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CO-OP Student, IT Software Development

Richmond, BC
Full Time
19 hours ago

Are you interested in applying your talents and knowledge and gaining valuable experience to support worker health and safety? Working on our IT team is a unique opportunity to do work that matters. We provide a highly-collaborative environment where co-op students can learn, contribute and develop their skills working on challenging projects that help make a difference to the workers and employers of B.C. We are seeking a student to work in our Application Delivery and Sustainment department for a four or eight month work term (extension is based on performance) starting January 2021.

This is a remote based position. Please note, should the current COVID-19 situation change, this position may no longer be remotely based and instead will be based in our Richmond office.

What you'll do

As a Software Development Co-op student, you will:
  • Enhance and develop code in an agile environment using technologies like JavaScript, HTML, CSS, JQuery, Angular 5+, C#, .Net, SQL
  • Support the maintenance of applications by responding to production support and tickets
  • Writing and maintaining test automation scripts using XUnit and NUnit
  • Learn Agile methodology of DevOps tools, technologies and processes essential to the development of cloud applications

Is this a good fit for you?

We're looking for someone who can:
  • Contribute to a positive work environment by collaborating and working effectively as a member of the team
  • Think critically while also having fun working through complex problems
  • Demonstrate knowledge with at least one of the programming languages or technologies mentioned above, while pursuing experience growth and development in large scale enterprise systems sustainment and development
  • Can quickly learn and adapt to in a fast paced environment
  • Be curious, receptive to learning and willing to ask questions

Your experience and educational background:
  • Enrolled in a computer science or computer engineering related program
  • 8 month co-op term preferred
  • Previous co-op or relevant work experience in an office environment preferred

Application Instructions:
  • A cover letter, resume and transcript are required
  • Submit all documents in one file (system accepts Word or PDF files)
  • The posting will close at 4:30pm on the closing date of the competition

If you require an accommodation in the assessment process, please email HR Test Accommodation (SM) at the time you submit your application.

Who are we?

At WorkSafeBC, we're dedicated to promoting safe and healthy workplaces across British Columbia. We partner with workers and employers to save lives and prevent injury, disease, and disability. When work-related injuries and diseases occur, we provide compensation, and support injured workers in their recovery, rehabilitation, and safe return to work. We also work diligently to sustain our workers compensation system for today and future generations. We're honoured to serve the 2.4 million workers and 245,000 registered employers in our province.

We recognize that our ability to make a difference relies on building a team with a rich variety of skills, knowledge, backgrounds, abilities, and experiences, and which reflects the diversity of the people we serve. We are committed to fostering a welcoming, inclusive, and supportive work culture where everyone can contribute as their best, authentic self. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply.

What's it like to work at WorkSafeBC?

It's challenging, stimulating and hugely rewarding. Our positions offer tremendous diversity and excellent opportunities for professional growth. Every day, the work we do impacts people and changes lives. What we do is important and so are the people we do it for.

Learn more about what we offer .

WorkSafeBC is an inclusive and accessible employer committed to employment equity objectives and invites applications from all qualified individuals. Only those under consideration will be contacted. If you're unsuccessful, please accept our appreciation for your interest.

This position is restricted to those legally entitled to work in Canada.

Thank you, in advance, for applying.
Information Technology