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Software Analyst - Intern

Job ID: R1006084-HRG
Date Posted: Jun 11, 2024
Segment: Green Energy & Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Rail
Company Name: Hitachi Rail GTS Canada Inc.
Profession (Job Category): Engineering & Science
Job Type (Experience Level): Internship
Job Schedule: Full-time
Remote: No

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About Us

A career at Hitachi Rail will help create a legacy. With operations in every corner of the world, our work goes to the cutting-edge of digital transformation and technology. From the multi-cultural strength of our global organisation to the sustainable and innovative ways we work to bring people together, there's something for everyone to get stuck into. And that's where you come in.

Toronto, Ontario, Canada (Hybrid)

We are currently seeking a Software Analyst Intern to join us for an 8- or 12-month internship at our Toronto office.

Duration: 8 or 12 months (September 2024 - April 2025)

As a member of the Vital Software Engineering team supporting Ground Transportation Systems in Canada, the intern candidate will work under the direction of a senior software engineer to analyze, design, develop, and test software using continuous integration methods available in our organization.

Joining Hitachi Rail GTS as an intern is a fantastic opportunity to kickstart your career! Our roles offer real-life work experiences that align with your area of study. The Early Careers Program provides more than just a job - it offers training, networking opportunities, career development, and social events.

Key Accountabilities
  • Understand and adhere to the company's processes and procedures for developing crucial software for safety-critical railway systems
  • Assist in software development and algorithm implementations for safety-critical systems, utilizing languages such as C, Python, and shell scripting
  • Develop software tools and scripts to enhance the existing software development toolchain.
  • Document the software solution comprehensively on the wiki
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams to troubleshoot and resolve automation-related issues
  • Collaborate with the team to identify and implement opportunities for further automation in software development and deployment
  • Demonstrate strong organizational abilities and quick integration into the team, balancing collaboration and independent work
  • Exhibit strong critical thinking skills, assessing situations, identifying potential issues, and proposing alternative solutions
  • Embrace challenges and changes with a positive attitude, showcasing adaptability in the face of evolving project requirements
  • Provide and receive feedback in a constructive manner, fostering a collaborative and growth-oriented team environment
Key Requirements

The successful candidate should be working towards a Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college in Computer/Systems/Mechatronics/Electrical Engineering or an equivalent field , they need to possess good written and oral communication skills, and the ability to work 40 hours a week in a hybrid environment for the duration of the internship.
  • In-depth knowledge and experience in software development.
  • Proficient in C and real-time embedded software.
  • Proficient in Python and shell scripting.
  • Experience in DevOps software environments, including Git, Bitbucket, Jira, Jenkins, and Artifactory
Preferred Qualifications
  • Familiarity with Docker and containerization technologies
  • Experience with additional programming languages beyond C and Python (OOP-based)
  • Knowledge of software security practices and methodologies
  • Previous involvement in open-source projects or contributions
  • Exposure to automated testing frameworks and tools
  • Participation in hackathons or coding competitions
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Thank you for your interest in Hitachi Rail. If your application is of interest, we will be in contact. Please do not hesitate to discover more about us and our latest jobs at .

At Hitachi Rail, there is a place for everyone. We welcome and value differences in background, age, gender, sexuality, family status, disability, race, nationality, ethnicity, religion, and world view. It is our commitment to create an inclusive environment - we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

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