IBM 2021 Full Stack Developer Co-op: Research Operations team in Boston, Massachusetts
Software Developers at IBM are the backbone of our strategic initiatives to design, code, test, and provide industry-leading solutions that make the world run today - planes and trains take off on time, bank transactions complete in the blink of an eye and the world remains safe because of the work our software developers do. Whether you are working on projects internally or for a client, software development is critical to the success of IBM and our clients worldwide. At IBM, you will use the latest software development tools, techniques and approaches and work with leading minds in the industry to build solutions you can be proud of.
Your Role and Responsibilities
At IBM we have an amazing opportunity to transform the world with cognitive technology. By using the vast amounts of information available today to identify new patterns and make new discoveries, we are helping cities become smarter, hospitals transform patient care, financial institutions minimize risk, and pharmaceuticals find cures for rare diseases. Join the forward-thinking teams at IBM solving some of the world’s most complex problems – there is no better place to grow your career!
THINK has been IBM's slogan for over a century and now IBM is looking for a self-motivated individual who will THINK and bring innovation to the technologies being developed by IBM. You will start your journey as a Full Stack Developer Co-Op and will be paired with the User Experience | Research Operations team. The Co-Op opening is for either 6 or 12 months employment (Jan 2021 to Dec 2021).
FULL STACK DEVELOPER CO-OPS:
Have flexibility to work across architecture - building both front-end and back-end
Have knowledge of application and web development in HTML and CSS
Have knowledge of modern frameworks such as Node.js and Angular.js
Implement server-side or application logic, develop databases, and design architectures
Have an interest in, understanding of, or experience with Design Thinking Methodology
Have an interest in, understanding of, or experience with Agile development methodology
WHAT YOU’LL DO:
Work in an Agile, collaborative environment to understand requirements, design, code and test innovative applications, and support those applications for our highly valued customers
Employ IBM’s Design Thinking to create products that provide a great user experience along with high performance, security, quality, and stability
Have an opportunity to work with a variety of relational databases (SQL, Postgres, DB2, MongoDB), and modern UI frameworks (Backbone.js, AngularJS, React, Ember.js, Bootstrap, Node.js, and JQuery)
Work across the entire system architecture, from backend to front end, to design, develop, and support high quality and scalable products
Create everything from mockups and UI components to algorithms and data structures as you deliver a complete minimally viable product.
WHO YOU ARE:
Highly motivated and have a passion for creating and supporting great products
Thrive on collaboration, working side-by-side with people of all backgrounds and disciplines, and you have very strong verbal and written communication skills
Great at solving problems, debugging, troubleshooting, designing and implementing solutions to complex technical issues
You have a basic understanding of software development and programming languages
This role will start ASAP and run from 6-12 months.
Locations for this position are: Austin, TX, Raleigh, NC, or San Jose, CA
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
Currently pursuing a college degree in Computer Science or in another closely related degree program.
Knowledge and/or experience in software development.
Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
Full-stack development experience (using frameworks such as React, AngularJS and NodeJS).
Experience with Cloud base architecture (for example: IBM Cloud or AWS development).
Experience with DevOps.
Exposure to Agile development methodologies.
About Business Unit
IBM’s Cloud and Cognitive software business is committed to bringing the power of IBM’s Cloud and Watson/AI technologies to life for our clients and ecosystem partners around the world. IBM provides you with the most comprehensive and consistent approach to development, security and operations across hybrid environments—with complete software solutions for business and IT operations, development, data science, security, and management. Our experts and software capabilities help organizations develop applications once and deploy them anywhere, integrate security across the breadth of their IT estate, and automate operations with management visibility. With IBM, you also have access to new skills and methods, governance and management approaches, and a deep ecosystem of industry experts and partners.
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.
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.
For additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.
IBM intends this job to be performed entirely outside of Colorado.
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.
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