Application Development Trainee




Application Development Trainee

Job Description

IBM is leading the development of Cognitive technologies and services, such as Watson, as well as other products services like Watson IoT and open development platform Bluemix. IBM Application Development and Management Innovation helps clients align information technology with business goals, drive technology strategy, and ensure adherence to IT standards and principles. We are currently looking for new talented trainees to join our group of consultants and to build skills in these areas.

As an IBM Trainee you will work with various technologies in real customer projects with real business critical systems. You will have your own area of responsibility where you will participate in design, implementation and problem solving with a team of other consultants. You will establish and maintain close working relationships with management, clients and fellow IBMers, locally and globally, while developing your technical, social and networking skills. As a result, you will be able to integrate into the team and participate in different project activities throughout your trainee period.

The trainee period is generally 6-12 months, but may be adjusted according to individual schedules. You should be max 1-2 years away from your planned graduation. The weekly working hours will be limited to 30 allowing you to finish your studies.

We are looking for candidates that will work well in client environments with a team of other specialists. You need to have excellent problem solving and communication skills, both in Finnish and English languages. You understand what cloud platform and cognitive solutions are, and you are ready to learn how they are part of IBM’s strategy.

If you are comfortable with Java or mobile development, or have some other technical skills in your back pocket, you might be a perfect fit for our developer track. Or you might find developing and maintaining systems and integrations using open source and commercial software most interesting? Or maybe your passion is in UI design or in software testing? Whatever it is, the most important thing for us is that you have the right attitude, are self-motivated and passionate to learn and develop. To succeed you also need to tolerate uncertainty and flourish in challenging situations.

When applying please include one sentence in your application / cover letter about why you are the best candidate for the Application Development Trainee position.

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Required Education

Pre-University Qualification

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Fixed Term - Long Term

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Is this role a commissionable/sales incentive based position?


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No Travel

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Preferred Education

Bachelor's Degree

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EO Statement

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.

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Preferred Technical and Professional Experience


Eligibility Requirements

Fluent in both Finnish and English

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Early Professional Track

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