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Computer Science Student

Date: Aug 19, 2019

LOCATION: Calgary, Alberta (CA-AB)
JOB NUMBER: 28040

Why you should join us:

Student positions at Suncor are more than just a work term. They provide you with significant and meaningful work experiences to help enable you to figure out where you want your career to go – better yet, many of our co-op students go on to become permanent Suncor employees after they graduate! You will work side-by-side with some of the most talented people in the energy industry, and your work assignments and mentoring will offer you outstanding academic and career growth.

You will have the opportunity to put your academic knowledge into practice and leave your mark within a large integrated organization.  You will be given the opportunity to be involved with new technology and to work with large data sets to help streamline work. 

You will use your expertise to:

  • Participate in the development of solutions of technical issues and in the verification of implementation of these solutions
  • Understand and optimize current operations and develop tools for tracking process data for analysis and metrics reporting
  • Craft and present summary reports, performance metrics reports, graphical representation and presentations as required
  • Sort, file and organize various databases

We’d like to review your application if you have…

Must-haves (minimum requirements):

  • Current enrollment in a formal co-op or internship program in 3rd or 4th year Computer Science, Data Science or related program at an accredited post-secondary institution, and returning to full-time studies after the work term
  • (Attach your transcripts with your application and clearly indicate the length of work term for which you are available)
  • Alignment with our values of: safety above all else, respect, raise the bar, commitments matter and do the right thing

Preference for:

  • Demonstrated computer application knowledge with advanced understanding of Excel (pivot tables, v-lookups, advanced filters) and PowerPoint
  • Deep understanding of analytical techniques, quantitative problem solving and data manipulation
  • Understanding of Power BI and other technologies used to handle big data and SAP
  • Previous experience in a data science or an analytics environment
  • A continuous improvement mindset and are able to seek greater knowledge and understanding of the systems, process and hazards in the workplace
  • A zero-tolerance for shortcuts, and if the procedure is incorrect, you fix it

Where you’ll be working, your work schedule, and other meaningful information:

  • You will be based in Calgary, Edmonton, Fort McMurray or Fort Hills
  • This is an 8 – 12 month work term, from September 2019 – August 2020  

Why Suncor?

Start your career at Canada's leading integrated energy company with a business portfolio that includes oil sands development and upgrading, offshore oil and gas production, petroleum refining, and product marketing under the Petro-Canada brand. Our global presence offers rewarding opportunities for you to learn and grow in a variety of career-building positions. We live by the value of safety above all else – do it safely, or don’t do it. Our strong track record of growth and a focus on sustainability mean tremendous potential for the future. Learn about our mission, vision and values.

Stay connected to us:

We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage applications from all qualified individuals. We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive work environment where every employee feels valued and respected. We will consider accessibility accommodations to applicants upon request. Check out our social goal to learn how we are working to build greater mutual trust and respect with the Indigenous Peoples in Canada.

Please note that our job postings are typically open for two weeks, so don't delay, apply now.

JOB CATEGORY: Students & New Grads


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