Technical Infrastructure Summer Student

Number of Positions Available: 1

Term Length: 4 Month Term Starting May 2023


We are more than just airplanes and tarmacs. 
Our purpose travels beyond our runway into the communities we serve. We are about connections, stories and life defining adventures made possible by the work we do. We are committed to fostering an environment where our people are rewarded through meaningful work experiences inspired by purpose. 

The Calgary Airport Authority is committed to creating an environment where our students are rewarded through meaningful work experiences and numerous opportunities to connect with employees, stakeholders, and other students just like you. Our program offers students an opportunity to gain valuable industry experience, knowledge, and contacts through full time work in their chosen field.

If you are passionate about technology and understand the importance of customer service and running a high-performance operation, this is the role for you! Our IT team works hard to maintain the physical technology infrastructure and operations that ensure our airport operates efficiently and effectively. This team of high performers connects our people and technology to deliver seamless IT operations every day.

Reporting to the General Manager, Technical Infrastructure, you will assist the technical IT infrastructure team with daily operations. Working closely with other members of the Technical Infrastructure team, you will experience the real-life impact of technology infrastructure (networks, servers, etc.) and gain an understanding of how IT teams’ function in a corporate setting. Daily tasks are extensive and may include many exciting projects, with many opportunities to experience the true essence of working in an aviation industry.

  • Assisting the team with server virtualization and administration, data protection (backups), user workstation support, wireless networking, radio systems, and data centers. 
  • Participating in incident resolution and service request fulfillment.
  • Supporting Cybersecurity initiatives and programs.
  • Creating and updating technical documentation.
  • Participating in operational meetings and strategic planning sessions. 
  • Other duties as assigned.

  • Currently enrolled in an accredited post-secondary institution with a focus in Computer Science or Information Technology.
  • Being proactive and taking initiative.
  • High level of accuracy and analytical skills.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Highly organized.
  • A passion for building and maintaining good working relationships.
  • Ability to work as part of a high functioning team and communicate effectively with others.

  • Preference will be given to students enrolled in their final or penultimate year of study. 
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a restricted area identification card (RAIC)
  • To qualify as a summer student, you must be enrolled in and returning to a post-secondary institution following your work term.
  • This role is eligible for our hybrid work model with a combination of onsite and remote work.

It’s simple – we invest in our people because they are the backbone of our success. We offer:
  • Competitive wages
  • Networking and growth opportunities
  • Opportunities to give back to the community


We are ACCOUNTABLE. We take ownership and step up to get the job done.

We are CUSTOMER-FOCUSED. We consider the customer in all that we do.

We are COLLABORATIVE. We are stronger when we reach out and work as a team.

We are RESILIENT.  We are able to withstand or recover quickly from difficult conditions.

We are CREATIVE. We strive to find new and better ways of doing things.

The Calgary Airport Authority is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply including women, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, members of the 2SLGBTQ+ community, and others who may contribute to organizational diversification of ideas. 

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