Master@IBM: AI Engineer (60%) (m/w/x)

Job description



At IBM, work is more than a job - it's a calling: To build. To design. To code. To consult. To think along with clients and sell. To make markets. To invent. To collaborate. Not just to do something better, but to attempt things you've never thought possible. Are you ready to lead in this new era of technology and solve some of the world's most challenging problems? If so, lets talk.

Your Role and Responsibilities

Career and master's degree? At IBM, you can combine a promising work environment for the start of your career with a part-time master's course at a renowned university of your choice!

IBM is one of the world's largest providers of information technology solutions and business consultancy. Our vision is to bring a new level of ,smart' to how the world works. A place where people, businesses, governments and systems are interconnected and work together. A place where billions of people will live and work better.

What does Master@IBM offer you?

Within the scope of the 2-3 year Master@IBM program, we offer valuable professional experience in the area of a technical department, which you will gain in parallel to your studies. You can complete the master study course at a university (or university of applied sciences) of your choice. The duration of studies depends on the respective university and is between two and three years. The volume of work allows you to focus sufficiently on your master's degree. Nevertheless, you can expect challenging assignments in a team-oriented and dynamic environment as well as many opportunities for active co-determination. You will also write your master's thesis in collaboration with your department.

Who are we looking for?

For our in-job master's program, we are looking for highly-motivated students from (IT) science-based degree courses. If you like to work in a team, work solution oriented and have good analytical skills and last but not least love to be challenged and learn something new every day then we are looking forward to receiving your application.

What can you expect from this position?

AI Engineers contribute to the co-creation of Minimal Viable Products that demonstrate business value, leading to client investment in Data & AI strategic solutions. AI Engineers will engage in solving real-world business problems in a wide array of industries around the globe using IBM technologies. You will cover all stages of the data model lifecycle from Data Engineering to Model Building, Machine Learning Operations and AI Governance to create a trusted end-to-end AI solution.

The Responsibilities Are

  • Creating and managing the AI development and production infrastructure.
  • Train, Fine-Tune, Deploy and Operate Foundation Models.
  • Automating & Optimizing AI infrastructures.
  • Building AI models from scratch & Fine Tuning pre-trained models and assisting different stakeholders with analysis and implementation.
  • Collaborate with clients to rapidly develop AI solutions.

The skills needed are:

  • An understanding of end-to-end machine learning (ML) systems
  • Understanding of key concepts in Foundation Models/Large Language Models
  • Knowledge of cloud technologies, specifically Kubernetes, and expertise in leveraging them for large-scale AI or FM workloads.
  • Experience with statistical and programming languages (R, Python).
  • Ability to research, explore, examine and find patterns in data to answer industry and business questions.
  • Understanding of MLOps to productionize Models and AI Governance to provide trusted AI systems.
  • Excellent command of the English language, both verbal and written.

This job is only for candidates who will have finished their Bachelor studies by September 2024 (or earlier) and plan to start with a Master's Degree in autumn 2024 (Swiss university/university of applied sciences, study course of your choice).

How To Apply

Your application documents should include an informative CV as well as all certificates. Also add a cover letter that explains your motivation for undertaking a bachelor's degree as well as describing your qualification for working in the selected area.

Please note: to upload further documents such as cover letter, certificates, references, you can upload them in the Candidate Zone after submitting your application: Candidate Zone>>> Profile>>> My files>>> Other documents

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • An understanding of end-to-end machine learning (ML) systems
  • Understanding of key concepts in Foundation Models/Large Language Models
  • Excellent command of the English language, both verbal and written.

Preferred Technical And Professional Expertise

About Business Unit

IBM has a global presence, operating in more than 175 countries with a broad-based geographic distribution of revenue. The company’s Global Markets organization is a strategic sales business unit that manages IBM’s global footprint, working closely with dedicated country-based operating units to serve clients locally. These country teams have client relationship managers who lead integrated teams of consultants, solution specialists and delivery professionals to enable clients’ growth and innovation. By complementing local expertise with global experience and digital capabilities, IBM builds deep and broad-based client relationships. This local management focus fosters speed in supporting clients, addressing new markets and making investments in emerging opportunities. Additionally, the Global Markets organization serves clients with expertise in their industry as well as through the products and services that IBM and partners supply. IBM is also expanding its reach to new and existing clients through digital marketplaces.

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

For additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.

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.

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