Network Systems Engineer


51 Weeks

1020 Hours

Preparing you for an In-Demand Technology Career!

Seamless, secure communication is essential for businesses. Network systems engineer ensures the smooth functioning of the network within the organization.

As a network systems engineer graduate from BizTech College, you will be prepared to enter the rapidly growing IT sector in Canada. As a student, you will gain hands-on training to install, optimize, test, and evaluate computer networks.

  • Prepare to meet the increasing nationwide demand for network system engineers.
  • Equip yourself with essential computer networking skills coupled with professional certifications.
  • Learn the latest technologies and earn certifications for enhanced career opportunities.

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Your Career

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Trained networking professionals are required in every business setting. Apart from installation, performing preventive measures is essential to ensure secure networks. Thus, the demand for industry certified network security professionals is consistent.

According to PayScale, the average salary for a network system engineer in Canada is $70,132. Additionally, employment growth in Toronto will lead to several new positions. For detailed job outlook for a network systems engineer, working in Ontario click here.

Upon graduation, you can work as self-employed consultants and will qualify for specialized positions such as:

  • Network Engineer
  • Server administrator
  • Network Administrator
  • System Administrator
  • Network Technician
  • Technical Support Analyst
  • Network Support Analyst
  • Support & Security Specialist

Network systems engineers work in diverse organizations. Such as financial institutions, small to medium-sized enterprises, college/universities as well as telecommunications firms.

The role of network system engineer has changed significantly over the last several years. Communication plays an important role in this position, as you will be coordinating with various internal and external departments.


Following are some attributes to be a successful network systems engineer:


  • Adaptability and desire to learn emerging technologies is a must. IT professionals have to take on a variety of certifications as per the requirement of the company or to upgrade skills.
  • Attention to detail is a necessity. Network engineers must ensure changing the configuration of a router, is done correctly and that it does not cause a network failure.
  • Business understanding is also an essential attribute for networking professionals. A good understanding of the company’s key business processes is necessary to ensure that IT provides the maximum business value.

Duties & Responsibilities

Responsible for the overall management of the organizations’ network system, engineers perform the following responsibilities:

  • Maintain & administering computer networks and related computing essentials including systems software, applications software, hardware, and configurations.
  • Data backups and disaster recovery operations as required.
  • Configuring the setup of firewalls, VPN concentrates and security appliances for access to vital business applications.
  • Designing, setting up as well as configuring complex switching environments.
  • Designing, configuring and testing networking software, hardware, and operating system software.
  • Design, set up and configure complex wireless networking for supporting open or secured access and ability to support voice and video applications.
  • Maintaining client and server networks, upgrading software and Operating System.
  • Provide technical assistance and support to staff, administrators, service providers, and outside vendors.
  • Troubleshooting malfunctions of network hardware and software applications and managing security systems as per operational procedures.

The purpose of this qualification is to provide knowledge and specialist professional and technical skills in networking.

BizTech College is a certified Microsoft IT Academy offering Microsoft Official Courses (MOC). While you work towards earning your network systems engineer diploma, you will be prepared for CISCO Certification and other industry-standard certifications such as Microsoft and CompTIA.

Moreover, for students with previous experience, or post-secondary IT or computer science accreditation, BizTech College’s Computer Network Engineer program provides a smooth transition into an exciting networking career.

Theoretical knowledge, coupled with hands-on, project-based learning to master course material to confidently set out into the workforce.


Learning Outcomes: 

  • Certifications: Training and preparation for certifications such as CCNA, MCSA, and CompTIA during the course.
  • Future-Proofed: Our Network System Engineer diploma is designed and updated periodically to inculcate futuristic technologies.
  • Versatile Skill-set: Our programs are designed to help students be job-ready. Our network engineering graduates are ready to take on a role as specialists in administration, operations, and support profiles. 

BizTech College’s computer network systems engineer program will help you gain in-depth knowledge in the following areas:

  • Installation, configuration, optimization, upgrading, diagnosing, troubleshoot and performing preventive measures for computer systems.
  • Performance of network installation and configuration, network media and technologies, network management and network security.
  • Implementation of network infrastructure in a small to medium-sized enterprise.
  • Knowledge of security issues to the implementation of information technology solutions.
  • Planning, configuring and verifying the implementation of complex enterprise switching solutions.
  • Maintenance and management of a windows server and Configuration of advanced networking services.
  • Planning and performance of regular maintenance and troubleshooting complex enterprise routed and switched networks.

Certification Opportunities

With our networking courses, you have the opportunity to pursue the following professional certification, with a free, first attempt exam voucher, while you work towards earning your diploma:

  • CompTIA A+: This certification will validate you understand common hardware and software technologies in business, and certifies you have the necessary skills to support complex IT infrastructures.
  • CCNA: This certification ensures you are prepared with the knowledge of foundation technologies while validating you have the skill set to stay relevant and adopt next-generation technologies.
  • MCSA: The Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) tests your capability of designing and building technology solutions.
  • Linux Administration: A Linux administrator is responsible for the upkeep, configuration, and reliable operation of Linux servers.

Students looking to enroll in BizTech College’s Computer Network Engineer program must first meet the following prerequisites:

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent OR
  • Mature Student Status (18 years of age or older) AND
  • Successful completion of Entry Assessment Test

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