Data Communications Technician

Permanent posted 3 weeks ago

Job Description

INDUSTRY: Telecommunication


Join us in Port Coquitlam as a Data Communications Technician to assist in the creation, execution, and maintenance of data communications systems. If you have a strong interest in technology and thrive in a fast-paced work setting, we would love to connect with you.


  • Set up, adjust, and uphold data communications hardware like routers, switches, and firewalls.
  • Identify and fix network problems to ensure high performance and dependability.
  • Work with teams from different departments to create and execute data communication solutions that align with the needs of the business.
  • Monitor the performance of the network and pinpoint areas where it can be optimized and enhanced.
  • Help with creating and putting into practice network security protocols and rules in order to safeguard against online security risks.
  • Create and share information about network configurations, installation procedures, and troubleshooting steps to facilitate knowledge sharing and reference.
  • Offer assistance and training to end-users on data communications technologies and recommended methods.


  • A diploma or a degree in computer science, information technology, or a related discipline.
  • Demonstrated background as a Data Communications Technician or comparable position, with a strong aptitude for setting up and resolving issues with network devices.
  • A deep understanding of networking principles and protocols such as TCP/IP, VLANs, and routing protocols is essential.
  • Knowledge of network monitoring and diagnostic software, including Wireshark and SNMP.
  • Thorough understanding of network security principles and practices, such as firewalls, VPNs, and intrusion detection systems.
  • Exceptional ability to communicate and connect with both technical and non-technical stakeholders, showcasing strong interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and meticulous attention to detail, emphasizing the delivery of top-notch solutions.
  • Having certifications like CompTIA Network+ or Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) would be advantageous.


  • A competitive salary will be offered based on the candidate’s level of experience.
  • Extensive benefits package, comprising of health, dental and vision benefits.
  • A retirement savings plan that includes contributions from the employer.
  • Time off with pay and adaptable work schedules.
  • The chance to grow professionally and progress in your career.
  • An environment that encourages innovation and collaboration and is open to all.