• Information Services Co-op

    Location US-RI-Johnston
    Job ID
    2018-8044
    Category
    Internship/Coop - Information Services
  • Overview - External

    We are a leading property insurer of the world's largest businesses providing more than one-third of FORTUNE 1000-size companies with engineering-based risk management and property insurance solutions. FM Global helps clients maintain continuity in their business operations by drawing upon state-of-the-art loss-prevention engineering and research; risk management skills and support services; tailored risk transfer capabilities; and superior financial strength. To do so, we rely on a dynamic, culturally diverse group of employees, working in more than 100 countries, in a variety of challenging roles.

     

    FM Global has several challenging, full-time, 6-month, paid co-op opportunities to offer to students that are motivated to apply their classroom experience, professional attitude and personal ambition.  You will get firsthand experience while earning college credits and getting paid! 

     

    FM Global’s co-op opportunities are based at our corporate headquarters in Johnston, RI, which is part of the greater Providence area.  With a large college-age population, Providence offers a vibrant arts and entertainment scene that includes local theatre and music, collegiate and minor league sporting events, and great restaurants and we’re not that far from the beautiful RI beaches!

     

    Available opportunities include

    • Software development
    • Cyber Security
    • Server
    • Data Analytics

    Responsibilities - External

    SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT:  As a software development co-op, you will have the opportunity to work on real-world problems and solutions with a team of talented developers. Your projects may consist of developing or modifying business applications, integrating business applications and databases, augmenting rapid software delivery and deployment processes, and automating software testing processes. 

     

    CYBER SECURITY:  As a Cyber Security Specialist, you will be a member of the Cyber Threat Services Team.  This team is responsible for the detection of cyber security threats impacting FM Global, and responding to those events. 

     

    SERVER:  As a Server Specialist, you will be a member of the Infrastructure Operations and Support Team. The team’s focus is a responsive approach to delivering proactive support and effective resolution services to ensure the success of FM Global’s business operations.  Daily, you could be exposed to working in incident/problem resolution, server builds/imaging, server virtualization software maintenance, file services and/or server monitoring/alerting software. 

     

    DATA ANALYTICS:  The Data Analytics team is responsible for extracting insights out of our data to help our leaders make better business decisions. In this role, you will help us design, develop, and maintain the technology solutions that support analytics and reporting.  You will work with the technology and data platforms that support our data analysts. You may work on software development, code analysis, requirement analysis, testing existing software, developing reports and data visualizations and/or testing new open source packages.

    Qualifications - External

    Skills we are seeking for the software development role: 

    • Enrolled in Computer Science or related degree program
    • Theory and principles of software engineering
    • Fluency in high-level programming languages, environments, and tools for computing
    • Knowledge of computer operating systems and basic knowledge of networks
    • Ability to work effectively in teams and solve problems

    Skills we are seeking for the cyber security role:

    • Enrolled in a Computer Science, Cyber Security, Information Technology or related degree program
    • Have strong written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
    • Able to generate creative ideas to solve problems and improve work methods 
    • Strong team players that can work independently when needed and have a solid understanding of basic concepts in at least one technology discipline (i.e.: Networking, Systems Administration, End-User Support, Development etc.

    Skills we are seeking in the server specialist role:

    • Enrolled in a Computer Science, Information Technology, Network Engineering or related degree program
    • Familiarity and experience using Windows server operating systems.
    • Basic understanding of core server technologies, such as TCP/IP networking, database functions, Windows Endpoint OS (10,8,7), Windows servers and computer hardware.
    • Strong written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills, organized, strong problem solver and team player
    • Strong understanding of basic concepts in at least one technology discipline (i.e.: Networking, Systems Administration, End-User Support, Development etc.)

    Skills we are seeking in the data analytics role:

    • Data Literacy; understanding database fundamentals, including SQL
    • General knowledge of computer fundamentals, including operating systems and networks
    • Prior knowledge of one or more of the following is a plus: Python, R, C#, SQL, REST APIs, JavaScript Frameworks, ASP.NET, DAX, PowerBI or similar data visualization tool
    • Ability to learn quickly on the job, work in teams and share ideas to solve problems

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