Software Engineer Apprentice
Your Role and Responsibilities
Are you interested in pursuing a software development career? Have you heard about agile development, but want to learn more about how it works? Are you someone that has a foundational understanding of development or programming concepts, but want to take a less traditional path to achieve it?
What is an Apprenticeship?
IBM Apprenticeship Program, which lasts approximately 12 months, is an official registered apprenticeship recognized by the Department of Labor (DOL). Every graduate of a Registered Apprenticeship program receives a nationally-recognized credential from the DOL.
During the apprenticeship duration, you will be required to complete specific learning hours and on the job training that has been outlined to ensure you are developing the skills and competencies essential to the role. You will be able to learn and grow at your own pace, but we expect most apprentices will complete their learning within 12 months. Once you graduate and receive your certificate from our apprentice program, you will be eligible to apply to available full-time roles at IBM.
Who you Are
An apprenticeship is about learning. Were seeking candidates who have the following requirements, but we know youre just getting your career started, and were committed to helping you learn and grow. If youve had some experience with coding or development in the past, youre exactly the type of candidate were looking for.
* Drive and eagerness to learn
* Strong problem solving and communication skills
* Able to work independently and take initiative, as well as work collaboratively and contribute to an agile team environment
* Some knowledge or experience in ONE or more of the following:
* Design Thinking
* Hypothesis driven development
* Social coding
* Agile principles
* Container development using tools such as Docker or Vagrant
* Application Development, DevOps automation, and the development toolchain (e.g. Travis, Jenkins, Junit, automated test tools)
Whats the Experience?
As an apprentice, you'll join with other apprentices in a local cohort. You'll go through your first few weeks together, learning about IBM and the skills you'll be attaining throughout your apprenticeship. Then, you'll work with your managers and mentors to progress through your personal skills roadmap, learning and demonstrating new knowledge and competencies through hands-on application with your project teams. You'll complete milestones along the way, earning digital credentials to validate your skills, and will come back together with other apprentices to participate in on-going training and development focused on your professional and technical skills.
As a Software Engineer Apprentice at IBM, youll work as part of a larger team of experienced developers and mentors in an interactive, collaborative environment. Youll learn the fundamentals of development, software design, testing, and cloud computing, agile principles, IBM Design Thinking, DevOps and continuous delivery. You will also learn how to resolve IBM customer issues, debug customer problems and environments, and increase Cloud Service skills, and will build the skills to grow your career as a Software Developer. Best of all, you are a contributing member of your team, putting forward ideas, taking on responsibilities and making choices about how you get the job done just like any other IBMer.
This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship. No relocation is available for this position. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
Auto req ID
High School Diploma/GED
Role ( Job Role )
State / Province
Primary job category
Software Development & Support
(0147) International Business Machines Corporation
Fixed Term - Long Term
Is this role a commissionable/sales incentive based position?
Up to 10% or 1 day a week
IBM Business Group
Associate's Degree/College Diploma
City / Township / Village
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, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
* Willingness to complete the requirements of the apprenticeship program.
Preferred Technical and Professional Experience
Secondary Job Category
Other Software Development & Support
Early Professional Track
For additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.
New Collar Role
Software Developers at IBM are the backbone of our strategic initiatives to design, code, test, and provide industry-leading solutions that make the world run today - planes and trains take off on time, bank transactions complete in the blink of an eye and the world remains safe because of the work our software developers do. Whether you are working on projects internally or for a client, software development is critical to the success of IBM and our clients worldwide. At IBM, you will use the latest software development tools, techniques and approaches and work with leading minds in the industry to build solutions you can be proud of.
Your Life @ IBM
What matters to you when youre looking for your next career challenge?
Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world? What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible.
Impact. Inclusion. Infinite Experiences. Do your best work ever.
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