Computer Network Technician

  • Full Time
  • Halifax

Calian Group

Job Title: Computer / Network Technician

Location: Halifax, NS

Remote: Hybrid

Business Unit: Advanced Technologies

Department 1: Defence

Department 2: Engineering

Job Type: Full-time

Position Overview:

Calian is seeking a Computer / Networking Technician for an upcoming project in the defense sector.


• Maintain existing software for both perfective and corrective change

• Provisioning of software/hardware updates

• Assisting in identifying, selecting and implementing software/hardware changes

• Designing, implementing, operating and maintaining of VPNs

• Providing network configuration management services

• Testing and maintaining network operation

• Installing, updating and monitoring of computer/network security utilities

• Maintaining computer/network hardware at all sites


• Must currently hold Secret – Level II (or higher) Clearance with the Government of Canada

• Must have a recognized Canadian College Technical Diploma related to Information Technology OR 10 years of demonstrated work experience as a technician in a field related to Information Technology.

• Must have a minimum of ten (10) years of demonstrated experience in an applicable field of IT as a technician

• Must have a minimum of four (4) years experience in the last five (5) years performing the role of a Computer/Network technician maintaining and testing of computer systems and related products

• Experience providing technical planning and support for a 50+ device networks

• Experience with routing and network protocols such as OSPF, spanning tree, VLANs and VPNs

• Experience maintaining WAN and LAN systems

• Experience in the configuration control and documentation of WAN and LAN systems

• Experience working in WAN and LAN improvement projects

• Experience working in a Microsoft operating system environment

• Experience working in a Unix/Linux operating system environment

• Experience applying security updates for known system vulnerabilities

• Experience monitoring and managing endpoint security protection systems

• Experience supporting virtualization or containerization environments


Become a part of the Calian team and join over 3,000 professionals working on projects that span Canada, the U.S., and international markets. Our capabilities are diverse enabling us to offer professional career opportunities within business and technology services in health, training, engineering, and IT services as well as within the design, manufacturing, and maintenance of complex systems to the communications and defence sectors.

Founded in 1982, Calian is a Canadian company that is publicly traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (CGY).

Calian values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer. Calian is committed to being responsive to the diverse needs of its members, employees, and others, by striving to prevent and remove systemic barriers.

All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and we welcome applications from women, visible minorities, Indigenous Peoples, persons with disabilities, persons of diverse sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, and others who may contribute to the diversity of our organization. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only candidates under consideration will be contacted.

We will provide accommodations during the recruitment process upon request.