Full Time Permanent

Network Support Technician

Posted 3 years ago
30 Frazee Avenue Dartmouth, NS B3B 1X4
Application deadline closed.

Job Description

Job requirements





Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

A+ Certification; Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE); Not required; Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA); Microsoft SQL Certification; WatchGuard Certification; CompTIA Security+ Certification; Microsoft certified IT professional (MCITP); Microsoft certified professional (MCP); Microsoft certified solutions associate (MCSA); Microsoft certified technology specialist (MCTS); Network+ Certification


3 years to less than 5 years

Specific Skills for Network Support Technician
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; Implement network traffic and security monitoring software, and optimize server performance; Install, maintain, troubleshoot and upgrade Web-server hardware and software; Set up local area networks and connections to the Internet
Operating Systems and Software
Work Setting
Consulting firm; Help desk; Computer hardware or software retailer/wholesaler
Security and Safety
Bondable; Criminal record check; Basic security clearance
Transportation/Travel Information
Own transportation; Own vehicle; Vehicle supplied by employer; Willing to travel overnight; Valid driver’s licence; Travel expenses paid by employer
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
Fast-paced environment; Work under pressure; Repetitive tasks; Attention to detail; Sitting; Combination of sitting, standing, walking; Standing for extended periods; Bending, crouching, kneeling; Tight deadlines
Work Location Information
Relocation costs not covered by employer
Computer and Technology Knowledge
Word processing software; Spreadsheet; MS Windows; Linux; Internet; Database software; MAC; Networking software; Networking hardware; Networking security; Intranet; Servers; File management software; Security software; Mail server software; MS Office; Desktop applications; Business diagram software
Personal Suitability
Initiative; Effective interpersonal skills; Accurate; Team player; Excellent oral communication; Excellent written communication; Client focus; Judgement; Organized
Teleworking Information
Remote work available

Intended job posting audience

Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.