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Winter 2021 Co-Op Student Opportunity - JDI IT Operations

Are youexcitedabout the internet of things, data, mobility & innovative solutions while always focused on the delivery ofthe customer experience?

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50 JDI businesses? From


orestry, to


ransportation, to


hipbuilding, we are working directly with our business counterparts to align their strategies to continued advancements in IT. Our team of over 300 IT professionals support approximately 10,500 end-users across more than 600 applications implemented to support our businesses.

A work term with JDI IT provides a diverse experience working with our various divisions, and functional areas within them, with the goal of adding value through information technology. You will gain hands-on experience that could lead to full-time employment upon graduation.

With over 300 employees in Saint John, Fredericton, Dieppe and Halifax, we offer ourteamthe opportunity to create real value by helping people and businesses work smarter. As a member of the JDI IT team, you will be a key player in enabling the business to win by overcoming obstacles and “getting it done”!

We invest in continuous professional growth and believe that our ability as a team grows exponentially when we share success- as such, your coworkers will be among the best in the Maritimes!

JDI IT Operations Students

will be valuable resources who are focused on our infrastructure.

Our Opportunity:

We are currently seeking Business Analyst Interns to join the Information Technology Division of J.D. Irving, Limited in Halifax, Nova Scotia. The opportunity is focused on providing a well-rounded experience, that will expose the successful candidate to technical and business processes across various functional groups throughout the shipyard.

In recent years, JDI IT has worked hand-in-hand with Irving Shipbuilding to implement IT solutions and processes from procurement applications to automated shop floor manufacturing that has assisted in making Halifax Shipyard one of the most modern shipyards in the world

This is the Right Work Term for You if You Have:

  • Education Required:

    • Currently enrolled in a

      Computer Science / Engineering degree program

    • In good academic standing and returning to school

  • High energy with thorough attention to detail

  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office

  • A change mindset with an eye for process improvement

  • Ability to work in a team environment involving IT professionals to ensure projects are completed in a cost effective, timely, safe, and quality manner

  • Very good communication and organizational skills

  • Ability to effectively manage multiple assignments and shifting priorities

What You Can Expect During Your Work Term:

  • Hands on experience with leading technology

  • Professional development and mentorship opportunities

  • Hands-on work gaining valuable experience related to network, monitoring, configuration, capacity and performance management, deployment of new systems and maintenance activities

  • Collaborate with other like-minded forward-thinking professionals

To Apply for this Career Opportunity:

Please apply online and be sure to include a cover letter telling us a bit about yourself and clearly outlining your particular areas of interest. We would also ask that you include a copy of your academic transcript.

We appreciate your interest in our company! The initial review of applications will begin on the deadline date for applying. Applications received after the deadline may not be considered. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

To learn more about our products and services, click here.

J.D. Irving, Limited is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in its employment practices and to providing an environment free from discrimination and harassment for all employees.

Additional Information

  • Posting Date: Oct 8, 2020
  • Student Type: Co-op Student
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