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IBM Security Services Developer: 2022 Intern in Sandy Springs, Georgia


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 Role and Responsibilities


Join the global leader in the Security industry as we confront the world's most challenging cybersecurity problems and protect our customers and the world from emerging cyber threats. Through the intersection of AI, intelligent orchestration, the agility of the cloud and collaboration with each other, we tackle the cybersecurity challenges ahead of us. Tell the world how You, Watson, and IBM Security fight to defend businesses, institutions, and governments across 130 countries. Be a part of IBM's rich history of innovation and research to deliver solutions built on the foundation of over 3,500 security patents. Are you ready to put on your cape and help us fight the bad guys? This is your chance to become agile and to create meaningful solutions that impact our technology and business transformation for a new business era - all in just one summer!

IBM Security is seeking Security Services Developer Interns for our Security Services group based in Atlanta, GA. You will be responsible for solving problems our clients and security analysts face on a daily basis. This job entails developing creative solutions to solve complex security problems. Interns will work in cross-functional project groups that will support multiple areas of the IBM Security Services and Managed Security Services (MSS) organizations. Each project will require a combination of skill sets that may include software development and engineering, network and security engineering, business analysis and project management.

What do we look for in a successful Security Services Developer Intern?

  • Basic understanding of software development and programming languages

  • Actively seeks new knowledge and improves skills

  • Thrives on collaboration, working side by side with people of all backgrounds and disciplines, and you have very strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Demonstrates leadership and adaptability, with willingness to take ownership of any given task or project

  • Proficient at solving problems, debugging, troubleshooting, designing and implementing solutions to complex technical issues

  • Manages time and prioritizes work based on project needs and deadlines

To qualify for this internship, you must be currently enrolled in a 4 year-degree program (related to computer, information technology, cybersecurity, software engineering or something similar) with an accredited institution.

**Please note that local Atlanta conditions may warrant a remote internship. A determination of final location will be made in the Spring of 2022.

For additional information about IBM Security Services, please visit: .

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Understanding and knowledge of IT Security Fundamentals and general cyber-security concepts

  • Basic knowledge in one or more of the following technology areas: Java, Python, Javascript/node.js.

  • Basic knowledge of operating systems and how they work (i.e. Operating systems courses); Container technologies; Internet Services; and/or Managed Services

  • Basic understanding of user and system requirements

  • Basic familiarity with APIs

  • Have an interest in, understanding of, or experience with Agile development methodology

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Familiarity with common security vulnerabilities and associated concepts

  • Understanding and/or experience with DevOps / DevSecOps practices

  • Experience with cloud technologies

  • Experience using and developing APIs

  • Experience working with servers, applications and databases

  • Participation in industry related extra-curricular activities

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.

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 StatementIBM offers a competitive benefits program which may include medical, dental, vision, paid holidays, paid sick time, paid vacation, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), life insurance, IBM 401(k) Program and Employee Stock Purchase Plan.

IBM will not be providing visa sponsorship for this position now or in the future. Therefore, in order to be considered for this position, you must have the ability to work without a need for current or future visa sponsorship.

We consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable law.

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.