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Internship

Applications & Operations, Software Engineering Co-op/Internship (Fall 2024)

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BCI

7d ago

🚀 Off-cycle Internship

Victoria

13d left

AI generated summary

  • You must have strong technical skills, problem-solving abilities, familiarity with programming tools, and Excel/PowerPoint proficiency. Additionally, be a team player, eager to learn, and committed to excellence and ethical standards.
  • You will provide analytical and programming support for developing new applications, resolving system problems, translating user requirements, engaging with vendors, participating in change control processes, and documenting changes and procedures.

Off-cycle Internship

Software EngineeringVictoria

Description

  • The Software Engineer Co-op/Intern will work within our Technology department. They will be responsible for assisting the team in planning and delivering complex information systems assignments to ensure assigned applications are operational, current, and aligned to the Corporation’s business needs. This is a great opportunity for you to learn and apply your knowledge to support a wide variety of applications used by our business clients.
  • The Technology department is responsible for developing technology solutions that contribute to the achievement of BCI’s mission and long-term goals. The department manages the Corporation’s business applications and information technology infrastructure, providing support to a large group of financial professionals. The department is also responsible for authoring technology-related directives and conducting disaster recovery planning to minimize risk to the Corporation’s delivery of investment services.
  • The Applications & Operations team works with other Technology teams as well as internal client departments and vendors to create configure, implement, and administer a portfolio of vendor and web-based applications.

Requirements

  • University-level knowledge of related courses (e.g., computer science)
  • Analytical, problem solving and design experience, and expertise in the use of programming tools and techniques
  • Technical writing skills
  • Familiar with source control tools (e.g. Git)
  • Familiar with creating workflow diagrams and flowchart processes
  • Ability to use Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Outlook
  • Experience supporting third-party products and hosted solutions is an asset
  • Familiarity with Agile methodologies and processes is an asset
  • Knowledge of finance and capital markets is desirable
  • Team player who has the drive to continue learning, excel, and grow in a team oriented and dynamic environment
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing
  • Exhibit a high level of professionalism and excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong relationship-building and customer service abilities, proactive, results oriented and resourceful
  • Ability to meet deadlines while maintaining accuracy, excellent product quality and attention to detail
  • Exhibit dedication to hard work, commitment to the highest ethical standards, and an eagerness to learn

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities

Software Engineering

Responsibilities

  • Provide analytical and programming support for the development of new applications, and enhancement of existing custom, hosted, and packaged applications
  • Perform day to day resolution tasks for problems that arise on complex systems on a variety of platforms
  • Research complicated problems; works with business representatives in defining design specifications and technical solutions, providing appropriate systems and/or business solutions
  • Present system solutions to clients, both verbally and by means of documentation to gain consensus for application enhancements and problem fixes
  • Translate user requirements into technical specifications
  • Identify system inadequacies and inefficiencies and recommends improvements
  • Engage with vendors to address operational needs
  • Participate in the change control processes for software releases and application upgrades
  • Assist in the progression of systems changes through the application environments ensuring proper testing and approvals.
  • Document changes to procedures, applications, and data stores using standard tools and templates
  • Conduct business analysis sessions with clients – translates business needs into technical specifications employing workflow diagrams, data analysis and joint application reviews
  • Develop support documentation such as operational support model and technical user guides.
  • Maintain support documentation and content into the application Jira and Confluence space repository
  • Participate in Kanban/Scrum to coordinate user stories and tasks in support of Product Owners
  • Provide or arrange training on new procedures and applications functionality
  • Support the team members in daily operational tasks and special projects or assignments

Details

Work type

Full time

Work mode

office

Application deadline

May 30, 2024

Location

Victoria