IBM

Your Role and Responsibilities

This position resides in Markham, Ontario and is a 8-month (internship) 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.

As a developer co-op student or intern, you will help build a large-scale content syndication and learning management system used by several million people worldwide. If you ever wanted to help build something akin to the Apple App Store or Google Play Store but for education, this is your opportunity. You will have a lot of creative freedom to exercise to grow your skills and to put what you learn to good use.

IBM Developer Skills Network is part of the Developer Ecosystem Group. We engage closely with all business units of IBM, academic institutions, and customers large and small. As part of our open source mission, we work closely with various open source communities as both contributors and users.

We containerize and orchestrate at scale. We apply machine learning, AI, and blockchain. We do cool things on mobile. We dabble in Golang, Elixir, and everything else that’s cool and new. We care about your passion and competence, not the number of years.

We are an emerging technologies team. That means we make bets about what’s coming next, not just what is popular today. Serverless, WebAssembly, blockchain, self-sovereign identity, self-driving cars, AI, and more AI.

We have a great working environment with the latest tools and great people. You’ll have ultimate flexibility in choosing technologies. You will learn, learn, learn. We guarantee continuous learning at the cutting edge of everything tech.

We value passion and attitude over experience. We consider soft skills to be technical skills and we value them as much as the ability to code.

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, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

Must be eligible for a 8 month work term starting January 2021
Co-op or internship program enrollment is mandatory
One of Ruby, Python, or Javascript programming languages.

Preferred Technical and Professional Experience

  • One of Vue or React JS frameworks.
  • One of Rails or Flask.
  • Docker
  • Kubernetes
  • Git
  • Linux or Mac command line
  • SQL

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.

Introduction

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 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 Business Unit

Digitization is accelerating the ongoing evolution of business, and clouds – public, private, and hybrid – enable companies to extend their existing infrastructure and integrate across systems. IBM Cloud provides the security, control, and visibility that our clients have come to expect. We are working to provide the right tools and environment to combine all of our client’s data, no matter where it resides, to respond to changing market dynamics.

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.

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