computer network technician

Job Description 

    • Work Term: Permanent
    • Work Language: English
    • Hours: 35 to 40 hours per week
    • Education: College/CEGEP
    • Experience: 3 years to less than 5 years

Work setting

    • Computer hardware or software retailer/wholesaler


    • Maintain, troubleshoot, and administer the use of local area networks (LANs), wide area networks (WANs), mainframe networks and computer workstations, and peripheral equipment
    • Evaluate and install computer hardware, networking software, and operating system software
    • Operate master consoles to monitor the performance of computer systems and networks and to co-ordinate access and use of computer networks
    • Load computer tapes and disks and install software and printer paper and forms
    • Provide problem-solving services to network users
    • Implement data, software, and hardware security procedures
    • Perform routine network start-up and close-down and maintain control records
    • Perform data backups and disaster recovery operations
    • Install, maintain, troubleshoot, and upgrade Web-server hardware and software
    • Set up local area networks and connections to the Internet
    • Implement network traffic and security monitoring software, and optimize server performance

Certificates, licenses, memberships, and courses

    • Certified Cloud Security Professional¿(CCSP)
    • Cisco certified internetwork expert (CCIE)
    • Cisco-certified network associate
    • Network+ Certification
    • Red Hat certified engineer (RHCE)

Computer and technology knowledge

    • Virtualization
    • Linux
    • Device drivers
    • Networking software
    • Networking hardware
    • Networking security
    • Extranet
    • Intranet
    • Internet
    • Servers
    • Desktop applications
    • Security software
    • Mail server software
    • Programming software
    • Database software
    • Programming languages
    • Software development
    • MS Office
    • Spreadsheet
    • Python

Work conditions and physical capabilities

    • Fast-paced environment
    • Work under pressure
    • Tight deadlines
    • Attention to detail
    • Combination of sitting, standing, walking

Personal suitability

    • Accurate
    • Efficient interpersonal skills
    • Excellent oral communication
    • Excellent written communication
    • Initiative
    • Judgment
    • Organized
    • Team player

Screening questions

    • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
    • Do you currently reside in proximity to the advertised location?
    • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
    • Do you have the above-indicated required certifications?
    • Do you have the necessary equipment for remote work (i.e. internet, home office, etc.)?

Workplace information

    • Remote work available

Health benefits

    • Dental plan
    • Health care plan
    • Paramedical services coverage

Long term benefits

  • Group insurance benefits
  • Life insurance
  • Long-term care insurance
  • Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP)


Job Category: Computer Security
Job Type: Full Time permanent
Job Location: Canada Montréal

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