• Co-op Student - Desktop Specialist - January 2019

    Job Locations CA-ON-Toronto
    Job ID
    App. Deadline
    Job Type (EN)
    Job Industry
    Accounting and Auditing Services
  • About BDO

    Jump-start your career with BDO!
    At BDO, we focus on choosing the right people for the right projects, whether working with our clients or with colleagues. We invest in the best and brightest people who value honesty and trust, have an inspiring track record of achievement in and outside of their work, and are committed to working as a team to deliver exceptional client service.

    Job Description

    Duration: January 2019 – April 2019


    Interested in becoming an IT professional?

    We want you to become a great IT professional. For you to achieve that, we believe in helping you find the right environment, and providing the mentorship and experience you need to develop your professional career. As a student in BDO’s Desktop Operations team, you will have the opportunity to:

    • Use the technical knowledge you have acquired through your courses to carry out work projects and assignments under the direct supervision of a manager or another experienced team member
    • Provide support to the team associated with maintaining ConfigMgr (SCCM), Citrix and many other technologies
    • Provide support to our team on escalations from the service-desk on issues regarding operating system and software deployment, packaging, Citrix, Windows 7 and Windows 10
    • Participate in the process of monitoring the SCCM, Citrix and SCOM environment
    • Participate in the process of monitoring and securing Windows endpoints using System Center Endpoint Protection, Bitlocker and Winmagic SecureDoc
    • Learn processes to implement regular security patches and updates to all systems through System Center
    • Identify and resolve technical issues to reduce downtime
    • Scripting (programming) - Both batch(.bat), PowerShell and VBScript.


    Education and Professional Skills/Knowledge

    • Working towards undergraduate diploma or degree with a focus in Computer Systems Technology or Computer Science
    • Support the vision of the Firm by ensuring the demonstration of our BDO Values and Expectations
    • Ability to prioritize workloads and manage multiple deadlines
    • Complete additional ad-hoc duties or assignments as required
    • Proven leadership skills
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • A desire to provide outstanding client service and a commitment to teamwork


    The perfect combination of size and personal attention.

    With more than 4,000 professionals in Canada, and more than 60,000 around the world, BDO is among a small group of accounting and advisory networks able to compete on the national and global stages. For all our professionals, we provide personalized attention, guidance, and an extraordinary level of support. We are committed to providing intern and co-op students with opportunities to gain practical experience to start building a solid technical foundation in the discipline of their choosing.


    Life at BDO

    All students joining BDO will have the opportunity to work in a learning culture, in an environment that is continually teaching through practical experience and technical training. We provide our people with unique opportunities that are only available through our team size and the type of work we do.


    These include:

    • Meaningful relationships: Participating in smaller engagement teams that provide incredible learning and team building opportunities.
    • Variety of industries: Gaining a range of experience by working in a variety of different industries before deciding on an area of specialization.


    BDO proudly represents and supports our communities with charitable activities, volunteerism and donations. We also grant our employees one community day per year to participate in an organization of their choosing.


    How to Apply:

    We require all students to apply online ( The application will take approximately 5-10 minutes to complete.


    Please upload your application package (cover letter, resume and transcript) as one PDF file.


    We advise all students to follow the application deadlines advertised by their school Career Centre or Co-op Office (if applicable). Many universities and colleges follow different application and interview schedules.  


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