International Business Machines Corporation, or IBM as it’s more commonly called, is one of the world’s largest technology and consulting corporations. It is headquartered in Armonk, New York, with a Canadian headquarters in Markham, Ontario. IBM produces computer hardware, middleware, and software. In addition, it offers infrastructure, consulting, and hosting services. Its IBM Research arm has 12 research laboratories around the world.
IBM’s history dates back to 1911, when it was called the Computing-Tabulating-Recording Company (CTR). In 1924, the business changed its name to International Business Machines, a name first used for CTR’s Canadian subsidiary.
Today, IBM employs more than 379,500 people and rakes in an annual revenue of more than US$92.7 billion.
IBM Job Opportunities
There are a range of IBM jobs available in Canada catering to people with backgrounds in consulting, research, software development, sales, and more. Developers and engineers help create IBM’s products while quality assurance officers and testers ensure they’re released to the market and that they work properly. IBM also employs project managers, technical analysts, business consultants, and a host of other professionals. Positions are available at IBM’s Canadian headquarters in Markham and additional offices in Toronto, Ottawa, Vancouver, and Victoria.
IBM Work Culture
IBM offers employees a workplace in which innovation and creativity are celebrated and like-minded individuals can work alongside one another, learning new skills and embracing challenges. The working environment is fun and dynamic, with varied tasks, ensuring employees constantly feel stimulated and challenged. Management works hard to support their team members in their professional endeavours.
Professional development and leadership programs help every member of the IBM team grow. IBM rewards the hard work of its employees with competitive benefits and performance-based bonuses. IBM’s Corporate Service Corps global volunteer program encourages employees to give back to the world they live in.