Co-op IT Operations Student 8 Month

Posted Date 3 weeks ago(1/4/2021 12:08 PM)
Requisition ID
# of Openings
Job Locations
Information Technology
Employment Type
Temporary Full-Time

Project/Program Overview

The successful candidate will join a dynamic team were every day brings challenges and opportunities to learn new skills and practice your existing skills. We are a forward looking Team providing proactive solutions to our employees. The possible tasks during the term are wide ranged. Some examples include assisting in the installation of new servers and services, using coding languages to create new applications, completing enhancements to current applications and providing automation for repeatable tasks. We want to give you an opportunity to leave a lasting mark. We believe in working in a team atmosphere allowing you to work alongside experienced professionals eager to share their knowledge.


Based remotely:

Our first and foremost priority remains the health and safety of our colleagues. As a result, this role will be working remotely for the foreseeable future. The primary location of this role is Ottawa.


In this role you will

  • Support Wintel - PowerShell - Active Directory - OS
  • Support Unix/Linux - shell scripting - automation - OS
  • Setup and monitor networking - Cisco configuration/ Palo Alto

Why Us?  



  • Scripting experience in one of the areas listed would be an asset
  • Fundamental understanding of Server and Desktop Operating systems
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Good communication (written and verbal) skills
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain Canadian Security Clearance and a positive Controlled Goods Assessment. Eligibility to work in Canada either as a Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident.


  • BigFix experience
  • Zabbix experience
  • Cisco network devices
  • Palo Alto network devices
  • Redhat 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8/Solaris 6, 8,  and 10
  • Windows Server 2008/12/16

In light of COVID-19, we have adapted our interviewing and on-boarding processes and are conducting all job interviews virtually via video conference until further notice. Click here for our virtual interviewing tips. 

Company Overview

Our Company Benefits
Our contribution to our employees represents much more than just a pay check. We invest in our employees’ health and wellness, paid time off, retirement, income protection, work/life balance, talent development and more. As a General Dynamics employee, you can enjoy many of our benefits including:

  • Health and optional dental plan
  • Life insurance and retirement benefits
  • Vacation and flexible work environment
  • On-site fitness facilities
  • Free parking
  • Hockey and soccer leagues
  • Tickets and giveaways offered through our Recreation Association

About General Dynamics Mission Systems–Canada
General Dynamics Mission Systems–Canada is one of the country’s most innovative defence and security technology companies, providing advanced thinking, design expertise, and implementation know-how to equip military and first responders with leading-edge hardware, software and systems.

Our employees innovate on a daily basis. Part of General Dynamics Mission Systems, a global company with more than 13,000 employees across 100 facilities worldwide, our success stems from strong system engineering experience, ongoing investment in research and development, collaboration with commercial and military systems industry leaders, and a singular focus on customer service.

In Canada, we employ more than 1,300 people across three locations. Our business groups include: Land Communications, Airborne Mission Systems, Underwater Warfare and Cyber Solutions.

We believe in maintaining a diverse workplace – inclusive of beliefs, cultural background, job experiences, thoughts and ideas. If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team! (Workplace accommodations are available).


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