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Technology Support Engineer - Internship (Markham, ON)

  • Internship
  • Markham, CANADA

Job description

This position resides in Markham, Ontario and is a 16-month work term commencing May 2020 . It is mandatory that all applicants are enrolled in full-time studies at a post-secondary institution and returning to full-time studies upon completion of the work term.

As an integral part of the IBM's Cloud and Cognitive strategy, the IBM Sterling portfolio continues to expand, with a focus on a growing Software-as-a-service (SaaS) offerings. To support an expanding client base, and an exciting product roadmap , we are seeking highly skilled and motivated Technical Resolution Specialists to help us leads our clients to success!

This role specializes in performing and enabling remote technical support for the IBM Sterling SaaS offerings hosted on the IBM Cloud.

Required Responsibilities:
·  Provide remote technical support assistance to customers using problem determination and problem source identification skills
·  Recreate client environments and problems to help isolate, debug, and resolve issues
·  Establish understanding of IBM Cloud operations while building deep technical skill in emerging technologies and platforms including Docker, Kubernetes
·  Utilize technical and negotiation skills to collaborate closely with L3 Support, SaaS Operations/DevOps, Engineering teams to triage issues, and drive quality, scalability, and serviceability into our offerings.
·  Act as first-responder and continuously improve application-level monitoring, alerting, and runbooks to deliver a proactive model for SaaS Support
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Required Education

High School Diploma/GED
Role ( Job Role )

Technical Support Professional
State / Province

Primary job category

Software Development & Support

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Contract type

Employment Type

Is this role a commissionable/sales incentive based position?

Travel Required

No Travel
IBM Business Group

Cognitive Apps
Preferred Education

City / Township / Village

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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

·  Co-op or internship program enrollment is mandatory
·  Experience writing and debugging of Java / J2EE applications
·  Database administration skills and an understanding of SQL
·  Unix/Linux/Windows system administration skills
·  Proven oral/written communication and organizational skills
·  Self motivation and a desire for on-going learning
·  Ability to multi-task and re-prioritize under pressure
·  Interest to be in a client-facing role, working with leading edge technology and commercial Supply Chain and e-Commerce vendors

Preferred Technical and Professional Experience

·  Familiarity with Docker or other containerization platforms
·  Understanding of Agile Development principles and practices
Secondary Job Category

Other Software Development & Support
Eligibility Requirements

Position Type

Early Professional Track

No Track
Location Statement

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, Sudan, and Syria) on a work permit, you are not eligible for employment in this position.
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