Intern – IT, Product Engineering (Winter 2024 – 16 months)
City : Toronto, Canada
Category : Enterprise Operations
Industry : Financial Services
Employer : Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan - OTPP
The deadline to apply for this role is:September 30, 2023
January 2024 – April 2025
Do you want to learn a wide variety of technical skills while working with a highly collaborative development team?
As an Intern - Software Developer you’ll be paired with an experienced Software Developer as your mentor who will be your guide as you learn our wide range of technologies while becoming a core developer on one of our product teams. We leverage preferred technologies to deliver software solutions to our pension and investment professionals and as well as tools to enhance our internal development capability. During your time at Ontario Teachers’ you’ll also have time to explore new technologies unrelated to your regular project work and deliver presentations on those technologies as well as other project work to our development team. At the midpoint of the term you may have the opportunity to transition to a new team, providing exposure to different technologies, team members, and solutions.
Working in a fast-paced team environment, you will have the opportunity to make meaningful contributions to the IT team’s work. Be more than a code-churner or gopher; be part of a group where your input is valued and your solutions are used. Make a difference in the Product Engineering team!
Who you'll work with
Collaboration is integral to your work at Ontario Teachers’ and you’ll be working with people as much as you’ll be working with code. Joining the Solution Engineering team, you will work in a small project team to deliver software solutions. With support from a mentor, you will have the opportunity to engage with colleagues from across the organization; such as business leads, the project delivery team, and other technical specialists within the architecture, development and infrastructure teams.
What you'll do
- Collaborate with your team members and customers on defining the solution architecture and design
- Develop and integrate software solutions and technical tools
- Deliver business services using technologies such as C#, .NET and Python
- Learn the real-world usage of version control and code reviews (Github), automated build (Jenkins), and continuous integration (Atlassian Bamboo)
- Track your work using our issue tracker (JIRA) and share your designs on our wiki (Confluence)
- Participate in new technology investigation and apply this knowledge through solution delivery
What you'll need
- Program of study in Mathematics, Computer Science, or Engineering
- Professional software development experience from previous work terms (preferred but not required)
- Strong design and coding skills
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
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What we’re offering
Numerous opportunities for professional growth and development, including lunch and learns
Student led team building events on a monthly basis
Employee discount programs including Edvantage and Perkopolis
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At Ontario Teachers', diversity is one of our core strengths. We take pride in ensuring that the people we hire and the culture we create, reflect and embrace diversity of thought, background and experience. Through our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion strategy and our Employee Resource Groups (ERGs), we celebrate diversity and foster inclusion through events for colleagues to connect for professional development, networking & mentoring. We are building an inclusive and equitable workplace where our talent is respected, accepted and empowered to be themselves. To learn more about our commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, check out Life at Teachers'.
How to apply
Are you ready to pursue new challenges and take your career to the next level? Apply today! The following documents are required to be uploaded with your application:
Copy of your transcripts
You will also be invited to complete a pre-recorded digital interview as part of your application.
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