Research Network Computer Software Intern
Ciena
Ottawa
2d ago

Since 1992, Ciena has been driven by a relentless pursuit of network innovation. We believe in a network that grows smarter, more agile, and more responsive every day.

This means that when you digitally interact in your world - picking up the phone, streaming video, texting a friend or loved one your interactions are being enabled by Ciena technologies.

Ciena makes your social / entertainment / business existence REAL.

Ciena's CTO External Research Team operates an international research network for testing new services and applications and is offering internships to students interested in contributing to exploration of next generation network technologies.

8-month role designing, developing, and researching Machine Learning systems, models, and schemes.

Interns will use existing AI / ML based algorithms deployed on traditional servers and adapt them for use on a newly acquired DGX A100 Nvidia SuperComputer.

  • The project includes adapting Nvidia libraries for the DGX A100; Benchmarking and reporting performance of the new system;
  • Extract, Transform and Load massive datasets (both Ciena internal and customer based) onto the DGX A100.

    8-month role designing, developing, and researching Machine Learning systems, models, and schemes.

    Requirements and skills :

  • Open to students studying Math / Statistics, Computer Science, or Software Engineering, with an interest in AI / ML; BSc in Computer Science, Mathematics or similar field;
  • Master’s degree is a plus

  • Familiar with programming languages such as python, go, java
  • Comfortable with standard development processes and experience with tools such as github, gitlab, and virtualized environments
  • Experience with machine learning tools : scikit learn, tensorflow, pyTorch, openai, RapidML, Keras, etc. is a plus.
  • Experience with GPU programming is a bonus.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Outstanding analytical and problem-solving skills
  • About Ciena

    Ciena is a network strategy and technology company with a passion to provide an experience, to you and our customers that is as rewarding as the outcome.

    We attract the best and brightest those with outstanding talent, motivation, and the right attitude to contribute to our success.

    Our culture balances our openness and informality with professionalism and trust and is built on the foundation of our core values : Customer First, Integrity, Velocity, Innovation, and Outstanding People.

    Ciena enables everyone to have a voice and a network that supports them while on the journey to discovering their passion and purpose.

    We trust each individual to do what they can to reach their full potential and make an impact on the business, whenever, wherever they are in the world.

    With Ciena’s highly innovative, forward-thinking business practices, we reward people for pushing the boundaries. Unlock your potential at Ciena!

    Being You Ciena

    As part of our commitment to diversity and inclusion, we want to foster an environment that values and respects all individual’s strengths, perspectives, ideas, and ability to meet the needs of our customers globally.

    Ciena values the diversity of its workforce and respects its employees as individuals, regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, veteran or marital status or any other category protected by applicable law.

    We do not tolerate any form of discrimination.Ciena is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

    If contacted in relation to a job opportunity, you should advise Ciena in a timely fashion of the specific accommodation measures required for you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner.

    We do not charge any fee for employment and the same applies to the Recruitment Partners we work with. Additionally, we do not ask for any refundable security deposit to be paid in bank accounts for employment purposes.

    We request candidates to be cautious of misleading communications and not pay any fee / deposit to individuals / agencies / employment portals on the pretext of attending Ciena’s interview process or seeking employment with us.

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