New Job Associate Package Specialist (Entry Level) - Western Canada Cic In Alberta

Associate Package Specialist (Entry Level) - Western Canada CIC
Associate Package Specialist (Entry Level) - Western Canada CIC

Associate Package Specialist (Entry Level) - Western Canada CIC

Company : IBM
Salary : Details not provided
Location : Alberta

Full Description

At IBM, we know that transformation drives change, and it is in our DNA to continuously transform. Our Associates help drive large scale change that spans IBM business units and geographies. As a part of this team, you will have the unique opportunity to be a part of driving IBM’s ongoing transformation as a company that continuously innovates and leads the market.

Your Role and Responsibilities

At IBM, we know technology. But technology is only as good as the results it delivers. Are you interested and adept in application development methodology and tools? The IBM Client Innovation Centre (CIC) occupies a unique position in the IT marketplace – at the intersection of business and technology.

In this role, you'll work in our IBM Client Innovation Center (CIC), where we deliver deep technical and industry expertise to a wide range of public and private sector clients around the world. These delivery centers offer our clients locally based skills and technical expertise to drive innovation and adoption of new technology.

As a member of our team, you will help IBM clients solve some of their most challenging business problems, capitalize on market opportunities and achieve real value in today’s tough economy.

We’re looking for passionate, original thinkers who want to drive progress, grow their network, and further their careers. If you see yourself as someone who never stops learning, who believes no problem is too big to solve, and who wants to unleash their potential, an Associate Package Specialist role is for you.

Candidates must:

  • Have graduated no earlier than 2021, and will be graduating no later than 2023

  • Have an Associate’s Degree, College Diploma, Bachelor’s Degree, or Master’s Degree by date of employment

  • Exception: This program does not accept MBA or PhD candidates/graduates

  • Have no more than 2 years of full-time professional related work experience

  • Be eligible to work in Canada without current or future needs for visa sponsorship

  • Be willing and able to live and work in Alberta, with minimal travel anticipated

We’re looking for passionate, original thinkers who want to drive progress, grow their network, and further their careers. If you see yourself as someone who never stops learning, who believes no problem is too big to solve, and who wants to unleash their potential, the entry level Associates Program is for you.

When you create and iterate, you solve problems — whether it’s a simple bug fix, or an app that changes the way we experience daily life. As an Associate Package Specialist, you’ll take on a range of activities to deliver technology-driven solutions. Using future-looking technologies and techniques, you’ll help design, develop, and integrate solutions to bring industry-defining products, cloud services, and web applications to users around the world.

  • Work in an agile, collaborative environment to understand requirements and design, code, and test innovative applications
  • Trained in in-demand technologies, packages, and skills to deliver digital solutions for businesses
  • Use IBM Enterprise Design Thinking to create products that provide a great user experience, along with high performance, security, quality, and stability
  • Define, detail, and scope technical requirements into solution architecture and drive independent projects from an architectural standpoint
  • Integrate software packages, programs, and reusable objects residing on multiple platforms
  • Help maintain and improve code quality, organization, and automation

Required Technical and Professional Expertise
  • Degree in Engineering and/or Computer Science
  • Demonstrated programming proficiency and experience with at least one programming language (Python, Javascript preferred)
  • Knowledge of software development lifecycle
  • Flexibility to work across architecture, building both front-end and back-end
  • Experience writing SQL queries
  • Ability to translate business requirements into technical solutions
  • Displayed strong communication skills and managing teams and stakeholders
  • Demonstrated leadership and flexibility, with a willingness to take ownership of highly meaningful tasks and problems readily and voluntarily
  • Demonstrated a growth mindset, motivated to learn new technologies and frameworks
  • Ability to thrive in an ever-changing, technology-based consulting environment, using agile development techniques

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
  • Knowledge of modern web and mobile frameworks (e.g. Angular, React.js, Node.js, iOS Swift, Android)
  • Exposure to Cloud (e.g. AWS, Azure, Google Cloud, IBM Cloud)
  • IBM Maximo Experience

About Business Unit
IBM Consulting is IBM’s consulting and global professional services business, with market leading capabilities in business and technology transformation. With deep expertise in many industries, we offer strategy, experience, technology, and operations services to many of the most innovative and valuable companies in the world. Our people are focused on accelerating our clients’ businesses through the power of collaboration. We believe in the power of technology responsibly used to help people, partners and the planet.

Your Life @ IBM
In a world where technology never stands still, we understand that, dedication to our clients success, innovation that matters, and trust and personal responsibility in all our relationships, lives in what we do as IBMers as we strive to be the catalyst that makes the world work better.

Being an IBMer means you’ll be able to learn and develop yourself and your career, you’ll be encouraged to be courageous and experiment everyday, all whilst having continuous trust and support in an environment where everyone can thrive whatever their personal or professional background.

Our IBMers are growth minded, always staying curious, open to feedback and learning new information and skills to constantly transform themselves and our company. They are trusted to provide on-going feedback to help other IBMers grow, as well as collaborate with colleagues keeping in mind a team focused approach to include different perspectives to drive exceptional outcomes for our customers. The courage our IBMers have to make critical decisions everyday is essential to IBM becoming the catalyst for progress, always embracing challenges with resources they have to hand, a can-do attitude and always striving for an outcome focused approach within everything that they do.

Are you ready to be an IBMer?

About IBM
IBM’s greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that through the application of intelligence, reason and science, we can improve business, society and the human condition, bringing the power of an open hybrid cloud and AI strategy to life for our clients and partners around the world. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are not only one of the largest corporate organizations in the world, we’re also one of the biggest technology and consulting employers, with many of the Fortune 50 companies relying on the IBM Cloud to run their business. At IBM, we pride ourselves on being an early adopter of artificial intelligence, quantum computing and blockchain. Now it’s time for you to join us on our journey to being a responsible technology innovator and a force for good in the world.

Location Statement
Must have the ability to work in Canada without sponsorship.

This role will involve working with technology that is covered by Export Regulations sanctions. If you are a Foreign National from any of the following US sanctioned countries (Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Syria, and the Crimea, Luhansk, Donetsk, Kherson, and Zaporizhia regions of Ukraine) on a work permit, you are not eligible for employment in this position.

Being You @ IBM
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, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.