensorflow, synaptic, eblearn, torch, shark, etc…
  • Comp Eng, Comp Sci students with strong Math and programming skills

Embedded Systems Developer

  • Understanding of IoT hardware, sensors, gateway, network, etc
  • Capable of interfacing with sensors, gateways, and transceivers using embedded stack protocols and edge computing
  • Programming skills with C, c++, python, JS, Java, etc
  • Comp eng, Electrical eng, Mechanical eng, Systems Eng, Nanotech eng, Mechatronic eng

Are you eager to harness the IoT potential by collecting and securing data to gain real time actionable insight and implement AI solutions? 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!

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.

  • Minimum of two co-op work terms in a development role
  • Co-op or internship program enrollment is mandatory

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 businesses 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.

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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.

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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