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IT Leadership Development Associate (June 2024 Start)


Information Technology is a critical enabler to the success of Dover and its Operating Companies. Dover’s IT leadership understands and values the need for acquiring, developing and engaging early career professionals to propel our organization forward and drive growth and creativity. We seek individuals who bring an ownership mindset to their work, who see beyond what is possible today and share our relentless pursuit of success. We strive to attract the best and brightest talent to our team of passionate and committed professionals in the Information Technology Development Program. This opportunity will develop highly qualified, early-career talent to be globally minded Information Technology leaders.

Through our Leadership Development Program, our goal is to provide meaningful engagements and challenging opportunities to new undergrads who are looking for more than your typical first job out of school. The goal of our program is to give you meaningful working experiences in a global company, while we get an opportunity to see what you can do when presented with challenges and opportunities. After completing your project(s), you will have an opportunity to present your results to senior company leadership and get real-time, immediate feedback on your work-product. 

Coming out of school, new hires will engage in a 24-month rotational leadership program consisting of two different assignments (12-months each) across Dover’s Operating Companies. In each assignment, participants will take meaningful IT assignments in the areas of business systems development, security operations, business intelligence and analytics, project management, process automation, machine learning, and many more!  With support and mentorship from local and Dover corporate leadership, each assignment will offer a hands-on, supportive environment that fosters both formal and informal learning and development, while delivering business value. There will also be a full curriculum for personal development to accelerate your leadership capabilities while on assignment.


Undergraduate seniors who are looking to gain experience through functional role assignments and accelerated exposure to a broad array of information technology challenges faced by Dover’s diverse businesses need look no further. If these qualifications and attributes mirror your resume, this program may be a perfect fit:

  • Strong interest in information technology careers
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a global business environment
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Demonstrates attention to detail /excellent time management skills
  • Rising seniors
  • Geographical flexibility – open to relocate upon graduation for rotational assignments
  • Working towards a bachelor’s degree in related field –expected graduation by May 2024
  • Comfortable in a manufacturing environment
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and multitask
  • Relocation will be required.
  • Must be available to start in June 2024

Assignments, both corporate and site roles will focus on developing skills in a specific information technology functional area, including:

•     Business Intelligence

•     Project Management

•     Application Development

•     Cyber Security

•    Strategic Initiatives