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IBM Internship: Enabling IBM DB2 Data Gate functions on the Cloud in Böblingen, Germany


IBM Cloud Pak for Data is an open, extensible data platform that provides a data fabric to make all data available for AI and analytics, on any cloud.

IBM Db2 Data Gate is a new service on Cloud Pak for Data and provides an integrated approach to synchronize and deliver data originating in Db2 for z/OS which is the main transactional system of many of the biggest IBM customers (banks, insurances, retail, etc.) worldwide. It supports the increasing demand for analytics and modern, high-volume, high-frequency, read-only applications.

Your Role and Responsibilities

The goal of this internship is the enabling of a specific IBM DB2 Data Gate use case. In that regard, the intern will have to leverage cloud Databases to communicate with Data Gate and the DB2 z/OS system. The student will work with the development team of Data Gate to analyze requirements and then proceed with design, implementation, and test of the use case. The internship gives the opportunity to work with modern hybrid cloud environments and technologies like Kubernetes, OpenShift, and SaaS architectures.

A student joining our team will

  • drive innovation on a scientific research topic where lots of aspects are yet to be discovered

  • work in a multi-cultural team, collaborating with engineers in Germany and in California and China to develop innovative ideas

  • gain deep knowledge in the development life-cycle of a large project, ranging from system administration over code development and testing to integration into existing products and frameworks

  • benefit from the work with supervisors having a lot of experience in software development and scientific work at universities

Interested and available for 6 months ? Please read on, check our eligibility requirements, and apply online: please scan all of the following documents into one single pdf file and upload online as your 'Resume/CV':

1) Motivation Letter incl. your availability (earliest start & latest end date)

2) CV incl. your level of English and German

3) University enrollment document ('Imma')

4) Current transcript of records and other relevant certificates / references

5a) Non-EU citizen studying in Germany: copy of passport, residence and work permit

5b) Non-EU citizen studying elsewhere: prove of identity incl. place of birth

Please note: CV-only applications will be rejected.

Thank you !

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Pre-university qualification

  • Strong C++ and Java skills

  • Familiar with version control systems (Git)

  • Good database systems knowledge

  • Language proficiency equivalent to English C1 and German A2

  • Basic knowledge of Cloud Systems

  • Open-minded, self-driven, fast learner and flexible attitude

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Bachelor's degree - now studying for a Master's

  • Knowledge of Linux/Unix system, JDBC, SQL, database system

  • Shell programming is a bonus

  • Prior experience with Kubernetes or Openshift

  • Prior experience with REST API's

  • Prior experience with CI/CD tools, e.g. Jenkins

Candidates applying for this internship position must be students enrolled at University. Please submit a comprehensive set of documents (see Job Description), CV-only applications will be rejected. Thank you.

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