Co-ops hired
by Safe Software

Since 2010

Past interns who've
turned full time

1 in 4 of our current full-time staff

Perks & Benefits

As a co-op, you get to enjoy many perks that full-time employees receive, along with specific benefits just for our co-ops!

Your own private office

Subsidized snacks and meals

Socially responsible company

Top notch equipment

On-site private gym

Free monthly company lunches

Free coffee and beverages

Lunchtime sports and activities

Team-building adventures

Cohort of Co-ops

You’re not alone! We typically hire multiple co-ops each semester so you'll always have peers to hang out with. Even after work, our co-ops are always planning group events!

Practical Work Experience

You’ll get straight to work on projects that really matter to you (and us) that contribute to the growth of Safe Software. Join our team and make your mark today!

Equal Status

We believe all Safers, including our co-ops, have valuable ideas to contribute. Regardless of your years of experience, we encourage you to ask questions and share your opinions.

Guidance from Safers

Our amazing staff are a great resource for you throughout your work term as they have years of experience under their belt. They’re friendly and always willing to lend a hand!

Life at Safe

  • "My favourite part of working at Safe is how approachable and friendly all the staff is. It's so easy to spark a conversation with fellow Safers, especially the co-founders Don and Dale, who are some of the best conversationalists around!"

    Manjot D.

    HR Assistant (Intern)

  • "It’s fun to experience all the lunch time games and sports, like Mario Kart, team hockey, and well.. the 13 vs. 13 soccer game."

    Anthony C.

    Special Events Assistant (Intern)

  • "Safe Software is a great place for anyone who wants to do challenging and meaningful work in a fun, collaborative environment."

    Deanna L.

    Social Media Coordinator (Intern)

A Sneak Peak of Your Experience

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    "Humble, happy, healthy, playful people. Work-life balance is terrific, senior management values families and want you to spend time with them. Fully stocked kitchen, games room, TV, private offices for everyone!"

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  • We've Been Recognized

    Our Co-op program has been chosen by Canada’s cherished career guide for recent graduates! The Career Directory helps students find employers who wish to hire current students or recent graduates. We are proud to be recognized as an organization dedicated to students as they are our future!

  • We've Been Recognized

    Check out this award the University of British Columbia’s Science Co-op Department has presented us! Here at Safe, we provide students with a platform to showcase their potential to contribute their fresh perspectives and ideas. Co-op students are an integral piece to the fabric of Safe Software and we recognize the value that each student has to bring to the table.

Our Recruitment Process




Initial Screening: What We Look For

Interview: Phone or In-Person

The Offer: Hear Back from Us

What makes your application stand out is a tailored resume and cover letter, along with any portfolio pieces showcasing your relevant skills and why you want to be a part of our team. Be sure to carefully review the job description to see what skills and experiences we are looking for so you can highlight those in your application!

If you are shortlisted for an interview, our Recruiter or Hiring Manager will speak with you for 30-40 minutes and provide you with more context about the co-op opportunity. This interview is your chance to show what you can bring to the table and our chance to get to know you better!

Following your interview, you should hear back from Safe and your Co-op Office within a week with our decision. If you weren’t selected this time around, don’t fret! We hire year-round each semester so, as you build your knowledge base and skill set, there will be plenty of opportunities in the future for you to apply to Safe again.

Current Job Openings

Apply to our postings at your school's co-op office. If we don't have an opening there, then apply here! If you apply through our website, only those who are shortlisted will be contacted.

DevOps Engineer

Build automated systems, architect infrastructure, and use industry leading tools to support FME’s Development pipelines.

Software Developer

Unleash your designing and developing skills in a diverse team to create powerful interfaces for users to envision their data.

Quality Analyst

Combine your critical thinking and problem-solving skills to ensure that quality is ingrained in our software development process and our FME product line.

Product Security Engineer

Spearhead product security processes and guidelines to mitigate emerging security threats in the development and integration of Safe's FME product platform.

Software Developer

Use your development skills to collaborate with the Cloud team to design, develop, and maintain new features for our Cloud product!

Technical Support Specialist

With your curiosity and enthusiasm, enable users to maximise FME’s capabilities and potential!

Senior Web Developer - Lead

Create and design stylish web pages for Safe Software and leave a long-lasting, positive impression with our customers.

Backend Software Developer

Design, develop and maintain back-end services for new features on FME Server, in addition to supporting related active running processes.

Technical Support Specialist

A combination of your enthusiasm for helping others, curiosity, and data wizardry, empower our customers to overcome their data integration challenges.

Front End Web Developer

Use cutting edge technologies to help us design and develop highly interactive and powerful user interfaces!

Systems Administrator

Build automated processes, tools and workflows that improve human interaction across teams while supporting our organizational objectives and IT initiatives.

Stories from Past Co-ops