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IBM Watson Software Developer: Apprentice
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Ibm Corporation | Research Triangle Park, NC
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IBM Watson Software Developer : Apprentice

IBM's Tech Re-Entry program develops talented technical professionals who are looking to restart their careers after an absence from the workforce of two years or more. This paid 12 week internship enables participants to work on projects that match their expertise, interests, and abilities and could lead to full-time employment. In the same way an internship offers a guided period of exploration, the IBM Tech Re-entry internship program provides participants with an opportunity to update their skills in a work environment that may have significantly changed since their last experience. Interns will have access to the latest tools and technologies available and work alongside a multi-disciplinary team of engineers and business professionals to hone their expertise and focus on the next generation of software. The program will also provide the opportunity to experience the breadth of IBM resources while developing new relationships.

IBM Support is implementing an enterprise wide transformation initiative leveraging Watson technology for Product Technical Support. This is a role requiring a change agent, emerging transformational leader in technology, innovation and working in an agile environment. Watson provides hundreds of opportunities to enhance IBM's current Support environment and we plan to use an outside-in approach to the new design to enhance our clients experience. This will consist of conversation, cognitive search, content analytics, sentiment analysis, gamification, speech to text and many other out of the box scenario's. We are seeking developers that are out of the box thinkers who will look at situations differently to identify and implement new solutions for IBM Product Support.


* Writing reusable, testable, and efficient code in a fast paced agile environment
* Design and implementation of low-latency, high-availability, and performance applications
* Managing the interchange of data between the server and the users.
* Troubleshooting and debugging performance issues related to enterprise applications
* Communicate effectively across all levels within the company

Location RTP, North Carolina

In order to qualify for this apprenticeship, applicant must have been out of the work force for a minimum of 2 years.

About Ibm Corporation

International Business Machines Corporation (IBM), is an information technology (IT) company. s major operations include Global Technology Services segment (GTS), Global Business Services segment (GBS), Software segment, Systems and Technology segment, and Global Financing segment. On January 31, 2008, the Company acquired 100% of Cognos, Inc. On April 3, 2008, IBM acquired 100% of Telelogic, AB. In July 2008, the Company acquired Platform Solutions, Inc. In December 2008, its internal global logistics operations were acquired by SNCF Transport and logistics division of Geodis. In July 2009, IBM acquired Ounce Labs, Inc., a privately held company based in Waltham, Massachusetts, whose software helps companies to reduce the risks and costs associated with security and compliance concerns. In August 2009, the Company announced the launch of its China Analytics Solution Center, part of a network of global centers.