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IBM Infrastructure Specialist/Architect Intern: Summer 2022 (CIO) in Poughkeepsie, New York


The infrastructure running industries like transportation, energy, insurance, banking or healthcare are quickly changing as the world's relationship with technology evolves. Companies have more choices than ever before, between on-premise, off-premise, or a hybrid approach. Our Infrastructure Specialists are responsible for keeping up with the latest and greatest of these changes and using their expertise to deliver solutions that meet the needs of our customers and products.

Your Role and Responsibilities

Start dates for this internship position are during Summer 2022 (3 months). You must be actively enrolled in an undergraduate degree-seeking program throughout the internship term in order to qualify.

IBM CIO (Chief Information Office) Organization is looking for innovative talent who bring fresh new ideas to create a productive environment for all IBMers across the globe through our internship program offering. Our mission is to provide the best work experience in a digital workplace to all IBM employees and consequently positively impact on the way IBM deliver what our clients need.

Are you interested in working in an innovative and collaborative environment for the summer? If so, this is your chance to work in the first IBM area 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!

This is an office-based position in Poughkeepsie, NY.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Enrolled in a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Math, IT Systems, or a similar degree program

  • Clear & concise interpersonal and communication skills needed to interact with IT peers, related vendors, as well as IBM internal customers

  • One or more of the following:

  • Basic knowledge and experience with AIX, Linux, and/or other UNIX operating systems (i.e. Solaris, HP-UX). Installing, configuring, and updating operating systems on various hardware types

  • Basic knowledge and experience with middleware applications, i.e. Apache Web Server, mySQL, DB2, SVN

  • Exposure to or basic knowledge of IT disciplines: backup & recovery, batch job scheduling, license server administration, shared file systems, performance monitoring/tuning, user id and access management, high availability concepts, database admin and concepts, network connectivity

  • Basic knowledge of TCP/IP Networking concepts & configuration. Includes ethernet, firewalls, network hardware and associated configuration

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Basic knowledge of Virtualization

  • Basic knowledge of Scripting (bash, shells, perl, C++, PHP)

  • Basic knowledge of Remote Consoles

  • Basic knowledge of shared filesystems (NFS ,GSA, AFS, GPFS)

  • Basic knowledge and experience with Project Management principles (planning workload and teaming with peers in department)

  • Basic knowledge and experience with Windows Client/Server

  • None

About Business UnitThe IBM Finance organization is responsible for driving enterprise performance and transformation. We are the financial stewards of IBM, delivering IBM's financial strategy, developing new business models, and mitigating enterprise risk. Do you have a passion for creating business value? Join our team in accounting, financial planning, pricing, business controls, tax, treasury, business development (acquisitions & divestitures), and global financing.

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 StatementSupplemental 1 employees may be eligible for paid holidays, paid sick time 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.