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Posted: 
2019-08-22
Job Type: 
Full Time
Employment length: 
Permanent
Language requirements: 
English
Education requirements: 
Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
Job experience: 
1 year to less than 2 years
Job industry: 
Technology
Job Location: 
All of Canada
START DATES FOR THIS POSITION ARE IN 2020

At IBM we have an amazing opportunity to transform the world with cognitive technology. By using the vast amounts of information available today to identify new patterns and make new discoveries, we are helping cities become smarter, hospitals transform patient care, financial institutions minimize risk, and pharmaceuticals find cures for rare diseases. Join the forward-thinking teams at IBM solving some of the worlds most complex problems there is no better place to grow your career!

What Youll Do:
You will create and maintain machine learning models with a focus on big data.
Youll work in an Agile, collaborative environment to understand and develop solutions for requirements. This includes designing, coding and testing innovative applications in areas such as machine learning, computational linguistics, Natural Language Processing (NLP), advanced and semantic information search, extraction, induction, classification and exploration.
Youll assist with implementing, testing and improving algorithms in these areas, and will proactively identify and file patentable technology.
Youll employ IBM Design Thinking to create products that provide a great user experience along with high performance, security, quality, and stability.

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 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 programming in a language such as Java or Python.
You have an interest in, understanding of, or experience with Design Thinking Methodology
You have an interest in, understanding of, or experience with Agile Development Methodology


Cognitive Software Developer involves creating learning systems that enable humans and machines to perform better than either humans or machines alone. These systems are designed to create new partnerships between people and machines to augment and scale human expertise in every industry, from healthcare to financial services to education.

Cognitive Software Developers are in demand across IBM's growth areas. You'll be matched to a development team based on your skills, location preference and business needs. Positions are based in one of the following IBM offices:

- Markham
- Toronto