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Co-op IT

Business Intelligence Co- op Student

Reference Number: 10305

Department: Business Intelligence, IT

Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia

Type of Employment: Term, FT (September – December 2022)

*** Applications for this position must include resume and academic transcript (unofficial is acceptable). ***

Nova Scotia Power’s greatest source of energy is our people. In a culture focused on safety, we’re committed to providing exceptional service to our customers and rewarding jobs to our employees. We’re hiring solution-minded people excited to help us grow into the future. We are currently looking to fill the term position of Business Intelligence Co-op Student in our Business Intelligence department.


You will be working as a member of the Business Intelligence and Analytics (BIA) team, supporting in several areas. Our enterprise BI tool is Tableau with SQL, Oracle & Azure Synapse back end. The successful candidate for this position will develop data models and reports in Tableau product suite and have accountabilities related to the administration of the (Tableau Server) platform.

  • Develop intermediate level Tableau data models and dashboards.
  • Leverage python (TabPy) in Tableau to develop data models.
  • Introduce new users to Tableau and support the self-serve users mainly by answering their Tableau questions.
  • Work with BI Leads to develop BI Process Templates, Data Inventory.
  • Tableau administration, e.g. adding or removing users, bug-fix, setting up projects, monitoring performance.
  • Test BI products as requested.
  • You will be responsible for your personal safety and that of your co-workers by observing all Occupational Health and Safety Rules and Regulations.

Skills, Capabilities and Experience:

  • Pursuing a Bachelor´s Degree, Master’s Degree, or Diploma, in Computer Science, Information Systems, Data/Information Management or related fields.
  • Specific knowledge of and experience with the Tableau platform (Desktop & Prep Builder) spanning development and administration of Tableau Server.
  • Knowledge and experience of Relational Databases: SQL, Oracle, Azure Synapse
  • Skills to write SQL Queries, Python scripts.
  • Knowledge and experience with SSIS will be an asset.
  • Knowledge & experience with BI application testing approaches and techniques will be an asset.
  • Strong written and oral communication.
  • Ability to work effectively in a complex environment characterized by multiple, competing/shifting priorities.

Reports to: Sr. Business Intelligence Solutions Specialist

Form of Application: Click the APPLY button at the end of the online job posting. Complete all required information fields and copy and paste your covering letter and resume into the online form.

Salary: To commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Must Be Received By: All interested candidates should apply no later than August 1, 2022. Late applications may not receive consideration.

Recruitment and Promotion Policy: When filling vacant positions, we are determined to hire the best candidates available. We are committed to providing employees with a fair and equal opportunity to compete for jobs. Hiring and promotion of employees is based on skills, capabilities, knowledge and demonstrated abilities.

In accordance with Emera’s occupational health and safety program and the Emera Vaccine Program, subject to any approved accommodation, all employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. For clarity, “fully vaccinated” means 14 days since having the number of doses or combination of doses of a vaccine approved by Health Canada or local public health agencies in the jurisdiction in which they will be employed.

At Emera we value diversity, equity, and inclusion. We strongly encourage applications from all qualified candidates, including persons who identify as racially visible, Indigenous, persons with disabilities, women in underrepresented roles and members of the LGBTQ+ community. Applicants from these equity groups may self-identify through the on-line application process. Emera supports candidates and employees with access and accommodation needs.

If you are selected for an interview and require a specific accommodation, please advise our Talent Acquisition team and we will support you with the recruitment process.