• Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia
  • Competition Number: 12020
  • Deadline: November 9, 2023

Job Title: Infrastructure Analyst Co-Op
Company, Department: Nova Scotia Power, Information Technology
Location: Halifax, NS – Hybrid
Type of Employment: Term, Full Time (January – April 2024)

Closing Date:  November 9, 2023
Reference Number: 12020

Job Posting

Note:  Applications for this position must include a cover letter, resume and academic transcript (unofficial is acceptable).

The Opportunity:

We are currently looking to fill the position of Infrastructure Analyst Co-Op to supplement our dynamic team, and this is a hybrid role. We are hiring solution-minded people excited to help us grow into the future.


Under the direction of the IT Technical Support Manager and reporting to Infrastructure Analyst Lead, the Infrastructure Analyst Co-Op will be responsible for ensuring server network and storage operations for Nova Scotia Power’s business and operational systems.

This position will work closely with projects and the NSP IT Operations teams to ensure smooth operation of the technical environments that includes both public cloud and private cloud. Both hands on work and coordinating with other providers will be part of this role.

The Infrastructure Analyst Co-Op must have a desire for learning, which is key to the success of this role.

The Coop will:

  • Have experience with VMware environments, (Host build/configuration, deploying VM’s)
  • Have knowledge with Active Directory
  • Have knowledge working with Backup technologies.
  • Have an understand of networking (L2/L3 networking, requesting firewall rules, network segmentation and segregation) is an asset.
  • Have strong collaboration skills.
  • Have a foundation of IT Security in everyday work.
  • Have experience in IT hardware/software procurement and licensing is an asset.
  • Have the ability to learn new technologies, open to developing new processes that will increase operational efficiencies and be passionate about solving complex problems or making technology breakthroughs.
  • Experience with Windows and Linux Operating Systems.

You will be responsible for your personal safety and that of co-workers by observing all Occupational Health and Safety Rules and Regulations.

Other Skills, Capabilities and Experience:

You recognize yourself in most of the following competencies, and where possible possess the skills and experience listed below:

  • Currently enrolled in post-secondary education institution.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Proactive in nature with high level of energy.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision, to multi-task and prioritize.
  • Ability to work well with a team as well as independently.

At Nova Scotia Power, everyone is a leader in their own right. Our Leadership Competencies set standards that advance our business strategy, deliver results for customers, and provide career development for employees. The successful individual in this role will take ownership and acts with integrity, drives operational success for customers and builds strong and collaborative relationships.

Reporting To: Infrastructure Lead

At Nova Scotia Power, we are committed to providing safe, reliable electricity so that our customers and communities can thrive. We work across the province, from Yarmouth to Wreck Cove, to prevent power outages and to strengthen our electrical system—for today, and for the future.

As a subsidiary of Emera Inc, we provide 95% of the generation, transmission, and distribution of electrical power to approximately 540,000 residential, commercial, and industrial customers. Our company is focused on new technologies to enhance customer service and reliability, reduce emissions, and add renewable energy.

We are proud to live and work in Nova Scotia. It is why we work to understand how we can give back meaningfully, support local organizations, and work collaboratively to enhance the communities we call home.

We believe that every unique perspective should be valued and that everyone should have a sense of safety and belonging—at work, and in our communities. Leveraging the thoughts of a diverse workforce helps us to be innovative and provide the best service to our customers.

If working in an environment focused on innovation, safety and putting customers and community first inspires you, we want to hear from you by November 9, 2023, and tell us what excites you about this role.

Finally, we understand that experience comes in many forms. We are dedicated to adding new perspectives to the team, so if your experience is close to what we have listed above, please consider applying. If you do not see yourself in this role but want to join our team, please set up a Job Alert to learn about future opportunities!