Systems Operations- Coop Student - Ottawa, Ontario

Systems Operations Coop Student


About Us


Telesat is a leading global satellite operator, providing reliable and secure satellite-delivered communications solutions worldwide to broadcast, telecom, corporate and government customers. Headquartered in Ottawa, Canada, with offices and facilities around the world, the company’s state-of-the-art fleet consists of 16 GEO satellites, the Canadian payload on ViaSat-1 and one Phase 1 LEO satellite, which is the start of Telesat,’s planned advanced global LEO satellite constellation that will offer ultra-low latency, extremely high throughput, and affordable broadband services. Telesat is also a leading technical consultant providing high value expertise and support to satellite operators, insurers and other industry participants on a global basis. Privately held, Telesat’s principal shareholders are Canada’s Public Sector Pension Investment Board and Loral Space & Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: LORL).


Under the guidance of senior technical staff, the System Operations Coop will support the deployment of a pilot multi-cloud infrastructure and services for Telesat LEO System Operations


How you will contribute


  • Work with senior engineers and software architects to turn up pilot cloud infrastructure services
  • Support development of pilot cloud service catalog
  • Support the development and deployment of DevOps tools on the pilot cloud platform
  • In this role, the intern will be encouraged to take initiative and recommend courses of action to the System Operations team.


Education & Experience Required

  • 3rd year, Computer Science, Software Engineering or System Engineering degree from an accredited Canadian University
  • Familiarity with DevOps tools including Jira, Git
  • Familiarity with virtualization technologies including VMware
  • Familiarity with containerization technologies including Docker and Kubernetes
  • Interpersonal skills, willingness to learn about satellite network operations
  • Written and verbal skills in English, French an asset


The successful candidate must be able to work in Canada and obtain clearance under the Canadian Controlled Goods Program (CGP). 

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