• Network Assistant- Cooperative Education

    Job Locations CA-ON-Toronto | CA-ON-London
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(9/24/2018 10:20 AM)
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    Information Technology
  • Job Description (EN)

    The Network Services team in our Shared Enterprise Services is looking for talented Network Assistant Coop Student to join us this 2019 Winter Term in London or Toronto. We operate like a start-up within one of Canada's largest Financial Services Institutions, having recently opened collaborative new spaces in London, ON and Toronto, ON. 


    The Work


    • Experience the state of art network technologies from planning to implementation and to maintain and operate
    • Become part of the front line support team for all network related incidents and incoming change requests from various business units
    • Provide support to the team with the ongoing network stabilization projects and work packages
    • Work with the team to review, validate and update the network documentation



    What you will be exposed to includes, but is not limited to:


    • Advanced network switching, routing, firewalls, load balancers and wireless network that supports 25K+ users Canada wide with 10+ head offices and 500+ regional locations
    • Cisco Nexus switches and Cisco routers for core and backbone infrastructure in data centers
    • Check Point firewalls keeping the entire network infrastructure secured and safe from access attacks
    • Radware Load Balancers
    • Wireless network technologies by Aruba

    Qualifications and Competencies:


    • In the process of completing relevant post-secondary education in an Information Technology discipline: Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Telecommunications etc
    • A team player, with strong collaboration skills
    • Have a passion and desire for network technologies as your career goal
    • Strong analysis and problem solving skills
    • Self-motivated and hungry to learn new technologies and applications
    • Ability to manage and report on the status of individual tasks
    • Communicate effectively, both verbal and written communications
    • Comfortable working in a flexible, dynamic and changing environment
    • Have relevant work, school, and/or volunteering experience (an asset)

    We offer a challenging, team-oriented work environment, competitive income and benefits, and opportunities for professional and personal development and growth.


    Apply with cover letter, transcript and resume today! Please note, students are asked to apply to both the Campus Portal as well as the Great-West Life portal.


    Great-West Life offers competitive compensation, great benefits such as medical, dental, life insurance, wellness account and personal days not to mention onsite cafeteria and fitness facilities.  If you’d like to join our team submit your information online and introduce yourself.


    Together Great-West Life, London Life and Canada Life serve the financial security needs of more than 13 million people across Canada, with additional operations in Europe and the United States. As members of the Power Financial Corporation group of companies, we’re one of Canada’s leading insurers with interests in life insurance, health insurance, investment and retirement savings. We offer a broad portfolio of financial and benefit plan solutions for individuals, families, businesses and organizations.


    We are committed to providing an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live, and to creating an environment where every employee has the opportunity to reach their potential.



    Great-West Lifeco would like to thank all applicants, however only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted.


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