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IBM Information Designer/Developer Summer Intern: 2021 in Boston, Massachusetts

Introduction

Introduction

Software Engineers 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, content 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 content you can be proud of.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

• Basic knowledge in markup languages such as HTML or DITA.

• Basic knowledge of software engineering practices including Agile processes

• Basic knowledge in computer hardware parts and configurations

Preferred Technical and Professional Experience

Ability to learn and teach complex ideas quickly, accurately, and effectively

Excellent communication skills and ability to overcome concerns within a timely manner.

Understand user experience and user accessibility principles;

Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills, and

Responsible for accuracy of content and adherence to established standards

Your Role and Responsibilities

Start and end dates for this position are Q2 2021 (3 months).

  • Your role would include leveraging the IBM Hardware Design Specifications, Software Low Level Designs, and other assets to create engaging, and mission critical content for our customers such as; social content including blogging, system configuration/installation instructions, failed hardware/parts remove and replace instructions, Software product commands and user guides, product guides, and more. We support everything from Hardware installation and maintenance procedures to IBM Power Virtual Server and Google Cloud implementation, usage, help text, and more.

  • People are bombarded and disrupted by over 14,000 messages a day. The world doesn't need more content; it needs better content. We're looking for people interested in working on the highest quality documentation, processes and systems.

What You’ll Do:

• Design, Create and maintain written and graphical content to assist IBM customers and Service representatives manage complicated Hardware configurations. • Work in an Agile, collaborative environment to understand and develop solutions for requirements. This includes designing, writing, and testing innovative content using DITA, Computer Aided Desgin Software such as Solidworks.

Who You Are: • You are great at solving problems, debugging, troubleshooting, designing and implementing solutions to complex technical issues. • You thrive on collaboration, working side by side with hardware engineers and software developers and scientists of all backgrounds and disciplines, and you have very strong verbal and written communication skills. • You have some awareness of knowledge representation and reasoning. • You have a basic understanding of software development and hardware configurations along with knowledge of content markup languages such as HTML or DITA. • You have an interest in, understanding of, or experience with Design Thinking Methodology and Agile Development Methodology.

These are office based positions in IBM locations including the following. Opportunities in these locations will vary based on demand & will be deleted as filled:

Austin, TX

Rochester, MN

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

• Basic knowledge in Java and/or Python.

• Basic knowledge of software engineering practices including Agile processes

• Basic knowledge in Data Mining / Automated Knowledge Acquisition, Representation & Reasoning

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Ability to learn and teach complex ideas quickly, accurately, and effectively

  • Excellent communication skills and ability to overcome concerns within a timely manner.

  • Understand user experience and user accessibility principles;

  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills, and

  • Contributes to preparation of procedures, program description documents, program requirement documents, plans, policies, and guides.

  • Responsible for accuracy of content and adherence to established standards

About Business Unit

IBM Systems helps IT leaders think differently about their infrastructure. IBM servers and storage are no longer inanimate - they can understand, reason, and learn so our clients can innovate while avoiding IT issues. Our systems power the world’s most important industries and our clients are the architects of the future. Join us to help build our leading-edge technology portfolio designed for cognitive business and optimized for cloud computing.

Your Life @ IBM

What matters to you when you’re looking for your next career challenge?

Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world? What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities – where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust – where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible.

Impact. Inclusion. Infinite Experiences. Do your best work ever.

About IBM

IBM’s greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that progress is made through progressive thinking, progressive leadership, progressive policy and progressive action. IBMers believe that the application of intelligence, reason and science can improve business, society and the human condition. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 380,000 IBMers serving clients in 170 countries.

Location Statement

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.

IBM intends this job to be performed entirely outside of Colorado.

Being You @ IBM

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, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

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