New Job Senior Informatics Technician (Networks) In Nunavut

Senior Informatics Technician (Networks)
Senior Informatics Technician (Networks)

Senior Informatics Technician (Networks)

Company : Jobssummary / Indeed
Salary : $97,372–$110,510 a year
Location : Nunavut

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This employment opportunity is open to all applicants.
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This position is included in the Nunavut Employees Union
$97,372 to $110,510 per year, 37.5 hours/week
Northern Allowance:
$16,008 per year
Subsidized staff housing available
Closing Date:
Friday, June 30, 2023 - 11:59pm

This employment opportunity is open to all applicants.

The Government of Nunavut was selected as one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers, Top Employers for Young People and recent graduates in 2022. With one of the fastest growing and youngest populations in Canada, Nunavut is a dynamic, vibrant territory, committed to becoming an even better place for future generations. As a government, we are strengthening our unique model of governance - one that integrates Inuit societal values, promotes use of the Inuktut language, achieves a representative public service, and collaborates with partners to achieve the promise of Nunavut. Successful applicants will enjoy a competitive salary, medical and dental benefits, a defined benefit pension plan, relocation privileges and opportunities for training and career advancement.

Reporting to the Senior Technical Specialist Lead (Networks), the Senior Informatics Technician (Networks) role will be to deploy, install, administer, monitor and maintain various network components across the organization and to ensure the stability and integrity of Government of Nunavut’s (GN) network services. These networks will be composed of various technologies ranging from Ethernet, fibre and wireless segments connected through satellite from service providers which will be considered as part of this position’s responsibility. The Senior Informatics Technician (Networks) will work closely with other Senior Technical Specialists and Senior Informatics Technicians within the Information Management/Information Technology (IM/IT) division to integrate infrastructure and services onto the core GN networks. The incumbent will also assist the IM/IT Solutions Delivery group in planning, design, and optimization of the expansion of infrastructures.

The knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this job are usually obtained through a Diploma in Computer Sciences, Information Technology or related field from a recognized post-secondary institution, along with three (3) years related experience in a large complex enterprise wide MAN/LAN routing/switching networks with diverse solutions from multiple vendors. Extensive experience in deployment, configuration, optimization, testing and administration of LAN/MAN/WAN/WLAN infrastructures including controllers, firewalls, access points, switching and routing techniques and other related hardware and software will be required. Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) certification is an asset. Proven experience in project and contract administration within an enterprise level IM/IT environment is an asset. Exposure to satellite network communications is an asset. Current vendor certifications where the GN has standardized on manufacturers such as Cisco, CCNA Wireless, CWNA, IEEE, WCET or other certifications will be considered an asset. This is a Position of Trust and a satisfactory Criminal Record Check is required.

The Official Languages of Nunavut are Inuktut, English and French. Applicants may submit their resume in any of the official languages of Nunavut. Fluency in two of the official languages of Nunavut is an asset. Knowledge of Inuit communities, culture, land, Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit, Inuktut and experience working in a northern cross-cultural environment are also considered assets.

Acceptable combinations of education and experience may be considered for this position. We encourage you to apply if you have equivalent years of education and/or experience equal to the education and experience requirements listed above.

An eligibility list may be created to fill future vacancies.

If you are interested in applying for this job, please email your cover letter and resume to [email protected]. Please include the REFERENCE # in the subject line of your email.

  • The Government of Nunavut is committed to creating a representative workforce; therefore, priority will be given to Nunavut Inuit who self-identify as being enrolled under the Nunavut Agreement in accordance with the Priority Hiring Policy.
  • Government of Nunavut employees serving a probationary period must obtain and provide written authorization from the deputy head of their employing department. The authorization from the deputy head must accompany your application for your application to be considered.
  • Possession of a criminal record may not disqualify candidates from being considered. An assessment of the criminal record will be measured against the scope and duties of the position. This is only a requirement for positions that require a satisfactory criminal record or vulnerable sector check.
  • Applicants may submit their resume in any of the Official Languages of Nunavut.
  • Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
  • The onus is on candidates in receipt of foreign post-secondary education credentials to have their foreign credentials assessed through a recognized Canadian education institution. Failure to do so may result in the rejection of their application.