CDOT Job Opportunities
What You Should Know about Working at CDOT
CDOT Research Assistants are hired in four categories:
- Students Co-Ops - Full-time employment as part of the Seneca Student Co-op program.
- Summer Students - Full-time employment during the summer semester (May-August).
- Part-time - Part-time employment (up to 24 hours/week depending on study workload) while studying at Seneca.
Research Assistant contracts are aligned with Seneca semesters:
- Winter: January - April
- Summer: May - August
- Fall: September - December
Each Research Assistant works on a specific applied research project, and requires a specific skill set. RAs work in teams under the technical direction of a faculty lead, and are funded by specific applied research grants and/or industry partners. There are typically 6-24 Research Assistants working in CDOT at any one time; the largest number of RAs is hired during the summer semester.
- have experience as an Open Source community contributor, and/or
- have taken a Seneca course in Open Source (OSD600/DPS909, SBR600/DPI908, or SPO600).
The CDOT hiring process follows general industry practices:
- CDOT periodically posts job opportunities (see below)
- Applicants submit a resume and cover letter
- CDOT selects applicants for an interview
- Applicants and CDOT staff meet for one (or more) face-to-face interview(s)
- CDOT makes a job offer to the selected applicant(s)
- Upon acceptance of the job offer, the employee starts work at CDOT on the specified date and time
Part Time Research Assistants - OSTEP Project - DevOps
We are seeking two (2) part-time research assistants for the Open Source Technology for Emerging Platforms (OSTEP) project. These positions are 16-20 hours per week, are open to current students, are physically located in the CDOT research area on the first floor of the TEL building, and will start in mid- to late-October and run through the end of the Fall 2014 semester.
These positions focus on DevOps (rapid, highly automated software building, testing, deployment, management, and monitoring).
Successful applicants will have basic familiarity with system administration on Linux systems, including software package management, system configuration, and bash or python scripting.
Familiarity with package building, system image composition, automated installation, automated continuous integration/testing, system configuration management, Node.js, Websphere, JBOSS, or Ruby on Rails will be considered an asset.
To apply, please email your resume with cover letter to: Chris Tyler <firstname.lastname@example.org> by Friday, October 10. Interviews may be requested during the week of October 14-17.
Watch for job postings here in the next few days.
Watch for CDOT job postings:
- In the Seneca Co-op listings, and
- On this web page.