Amazon Student Internships

Are you a School of Computing student looking for a employment opportunity post graduation?

Amazon is hiring for a variety of student positions – see them all below!

Once you’ve filled out your application on the Amazon site, ensure you send off your answers to the intake questions below.

Professional Services Consultant – Summer Intern (Job ID: 1767757)

https://www.amazon.jobs/en/jobs/1767757/professional-services-consultant-intern-summer-2022-can

Professional Services Consultant – Public Sector – Summer Intern (Job ID: 1785836)

https://www.amazon.jobs/en/jobs/1785836/professional-services-consultant-intern-public-sector-summer-2022-canada

Professional Services Consultant – Strategic – Summer Intern (Job ID: 1794576)

https://www.amazon.jobs/en/jobs/1794576/consultant-en-services-professionnels-stagiaire-secteur-public-ete-2022-e-u-canada-niveau-4-professional-services-consultant-intern-public-sector-summer-2022-canada

Professional Services Consultant – Product Management – Summer Intern (Job ID: 1914958)

https://www.amazon.jobs/en/internal/jobs/1914958/professional-services-consultant-intern-advisory-product-mgmt-track-2022-can

Tips when applying:

  • Write the Degree you are pursuing and the University you are attending.
  • Please update your resume with the (month, year) of your current graduation date.
  • List all programming languages you are proficient in
  • List your experience with any Networking fundamentals, security, databases (relational and/or NoSQL), operating systems (Unix, Linux, and/or Windows)
  • Write about any technical school/personal projects to make your resume stand out more!

Following these instructions will increase the chances of Amazon reviewing your application.

Email Intake Questions To Amanda Falwell, Amazon’s Career Recruiter, using the following email:

afalwell@amazon.com

INTAKE QUESTIONS:

  1. Are you currently interviewing for a position at Amazon/AWS? If yes, what is the position and location? (i.e. you have received emails and communication that state “interview confirmation”)
  2. Have you worked for Amazon or AWS in the past?
  3. Do you have any pending offers or actively interviewing at this time and, if yes, what are the deadlines?
  4. Will you now or in the future require sponsorship? If currently on a visa or work permit, please specify what kind, the start and expiration date (include any extensions)
  5. What is your graduation date (month/year)?
  6. Would you be able to begin full-time employment with AWS by June 2023?
  7. What is the earliest date when you would be able to begin this 12-weeks-long full-time internship?
  8. Do you have experience developing software code in one of these programming languages: Java, Python, Ruby, Node.js, C#, or C++? If yes, which languages?
  9. What is your experience with the following computer science domains – Networking Fundamentals, Storage, Security, Databases (Relational and/or NoSQL), Operating Systems (Unix, Linux, and/or Windows)? If you do, please make sure it is listed in your resume!

FOLLOW UP QUESTIONS:

  1. Have you worked with data in the past? What was your objective and how did you accomplish it? What technologies and tools did you use?
  2. Do you have any hands-on experience building ML models in class/previous intern experience? What model did you implement and what was the purpose of the model?
  3. Do you have any hands-on experience with Python/Spark/Big Data Processing Frameworks apart from SQL? What are some examples of work that you’ve done with those frameworks?
  4. What types of projects have you worked on in school that relate to this role?
  5. Do you have any additional experience that relates to this role?

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Head of Engineering at Shufflespace (Toronto)

Head of Engineering (Toronto)
• Etobicoke M8W (remote and in-person options)
• Full-time, permanent position
• High- impact leadership role with a growing company, in an exciting start-up
environment
• Reports directly to the CEO
At ShuffleSpace, we’ve built a virtual warehouse platform to solve the issue of lost
corporate assets, optimizing their use to facilitate on-going immersive experiences.
ShuffleSpace is a growing tech company that has seen over 200% growth during the
pandemic and has recently closed a round of funding. We work with a variety of
companies including some of the world’s largest consumer brands, with one goal in
mind: to make our clients’ lives easier. Innovative technology is the backbone on how
we simplify the process of storage and logistics.
We are looking for a Head of Engineering to join us on this mission. Our ideal candidate
has vision, works across the leadership team to understand the long-term business
needs. They are able to architect modular solutions to deliver against the business
challenges, has extensive software development and technical leadership experience
and a desire to learn and be part of something new. And as we grow, so will your
leadership, impact, and responsibility.
Head of Engineering
As the head of engineering you will understand internal and external customer needs and
be able to translate the product roadmap into technical requirements. You will recruit and
coach your software development team to deliver on time and on budget, robust technical
solutions. Your scope will cover resource planning, development, analytics, quality
assurance, on-time milestone delivery, and budgeting.
Here’s what you’ll be doing:
• Recruit, manage and mentor the development team, providing technical
guidance and direction.
• Translate the product roadmap into a development plan of record.• Understand customer problems and translate them from user stories into
technical requirements.
• Manage the development projects against delivery commitments, project plans
and product roadmap.
• Implement the tools and best practices to follow an agile development and
deployment process.
• Responsible for architecting the overall solution and prototyping new features as
necessary.
• Work closely with product management and leadership to ensure that tech
solutions are meeting current and future business needs and that development
activities are prioritized accordingly.
• Monitor reliability and performance of all internal systems to identify and
implement improvements.
• Manage the development budget and anticipate technical & staffing investments
required to deliver our roadmap.
• Keep the team up-to-date on strategies, plans, ongoing delivery work, and any
other meaningful changes that may arise
The Right Fit:
The foundation of your success here will be your technical expertise and leadership skills
but you’ll thrive on our team because you are:
• Customer focused – you build great, intuitive customer experiences. You
understand how to keep customers happy, and why it’s so important.
• Solutions focused – you’ve built robust solutions with multiple diverse
stakeholders and obsess with data integrity and ensuring streamlined and efficient
workflows.
• Sense of Ownership – you are as committed to external customers as internal
customers.
• A hands-on problem solver – you dig into the details, building a collaborative
environment to find solutions.
• Result Oriented – a manager than inspires the team to deliver great results
against commitments.
• Positive – you have a positive attitude and take initiative which rubs off on others.
Key Requirements:
• Minimum of 5 years of software development and 3 years’ experience leading
technical teams
• Proven experience translating customer needs into an effective technical solution.
• Have built and scaled modular robust software solutions.
• Experience hiring, integrating, and coaching a small tech team to achieve big results.• Able to assess and deliver front-end UX/UI and have hands on experience with
node.js, MongoDB, React and AWS
• As comfortable discussing business strategies as running code reviews.
• Experience working in a startup or similar environment
We strive to build a team that reflects the diversity of the community we work in and
encourage applications from traditionally underrepresented groups such as women,
visible minorities, Indigenous peoples, people identifying as LGBTQ2SI, veterans, and
people with disabilities. If we can make this easier through accommodation in the
recruitment process, please contact us.

Any applications (resume + short cover/motivation letter) can be sent directly to: dafine@shufflespace.ca.  She will filter any responses for role profile technical fit.  This is a high growth company with a large potential to scale so the right candidate is essential!

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Business Intelligence & Analytics Intern Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation


Intern, Business Intelligence & Analytics – Toronto, Ontario

Job Posting #857539
Position: Intern, Business Intelligence & Analytics
Site: Hydro Building – 700 University Ave
Department: Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation
Reports to: Director, PMCF – Technology
Status: Temporary Full Time (4, 8, or 12 months)

Apply on UHN Recruitment Website

Do you want to be on a dynamic team that will Conquer Cancer In Our Lifetime?  We are seeking a Business Intelligence & Analytics Intern who is ready to work in a fast-paced environment and is passionately inspired to utilize their data and analytics skills to help us deliver on our mission.  The newly established analytics function’s core purpose is to deliver the right insights, to the right people, at the right time, that informs decision making to drive value – and we want you to help us.

This is not just about the role itself, but is equally about the opportunity for impact. This role presents a unique opportunity to join one of the top fundraising teams in Canada as we advance on our vision (which will be your vision): To Conquer Cancer in Our Lifetime.

About The Organization – The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation

The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation (The PMCF) is one of the world’s leading cancer charities. Our vision is to Conquer Cancer In Our Lifetime. The PMCF raises funds for Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, one of the top 5 cancer research centres in the world, to deliver future care now. For more than a decade, The PMCF has been on an aggressive growth trajectory. In 2019, we raised over $108 million, and for our fiscal year 2020, we are on track to raise even more. 

Setting daring and audacious goals is a mindset that is driven by PMCF’s culture and passion to perform. We have pioneered many successful fundraising programs, including our world-leading Princess Margaret Home Lottery, and some of the world’s largest cancer fundraising events, including:

  • The Weekend to Conquer Cancer
  • Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer
  • Scotiabank Road Hockey to Conquer Cancer

The PMCF has a strong track record of securing and stewarding major and estate gifts. We engage our supporters through annual campaigns, leadership and tribute giving, and more than 100 community events and ethnocultural programs. 

Through our diverse and complementary portfolio of fundraising events, we attract over 300,000 gifts, 250,000 unique lottery purchasers, and 15,000 event participants and volunteers each year. And we engage with hundreds of corporate partners and their employees. 

The PMCF has a distinguished board that engages in fundraising, and provides governance and support through a number of very active committees. Princess Margaret is a proud member of University Health Network, Canada’s largest research hospital network, which also includes Toronto General Hospital, Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto Rehab Institute and The Michener Institute for Education. The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation is relentless in its pursuit to fulfill its vision to Conquer Cancer In Our Lifetime.

The PMCF is pursuing a bold and ambitious agenda. If you have a passion for our cause, are a team player with a can-do attitude, have the right skills, and you would like to be part of the team that’s making the impossible possible—we would like to hear from you. 

Job Summary

The Business Intelligence & Analytics Intern role, reporting to the Director of Business Intelligence & Analytics, will be a key member of the team, supporting the Foundation-wide data governance, analytics, and reporting services. In this role, under the guidance of the Director, the individual will seek to understand the informational needs of each business area and the organization as a whole, and will work with the team to deliver the multi-year analytics roadmap focused on data quality, list management, analysis, modeling, and reporting. We are seeking a highly motivated individual who is a proactive and resourceful problem solver, with a natural analytical way of thinking, who will see this position as a great opportunity to drive improvements in business performance as a result of being a data driven organization.

Accountabilities

  • Under the guidance of the Director, work with key business stakeholders within the fundraising and marketing teams, and across the whole organization, to encourage the use of data and reporting to improve decision making; help partner with leaders to discover and articulate analytical needs; define business intelligence opportunities which synthesize the data that is available into meaningful insights, driving tangible business results for the whole organization.
  • Support the Foundation’s data quality initiative by partnering with data engineering and business partners to maintain the integrity of our master data which is critical to ensure reliable analysis.
  • Assist in implementing effective list managements practices: optimizing the build processes, tracking lists usage, reporting on list results, and recommending improvements on subsequent iterations.
  • Support the Director in analyzing data and building models, and delivering actionable recommendations to teams.
  • Assist in building a dashboard of key performance metrics across each of our businesses.

Technical Skills & Capabilities

  • Possesses experience (in or out of classroom setting) with analytics tools and technologies – we currently only use Excel, but are eager to begin leveraging SAS, SPSS, Python, and/or R.
  • Experience using, or desire to learn, data visualization technologies – we currently use Power BI, but are open to exploring QLIK and Tableau.
  • Experience (in or out of classroom) analyzing qualitative and quantitative data and delivering research in a timely fashion.
  • Detail oriented, extremely well organized, and able to manage time and multi-task to accomplish a multitude of tasks, with conflicting priorities and timelines
  • Exceptionally strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Knowledge of fundraising and philanthropic organizations and their business process models considered an asset.

Leadership & Interpersonal Skills

  • Ability to partner with clients in a professional and courteous manner, and to develop and leverage professional working relationships.
  • Highly inquisitive, and comfortable working with ambiguity.
  • Exceptional analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Able to multi-task under a highly demanding & continuously changing environment.
  • Ability to work both independently, as well as to play a key role on the team.

Experience & Education

  • Current undergraduate or graduate student, preferably in mathematics, statistical methods, data science, engineering, or related field.
  • Enrolled in a co-op program considered an asset.
  • Ability to work for 8 or 12-month contract considered an asset.
  • Experience with analysis, data management, or a related field.
  • Previous business consulting experience an asset.
  • Experience with Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge, SQL, and Power BI considered an asset.

If you are interested in making your contribution at UHN, please apply on-line.  You will be asked to copy and paste as well as attach your resume and covering letter.  You will also be required to complete some initial screening questions. 

Posting date: April 29, 2020 Closing date: Until Filled 

For current UHN employees, only those who have successfully completed their probationary period, have a good employee record along with satisfactory attendance in accordance with UHN’s attendance management program, and possess all the required experience and qualifications should apply. 

University Health Network thanks all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 

UHN is a respectful, caring, and inclusive workplace. We are committed to championing accessibility, diversity and equal opportunity. Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process providing the applicant has met the Bona-fide requirements for the open position.  Applicants need to make their requirements known when contacted. 

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Queen’s Technology and Media Association Hiring Computing Students

Do you dream of wearing jeans to work? Have you binge-watched all five seasons of Silicon Valley? If you answered yes to any of the above, then you could be a great fit for QTMA! Queen’s Technology & Media Association (QTMA) is Canada’s premier undergraduate product development club whose aim is threefold: provide students with the resources needed to build the next generation of software products, bridge the gap between Queen’s and the broader tech community, and enable members to enhance their technical and business skillsets through collaborative projects.

Next year, QTMA will be structured as a year-long product development program. Over the course of the year, four teams will compete to produce the best overall product. Each team will be comprised of (1) PM, (3) Developers, (2-3) Business Development Analysts, and (1) Frosh Representative. Teams will ideate in the summer, aim to have a minimum viable product by November, and continue to market and build the product until Demo Day in March, where they will be presenting their products to a panelist of judges from various business and technology firms.

To join the team, and a network of like-minded individuals at firms like Uber, Google, Shopify, McKinsey, Instagram etc., please complete the following by March 15th at 11:59pm EST at the ComSoc Portal.

We are hiring current 1st – 3rd year students across ALL faculties for the following positions:

External positions:

  • Director of Sponsorship:(2)
  • Director of Internal Affairs (1)
  • Director of Marketing (1)
  • Senior Advisor (2)

Product Team positions:

  • Product Manager (4)
  • Developer and Senior Developer (12)
  • Business Development Analyst and Senior Business Development Analyst (12)
  • UI/UX Designer (4)

Details of each role can be found on the ComSoc Portal.

We look forward to hearing from you soon!

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Software Developer / Coding Consultant – Queen’s University

The Structural and Multidisciplinary Systems Design Group (SMSD) at Queen’s is seeking multiple experienced software developers to assist MASc and PhD students implement research into standalone software packages using various programming languages.

Full job post (PDF)

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Full Stack Developer (Mobile) and Solution Architect (Digital) – IBM

IBM Canada is looking for

See the links above for more and how to apply.

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Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunity at Queen’s University

Postdoctoral Research Fellowships – Computational Biology & Biophysics

Postdoctoral positions in computational biology and biophysics are available in the Panchenko Laboratory at Queen’s University in the Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine, Department of Biomedical & Molecular Sciences, and School of Computing (the laboratory is moving from the National Institutes of Health, USA in July 2019). The Panchenko Laboratory studies causes of cancer progression to find factors contributing to cancer mutation occurrence in DNA and to discover molecular mechanisms of how cancer mutations affect proteins, interaction networks, and dynamic behavior of chromatin. The applicants should hold a PhD degree and have experience in bioinformatics, machine learning and/or molecular modeling, molecular dynamics simulations.

The initial appointment will be for one year, with possibility of renewal. The salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. Please send Curriculum Vitae and the names of three references to Dr. Anna Panchenko (anna.panch2014[at]gmail.com).

Queen’s University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Queen’s is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and LGBTQ persons.

Posted: April 29, 2019

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University of Calgary is Recruiting Postdoctoral Fellows

University of Calgary’s Department of Computer Science  is currently accepting applications for 2  postdoctoral scholar positions.

Interested applicants can learn more information in the following documents:

Postdoctoral Scholar Position: Cryptography & Information Security

Postdoctoral Scholar Position: Network Security

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Cyber Security Analyst, Security Systems Administrator – Specialisterne Canada

Specialisterne Canada is recruiting!

Specialisterne Canada specializes in working with businesses to hire people on the autism spectrum, or who face similar barriers to employment. Presently, Specialisterne Canada is working with employers looking to hire people with an interest or knowledge in the field of cybersecurity.

Specialisterne Canada provides recruitment, staffing solutions and management support to businesses interested in employing the skills and talents of neurodiverse people. A different perspective or an alternative communication style can be a great asset to any employer, yet because of standard recruitment processes and management practices, many people face systematic barriers to accessing and maintaining employment. Our process is designed to avoid these barriers.

There is high demand for cybersecurity roles in Canada. Specialisterne is currently recruiting for roles with more than one employer in the Greater Toronto Area, as well as in other locations in Ontario or other provinces. Descriptions of the roles are provided here.

To apply and for more information on our recruitment process visit our website at www.specialisterne.ca/opportunities.

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis, meaning that there at this stage is no set deadline to apply and that Specialisterne will respond to applicants as the applications come in.

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UI Software Developer – Integrated Engineering Software

Integrated Engineering Software provides state of the art software tools for electromagnetic, thermal and particle beam simulation. These tools are used in many of the world’s largest labs and companies. Some examples of the diverse applications ofthe software include design of motors, high voltage equipment, antennas, mass spectrometers, ion implanters, induction heaters and electron microscopes.

Integrated seeks someone to join our Software Development team. This position involves development of software products in general. In particular, UISD will develop a variety of User Interfaces for IES programs, and improve the company’s Web site. This is a software development position and includes Graphical User Interface development/programming as well as maintenance of corporate web presence.

Must-have skills: C++ (5 years), knowledge ofMFC, STL, COM, OOP/000, design patterns. TFS (Team Foundation Server), Windows and Linux knowledge.
Web design/programming: maintain and improve the company’s web site (PHP, WordPress, JavaScript, CSS).
Graphic design, Photoshop/Photoshop Elements or equivalent program.
Optional skills: OpenGL, document creation, MS Word, RoboHELP,
Good-to-have skills: HPC programming, Machine Learning.

Members of the team normally hold a graduate degree in a variety of disciplines, but baccalaureate degrees may be considered. The successful candidate must be an energetic, self-motived individual with excellent interpersonal skills and strong written and spoken English. You will be interacting with other members of the team, but also with technical support, sales/marketing people and end users.

This position is based from our Head Office in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The position may involve some travel, mostly within North America.

Application Deadline: July 31, 2017
Please forward your resume to: hr@integratedsoft.com
Or mail to: Attn: Personnel Department
Integrated Engineering Software
220-1821 Wellington Avenue
Winnipeg. MB RJH OG4
NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE
www.integratedsoft.com

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