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CENGN is always looking for Canada’s most innovative students!

Every year we bring in approximately 40 of Canada’s most tech-savvy students in the fields of project management, marketing and engineering.

Be part of ensuring that Canada is a global leader in the commercialization of next generation technologies. CENGN is the place to gather real world experience, make an impact, and geek out on cutting-edge technology. CENGN strives to grow a talent pool that is second to none, we are always looking for Canada’s best co-ops, interns and talent.

Check out our Careers Page for current opportunities: Student Careers

Work on Leading Technologies on our Unique Multi-Vendor Platform

CENGN is an independent and internationally recognized testing center employing interoperability between software, hardware and a multitude of products from many different vendors. Our unique multivendor physical and virtualized lab enables companies to test and validate the new and emerging software-defined networking (SDN) and network functions virtualization (NFV) technologies, applications and services before moving them to production.

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Our Engineering students undergo intense and targeted SDN training. They are exposed to cutting edge OpenStack development including Puppet and Mirantis. They also learn best practices in the DevOps methodology.

We are seeking a dynamic and highly motivated individual from 3rd or 4th year Bachelor of Science or Engineering program for 4-month or 8-month Co-op term. This individual will contribute to the Product Management team responsible for developing and defining revenue-generating services for CENGN in order to make the not-for-profit organization self-sustaining in 5 to 7 years. This role is suitable for a science or Engineering student with business aptitude and interest. The Student Technical Marketing Engineer will be primarily responsible for the following duties:

Key Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to external facing Product Management documents – White papers and Presentations
  • Create Technical overviews and requirements of CENGN projects and services
  • Conduct research in order to assist in evaluating the merits of CENGN Project submissions from Canadian Small Medium Enterprises
  • Assist the Product Management team in the technical definition of CENGN Services

View full job description: Student Technical Marketing Engineer – Co-op Term

 

Icons-02The Project Management team manages CENGN commercialization projects by bringing multi-organizational teams together, creating and delivering status reports and assisting in the procurement of assets. Meanwhile, the product management team develops CENGN training, testing and consulting services, conducts market research and performs competitive and pricing analysis.

We are seeking a dynamic and highly motivated individual from 3rd or 4th year Bachelor in Software Engineering, Computer Engineering Program for a 4-month or 8-month Co-op term. This individual will contribute to the operation of CENGN’s Common Platform in areas of Claud Orchestration and Virtual Networking.Reporting to the CENGN platform development team, the Student Computer-Network Specialist provides a broad range of systems and network administration duties.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Understanding of Linux distributions and administration (Ubuntu preferred)
  • Some networking and administration knowledge (E.g. Ethernet, L2 switching, IP/MPLS, VPN)
  • Strong programming and integration skills (Python, C*, Scripting, LAMP stack etc.)
  • Preference given to applicants that want work in a lab/DC environment and want to work on physical environment from time to time.
  • Ability to work independently, takes initiative and works as a team player

View full job description: Student Computer Network & Software Specialist – COOP Term

We are seeking a dynamic and highly motivated individual from 3rd or 4th year Bachelor in Software Engineering, Computer Engineering Program for a 4-month or 8-month Co-op term. This individual will contribute to the operation of CENGN’s Common Platform in areas of Claud Orchestration and Virtual Networking.Reporting to the CENGN platform development team, the Student Computer-Network Specialist provides a broad range of systems and network administration duties.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Physically work in the CENGN office during agreed upon working hours and time commitments that allow reasonable time for school work outside these hours
  • Understanding of Linux distributions and administration (Ubuntu preferred)
  • Some networking and administration knowledge (Eg. Ethernet, L2 switching, IP/MPLS, VPN)
  • Strong programming and integration skills (Python, C*, Scripting, LAMP stack etc.)
  • Preference given to applicants that want work in a lab/DC environment and want to work on physical environment from time to time
  • Ability to work independently, take initiative and work as a team player

View full job description: Student Computer Network & Software Specialist – Internship

 

Icons-03Marketing students participate in the development and production of key marketing collateral and support the organization with marketing communications. They learn to liaise with and actively manage industry relationships and while working cross-functionally with CENGN’s members ‘and partners’.

We are seeking a dynamic and highly motivated individual from 3rd or 4th year marketing student for a 4-8-month Co-op term. The Student Marketing Specialist will report directly to the Vice-President of Business Development and Marketing and will have the opportunity to learn from seasoned Industry veterans and at the same time collaborate and work with other students/interns and new graduates.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Participate in the development and production of key marketing collateral (presentations, pamphlets, promotional flyers etc.)
  • Supports organization with marketing communications services and best practices
  • Participate in social media activities and help keep them current and engaging
  • Creates and edits website content
  • Liases with and actively manage relationships with suppliers for marketing materials
  • Researches statistics to support the creation of marketing collateral
  • Contributes to the on-going development of the corporate marketing strategy
  • Help with internal corporate communications
  • Work cross-functionally with our partner’s marketing department for all CENGN’s external communication needs including newsletters, case studies, website blog and much more

View full job description: Student Marketing Specialist – Co-op Term

 

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We are always looking for qualified candidates to forward their resume in confidence to CENGN by email: student-hr@cengn.ca

Our Team

Our team is made up of senior industry leaders, managers, interns, co-op students, and new university graduates. Our senior leaders have years of experience in the Information Communication Technology (ICT) industry, and work closely with the rest of the team to share knowledge and experience, providing an excellent learning environment. We are committed to providing our team with challenging projects which enrich their growth and marketability in the future.

 

 

We are always looking for qualified candidates to forward their resume in confidence to CENGN by email: student-hr@cengn.ca

 

 


Student Spotlight

Our Engineering students undergo intense and targeted SDN training. They are exposed to cutting edge OpenStack development including Puppet and Mirantis. They also learn best practices in the DevOps methodology.

To learn more about student opportunities, visit: https://www.cengn.ca/about-us/students/

Published on Jan 25, 2017
Position: Student Computer-Network Specialist
Semester: Summer 2016

 


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“I have been given an opportunity to build a next-generation network, from the ground up, that will be the base for developing and testing so many leading-edge technologies from really cool companies across Canada – it’s really exciting!”
– Ochuko, Junior Software Engineer (Former Engineering COOP Student)

“As an undergraduate student with little experience in networking, my first few weeks at CENGN have been largely exciting. CENGN’s student training has felt both challenging and rewarding, while also allowing myself to explore and preview material I have not seen in school yet. The work environment is youthful and positive. All in all, I’m excited to continue my CO-OP term at CENGN!”
– Arthur, Engineering COOP Student

“Our training course gave me a huge chunk of knowledge on SND/NFV, it was also really helpful that I could see what other people had done in their previous projects. Everyone here is incredibly welcoming and helpful, even if they’re busy they find time to help me with any problem areas or answer my inquires. I love how connected we are as a team. CENGN promotes the best work environment balance between work and fun; I’ve truly become friends with my coworkers.”
– Ren, Engineering COOP Student

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