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Software Tester, Co-op, Ottawa

Job IDSWG-0624507Job typeFull-time Complementary
Work countryCanadaPosition typeStudent/Internship
Work cityKanataPosted26-Mar-2014
TravelNo travelJob areaSoftware Development
Business groupIBM Software GroupJob categorySoftware Development & Support
Business unitRationalJob roleSoftware Developer
Job role skillsetGeneral
Commissionable/Sales-Incentive jobs onlyNo

Job description
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 Ottawa (Kanata) and is an 8 month work term

  • JOB TITLE: Software Developer

    Main Responsibilities include:

    As an IBM Software Developer, you will be part of Rational's core reporting team. We are looking for candidates with a background in computer science that are interested in software development and software testing. Candidates must have technical, teaming and communication skills, as well as the ability to learn and grasp new concepts.

    Our position offers an excellent opportunity to acquire knowledge and develop technical skills in the areas of data management, java development, semantic web, test automation and business intelligence. You will be working with a multi-disciplinary team of developers, designers, testers and business professionals focused on the next generation of reporting for the Rational brand.


  • Ability and will to learn
  • Basic knowledge in Java
  • Basic knowledge in XML
  • Basic knowledge in relational databases
  • Basic knowledge in SQL
  • Fluent in English
  • Experience with Windows and Linux operating systems

    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.
  • Required
    • High School Diploma/GED
    • English: Fluent
    • Pre-University qualification
    Additional information
    This role will involve working with technology that is covered by embargo Export Regulations. If you are a Foreign National from any of the following embargoed countries (Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Sudan, Syria) on a work permit you are not eligible for employment in this position.
    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.
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