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IBM Data Fabric Analyst Intern (16 months) in Markham, Ontario


At IBM, work is more than a job - it's a calling: To build. To design. To code. To consult. To think along with clients and sell. To make markets. To invent. To collaborate. Not just to do something better, but to attempt things you've never thought possible. Are you ready to lead in this new era of technology and solve some of the world's most challenging problems? If so, lets talk.

Your Role and Responsibilities

This position resides in Markham, Ontario and is a 16-month work term commencing May 2022. 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.

We are looking for a highly motivated and innovative entry level professional who has a passion for learning scalable and highly available Data Fabric solutions in a hybrid cloud environment with advanced analytical, data governance, data pipelines and data repositories to join the IBM Data Elite Team under the Expert Labs organization in IBM Software. This role will work directly with cross functional teams including architects, and experienced Data Fabric Engineers to help build and transform the customer solutions into a hybrid cloud environment. This position includes the ability to assist in addressing complex technical problems from our clients, including solution design & build, performance and scalability and deployment.

The Data Fabric Analyst Intern will be responsible for

  • Collaborating with customer and IBM technical teams on Data Fabric Use cases

  • Collaborating with the Data Fabric Architect and other Data Fabric Engineers to prove the proposed architecture through an MVP implementation


  • Assist in Modeling MVP solutions in an agile environment, that incorporates emerging IBM Cloud Pak for Data (CP4D) as an integrated end to end platform that is cloud native by design, architected as micro-services and containerized workloads.

  • Assist in providing guidelines for technology adoption and implementation (i.e., cloud migration, application modernization, data modernization).

  • Participate in delivering the constantly expanding solutions that run on Openshift stack or micro-services framework.

  • Responsible for helping to resolve Performance/Technical issues during implementations and migrations.

  • Share your experiences and expertise via social investments - Blogs, White-papers, podcast etc.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Knowledge of big data solutions, data warehouse architectures, infrastructure components, data governance considerations, data integration and business analytics

  • Experience with one or more relational and non-relational data stores (Hadoop, Object Stores, Db2, Mongo DB, DataStax, EDB)

  • Some experience with one or more leading cloud platforms like IBM Cloud, Amazon Web Services, Azure and Google Cloud

  • Some experience with scripting languages such as Shell, Python

  • Some experience working with various data structures and algorithms

  • Analytical approach to problem-solving

  • Leveraging technology to solve business problems

  • Critical thinking with good problem-solving skills

  • Good verbal, written, and interpersonal communication, very good listening, and interpretation skills

  • Self-starter- identify, communicate, and act on issues and initiative

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Some knowledge of with API/first architecture design, distributed systems (e.g., microservices, Virtualization) and cloud infrastructure for large scale data warehouse, data lakes, data fabric).

  • Experience working with cloud technology implementation is an advantage.

  • Experience with implementing open-source technologies is an advantage

Must have the ability to work in Canada without sponsorship.

About Business UnitIBM's Cloud and Cognitive software business is committed to bringing the power of IBM's Cloud and Watson/AI technologies to life for our clients and ecosystem partners around the world. IBM provides you with the most comprehensive and consistent approach to development, security and operations across hybrid environments-with complete software solutions for business and IT operations, development, data science, security, and management. Our experts and software capabilities help organizations develop applications once and deploy them anywhere, integrate security across the breadth of their IT estate, and automate operations with management visibility. With IBM, you also have access to new skills and methods, governance and management approaches, and a deep ecosystem of industry experts and partners.

This role requires you to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to your start date. Full vaccination refers to receiving dosage of COVID-19 vaccines that provide full protection in accordance with Canada Public Health and WHO guidance (full series of a 2 dose vaccine plus 14 days or a one dose vaccine plus 14 days from the last dose). Proof of vaccination status will be required. Booster vaccination requirements may be required. If you are unable to be vaccinated due to medical or religious reasons, we offer accommodations in accordance with applicable law.

Your Life @ IBMAre you craving to learn more? Prepared to solve some of the world's most unique challenges? And ready to shape the future for millions of people? If so, then it's time to join us, express your individuality, unleash your curiosity and discover new possibilities.

Every IBMer, and potential ones like yourself, has a voice, carves their own path, and uses their expertise to help co-create and add to our story. Together, we have the power to make meaningful change - to alter the fabric of our clients, of society and IBM itself, to create a truly positive impact and make the world work better for everyone.

It's time to define your career.

About IBMIBM'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 StatementThis 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, and Syria) on a work permit, you are not eligible for employment in this position.

Being You @ IBMIBM 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.