IT Engineer Intern

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PSP Investments
Montreal - Canada
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We’re one of Canada’s largest pension investment managers, with CAD$204.5 billion of net assets. We invest funds for the pension plans of the federal public service, the Canadian Forces, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and the Reserve Force. Headquartered in Ottawa, PSP Investments has its principal business office in Montréal and offices in New York, London and Hong Kong.

Capturing and leading complex global investments requires us to work as one to seize valuable opportunities, in close collaboration with some of the world’s top companies. At PSP, you’ll join a team of motivated and engaged professionals, dedicated to propelling our organization further than ever before.


At PSP, we encourage our employees to grow, forge powerful relationships, contribute and fuel inspired investment launchpads. We create an environment that fosters collaboration and allows us to think beyond, in an interconnected way. We advocate for our employees to speak-up, learn, experiment, share, and be part of an inclusive work environment where diversity is embraced. ( click here )

Do you have what it takes to spot the edge ?

We’re seeking an Intern, Developer Analytics (Python, Azure) , to partner with key stakeholders and peers to support and engage with our powerful networks of people, opportunities, and investments. At PSP, we embrace people that are eager to learn, ideate, and innovate: people who strive for excellence, challenge the status quo and seek alternative perspectives.


Reporting to the Senior Manager - Digital Business Solution, our successful hire will contribute to the team mandate, which is responsible for the support, analysis and deployment of solutions for Capital Markets including these 3 asset classes: Public Equity, Fixed Income and Alternative Investment. We are focused on value-creation via efficiently designing, planning and delivering the appropriate scalable digital business solutions within PSP’s operating model.


As an Intern, Developer Analytics (Python, Azure) , you’ll:

  • Contribute to the development of Python libraries and applications for Capital Markets

  • Work closely with business analysts to identify and understand source data systems as well as business rules in analytical solutions

  • Contribute to the development of Azure Solutions and/or the migration of existing solutions to the Cloud

  • Write technical documentations that will allow a better follow-up of the system developments

  • Contribute to maintaining and enhancing complex business intelligence solutions

  • Collaborate and share ideas with communities of practice

  • Ensure quality in the delivery and documentation of development activities including rigorous testing

  • Support team members in the development of solutions according to the development patterns and solutions design while contributing to team effectiveness


  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, statistics, or mathematics and/or the equivalent combination of education and experience and/or enrolled in a Master’s program in finance, business administration, information technology, or equivalent

  • 1+ year of experience in Python programming

  • Familiarity with Cloud frameworks and the complete stack of Microsoft Azure (Azure function, Azure SQL, Service bus, Eventhub, Eventgrid, AppInsight, KeyVault) and Snowflake is an asset

  • Good experience and knowledge of code optimization and SQL

  • Eager to learn and open-mindedness

  • Proven analytical skills, with a structured approach and sense of priorities

  • Dynamic, autonomous and highly motivated by new challenges

  • Excellent team spirit and results driven

  • Ability to thrive in a rapidly changing environment and adapt to change

  • Bilingualism required (fluency in French and English)

  • Must return to studies after the internship or the internship must be part of your curriculum

At PSP, our goal is to provide an inclusive workplace where we leverage diversity and where everyone feels valued, safe, respected and empowered to grow. As part of our leadership commitment, we strongly encourage applications from all qualified applicants and strive to offer an inclusive and accessible candidate experience. If you require any accommodation for any part of the recruitment process, please let us know.

This position is located at our Montreal offices.

Length of internship: September – December 2022

To apply, please upload your resume, cover letter and most recent unofficial transcript.

Deadline to apply: May 23, 2022

Mandatory Vaccination: As of January 3rd, 2022, all employees will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of their employment. Accommodation measures will be made for medical or other protected grounds under the Canadian Human Rights Act. Please contact us to discuss any accommodation needs.