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Network Analyst

Behind the scenes, but ahead of the curve: help us develop the next-generation public broadcaster.

To learn more about the people who lead, build out, support and make up the teams at MTIS, please visit our website here.

Created in 2015 to align, lighten and modernize infrastructure, the Media Technology and Infrastructure (MTIS) team is the backbone and the future forward arm of CBC/Radio-Canada. We are the people that make stuff work. We make connections; between media content, systems, people and places. We are the space in between.

A place with purpose. CBC/Radio-Canada has always been a highly-regarded pioneer of media technology. Not just in Canada, but around the world. Today, we’re transforming ourselves from conventional radio and television broadcaster into a modern digital media company. Technology is the driving force. MTIS is the team making it happen.

The opportunity

CBC/Radio-Canada is seeking a Network Analyst, Telecommunications to join the team in Montreal on a 2 year contract. This is an opportunity to step into Canada’s oldest and most respected broadcaster as a specialist focused on the implementation, maintenance, upgrade and support of the transport of audio and video across our private WAN; the LAN at all CBC facilities, IP Telephony, Security and Firewalls. A Network Analyst who wants to be a key player representing Telecommunications on operational projects that will impact the entire corporation such as virtualization; cloud migration; WAN routing and data centres. A Network Analyst who wants to step up as an escalation point and rapidly resolve broadcast issues, all of which are urgent.

Who you are and where are you now?

You are an experienced Network Analyst or System Administrator who wants to step into new challenges supporting cross-country Voice-over-IP infrastructure, managing escalated timelines and have the satisfaction of knowing your role is crucial to a successful media broadcast. You want a balance between Level 3 support and project work.

You want to be part of a continuously changing environment where special projects include providing onsite technical assistance at major global events such as the Olympics. You want to be part of a team that prioritizes maintaining a positive working atmosphere and empowers individuals to make decisions.

What’s in it for you?

Challenges. We spend our days solving problems on an unbelievable scale. Media files are highly nuanced and incredibly complicated; updating, installing and supporting technologies that are organization-wide and that impact broadcasting content is a time-sensitive, complex technical feat. And that’s just the beginning. This is an opportunity to learn and work with the most cutting edge broadcast infrastructure in the world including broadcast-over-IP. There is nothing else out there like this, at this scale...yet. You will be one of the first experts in the industry and you will continue to grow and expand your skills.

Be part of the change. Right now we are looking for people who can execute our strategy. Innovators who want to push future-forward thinking. Builders who want to be hands-on, building the next generation of media technology for CBC/Radio-Canada employees. We want to hear the ideas, see the designs and implement the innovations brought to us by our teams. You want to be part of a team actively transforming the workspace for every individual at CBC/Radio-Canada. Our priority is to proactively and in-the-moment solve problems and ensure the users can engage with new functionalities, new tools and conduct their day-to-day work seamlessly.

Cutting-edge tech. Data management. Cloud migration. IP for broadcast. AI. Security and reliability. The road ahead changes every day. By joining us now, you will become both pioneer and expert with a highly specialized, in-demand skill-set as you help us take steps towards the next frontier of media. While we will want you to stay, we know you will be able to go anywhere after this. As the official providers of technology to CBC/Radio-Canada, you will be joining the team that touches the latest technologies. You will have a chance to influence the choice and use of newer technologies and introduce changes to the processes.

Why join us?

At CBC/Radio-Canada, we create content that informs, entertains and connects Canadians on multiple platforms. Our successes and accomplishments are driven by embodying and upholding values, which include creativity, integrity, inclusiveness and relevance. We offer a rare-in-tech work-life balance with an excellent benefits package and a pension plan noted as one of the best in the country; we want to ensure you are happy in and out of the office.

We are a dynamic, in-flux team less than 3 years old, brimming with potential. There’s a lot of exciting work ahead of us and while we aren’t there yet, we have a plan. Our focus is fulfilling our mandate to exceed audience expectations. We weigh our options, research, explore and evaluate. When we make a decision, we follow through with purpose. We don’t have one static future ahead of us, but a fluid set of options. This means a chance to be part of that change whether you are an idea generator or an executor.

What you bring

  • The education. You have a diploma in Computer Science, Information Technology or a related field.
  • The experience. You have 5 years of hands-on experience in implementation, configuration and support of telecommunication network devices. You have a background using network protocols, switching and routing expertise. You have an understanding of IT security. You have proficiency with Fortinet firewall and management systems.
  • The extra skills. You may have Voice-over-IP experience. Or, you have hands-on coding experience would be an advantage.
  • The interest. You want to learn more about audio/video routing and TV & Radio Broadcast networks (SMTP 2110).
  • The communication skills. You are fluently bilingual. You are skilled at communicating effectively with internal clients, relaying your opinions with sensitivity. You know how to listen and you understand perspectives. You can expertly analyze and synthesize information and document technical specifications.
  • The collaborative approach. You thrive in a team-focused environment. You can guide teams. You are focused on taking a hands-on role wherever and whenever needed.
  • The relationship building finesse. You are empathetic and patient. You understand the customer perspective and your priority is providing rapid, stable solutions and support. You are guided by a sense of urgency. You can nurture strong two-way relationships with peers, partners, clients, staff, senior managers and external technological vendors.
  • The analytical skills and the creativity. You can think through issues and innovate solutions. You are proactive and creative in your approach. You are a problem-solver, a researcher and a detail-oriented planner.
  • The bridging capability. You work on the cutting edge of technology and pick up new tools quickly. You are aware of modern, best practices and you thrive in an Agile environment. You understand how to dig into issues, remove the roadblocks and present solutions both immediate and long term.
  • The flexibility. You are willing to be on call 24-7 (including evenings, weekends and holidays) on a rotating basis.

To apply:

Think this job is meant for you but worried you don’t have it all? At CBC/Radio-Canada we know that not everyone takes the same path when it comes to building their skills. Hands-on experience, intelligence, innovation, a passion for learning and a team-focused approach can combine to form the best set of qualifications. If you feel you meet 70% of the requirements we are seeking and you are excited by the possibility of growing our company, take a chance and express your interest here.

As a leader in expressing Canadian culture and enriching democratic life, we need to be as diverse in every way as the country we serve, both within our workforce and on air. As an employer, we value equal opportunity and nurture an inclusive workplace where our individual differences are not only recognized and valued, but also extend to and permeate all the services we provide as Canada's public broadcaster.

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