IBM Cognitive Software Developer Intern Summer 2019 in New York, New York

Job Description

START AND END DATES FOR THIS INTERNSHIP ARE DURING SUMMER 2019 (3 months)

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!

Cognitive Software Developer Interns:

  • Create and maintain machine learning models with a focus on big data.

  • Work in Agile, collaborative environments to understand and develop solutions for requirements. This includes designing, coding and testing innovative applications in areas such as machine learning, computational linguistics, Natural Language Processing (NLP), advanced and semantic information search, extraction, induction, classification and exploration.

  • Assist with implementing, testing and improving algorithms

  • Employ IBM Design Thinking to create products that provide a great user experience along with high performance, security, quality, and stability.

  • Are great at solving problems, debugging, troubleshooting, designing and implementing solutions to complex technical issues.

  • Have a basic understanding of software development and programming in a language such as Java or Python.

  • Have an interest in, understanding of, or experience with Design Thinking Methodology

  • Have an interest in, understanding of, or experience with Agile development methodology

Cognitive Software Developer Interns are in demand across IBM's growth areas. You'll be matched and deployed to a development team in a strategic business, based on your offered location and fit. These are office-based positions in IBM locations including:

AZ - Phoenix

CA - Almaden, Costa Mesa, Emeryville, Foster City, Redwood City, San Francisco, San Jose

CO - Denver*

GA - Atlanta

MA - Cambridge, Littleton

MN - Rochester

NC - Raleigh, Durham

NY - New York City, North Castle, Poughkeepsie, Yorktown Heights

OH - Cleveland, Dublin, Hartland

OR - Hillsboro*

PA - Blue Bell, Pittsburgh*

TX - Austin, Dallas

VT - Essex Junction*

Opportunities in all locations will vary based on business demand

*cities with limited opportunities

What You’ll Do:

  • You will create and maintain machine learning models with a focus on big data.

  • You’ll work in an Agile, collaborative environment to understand and develop solutions for requirements. This includes designing, coding and testing innovative applications in areas such as machine learning, computational linguistics, Natural Language Processing (NLP), advanced and semantic information search, extraction, induction, classification and exploration.

  • You’ll assist with implementing, testing and improving algorithms in these areas, and will proactively identify and file patentable technology.

  • You’ll employ IBM Design Thinking to create products that provide a great user experience along with high performance, security, quality, and stability.

Who You Are:

  • You are great at solving problems, debugging, troubleshooting, designing and implementing solutions to complex technical issues.

  • You thrive on collaboration, working side by side with developers and scientists of all backgrounds and disciplines, and you have very strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • You have some awareness of knowledge representation and reasoning.

  • You have a basic understanding of software development and programming in a language such as Java or Python.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Must have basic knowledge in one of the following technology areas: Java or Python.

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • Willing to travel up to 10%

  • Bachelors or Masters Degree

EO Statement

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, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.