Information Technology - Network Administrator Coop Student

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Location: Calgary, AB, CA

Job ID: 17717

Devon Canada Corporation is an experienced player in heavy oil, with more than 20 years of cold flow heavy oil production in Lloydminster and Bonnyville, Alberta, and steam assisted gravity drainage (SAGD) heavy oil operations in the Athabasca region of northeastern Alberta. Exponential growth in our Jackfish 1, 2 and 3 operations has led to in excess of 100,000 BOED of best-in-class production. Devon Canada knows heavy oil – and it’s what we do best. We pioneered using saline water in the SAGD process, completely eliminating the use of fresh water in our operations and we have the most vigorous wildlife monitoring program in the industry. We are committed to maximizing our assets and finding solutions to help us work faster, safer and better. We’ve made the list of Fortune 100’s Best Companies to Work For for seven straight years. Just watch where we go from here. 

Information Technology Co-op Student – Network Administrator

Calgary Office

This 8-month co-op student position will provide a well-rounded IT experience within the Network space.  This position will allow the student to work with multiple groups within Devon as well as interact with vendors.  The position will commence on May 6, 2019 and is based in Calgary, Alberta.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Resolve critical outages and develop improvements and solutions to prevent such problems from reoccurring.
  • Work directly with vendors in making sure our infrastructure connecting Devon's users and applications is running smoothly.
  • Interface with different business units for information gathering and to provide solutions
  • Provide application and technical support as requested or as directed
  • Learn and apply network troubleshooting skills using networking related tools and monitoring software
  • Liaise with Calgary and Oklahoma City to help resolve service tickets as required
  • Participate in configuration and deployment of network equipment
  • Designing complex networks using dynamic protocols such as BGP / OSPF
  • Exposure to different networking technologies (VOIP, Wireless, LAN, WAN, Firewalls, Load-Balancers, ADCs)


  • Currently enrolled in an Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Software Engineering, or Computer Engineering program returning to school in 2020
  • Personal commitment to safety
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to present thoughts and ideas clearly and effectively
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Oil & Gas industry experience is beneficial but not required
  • Enjoys working in a team environment
  • Be a self-starter and recognize when issues need to be raised
  • Time management and task prioritization skills.
  • Willingness to travel to field site locations

Why work for Devon?

Devon Energy’s core values emphasize openness, teamwork and results. Employees who work at Devon Energy experience:

  • work-life balance,
  • a fun working environment,
  • consideration for long-term employment,
  • an “open-door” office environment,
  • the opportunity to learn and enhance skills, and
  • working for a successful company that maintains a “small company” work environment.

Application Process

Individuals interested in pursuing this opportunity are encouraged to submit their resume, cover letter and transcripts at Applicants must be legally eligible to work in Canada.

This posting may close earlier than the deadline indicated if a suitable candidate is identified.  We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

Devon is an inclusive and diverse employer.

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