Do you have an interest in using and developing your skills in software development? Do you enjoy problem-solving and critical thinking? Does being part of a project focused on designing innovative solutions for social enterprises sound interesting to you? If so, this might be the role for you.
Department & Team overview
IBM Center for Advanced Studies (CAS) is a system of engagement for academic collaboration with IBM. Working with students, educators and researchers, IBM CAS helps maintain and innovate curricula, supports experiential learning initiatives and fosters innovation within IBM’s offerings.
In this role, you would be part of a small team focused on using machine learning and user-centered design to develop and improve business systems. You would work with supportive managers focused on bringing the best out of each team member and collaborate with members of SLiDE, a group that uses technology to support social innovation initiatives.
Here is what you will do:
- Work on specific projects to help develop technology-based solutions for data management and reporting
- Work in an Agile, collaborative environment alongside members of IBM CAS and SLiDE to define the problem and develop potential solutions
- Deepen your understanding of machine learning and AI architecture to explore ways of using it to develop models for data analysis and automation
- Assist with the design, coding, and testing of new features in support of more senior team members
- Work with large amounts of data from both structured and unstructured data sources to construct data pipelines, apply transformation and cleansing rules and assess data quality
- Participate in hands-on workshops to further develop your technical skills and understanding of machine learning and its capabilities
In performing this role, you will:
- Be working towards a degree or diploma in Computer Science or Engineering, Data Science, Analytics, Information Technology or a similar discipline
- Use your Python, Java and/or R programming skills to perform analysis and develop applications
- Enjoy taking an experimental approach to solving problems and challenges while leveraging your critical thinking skills
- Apply your basic to intermediate knowledge in software development and UI to support the project from idea to implementation
- Have an interest in AI and machine learning in the context of computer science
Please note: This is a full-time 4, 8, or 12-month co-op/internship program ONLY available to students who identify with autism or another similar neurodiversity. The planned start date is May 4, 2020.
|Software Engineer, AI & Cognitive Computing||IBM||Ottawa, ON||January 28, 2020||Closed|