Quality Assurance - Internship

Markham, Ontario
Internship, Student Jobs, Co-op

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 a candidate 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 Employment Pathways to Interns and Co-ops (EPIC) Student Program. This positions is only open to a student registered in a Canadian University or College program, who has completed a minimum of 2 years of their degree or diploma program, and is returning to full-time study upon the completion of the temporary IBM work term.

This position is in Markham and is a 12 month work terms commencing September 2015.

Main Responsibilities for Quality Assurance Intern include:

  • Work closely with experienced Quality Assurance Engineers as part of a team to deliver high-quality system software products.
  • Participate in product requirements review and component testing
  • Develop test procedures and cases based on requirements
  • Design, develop and execute reusable test plans, ensure effective coverage of test cases to maximize user perceived quality of the product
  • Investigate and implement new testing methods and tools in order to maximize testing efficiency
  • Effectively execute test cases
  • Regression test defects quickly and accurately
  • Troubleshoot problems with application, utility, Operation System and hardware setup
  • Effectively communicate status and issues with Development, Documentation and other related groups
  • Review and test product documentation
  • Assess product quality for business people to make release decisions


  • Experience with Windows and/or Linux operating systems
  • Programming experience with C++, Java, C#, VB, Python and shell scripting languages
  • Understanding of software development and product life-cycle management in highly technical environments
  • Demonstrates verbal and written communication, teamwork, and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrates analytical, problem-solving, time management, and organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently, think creatively
  • Experience in IT Unix/Linux Administration, Network Administration, or the verification of system software (an asset)
  • Knowledge of IBM products
  • Coop or internship program enrollment an asset

What IBM Offers You:

  • Work directly on product and services that affect our clients, while having access to cutting edge software technology
  • Work is challenging and rewarding
  • Access to obtain IBM Product Certification during work term
  • A casual dress code and flexible work hours, to ensure work-life balance
  • Future Blue - IBM's large student community that provides networking opportunities, sporting and social events

The candidate must apply to in addition to their university job board (if applicable) in order to be considered for the position. The candidate should also include a transcript (official or unofficial) with the application.

How to Apply