Software Developer Intern (16 months)

Website IBM

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 Markham, ON and is a 16 month work term commencing in Sept 2022. 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.You will be involved with the design, development, deployment, and maintenance of a large-scale content syndication and learning management system. Deployed across four continents and several data centers, your code will affect several millions of 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, the ability to constantly 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 make bets about what’s coming next, not just what is popular today. We are looking for someone who is not afraid of learning new technologies fast and apply them to implement creative solutions to scaling and service reliability problems.

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

Required Technical and Professional Expertise
Experience in:

  • At least two of the following programming languages: Ruby, Python, JavaScript, Elixir, Golang; – Database management systems (both relational and NoSQL);
  • Linux and bash scripting;
  • REST APIs.
  • Must be eligible to work 16 months starting ins September 2022

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
Familiarity with:

  • Performance optimization and scaling;
  • Microservice architectures;
  • Containers and technologies such as Docker and Kubernetes;
  • Modern JavaScript frameworks (e.g., Vue or React);
  • GraphQL.
  • Registered in a formal co-op/internship program

Must have the ability to work in Canada without sponsorship.


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