Senior Telecommunications Specialist

Remote (British Columbia, Canada) Victoria, BC

Ministry of Citizens Services

Multiple Locations

Flexible work options are available as per the Telework Agreement. 

Senior Telecommunications Specialist

$88,152.35 - $100,665.30 annually plus 9.9% TMA.


Dedicated to making life better for British Columbians, the Ministry of Citizens' Services (CITZ) delivers key services that people rely on. CITZ delivers accessible, multi-channel services, through a single-point-of-contact service approach to people in urban and rural communities through Service BC, and delivers the digital face of government at The Connectivity Division leads government’s mandate to expand internet connectivity to all British Columbians in all corners of the province.

This senior individual contributor technology role provides leadership in the planning, review and technical assessment of projects submitted to the Connecting Communities BC program. The role will lead technical assessment and negotiation efforts for project assessment, statement of work, and project monitoring for connectivity projects under the BC and federal government’s $830 million investment to provide access to high-speed internet to all households in BC by 2027. This senior role requires both a detailed knowledge of Telecommunications technology, as well as the business acumen to understand how to effectively apply the technology to create value. The position entails consolidating telecommunications requirements across multiple stakeholder organizations, analyzing the best technical solutions to meet those needs, gaining executive consensus on a strategy and providing technical and business analysis.

Qualifications for this role include:

  • Diploma (or higher) in telecommunications, engineering, computer science or a related field AND a minimum five (5) years’ *relevant experience.

*Minimum five (5) years’ relevant experience in each of the following:

  • Telecommunication industry experience (e.g.: requirements gathering, network architecture, and systems engineering for voice, cellular and LAN/WLAN/WAN services).
  • Experience architecting telecommunication solutions to meet specific business needs – for voice, cellular and LAN/WLAN/WAN data services.
  • Experience writing and executing telecommunications business plans.
  • Experience with stakeholder engagement and consultation. 

For more information, and to apply online by April 24, 2023, please go to:

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