IBM IBM Research - Software Engineer : Apprentice in BANGALORE, India

Job Description

About Tech Re-Entry:

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.

About IBM:

IBM is a global technology and innovation company. It is the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with presence in 170 countries. The diversity and breadth of the entire IBM portfolio of research, consulting, solutions, services, systems and software, uniquely distinguishes IBM from other companies in the industry.

Over the past 100 years, a lot has changed at IBM, in this new era of Cognitive Business, IBM is helping to reshape industries as diverse as healthcare, retail, banking, travel, manufacturing, and many more, by bringing together our expertise in Cloud, Analytics, Security, Mobile, and the Internet of Things. We like to say, “be essential.” We are changing how we create. How we collaborate. How we analyze. How we engage. IBM is a leader in this global transformation.

Join the next generation of innovators, inventors and entrepreneurs who are changing the very way the world works. We want the brightest minds doing work that inspires, in an environment where growth is encouraged. IBMers get to discover their potential, so they’re inspired to create breakthroughs that help our clients succeed. We’re building diverse teams with people who want their ideas to matter. Join us — you’ll be proud to call yourself an IBMer.

Business Unit Introduction :

IBM Research is the innovation engine of the IBM corporation. It is the largest industrial research organization in the world with 12 labs on 6 continents. IBM Research produces more breakthroughs–more than 9 patents are produced every day–than any other organization in the world. IBM employs over 3200 researchers worldwide

Since its inception in1998 as IBM Research’s eighth laboratory, IRL India has produced many breakthrough innovations and has emerged as a premier research lab in the region with an impressive list of achievements, including innovations in service delivery such as customer analytics, workforce management and global delivery management. . In a short time, IBM’s research laboratory in India has become a microcosm of the best of IBM research worldwide.

IBM Research India is currently focused on using cognitive technologies (machine learning, pattern recognition, software engineering, analytics) to solve problems in several industry domains such as Financial Services, Education, HR, Tech support, manufacturing, commerce and health, Energy and Utilities), solving unique challenges in emerging markets such as spoken web, cleansing of noisy data, and scalable analytics platforms for the telecom industry.

Who you are :

We are seeking candidates with 3-5 years of experience, with deep knowledge of computer science or related fields. Ability to learn quickly and work with a global team in an agile fashion are desirable traits.

What you’ll do:

Software Engineer position at IBM India Research Lab is a challenging, dynamic and highly innovative role.

  1. We are creating new products and service offerings based on advanced text and content analytics, machine learning, natural language processing, and the Watson technology.

  2. We are building platforms for supporting personalized education, new methods of naturally interacting with enterprise infrastructure and systems, and new methods of delivering domain specific insights to customers.

  3. We are also conducting research on the next generation of cognitive interaction technologies.

How we’ll help you grow:

  • You’ll have access to all the technical and management training courses you need to become the expert you want to be

  • You’ll learn directly from expert developers in the field; our SME's love to mentor.

  • You have the opportunity to work in many different areas to figure out what really excites you

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Experience in Machine Learning, Data and Text Mining, Natural Language Processing, Information Retrieval, Information Extraction, Internet-of-Things (IoT), Blockchain, cognitive interaction technologies.

  • Client-facing projects with ground-up solution and platform development.

  • Focal point between multiple research teams, product teams and clients, for IoT-analytics architecture.

  • Passion for developing high quality code and solutions. 

  • Ability to work with multiple technologies. 

  • J2EE development - proven programming experience and skills 

  • Data bases and data modeling 

  • Experience with enterprise quality software development 

  • Linux 

  • Comfortable with software installation, configuration and system administration

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • JavaScript, HTML5/CSS

  • Distributed systems and applications, Cloud computing, Security

  • Agile software development across technologies and languages. Work with a combination of open source and IBM technologies like Spark, RabbitMQ, Bluemix, Cassandra, Hadoop, J2EE, SOA among others.

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.