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CANARIE offers a dynamic work environment, with a small team of positive, talented and committed individuals collaborating to keep Canada at the forefront of research and innovation.  Team members are energized by the impact that their work makes on a daily basis to enrich the lives of Canadians and researchers around the world.  CANARIE staff benefit from working with the latest technologies and collaborating with Canada’s most innovative researchers, entrepreneurs, academic faculty and students.


With our downtown Ottawa office location, employees enjoy the best features of the Nation’s Capital, including being within walking distance of Parliament Hill, the Sparks Street walking promenade, the Byward Market and the Rideau Canal.  CANARIE staff commute by bike, foot, bus, car and even by skate and are able to enjoy Ottawa’s many cafés and festivals at lunchtime.

At CANARIE, we take pride in our cohesive and collaborative team-based culture, fostered by a core set of five values that are exemplified by our employees:

  • Service: Anticipation of stakeholder needs and reliably in responding to these needs
  • Teamwork: Respect and support for coworkers in a collaborative work environment
  • Innovation: Active contribution to a culture that develops expertise and fosters creativity
  • Quality: Commitment to excellence
  • Integrity: Commitment to ethical and transparent decisions and interactions

We welcome interested individuals who share these values to join our team.

Current career opportunities:

Manager, Cybersecurity

Working within CANARIE, as well as engaging in extensive collaboration with CANARIE partners and organizations, the Manager, Cybersecurity is accountable for strategically exploring, defining, managing, evolving, and promoting policies, programs and procedures that secure CANARIE programs, services and corporate information; and for coordinating security initiatives with the Canadian National Research and Education Network (NREN), connected institutions, and international partner networks. View posting.

Manager, Technology Innovation

Working on cutting edge cloud-based computing, the Manager, Technology Innovation is accountable for: defining, managing, evolving and supporting infrastructure and software services that exploit the power of cloud. View posting.

Policy and Process Documentation Specialist

The Policy and Process Documentation Specialist is accountable for assessing CANARIE’s current business process documentation, documenting business processes and, where necessary, writing policy documents to support the processes. View posting.