Co-Op/Intern Software Engineer, AI Platform

Sep 19, 2023

Ottawa, Canada; Toronto, Canada

At Kinaxis, who we are is grounded in our common belief that people matter. Each one of us plays an important part in accomplishing our work, building our culture and making a global impact.

Every day, we’re empowered to work together to help our customers make fast, confident planning decisions. This is how we create a better planet – for each other, for our customers and for generations to come. Our cloud-based platform RapidResponse ensures that the products we need – everything from medicine and cars, to day-to-day items like toothpaste – make it to market and into our hands when we need them with minimal ecological footprint.

We make the world better, and you can too.

Co-Op/Intern Software Engineer, AI Platform

Job location: our office in Ottawa, Canada or our office in Toronto, Canada

Term length: 8 or 12 months starting January 2024

About the Team

At Kinaxis AI, our platform team stands as the vanguard of big data and ML processing in the cloud. We engage in deep collaborations with data scientists, analysts, and stakeholders from across the globe, sculpting state-of-the-art, robust AI solutions for our expansive supply chains. Our distinctive edge lies in our profound software engineering acumen combined with a product-centric vision. This expertise propels us into the ever-evolving landscapes of cloud, big data, and machine learning. Foremost, our steadfast commitment to the product resonates seamlessly with Kinaxis's overarching ethos of putting people-first at the heart of all we do.

What you will do

  • Engage in software development focused on data engineering, machine learning, and cloud infrastructure-as-code
  • Collaborate closely with our experienced engineers, adhering to best practices including pair programming, unit testing, and software craftmanship
  • Engage actively in our scrum rituals, contribute to design discussions, and partake in code review sessions
  • As a product-focused team, embrace a range of roles including tester, investigator, facilitator and support, showcasing versatility within our agile cross-functional unit
  • Dive deep into the realms of Data Engineering, Machine Learning, and cutting-edge Cloud technologies
  • May perform additional projects upon request

What we are looking for

  • Demonstrated proactive engagement with eagerness to learn
  • Excellent communication skills, adept at articulating complex ideas with clarity and precision
  • Collaborative in approach, actively seeking guidance when necessary
  • Skilled in widely-used programming languages, notably Python
  • Possess a fervent curiosity or keen interest in software design, data structures, and machine learning with a user-centric or product-driven mindset

Things that Would Definitely Help

  • Showcase of your work in github or bitbucket or similar
  • Showcase of your communication skills or accomplishments

What we have to offer

  • Challenging Work - We love solving highly complex problems. And as the global leaders in our industry, we never stop innovating—our work is never “done. That’s because across our teams and in all roles, every employee is empowered to bring their best ideas forward and to jump in and solve the problems they’re passionate about.
  • Great People - We take our work seriously, but we don’t take ourselves too seriously! It’s in our DNA to celebrate, laugh, and have fun. We are stronger, together, when we are open, honest, and above all, real. Every person is valued here and plays an important role in our shared success.
  • Global Impact - As a global team spanning continents, boundaries, and cultures, every day we are inspired by the impact our work has on our colleagues, our customers, our communities, and the world at large.
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion - Diversity, equity and inclusion are more than words to us. They are the guiding principles for building a culture where we celebrate each others’ differences, continuously strive for equality and recognize that inclusion makes us stronger as individuals, a company and a global citizen.


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