Software Engineer Security Intern Placement 2024

Posted on Sept. 13, 2023 by InternPlug

  • Cork, Ireland
  • Paid
  • Full time
  • Other
  • 1 Vacancy

Job Description

If you’re looking for an Internship where you’ll be challenged and stretched –and where you’ll use all the knowledge, skills and experience you’ve learnt throughout your life at school, college or university, you have come to the right place. We genuinely believe you’ll find it hard to beat an internship at IBM. It’s much more than just getting a great, globally recognised name on your CV. It’s an opportunity to start building the future you want. A role with IBM isn’t just any job; it’s an opportunity of a lifetime.

Your Role and Responsibilities

At IBM Security, our mission is to protect our clients from various attacks including malware, identity theft, and fraud. IBM Security delivers an integrated system of analytics, real-time defences, and proven experts.

IBM is seeking intern developers to join their software lab in Cork. IBM Ireland plays a key role in developing and supporting IBMs technology in Cloud, Analytics, Mobile, Social, Security, and Cognitive computing.

Reporting to a Development Manager and working with a global team, you will design, code, and test new product features. You will also be exposed to build automation, perform DevOps work, product documentation, and work with QA teams on defect resolution.


  • Work as part of an Agile team to understand feature requirements.

  • Design, code, and test product features.

  • Help to maintain, support, and optimize development environments to enable continuous software delivery.

  • Work with QA teams to resolve defects.

  • Contribute to product documentation.

  • Do appropriate education, planning, and follow-through to stay technically current.

This role is for University Students who need to complete a placement for their degree and will be returning to their studies after the placement. The internship can be 6-12 months long.

This role is based in our CORK office and is not a remote role.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • A keen interest in Software Development.

  • Self-starter who learns new technologies quickly, can multi-task, and has strong problem-solving skills.

  • Programming skills (Java, JavaScript, NodeJs, React, or similar)

  • Scripting skills (Python, Bash or similar)

  • Understanding for design, development, and testing with respect to Software Development.

  • Experience in the use of APIs desirable.

  • Works well in a team environment but is also able to work independently.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

About Business Unit IBM’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 @ IBM In a world where technology never stands still, we understand that, dedication to our clients success, innovation that matters, and trust and personal responsibility in all our relationships, lives in what we do as IBMers as we strive to be the catalyst that makes the world work better.

Being an IBMer means you’ll be able to learn and develop yourself and your career, you’ll be encouraged to be courageous and experiment everyday, all whilst having continuous trust and support in an environment where everyone can thrive whatever their personal or professional background.

Our IBMers are growth minded, always staying curious, open to feedback and learning new information and skills to constantly transform themselves and our company. They are trusted to provide on-going feedback to help other IBMers grow, as well as collaborate with colleagues keeping in mind a team focused approach to include different perspectives to drive exceptional outcomes for our customers. The courage our IBMers have to make critical decisions everyday is essential to IBM becoming the catalyst for progress, always embracing challenges with resources they have to hand, a can-do attitude and always striving for an outcome focused approach within everything that they do.

Are you ready to be an IBMer?

About IBM
IBM’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 Statement IBM wants you to bring your whole self to work and for you this might mean the ability to work flexibly. If you are interested in a flexible working pattern, please talk to our recruitment team to find out if this is possible in the current working environment.
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, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, caste, genetics, pregnancy, disability, neurodivergence, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

Advertised until:
Oct. 13, 2023

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