Métiers et professions en santé et services sociaux

Computer Technician

Computer Technician


salaire Min. 24,21 $ / h
Max. 32,32 $ / h

Description and Responsibilities

Computer technicians do programming-related technical work. They develop, install, configure and update software. They perform a variety of database-related work, including monitoring. Computer technicians apply procedures for security and data backup, in addition to managing the rights to access computerized information systems. They provide technical support to users of software and computer equipment and intervene during service interruptions. They develops wiring plans to connect the various services to the computer centre.

Source: Comité patronal de négociation du secteur de la santé et des services sociaux  (in French only)

Education and Training Requirements

Programs in computer science technology Ce lien ouvre une nouvelle fenêtre are offered in many regions of Québec.

Required Interests, Skills and Personality Type

  • Must be a good communicator and listener
  • Must be thorough and detail-oriented
  • Must enjoy working in a team with colleagues and other professionals
  • Must love contact with the public
  • Must manage stress well

Personality Type (RIASEC)

  • I - Prefers studying, understanding and solving problems
  • R - Prefers practical work and handling tools
  • C - Prefers to work in a methodical and structured way, according to established standards

Work Environment

Computer technicians work in healthcare facilities, university hospital centres and academic institutions (in French only).