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Senior Informatics Technician (Networks)

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Friday, October 23, 2020 - 11:59pm

This is a Position of Trust and a satisfactory Criminal Record Check is required.

This employment opportunity is open to all applicants.

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.

The Official Languages of Nunavut are Inuktitut, Inuinnaqtun, English and French.

Fluency in two of the official languages of Nunavut is an asset. Knowledge of Inuit language, communities, culture, land and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit is an asset.

Equivalencies that consist of an acceptable combination of education and experience may be considered.

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 Please include the REFERENCE # in the subject line of your email.

  • The Government of Nunavut is committed to creating a more representative workforce so it can better understand and serve the needs of Nunavummiut. Priority will be given to Nunavut Inuit. Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Nunavut Priority Hiring Policy.
  • Employment in some positions requires an acceptable criminal record check. Possession of a criminal record will not necessarily disqualify candidates from further consideration.
  • Applicants may submit their resume in the Official Language of their choice.
  • Eligibility list may be created to fill future vacancies.
  • Job descriptions may be obtained by fax, email or on the website.
  • Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
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