IBM Electronics Engineer Lab Technician Apprentice in Bethesda, Maryland
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
Multiple positions located in Poughkeepsie, NY or Hopewell Junction, NY (East Fishkill)
As an Electronics Engineering Technician Apprentice at IBM, you will work in any one of the following:
Thermal Lab Tech
Power Card Lab Tech
Physical Failure Analysis
You will have the opportunity to apply your knowledge and experience using the latest tools and technologies to support IBM processors, storage or other semiconductor hardware.
Throughout your apprenticeship, you will work closely with experienced engineers, technicians and other mentors in a laboratory or test floor environment to create and execute test or physical characterization plans that assess the electrical performance and characteristics against design and functional requirements.
Where applicable, you will be taught principles of system analysis, defect identification and repair and/or the basics of a variety of lab safety procedures relevant to the physical preparation of samples for chemical, optical, or electrical characterization. To that end, you will be trained in the use of state-of-the-art tools to test, manipulate and inspect product chips, and work with our engineers to interpret and consolidate the obtained data.
What is an Apprenticeship?
IBM Apprenticeship Program is an official registered apprenticeship recognized by the Department of Labor (DOL). Every graduate of a Registered Apprenticeship program receives a nationally-recognized credential from the DOL.
During the apprenticeship duration, you will be required to complete specific learning hours and on the job training that has been outlined to ensure you are developing the skills and competencies essential to the role. You will be able to learn and grow at your own pace, but we expect most apprentices will complete their learning within 12 months. Once you graduate and receive your certificate from our apprentice program, you will be eligible to apply to available full-time roles at IBM.
Who you are
An apprenticeship is about learning. We’re seeking candidates who have the following requirements, but we know you’re just getting your career started, and we’re committed to helping you learn and grow. If you’ve had some experience with data analysis or simply working in a team oriented environment in the past, you’re exactly the type of candidate we’re looking for.
To be successful, you need:
Drive and eagerness to learn
Ability to work independently, and in an efficient and organized manner
Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team
Some basic knowledge or experience in electrical engineering sciences i.e. Electrical Safety, Electron Theory, AC/DC Basics, Wires and Cables, Computer Electronics, Electrical Testing Equipment
What’s the experience?
As an apprentice, you'll join with other apprentices in a local cohort. You'll go through your first few weeks together, learning about IBM and the skills you'll be attaining throughout your apprenticeship. Then, you'll work with your managers and mentors to progress through your personal skills roadmap, learning and demonstrating new knowledge and competencies through hands-on application with your project teams.
This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship.
Relocation assistance is not available.
Required Professional and Technical Expertise
Willingness to complete the requirements of the apprenticeship program
Some knowledge or experience with any of the following:
Soldering and de-soldering
Electrical Testing Equipment (i.e multimeters, oscilloscopes, etc)
Preferred Professional and Technical Expertise
About Business Unit
IBM Systems helps IT leaders think differently about their infrastructure. IBM servers and storage are no longer inanimate - they can understand, reason, and learn so our clients can innovate while avoiding IT issues. Our systems power the world’s most important industries and our clients are the architects of the future. Join us to help build our leading-edge technology portfolio designed for cognitive business and optimized for cloud computing.
Your Life @ IBM
What matters to you when you’re looking for your next career challenge?
Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world? What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities – where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust – where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible.
Impact. Inclusion. Infinite Experiences. Do your best work ever.
IBM’s greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that progress is made through progressive thinking, progressive leadership, progressive policy and progressive action. IBMers believe that the application of intelligence, reason and science can improve business, society and the human condition. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 380,000 IBMers serving clients in 170 countries.
Multiple positions located in Poughkeepsie, NY or Hopewell Junction, NY (East Fishkill).
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, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.