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Software Engineer - 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 position resides in Markham, Ontario and is a 12-month work term commencing September 2017. 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, innovative and rewarding
  3. A business casual dress code and flexible work hours, to ensure work-life balance
  4. Access to the Future Blue Community - 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.

Data Science is changing the landscape of how organizations do their business. To help that effort Watson Data Platform is IBMs leading SaaS to enable data scientists to uncover insights in their data.

During your internship you'll help shaping the future of Watson Data Platform. You'll prototype and implement a service which allows users to quickly install applications, and query big data in IBM Data Platform through APIs.
This service will be tightly integrated into the data exploration aspect of the platform. You'll write and test Node js code, using frameworks like Node.js, React.js, MongoDB nosql, RESTFUL API.
We are looking for enthusiastic and talented people who like to work in an international environment.

What we offer:

  • Be part of start-up in corporation
  • Work in agile environment on an international software development team
  • Opportunities to constantly learn evolving products and technologies
  • Learn and apply latest technologies

Required Technical and Professional Expertise:

  • Co-op or internship program enrollment is mandatory

Preferred Technical and Professional Experience:

  • Experience with Linux operating systems
  • Proven experience with javascript, Node.js, Github and Jenkins
  • Proven knowledge of database.
  • Demonstrates verbal and written communications skills

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.