ST-Student, Global Information Services - 8 month term (Fall, 2022)

Date: Aug 10, 2022

Location: Etobicoke, ON, CA, M9L 1N7

Company: Apotex


About Apotex Inc.

Apotex Inc. is a proudly Canadian, global pharmaceutical company that produces high-quality, affordable medicines for patients around the world. Apotex employs almost 8,000 people worldwide in manufacturing, R&D, and commercial operations.  Apotex Inc. exports to more than 100 countries and territories and operates in more than 45 countries, with a significant presence in Canada, the US, Mexico, and India. Through vertical integration, Apotex is comprised of multiple divisions and affiliates including Apotex Inc., focused on generics; Apobiologix, a division of Apotex Inc. focused on biosimilar development; Aveva, an affiliate of Apotex Inc. fully integrated global developer and manufacturer of complete transdermal solutions; Apotex Consumer Products, a division of Apotex Inc. focused on brand name products; and Global Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (GAPI), a division of Apotex Inc. focused on the manufacturing of active pharmaceutical ingredients (API) for Apotex and third parties. For more information visit:


Job Summary

Under the leadership of a team member, assist in planning, designing, developing, implementing and maintaining enterprise applications. The student in this Fall co-op work term role is able handle minor application development projects independently.


Job Responsibilities

• Develops and implements a variety of enterprise applications and business intelligence solutions that support ongoing business activities at Apotex
• Writes well designed, testable, efficient code by using best software development practices
• Creates layout/user interfaces by using standard HTML/CSS practices
• Integrates data from various back-end services and databases
• Stays plugged into emerging technologies/industry trends
• Cooperates with web designers to match visual design intent
• Provides on-going technical support for applications and enterprise solutions
• Works in a safe manner collaborating as a team member to achieve all outcomes.
• Demonstrate Behaviours that exhibit our organizational Values: Collaboration, Courage, Perseverance, and Passion.
• Ensure personal adherence with all compliance programs including the Global Business Ethics and Compliance Program, Global Quality policies and procedures, Safety and Environment policies, and HR policies.
• All other relevant duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

o Must be enrolled in a recognized post-secondary Co-op education program;
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
o Some experience in all aspects of application design and development.  Comfortable working on multiple server environments, and on both large and small web-based enterprise applications;
o Proven ability to work independently and as part of a team;
o The ability to share and communicate ideas clearly to our users, on all aspects of web application design, since prototyping is a key aspect of our development methodology;
o Some experience in developing with a variety of programming and scripting languages, including C#, VB, SQL, Java, PHP, and .NET MVC, ASP, HTML, CSS.;
o Some understanding of entity-relationship modeling and relational database design;
o Some understanding of SQL Server databases, and efficient query design;
o Some understanding of Microsoft Windows Servers and Internet Information Services (IIS);
o Some experience with ML/AI and RPA is an asset;
o Minimum of two years experience in web application design and development in a university or college setting.



At Apotex, we are committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible work environment, where all employees feel valued, respected and supported.
Apotex offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities as part of its recruitment process. If you are contacted to arrange for an interview or testing, please advise us if you require an accommodation.