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Requisition Number:  4141
Position Type:  Short-term
Position Length:  September to December 2020

Ottawa (Downtown), ON, CA

Closing Date:  July 15, 2020 - 23:59 EST

Diversity and Inclusion
As one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers, we offer you a superior work environment that allows you to reach your full potential both professionally and personally. We make career growth and professional development a priority. We are committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes, and a work environment that supports our diverse workforce.

Let our team know if you need accommodation or support during the recruitment process due to a disability or other reason. We can provide support in multiple ways, from using this site and submitting your application, right through to the interview process. If you are the successful candidate, you can also discuss accommodation needs when you receive your offer.

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IT Systems Development, Cloud Services - Student Work Placement

Take a central role
The Bank of Canada has a vision to be “a leading central bank—dynamic, engaged and trusted—committed to a better Canada.” No other employer in the country offers you the unique opportunity to work at the very center of Canada’s economy, in a diverse and inclusive organization with significant impact on the economic and financial well-being of all Canadians. You will be challenged, energized and motivated to excel in an environment where we are reinventing central banking, renewing ways of doing business and reinforcing a culture of innovation.

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About the position

The Cloud Services team focuses on the delivery and support of cloud technologies at the Bank, including SaaS, IaaS and PaaS technologies. Our scope of work includes automation, monitoring the performance of our cloud platforms, and ensuring that these cloud solutions continue to meet business needs, while maintaining an appropriate balance between functionality and security.


Knowledge and Skills

  • capacity to assist the team in the delivery and support of cloud technologies, including Microsoft Office365 tools (SharePoint Online, OneDrive for Business, MS Teams, Exchange Online)
  • monitor performance of the Bank’s Cloud platforms
  • partner with key resources on the team to support execution of specific workloads, including functional testing and documentation
  • strong written and oral communication skills
  • ability to create high quality deliverables and present information clearly and concisely
  • solid interpersonal skills (team player and client focus)

Your education and experience
Currently enrolled in a college or a university undergraduate program in a field related to computer science or equivalent.


Knowledge of SaaS - IaaS - PaaS - Microsoft Office Suite



What you need to know

  • Language requirement: English or French essential
  • Priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents
  • Security level required: Reliability or Secret 
  • There will be no relocation assistance provided
  • Please save a copy of the job poster. Once the closing date has passed, it will no longer be available.
  • In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and further to public health guidelines, preventative measures are being taken to ensure health and safety during the recruitment process. All interviews are conducted via Skype.  


We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position. Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.


What you can expect from us
This is a great opportunity to join a leading organization and be part of a high-performing team.


  • Salaries are based on qualifications and experience and typically range from $22.55 to $26.31 (job grade Student C)


We strive to make our policies, programs and workplace more inclusive, respectful and barrier-free. We encourage applications from women, Indigenous peoples, veterans, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities and persons of all races, ethnic origins, religions, abilities, sexual orientations, and gender identities and expressions.