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Technology Co-op Program

Johnston, Rhode Island

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Overview

We connect people, processes and technologies. We enable strategy, empower business, and create value for clients, partners and employees. That's what makes Technology at FM Global so exciting. We build resilience and security into all aspects of our technology infrastructure which is the cornerstone from which all other services are provided.

  • Full Time

    Full Time

  • Level: Mid

    Level: Mid

  • Travel: Yes

    Travel: Yes

Success Profile

What makes a successful Information Technology employee at FM Global?
Check out the top traits we're looking for and see if you have the right mix.

  • Collaboration and Teamwork
  • Ensures Accountability
  • Technical Knowledge
  • Communicates Effectively
  • Attention to Detail
  • Problem Solving

Testimonial

NATURE IS NOT PREDICTABLE. OUR TECHNOLOGY NEEDS TO BE.

For our 1,800 engineers helping protect our clients' businesses against potential disaster, the ability to reliably transact business from anywhere in the world is critical. That's what makes designing IT systems at FM Global so exciting. My colleagues and I build innovative mobile solutions that ensure critical loss prevention information is never more than a click away. This commitment to protecting our clients' businesses from loss through advanced technology solutions is why I choose to work at FM Global.

George — Information Technology Manager — Employee Since 1995

Responsibilities

Job ID 2021-10937 Date posted 11/02/2021 Locations Johnston, Rhode Island

More information about this job:

Overview:

FM Global has several rewarding and 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, great restaurants, and we are not that far from the beautiful RI beaches!

Available opportunities include:

  • Software development
  • Cyber Security
  • Server
  • Network
  • Data Analytics 


Responsibilities:

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 an FM Global Cyber Security Specialist, you will be exposed to the following areas: Security Monitoring, Firewall analysis, User Entity Behavioral Analytics, Researching Emerging Threats, and more.

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

NETWORK: As a FM Global Network 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 network incident/problem resolution, Cisco Hardware installation/configuration and monitoring network performance across the environment.

DATA ANALYTICS: The Data Analytics team at FM Global 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. Working on the Analytics Technology team within the Data Analytics organization, 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:

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 (including OOP), environments, and tools for computing 
  • Knowledge of databases and 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, IT or MIS degree program
  • Have strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Organized, detail oriented and analytical
  • Able to generate creative ideas to solve problems and improve work methods 
  • Able to demonstrate high personal work standards and a sense of urgency about results 
  • Able to learn quickly on the job
  • 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 candidate:

  • Enrolled in a Computer Science, IT or MIS 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.
  • Experienced with VMware Server Virtualization Software
  • Have strong written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
  • Organized, detail oriented and analytical
  • Able to generate creative ideas to solve problems and improve work methods 
  • Able to demonstrate high personal work standards and a sense of urgency about results 
  • Able to learn quickly on the job
  • 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 Network co-op role:

  • Enrolled in a Computer Science, IT or MIS degree program
  • Familiarity and experience using Windows Network operating systems.
  • Basic understanding of core Network technologies, such as TCP/IP networking, database functions, Windows Endpoint OS (10,8,7), Windows Networks and computer hardware.
  • Have strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Organized, detail oriented and analytical
  • Able to generate creative ideas to solve problems and improve work methods 
  • Able to demonstrate high personal work standards and a sense of urgency about results 
  • Able to learn quickly on the job
  • 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 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

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.

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