IT Systems Operations Coop Student - Ottawa, Ontario

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Backed by a legacy of engineering excellence, reliability, and industry-leading customer service, Telesat has grown to be one of the largest and most successful global satellite operators. Telesat works collaboratively with its customers to deliver critical connectivity solutions that tackle the world’s most complex communications challenges, providing powerful advantages that improve their operations and drive growth.

Telesat LEO, our Low Earth Orbit network scheduled to begin service in 2022, will revolutionize global broadband connectivity by delivering a combination of high capacity, security, resiliency, and affordability with ultra-low latency and fiber-like speeds. Privately held and headquartered in downtown Ottawa, with offices and facilities around the world, Telesat’s principal shareholders are Canada’s Public Sector Pension Investment Board and Loral Space & Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: LORL). For more information, visit

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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