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Software Developer: IBM Tech Re-Entry Program for Women in Halifax at IBM

Date Posted: 12/29/2018

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Job Description

Return to the workforce the right way.

IBM values your skill and knowledge.

We’ll show you why IBM is a great place for women in STEM.

We’ll welcome you back.

IBM's Tech Re-Entry program is looking for talented female technical professionals who are looking to restart their careers after an absence from the workforce of two years or more. This paid 12 week returnship will enable you to work on projects that match your expertise, interests, and abilities and could lead to full-time employment. During your IBM Tech Re-Entry returnship program, you will have the opportunity to update your skills in a contemporary work environment. You will have access to the latest tools and technologies available and work alongside a multi-disciplinary teams to hone your expertise and deliver on client-critical solutions. You'll be able to experience the breadth of IBM resources while developing new skills and relationships.

Apprenticeship positions are currently available at
IBM Global Business Services – Cloud Application Innovation in Halifax.

What will you do as an IBM Tech Re-Entry Software Developer Apprentice?

Collaborate with a team of Software Developers to develop innovative solutions to technical problems. You will be writing code to develop new applications and improve on existing applications. In addition, you will be learning new technologies and methodologies for problem solving and application development.

What do we look for in a successful IBM Software Developer Apprentice?
  • Strong problem solving/ troubleshooting abilities
  • Excellent verbal and written business communication abilities
  • Aptitude for learning new skills
  • Ability to manage time and handle multiple priorities
  • Ability to be open minded, practical and agile with change
  • Multi-task and prioritize workload to meet deadlines


  • In order to qualify for this apprenticeship, you must have been out of the work force for a minimum of 2 years;
  • Non-Canadian citizens must hold a US Travel Visa that is valid through Dec 2019 or beyond to be considered for this role;
  • Upon acceptance of your offer you are required to attend 3 days orientation in HQ Armonk, NY.
This 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, Sudan, Syria, and Ukraine) on a work permit, you are not eligible for employment in this position.

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