Computer network technician

Halifax, NS

Full-time

About the Role

Computer network technicians establish, operate, maintain and co-ordinate the use of local and wide area networks (LANs and WANs), mainframe networks, hardware, software and related computer equipment. They set up and maintain Internet and intranet Web sites and Web-server hardware and software, and monitor and optimize network connectivity and performance.

Job Duties

Computer network technicians perform some or all of the following duties:

  • Maintain, troubleshoot, and administer the use of local area networks (LANs), wide area networks (WANs), mainframe networks, computer workstations, connections to the Internet, and peripheral equipment

  • Evaluate and install computer hardware, networking software, operating system software, and software applications

  • Operate master consoles to monitor the performance of computer systems and networks and to co-ordinate access and use of computer networks

  • Provide problem-solving services to network users

  • Install, maintain, troubleshoot, and upgrade hardware and software

  • Implement network traffic and security monitoring software, and optimize server performance

  • Perform routine network start up and close down and maintain control records

  • Perform data backups and disaster recovery operations

  • Conduct tests and perform security and quality controls

  • Control and monitor e-mail use, Web navigation, and installed software

  • Perform shell scripting or other basic scripting tasks

  • May supervise other workers in this group.

Requirements

  • Languages: English

  • Education: College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years or equivalent experience

  • Experience: 1 year to less than 2 years

  • Personal Suitability: Accurate, Client focus, Excellent written communication, Initiative, Organized, Excellent oral communication

About MDAD

In 2014, Maritime Digital Art and Design (MDAD) LTD, was formed to fill the void in the marketplace for 3D visualization, multimedia, immersive and interactive media.

The studio has grown to create world-class, interactive multimedia software products, Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR), 3D Modeling and illustrations, Safety, and educational training applications, to take advantage of the rapidly expanding market. MDAD Studio follows an artistic vision of interactive storytelling and entertainment art; defining new boundaries of professional involvement with digital media design and training applications.
It continually explores the territory of this new media, charting ways to bring together user interaction with immersive Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) experience and education-training; gaming, video, text, graphics, animation, and web.
MDAD Studio now intends to capitalize on the immediate opportunities for growth in VR/AR immersive and interactive media explosive market by building our business to the next tier, expanding our operations to encompass publishing as well as production, and significantly increasing the number of innovative titles we produce each year.