Information Technology Co-Op

Gorton’s, America’s leader in frozen seafood since 1849, has Co-Op opportunities for individuals seeking experience in Information Technology (IT).  Gorton’s offers the combination of an entrepreneurial spirit often found in small organizations, along with the experience of being an innovative consumer products leader with global resources.

As an Information Technology Co-Op you will have the opportunity to participate on projects within either Development and/or Infrastructure depending on business needs and your interest.  Within Gorton’s IT setting you will participate in a team environment discussing actual business issues and developing solutions.  Possible projects and assignments include:

  • Developing enhancements to core business applications
  • Participating on Gorton’s Business Intelligence Team – using Microsoft BI tools to create various reports and dashboards
  • Assisting in the optimization of Gorton’s internal Sharepoint portal
  • Researching new technology trends and opportunities
  • Aiding the IT department in complying with Sarbanes/Oxley regulations
  • Deploying new desktops and laptops
  • Installing desktop application upgrades and patches
  • Responding to help desk inquires
  • Supporting remote user connectivity

The goal of the IT Co-Op position is to offer an experience within Information Technology that will allow you to work with users from many different departments, work on many different projects and tasks, along with an expectation to progress into broader roles.  The candidate should possess the following qualifications:

  • Pursuit of a BS Degree in an Information Technology field, or BS Degree in Business with an interest in Management Information Systems
  • A strong business orientation
  • Knowledge of database concepts
  • Experience with analytical tools, such as Tableau or PowerBI
  • Some programming experience
  • General knowledge of servers, networks, PC’s and laptops
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt and grow
  • Solid project management skills
  • Strong organization and time management skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively on cross functional teams

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States.

Gorton’s is an Equal Opportunity Employer