IT Specialist - Internship

Markham, Ontario
Internship, Student Jobs

Are you a student of the world?

Are you ready to build your career, not just your résumé?

Do you think the world can work smarter?

IBM is looking for people to work alongside the best and brightest minds in the world to build a smarter planet.

The following student position is a part of IBM Canada's EPIC (Employment Pathways to Interns & Co-ops) Student Program. This position is only open to students registered in a Canadian University or College program, who have completed a minimum of 2 years of their degree or diploma program, and who must be returning to full-time study upon the completion of the temporary IBM work term.

This Student Position resides in Markham and is a 16 month work term commencing June 2015.

Main Responsibilities for IT Specialist include:

  • Perform application design and application configuration & development on Software Installation Script (SIS) applications including Order Processing and Management.
  • Review requirements and application code in order to formulate application designs
  • Designs, develops, and documents modifications to applications based on and related to user or system design specifications.
  • Develop application code in Common Business-Oriented Language (COBOL)
  • Create test plans
  • Test new/changed application solutions
  • Perform assigned technical tasks including study, analysis, programming, product installation.
  • Provides technical advice to project managers/Team leaders
  • Participate in, and/or be responsible for the creation, harvesting, protection, and reuse of IBM's intellectual capital.

Desired Qualifications required:

  • Experience with software development life cycle (SDLC)
  • Demonstrates problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated verbal and written communications skills
  • Knowledge of COBOL and Tandem
  • Coop or internship program enrollment an asset

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 is challenging and rewarding

3. Access to obtain IBM Product Certification during work term

4. A casual dress code and flexible work hours, to ensure work-life balance

5. Future Blue - IBM's large student community that provides networking opportunities, sporting and social events.

Students must apply to in addition to their university job board (if applicable) in order to be considered for the position. It is highly recommended to include your transcript (official or unofficial) to complement your application.

  • High School Diploma/GED
  • English: Fluent
  • Pre-University qualification
How to Apply