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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:

Network Software Developer

The Network Software Developer will be accountable for the technical design, development and implementation of software applications to drive the network infrastructure, and support day-to-day operation of the network infrastructure and its services. View posting.

Project Coordinator

The Project Coordinator, working closely with the organization’s managers, coordinates projects, participant applications, and compliance reports. View posting.

Program Manager, Canadian Access Federation

The Program Manager, Canadian Access Federation is accountable for strategically exploring, defining, managing, evolving, and promoting CAF services for Canadian higher education and research. The Program Manager will lead/manage CAF projects and make business decisions and recommendations for the program through evaluative judgment in assessing alternatives and determining the best course of action. View posting.