Telecommunications

Telecommunications Jobs in Christchurch

The current rollout of ultra-fast broadband in Christchurch is driving significant telecommunications activity in the city. Adding to this is the large number of new subdivision and infrastructure projects as the city rebuilds and grows post-earthquakes.

Telecommunications is already one of the largest IT sub-sectors in Christchurch, employing 16% of the total local workforce and generating 48% of the region’s gross domestic product (GDP).

It covers the full range of telecommunications functions – from installation and maintenance of phone and broadband, to internet and phone retailers, systems integrators, call centres, infrastructure providers and data centres.

As cloud-computing continues to grow, Christchurch has an increasing number of data centres, serving clients around the country and offshore.

There is also a number of telecommunication contact centres in Christchurch that provide entry into the IT sector for other businesses, such as system integrators. The technical skill requirement for roles in this area are typically high, in order to provide 24/7 first-line support.

Meet the employers

The following telecommunication companies all have offices in Christchurch:

Internet service providers
National data centres and IT service providers

Fostering innovation and collaboration

Christchurch has a well-connected and active IT community. There are regular meet-ups, supportive industry organisations and a dedicated home base for high-tech entrepreneurs in the heart of the city.

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Looking for an IT job in Christchurch?

Christchurch IT companies are hiring now. Click here for a list of relevant job sites and recruitment companies.

Roles in this sector include: cable installer, cable technician, telecommunications network engineer, account manager, business development, customer service, project manager, technical assistant, design engineer, network manager, field engineer.