Intern, Data Management

Posted on Sept. 25, 2023 by InternPlug

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Job Description

At CN, everyday brings new and exciting challenges. You can expect an interesting environment where you’re part of making sure our business is running optimally and safely―helping keep the economy on track. We welcome students who share their ideas, perspectives and understanding of new technologies with our teams. In return, we provide the opportunity to work on exciting projects with experienced collaborators who are happy to share their knowledge, all within a mutually-agreed to framework. You will be able to thrive in our close-knit, safety-focused culture working together as ONE TEAM. The opportunities we offer are meaningful because the work we do matters. Join us!

Canadian National Railway Company (CN) is looking for a highly motivated person to fulfill a full-time (40h/week) Intern, Data Management position in enter Montreal, QC for winter 2023 (January – April).

Job Summary

The Intern, Data Management is responsible in ensuring the accuracy, accessibility, and usability of our organization's data. The role provides an opportunity to gain hands-on experience in data collection, organization, and analysis, while working closely with a dynamic team of professionals. The position requires meticulous attention to detail and enthusiasm for data-driven insights which are key assets in contributing to the data management efforts. The incumbent works within the Data Services group across multiple areas such as Data Governance, Platforms, Development, Analytics and Science.

Major Responsibilities

  • Analyze data with data profiling and visualization tools in order to identify issues and recommend improvement actions
  • Design and build data pipelines and data quality rules to move and validate the data, as well as dashboards and metrics to monitor it
  • Collaborate with business and technology partners to define, develop, and document detailed business, data, and governance requirements
  • Participate as a member of the agile team focused on developing new capabilities, including daily scrums and sprint planning
  • Collaborate with Project Managers, Data Developers, Product Owners, data Subject Matter Experts (SMEs), Integration Managers and other stakeholders to deliver an end-to-end capability from concept to production deployment


  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to deliver message and ideas effectively to diverse audiences such as business, development, quality engineers and management stakeholders
  • An interest for constantly exploring emerging technology such as Databricks, Tableau, Informatica, Cloud Platforms
  • Familiarity with Jira or Azure DevOps and Confluence
  • Proficient with Excel, Visio, Structure Query Language (SQL), some reporting and analytical tools
  • Understands Data Modelling concepts
  • Able to handle multiple priorities and work independently, as well as part of a team
  • Experience with technology project delivery and agile delivery methodology*
  • Prior experience with creating visualization such as Process and Data Flows
  • Ability to produce data mapping between Source and Target Systems
  • Ability to capture user stories and use cases


  • Currently enrolled in a relevant technology program such as Computer Science, Engineering, Information Technology Management, Mathematics or Data Analytics
  • Any experience/education/skills/knowledge for these above would be considered as an asset

About CN

CN is a world-class transportation leader and trade-enabler. Essential to the economy, to the customers, and to the communities it serves, CN safely transports more than 300 million tons of natural resources, manufactured products, and finished goods throughout North America every year. As the only railroad connecting Canada’s Eastern and Western coasts with the Southern tip of the U.S. through a 19,500 mile rail network, CN and its affiliates have been contributing to community prosperity and sustainable trade since 1919. CN is committed to programs supporting social responsibility and environmental stewardship. At CN, we work as ONE TEAM, focused on safety, sustainability and our customers, providing operational and supply chain excellence to deliver results.

CN is an employment equity employer and we encourage all qualified candidates to apply. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only candidates under consideration will be contacted. Please monitor your email on a regular basis, as communication is primarily made through email.

Advertised until:
Oct. 25, 2023

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