Intern – Software Engineering (Halifax) – Digital Nova Scotia – Leading Digital Industry

Intern – Software Engineering (Halifax)

About the job

Digital Health Technology team powers digital experiences and engagement to enhance the lives of millions of people every day through connected care. We build, deliver and manage a portfolio of data management platforms and mobile offerings in support of our core businesses. We thrive on simple and elegant architecture and agility. You’ll be immersed in a dynamic high-growth environment and empowered to excel, take informed risks, and drive ingenuity across the enterprise.

You will be part of a cloud engineering team that is responsible for delivering the best-in-class patient product experience, all built using the latest tech stacks of server less on AWS. You will work closely with talented engineers, product managers, customers, architects, and various stakeholders to deliver our best-in-class mobile applications.

Let’s Talk About Responsibilities

  • Responsible for developing our best-in-class AWS serverless applications
  • Participate in technical design discussions that produces high-performance, highly scalable and resilient software components
  • Collaborate with other engineers and product owners to identify best in class software solutions to complex problems in our industry
  • Take a quality-first approach to software development by producing unit tests and automate functional testing as much as possible
  • Conduct code reviews with other developers, including security checks

Let’s Talk About Qualifications And Experience

  • Experience with Python.
  • Experience with various application types (e.g. backend service, console app, web app, REST API).
  • Experience with AWS Lambda, SQS, or SNS is an asset.
  • Experience working with, or an understanding of NoSQL databases (e.g. DynamoDB) is an asset.
  • Experience with Git, Confluence, and JIRA is an asset.
  • Experience with CI/CD tools (e.g. CodePipeline) is an asset.
  • Experience with infrastructure as code tools (e.g. Terraform, CloudFormation) is an asset


Joining us is more than saying “yes” to making the world a healthier place. It’s discovering a career that’s challenging, supportive and inspiring. Where a culture driven by excellence helps you not only meet your goals, but also create new ones. We focus on creating a diverse and inclusive culture, encouraging individual expression in the workplace and thrive on the innovative ideas this generates. If this sounds like the workplace for you, apply now! We commit to respond to every applicant.