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Software Developer: IBM Tech Re-Entry Program for Women

Fredericton, New Brunswick
Early Career

Job Description

IBM's Tech Re-Entry program is looking for talented female technical professionals who are looking to restart their careers after an absence from the workforce of two years or more. This paid 12 week returnship will enable you to work on projects that match your expertise, interests, and abilities and could lead to full-time employment. During your IBM Tech Re-Entry returnship program, you will have the opportunity to update your skills in a contemporary work environment. You will have access to the latest tools and technologies available and work alongside a multi-disciplinary teams to hone your expertise and deliver on client-critical solutions. You'll be able to experience the breadth of IBM resources while developing new skills and relationships.

The global cost of cyber-crime is expected to reach over 2 trillion dollars by 2019. At IBM Security, our mission is to protect our clients from various attacks including malware, identity theft, fraud, etc. IBM Security delivers an integrated system of analytics, real-time defense and proven experts; and we are looking for Software Developers to come make a difference. Why join IBM Security? 1. Work for one of the most advanced cyber security companies in the world and one of the world's most trusted brands 2. Work with a globally distributed and diverse international team, with a culture centered on success 3. Competitive compensation and benefit packages 4. A world of opportunity for career growth

Main Responsibilities

  • Turn product requirements into concrete design specifications
  • Write clean, maintainable and testable code
  • Trouble shoot and diagnose software problems and provide solutions
  • Perform unit and integration tests on new software
  • Ensure that delivered code follows secure coding practices
  • Report status on a regular basis and ensure a high level of quality for all deliverables

The successful candidate will work within an agile team which includes quality assurance, documentation writers, customer support representative, product managers, architects and other developers.

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.


Required Technical and Professional Expertise

Experience developing commercial software using the following: Linux, Java, Javascript, Go language, SQL, git, IDE (Eclipse, netbeans, etc), RESTful API. At least one year with each.

  • Demonstrated understanding of networking protocols and principles.
  • Knowledge of design patterns and data structures.
  • Experience with unit and integration testing.
  • Problem solving skills and attention to detail.
  • English fluency.

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • Experience using Agile methodologies.
  • Experience with Regular Expressions.
  • Knowledge of security best practices and methodologies.
  • Experience working with customers and gaining knowledge of how they use a product and collecting their feedback.
  • Knowledge of DevOps best practices.

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.