Work at CBC/Radio-Canada
Behind the scenes, but ahead of the curve: help us develop the next-generation public broadcaster.
Created in 2015 to align, lighten and modernize infrastructure, the Technology and Infrastructure 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 a conventional radio and television broadcaster into a modern digital media company. Technology is the driving force and we are the team making it happen.
As part of the move to the new Maison Radio-Canada, CBC/Radio-Canada is looking for a Bilingual IT Support Technician to join us for a full-time contract until December 2022. You will immediately respond to IT and office automation problems to help facilitate a smooth transition from our former headquarters to our new building and systems. In addition, you will analyze issues related to computer peripherals and software in order to ensure availability, helping support users throughout different CBC/Radio-Canada departments. You will also work in collaboration with the teams in the newsroom as well as television production and radio for Radio-Canada.
What's in it for you?
Challenges and balance. 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. We provide an essential service, as Canadians across the country rely on us for trustworthy news and information. You will be part of the team supporting CBC/Radio-Canada employees during the multimedia, live broadcast of the Olympics and other events.
Be part of a diverse and inclusive team and organization. We believe in celebrating human differences and know that there is no other path to becoming the best public broadcaster for all Canadians. There's still more work to be done, and we are deeply committed to putting all of our corporate, individual, and collective efforts into doing the work. You will be part of our growth and have opportunities to participate in our diversity and inclusion initiatives, including but not limited to Unconscious Bias training.
Cutting-edge technology. Our new home in Montréal is a cutting-edge I.P.-based production, modelled in a fashion similar to an IT data centre, with thousands of media devices automated and managed through the network. As the only major media company in Canada with complete IP Infrastructure, we are thought leaders and experts in this area. We have also partnered with Cisco and Arista for custom network platforms built on their latest technology. You will be hands-on, expanding your expertise in this exciting environment, developing in-demand skills.
As our new Bilingual IT Support Technician, you will:
We are looking for a candidate with the following:
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. Candidates may be subject to skills and knowledge testing.
All employees of CBC/Radio-Canada are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as of December 1st 2021 unless exempted based on a medical/religious ground. As per this requirement, employees must attest to their vaccination status. The requirement for employees to be fully vaccinated applies whether they are teleworking, working remotely or working on-site. This is a condition of employment and it applies to all employees. Should you reach the point in the selection process where it is necessary to verify if you meet the conditions of employment, you will be asked to provide an attestation confirming your COVID-19 vaccination status.
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