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Data Analyst Student Job- Summer 2020 - IT Division

Information Technology
20000043 Requisition #


Data Analyst Student Opportunity


Are you excited about the internet of things, data, mobility & innovative solutions while always focused on the delivery of the customer experience?


Are you looking for a job which enables you to work with a team of industry-leading professionals?


Do you want to gain hands-on experience that could lead to full-time employment upon graduation?


Does a job with real responsibilities and making meaningful contributions interest you?


J.D Irving Limited, Information Technology is the destination of choice for naturally curious, energetic and collaborative people. At JDI IT, the belief that what people experience matters more than technology is integral to how we work with and support our customers. 


With over 320 employees centralized in Saint John, Fredericton, Dieppe and Halifax, we offer our team the opportunity to create real value by helping people and business work smarter. JDI IT provides support to the entire J.D. Irving Ltd. group of companies and therefore offers opportunities and experiences across a wide breath of IT areas, businesses and industries.  As a member of the JDI IT team, you will be a key player in enabling the business to win by overcoming obstacles and “getting it done”! 


We invest in continuous professional growth and believe that our ability as a team grows exponentially when we share success – as such, your coworkers will be among the best in the Maritimes!  


Sound good so far? Then please read on – and if the below description fits your interests and experience, we encourage you to apply. Come help JDI IT Raise the Bar! 


The Data Analyst Student works as part of the JDI IT team with the Business Solutions group on a dedicated team supporting one of the J.D. Irving businesses.   The projects and assignments vary by the requirements of the businesses, focused on enabling the businesses success through systems and services. During the work term the co-op Data Analyst will be given increasing challenging assignments to practice the business analysis and solution delivery skills learned during the term.
The Data Analyst student will be a strong technical resource who works as a part of the Business Intelligence (BI) Team collaboratively with Business AnalystsThe candidate will develop new analysis and reporting capabilities for multiple business lines across J.D Irving, Limited. These business lines include Forestry, Manufacturing, Retail, Logistics, Transportation and Food Processing. The Data Analyst will have the opportunity to help develop quality enterprise solutions following best practices and lead the organization through best in class analytic solutions.
Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Interpret data, analyze results using statistical techniques and provide ongoing reports and dashboards 
  • Acquire data from varying sources and apply data cleansing for further use by other analysts 
  • Identify, analyze, and interpret trends or patterns in complex data sets 
  • Work with management to prioritize business and information needs 
  • Locate and define new process improvement opportunities 
  • Create data driven presentations for varying audience levels  

Technical and Behavioral Skills:

  • Create Data visualizations and dashboards
  • Familiar with data blending and cleansing
  • Create complex data queries and calculations 
  • Familiar with common database systems and structures 
  • Microsoft Office tools 
  • UI/UX Design focused 
  • Strong problem-solving skills 
  • High level of curiosity and attention to detail 
  • Self-Motivated 
  • Exceptional communication skills, written and verbal 
  • A drive to learn and master new technologies and techniques 
  • Teamwork 
  • User Experience focused 

Qualifications and assets:

  • Education Required: enrolled in a Bachelor’s degree program, with preference to Computer Science, Software Engineer, and Information Systems.

To Apply for this Career Opportunity:

Please Apply online! 

NOTE: The recruiter is reviewing and interviewing eligible applicants for this position as hey are received. If you are interested in this posting, you are encourage to apply as soon as possible.


Please submit your cover letter, resume and transcript with your application.


We appreciate your interest in our company!  Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. 


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J.D. Irving, Limited is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in its employment practices and to providing an environment free from discrimination and harassment for all employees.

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