Software Engineer Intern (4 months)

Toronto, Ontario
Internship, Co-op

At IBM, work is more than a job - it's a calling: To build. To design. To code. To consult. To think along with clients and sell. To make markets. To invent. To collaborate. Not just to do something better, but to attempt things you've never thought possible. Are you ready to lead in this new era of technology and solve some of the world's most challenging problems? If so, lets talk.

Your Role and Responsibilities
This position resides in Toronto, ON and is a 4-month work term commencing January 2021. 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.

This position is for the IBM Cognitive & Advanced Analytics Solutions team in Toronto. Our team is looking for candidates with exceptional technical aptitude, a passion for engineering, and an interest in applied data science.

The successful candidate will join a small, fast- paced consulting team, composed of Partners, Product Managers, Data Scientists, Architects and other Software Engineers to conceptualize, develop and deploy software applications. As a team, we pride ourselves in tackling some of the most difficult business problems our clients face by bringing together subject matter expertise, data science, and implementation know-how.

As a Software engineer, you will have the opportunity to learn and use industry leading computing technologies while assigned to in-flight client engagements. Depending on the project’s technical requirements, you will have the opportunity to use proprietary IBM technologies such as IBM Streaming Analytics while embracing open source technologies such as Kubernetes, Docker, Spark, and Cassandra. Our team is language-agnostic but most of our recent work is written in GoLang, Python, and JavaScript.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Co-op or internship program enrollment is mandatory
  • Currently enrolled in a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field
  • Software engineering experience coding in a general-purpose programming language
  • Demonstrated examples of coding in the following programming languages but not limited to: Python, JavaScript, Go and Java
  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a cross-functional team through proven communication skills
  • General knowledge of database design and technologies
  • A creative problem solver with a proactive work ethic

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Minimum of 2 work-terms in a software engineering role
  • Demonstrated interest and ability to learn other coding languages and technologies as needed
  • Interest in applied data science and keeping up with the latest advancements in software engineering
  • Demonstrated experience in cloud computing, distributed systems, data engineering, database design, and/or web development

About Business Unit
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.

Your Life @ IBM
What matters to you when you’re looking for your next career challenge?

Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world? What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities – where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust – where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible.

Impact. Inclusion. Infinite Experiences. Do your best work ever.

About IBM
IBM’s greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that progress is made through progressive thinking, progressive leadership, progressive policy and progressive action. IBMers believe that the application of intelligence, reason and science can improve business, society and the human condition. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 380,000 IBMers serving clients in 170 countries.

Location Statement
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.

Being You @ IBM
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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