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Digital Transformation Intern (Software)


Digital Transformation Intern


Start your career at Arup, an independent engineering and consulting firm of 14,000 people in 42 countries around the world. Founded in 1946, we are the creative force at the heart of many of the world’s most prominent projects in the built environment, including the Sydney Opera House, the London Eye, and the Beijing National Stadium (aka the Bird's Nest). Current North American projects include Fulton Street Transit Center in NYC, California High-Speed Rail, 2015 Pan Am Games stadiums in Toronto, and the Las Vegas Observation Wheel


Why are developers important to Arup? Digital technologies and interactive media are changing the way that complex information is communicated and understood right across the built environment. Digital transformation has become a core part of everything we do. We create the biggest pieces of hardware and software in the world, but our industry is still learning what this means. Bridges and tunnels and skyscrapers all over the world are our MVPs; how can you help us make them better? We are looking for people excited by the potential to use digital thinking to shape a better physical world.



Our Toronto office is currently seeking a Digital Transformation Intern to join our team in Fall 2018. As part of our digital transformation efforts, you will work on and with:


  • a wide variety of full stack frameworks

  • open-source projects and rapid prototyping

  • supporting digital transformation projects and products within the Toronto office

  • partnering with internal end-users, learning their needs and supporting their business processes through the development of software tools, training and/or workflows restructure 

  • communicating complex information and processes simply


About you:

  • Strong knowledge of algorithms and data structures, as well as an interest in statistical analysis and Big Data

  • Interested in connecting digital and physical environments

  • Agile enough to jump into projects and be comfortable in exploring multiple possibilities before landing on a specific solution

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Familiar with front-end and back-end frameworks

  • Demonstrated ability in one or more of the following areas:

    • JavaScript, Python, Bootstrap, JQuery, TypeScript, C#

    • Version Control: Git, Subversion

    • One or more Frontend MVC frameworks such as AngularJS, React

    • Consuming REST APIs from frameworks using NodeJS, Django RF

    • Working knowledge of relational (e.g. SQL, PostgreSQL) databases                                


Bonus Points:

  • If you get involved in your student associations/clubs, build at hackathons or contribute to open source projects

  • If you have worked with software typical to Engineering or Architectural industry (Revit, Dynamo, Rhino, Grasshopper, various BIM interfaces)

  • If you have worked with electronics and micro-controllers prototyping (Arduino, Raspberry Pi) and have an interest in IoT

Job Number: TOR0000DP
Category: Structural Engineering
Location:  Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Date Posted: Aug. 9, 2018