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Trainee, Data Products



Toronto, ON, Canada
Posted on Tuesday, May 14, 2024

Kick Off Your Career experience at Quickplay as a Data Engineering Intern on our Product Innovation team!

Are you ready to combine your curiosity about Media and Video Streaming Technology into your next internship opportunity? With this exclusive internship at Quickplay, you can dive into the thrilling world of global entertainment (sports, drama, reality, gaming etc..) while gaining valuable hands-on experience as part of Data Engineering & Product Innovation for a globally recognized leader in the OTT (over the top) space.

Who We are:
OTT Video Technology is what we dream about, create the future of, and share with the world through our customer platforms (including Rogers Sportsnet, Madison Square Garden Networks, Yes Network, and more!) You can check out our most recent awards at

Who You Are:

  • Passionate Learners: Fast-paced environments that lend to rapid learning and adaptation is where you thrive.
  • Innovators: Bring your fresh ideas and creative solutions to the table.
  • Team Players: Collaboration is vital at Quickplay, so we're looking for individuals who thrive in a team environment.


  • Currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program in Computer Science, Data Science, Information Systems, Engineering, or a related field.
  • Basic understanding of data structures, database design, and software architecture.
  • Hands-on experience with SQL and database management systems.
  • Familiarity with programming languages such as Python or Java.
  • Experience with data visualization tools and techniques is a plus.
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze, and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to work both independently and collaboratively.
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to articulate complex technical concepts to non-technical team members.

What We Offer:

  • Learning Opportunities: A supportive and inclusive culture that values your growth and development. Joining this team, and our office in Toronto guarantees your hands- on exposure to work on real word projects affecting current and future customers.
  • Mentorship: Mentorship from industry experts passionate about sharing their expertise, and ability to build your professional network at a global company.
  • Cutting Edge Tech: Quickplay is at the forefront of digital media technology, revolutionizing how content is delivered and consumed. This internship provides exposure to cutting-edge technology shaping the future of global entertainment.
  • Impact: The opportunity to make a tangible impact on our product innovation and the global entertainment industry as a whole.
  • FUN! Sponsored Weekly lunches, our annual Summer Event, in office perks & drinks, Quickplay Merch, Recognition Bonuses, and all the latest tech tools to enable your best work.

What You'll Do:

  • Assist in designing and implementing data collection systems, data analytics, and other strategies that optimize data efficiency and quality.
  • Utilize statistical modeling and machine learning algorithms to build models that underpin predictive and prescriptive data products.
  • Collaborate with data scientists, engineers and analysts on various projects to improve data delivery and promote data usage across the company.
  • Develop and maintain scalable data pipelines and build new API integrations to support ongoing business requirements.
  • Create tools to store data effectively within the organization.
  • Participate in developing and deploying machine learning models, including feature engineering, model selection, and optimization.
  • Create data visualizations and dashboards to represent insights and business metrics to stakeholders clearly.