Instructor, Information Technology Services


Offre publiée le 2024-06-28



The Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT) offers hands-on degree, diploma, certificate, continuing education and corporate training programs to develop the skills and knowledge employers demand.

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SAIT's School for Advanced Digital Technology (SADT) is committed to preparing our students to thrive in the borderless, global economy.

We offer an exciting range of media and technology programs built on a foundation of applied, technology-immersed experiences and enhanced with work-integrated learning opportunities.

How do we make this happen? Through a committed school of experts focused on the values of excellence in learning and learners, partnerships and collaboration, and being flexible and forward thinking.

SADT is SAIT’s boldest transformation to date designed with the future in mind and working closer with industry than ever.

Join us as we strive to instigate a new world!

The Opportunity

The School for Advanced Digital Technology is recruiting 2 permanent instructors to teach in its Information Technology Services program.

Reporting to the Academic Chair, the Instructor will professionally manage the learning process of the students and ensure that students achieve established learning objectives to the maximum of their potential.

You will use all available resources, methods, techniques, and strategies to ensure student success and outcomes are met.

Look forward to working collaboratively with colleagues to create a learning environment which is pedagogically sound, technically supported, and innovative in nature.

The Role

  • Classroom management : prepare and present lessons, lectures, assignments, quizzes, exams, lab activities and lab demonstration for learners
  • Inclusion of past industry experiences with lesson planning and effective delivery of course material
  • Maintain records for the purpose of grading, assess professionalism and track attendance in both theory and lab classes
  • Ensure a positive and engaging learning environment and demonstrate use of creative and interactive methods for presenting material and concepts
  • Show personal interest in the learner and create a climate conducive to optimal learning
  • Deep understanding of program vision, values, and goals to provide ongoing development and revision of course content
  • Curriculum maintenance and development to remain up to date with Industry best practices
  • Attend and contribute to team meetings and continuous collaboration with the Academic Chair and other instructional staff to provide the highest degree of learner experience
  • Maintain close contact with relevant industry sectors
  • Remain current on industry standards while also ensuring vision of future and upcoming technology trends emerging within industry.
  • Provide on-going support, guidance, and advice to students
  • Effective communication, organizational and time management skills


  • Education & Experience
  • Masters in field (e.g. MSc CS, MSc Information Technology, MSc Network Engineering.)
  • CCNA / CCNP / CCIE Certification
  • Azure Network / Security Engineer Associate, Solutions Architect Expert or equivalent in AWS / GCP
  • 5 years in industry working in an intermediate to senior engineer role, with at least 2 years current experience working in a relevant role :
  • Network Engineer / Administrator / Architect / Analyst - Wireless Network Engineer - Systems Engineer / Analyst - DevOps / Infrastructure / Cloud / Platform Engineer - Cybersecurity Analyst / Engineer / Architect
  • Professional References
  • Preferred
  • PhD an asset
  • CWNA, VCTA, OSCP, Security+ certifications are an asset
  • Request for scholarly activity and research activities
  • Skills Required
  • Demonstrated leadership experience in industry - managing IT teams in best practices; developing and monitoring project plans;

driving adoption of methodologies, industry standards and quality assurance practices; promoting collaboration; providing mentoring and training opportunities.

  • Proven experience in designing and implementing multiple use-cases of complex network architecture with solutions for scalability, availability, security, performance, maintenance, QoS, recovery and governance.
  • Advanced knowledge of network protocols, topologies and technologies such as TCP / IP, DNS, DHCP, STP, BGP, SSH, OSPF, LAN / WAN / WLAN / VLAN and networking hardware including routers, switches, firewalls, and load balancers.
  • High proficiency in scripting languages such as Python, Perl or Bash for network automation.
  • High level understanding of network security protocols, firewall configuration and VPN configuration.
  • In-depth knowledge of server architecture and configuration in both Linux / Unix and Windows environments
  • Advanced proficiency with virtualization platforms such as VMware or Hyper-V
  • Experience with configuration management tools such as Ansible, Puppet or Chef, and have an understanding of containerization and orchestration tools such as Docker and Kubernetes.
  • Expertise in cybersecurity best practices - network security, cryptography, penetration testing, ethical hacking, risk management.
  • Experience with security frameworks (e.g. Mitre ATT&CK and Lockheed Martin's Cyber Kill Chain), and tooling such as IDS / IPS, Snort, Nmap, PFSense, Wireshark, SIEM and SOAR.
  • Experience with cloud platforms (AWS, Azure, GCP) and knowledge of cloud-based networking, architecture and services.
  • Demonstrate an ability to quickly learn and adapt to new technologies, programming languages, and development frameworks.
  • Willingness to keep up to date with industry trends, best practices, and emerging technologies.

Job Classification : INSTRUCTOR - S4001Salary Range : $82,096.00 - $94,226.00Number of Positions : 2Posting End Date : July 7, 2024

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About SAITSAIT is a global leader in applied education. Named one of Alberta’s Top Employers , we offer the chance to work with a purpose preparing the next generation of industry leaders, entrepreneurs, advocates and explorers.

Building on our 100+ year history, we’re looking for innovative, bold and collaborative employees who embrace change and deliver world-class customer experiences.

Your future starts now at SAIT.Equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) is essential to achieving SAIT’s vision to be a global leader in applied education.

We encourage applications from women, Indigenous people, racialized people, people with disabilities, people from gender and sexually diverse communities, and / or people with intersectional identities.

Learn more about EDI at SAIT .

At SAIT, we understand that experience comes in many forms. We’re dedicated to adding diverse perspectives to SAIT - so if your experience is close to what we’re looking for, please consider applying.

SAIT is committed to supporting persons with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. We will work with applicants to provide accommodations upon request to the Talent Advisor.

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