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Position Title: Enterprise Architect Co-op Student - Toronto, Ontario - January 2024 

Position Type: Temporary - Full-Time ​

Position Location: Florenceville GTC 

Requisition ID: 25282 



Potatoes. French Fries. Taters. You love them, we make them. In fact, we make 1/3 of the world’s frozen potato products and if you have eaten fries this week, chances are, they were ours.


At McCain Foods, we know the importance that food plays in people's lives - the power it has to uplift and bring people, families, businesses and communities together. Guided by our purpose to bring enjoyment to people's lives through great tasting food, we believe that working together with our teams, business and community partners will bring sustainable growth and positive change - today, tomorrow and for generations to come.


As a privately owned family company with over 60 years of experience, a presence in over 160 countries and a global team of 22,000 people, our values and culture are at the heart of everything we do.


Students like you are important to us.  We aim to hire the best and brightest co-op students and interns, with the goal of having you join us as full-time employees upon graduation.  Our ideal student candidate is passionate, collaborative, willing to learn and take initiative.


Why Join the McCain family?

  •  You aren’t “just a student” at McCain, you will be treated like any other member of your team
  • Work with and learn from passionate leaders
  • Our core values – Family, Authentic, Trusted and Quality – shine through every day, in everything we do
  • Your experience at McCain is what you make of it – ask questions, network, take advantage of the opportunity to learn from our professionals


Position Summary

 We are looking for an Enterprise Architect Co-op Student to join us for a 4-month period, starting in January 2024.  This position will be based out of our Toronto location.  


The Enterprise Architect (EA) Co-op Student will be supporting the governance of the Architecture Review Board (ARB) and will also provide different automation processes to enhance the team's productivity. 


The Team
The Enterprise Architecture (EA) team leads, prioritizes and develops the overall EA discipline for the enterprise, in conjunction with the business and IT leaders. We lead the development of an implementation plan for the enterprise architecture based on business strategy and requirements.

The EA team acts as an enabler of strategy formulation, and as support for technology innovation, which drives the organization’s top and bottom lines.


What You Will Be Working On

  •  Enterprise Architecture Governance administration activities
  • Enterprise Architecture Tool support to different domains such as Business, Data, Application and Technology
  • PowerBI Dashboard activities
  • Enterprise Architecture SharePoint automation
  • Enterprise Architecture templates and diagrams
  • Assist with the preparation of status reporting, artifact review, sign-off and archiving of project artifacts
  • Assist in the development and documentation of business capabilities to ensure requirements are met.


What You Will Learn

  •  You will be exposed to the Enterprise Architect practice and work with different architecture domains such as business, data, application and technology. 
  • You will be exposed to the Enterprise Architecture Governance model by attending different forums and helping to manage the scorecards and meeting minutes.  
  • How to navigate thru an Application Portfolio Management (APM) tool and apply changes under direction of the Enterprise Architects
  • Work with the Enterprise Architects to advance development standards, processes, and techniques to support different Enterprise Architecture domains.
  • How to collaborate and track the work in DevOps


What You Need to be Successful

  •  Currently enrolled in a post-secondary institution within Computer Science, Business Technology, or a related program
  • Creative thinker with exceptional diagnostic and problem-solving competencies.
  • Strong communication skills
  • Detail-oriented with strong documentation skills.
  • Self-motivated, with a positive attitude and a strong sense of accountability.
  • Willingness to learn new skills in a dynamic environment
  • Investigate and respond to ad hoc requests as required with a high degree of flexibility, attention to details and ability to prioritize workload effectively
  • Analytical mindset, organizational skills and attention to detail


 What You Can Expect From Us

  •  A supportive team that will encourage you to be and do your best
  • A safe and flexible working environment that promotes work/life balance
  • The opportunity to be part of meaningful work and projects
  • The opportunity to be part of our student community, to connect with students across North America


McCain Foods is an equal opportunity employer. We see value in ensuring we have a diverse, antiracist, inclusive, merit-based, and equitable workplace.  As a global family-owned company we are proud to reflect the diverse communities around the world in which we live and work. We recognize that diversity drives our creativity, resilience, and success and makes our business stronger. 
McCain is an accessible employer. If you require an accommodation throughout the recruitment process (including alternate formats of materials or accessible meeting rooms), please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs.
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Job Family: Student & Graduates; Information Technology      
Division: Global Technology 
Department: ​Enterprise Architecture ​
Location(s): CA - Canada : Ontario : Toronto || CA - Canada : New Brunswick : Florenceville-Bristol 

Company: McCain Foods (Canada) 

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