Trading Operations Analyst Student


Calgary, AB, CA

Company:  Imperial

Job Description

Imperial Oil is recruiting a student for an internship in the Supply and Marketing (S&M) team located in Calgary, Canada. As a member of S&M team, you will be part of the team responsible for day to day operations of trading of Natural gas and Power in Imperial Oil’s upstream organization. You will be directly involved in building and supporting digital solutions and piloting analytic projects that supports Traders, analysts through stand-alone desktop/cloud solutions.


The Trading Operations Analyst Student is responsible for developing new and maintaining existing tools in the portfolio under the guidance of trading team. Responsibilities of this role include:

  • Day to day support to the Traders, including calculating the portfolio Profit and Loss, managing deals and pricing data,  and providing feedback to trading team members.
  • Learning and employing the technology stack to implement new features in our in-house proprietary applications using Python
  • Leverage existing in-house tools and build and develop enhanced features to support traders’ portfolio of positions 
  • Working collaboratively with the commercial and trading, accounting and business support teams
  • Trying new technologies, building new tools, adapting new approaches and solutions to solve tough problems




  • 3rd or 4th year Computer/Electrical/Software Engineering, Computer Science or Information Systems students interested in learning and applying the course curriculum and returning to University 
  • 3rd or 4th year Chemical/Petroleum/Mechanical Engineering degree students interested in a career in Energy Markets and Information Technology returning to University
  • Prior internship in Energy or finance industry is preferred, but not required
  • To be considered for employment, your most recent unofficial transcript(s) must be submitted with your application



  • Commitment to safety on and off the job
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in English are required for the role
  • Highly motivated, enthusiastic, results-oriented individuals who are energized by working with people and by achieving superior results
  • A valid driver’s license and a safe driving record are required
  • Work schedule: Full time position


Start date: May 2022


Work Term: 12 months preferred, 8 months considered  


Location: Calgary, AB

Who we are

A leading member of Canada’s energy industry, Imperial offers exciting opportunities across our upstream, downstream and chemical, and corporate divisions. We are committed to high standards, applying technology and innovation and working with communities and our Indigenous neighbours to meet rising energy demands in a safe, reliable and environmentally sound manner.


Imperial is committed to supporting persons with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. We will work with qualified applicants to provide reasonable accommodation upon request at Imperial.recruiting@esso.ca

Other considerations

  • For applicants selected to be interviewed, pre-employment background screening will be required.

  • We thank all those who apply; however, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.


Eligibility to work in Canada


All applicants who receive an offer of employment must be eligible to work in Canada on a regular full-time basis without restrictions on their start date.  Proof of eligibility shall be in the form of a Canadian birth certificate, Canadian passport, Canadian citizenship certificate, Canadian certificate of permanent residence, Canadian open work permit or receipt from Immigration Canada of an application for a post-graduate work permit. Proof of eligibility must be current and valid (not expired, cancelled or voided). Proof of eligibility will be required if an offer of employment is made. Failure to provide proof of eligibility at least six (6) weeks prior to the start date may result in the offer of employment being rescinded.


Application deadline: January 23, 2022



Imperial is committed to providing equitable treatment and equal opportunity to all individuals.

In certain situations, Imperial may use your application to consider your suitability for other positions in the company and may also provide the information to its affiliates, including affiliates of Exxon Mobil Corporation, in connection with possible opportunities at those affiliates.

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