ICT – Technician (One post for fixed term contact renewable)

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The State University of Zanzibar (SUZA) is the only public university in Zanzibar established by Act No. 8 of the House of Representatives of 1999. Since its inception in 2002 it has been expanding in academic programmes as well as student enrolment. Its vision is to be the most preferred University in the Eastern Africa.

SUZA invites applications from suitably qualified and competent Tanzanians to be considered to fill the following vacant posts:

ICT – Technician (One post for fixed term contact renewable) 

i. Holder of a Bachelor Degree in Computer Science/IT/Computer Engineering Or Equivalent at undergraduate level.
ii. Must be able to communicate in English fluently.
iii. Have a working experience with Ubuntu/RedHat Linux/Windows servers.
iv. Have an excellent understanding of TCP/IP, IP routing, VLAN, and common communication protocols.
v. Knowledge of relational database systems utilized in a network environment (e.g., MySQL, MS SQL Server and Oracle).
vi. Knowledge of Virtualization.
vii. Scripting skills under Linux (bash, Perl, etc.).
viii. Knowledge and skills using web-based programming and applications/tools such as, HTML, XML, Java Server Pages (JSP), and PHP.
ix. Knowledge of Cyberoam or Cisco Access Control List (ACL).
x. Relevant IT Certifications (MCSA, MCSE, Red Hat, CCNA, A+, Network+, Security+, etc.)

Duties and Responsibilities
i. To participate in preparation of practices in classes and perform consultancy activities in collaboration with qualified ICT experts.
ii. Identifies troubleshoots and resolves hardware-, software- and network-related problems encountered by end-users of the University network, the Internet, and PCs.
iii. Installs, certifies and troubleshoots campus and remote-campus network cabling infrastructure, including a wide variety of local area network equipment and software.
iv. Administers Linux & Windows servers.
v. To maintain network & desktop printers, copiers, scanners, & other peripheral devices.
vi. Trains end-users on the use and features of the various operating systems and applications on the various platforms.
vii. Primary management of corporate network infrastructure including corporate firewalls, routers and switches.
viii. Basic database management and administration.
ix. To implement backup and security systems.
x. Installs, maintains, modifies and tests web applications.
xi. To implement, configure, document and troubleshoot Apache Web Server, Postfix Mail Server, Application Server, DNS Server.
xii. To perform any other duties as may be directed by head of his/her department.

Mode of Application
o Applicants must attach copies of relevant certificates, an update current curriculum vitae, letter of recommendation from three (3) outstanding academic/work referees and indicate reliable contact address e.g. telephone number, Telefax, e-mail etc.
o Presentation of forged academic certificates and other information in the CV will necessitate to legal action.
o Applicants under Public service employment MUST forward their application letters through their respective employers.
o Online applications with scanned credentials in PDF are acceptable.
o Candidates should apply on the strength of the information given in this advertisement, applications failing to meet the above conditions will not be considered.
o Only short listed candidates will be informed on date for interview.
o All applications should be addressed to the Vice Chancellor, State University of Zanzibar P. O. Box 146, Zanzibar and reach him not later than Friday 14th August, 2015.

For Further information, please contact the department of Human Resource Management of the State University of Zanzibar physically or through hrd@suza.ac.tz.
Our contact addresses
Website www.suza.ac.tz
E-mail vc@suza.ac.tz
P. O. Box 146
Tel: +255-24-2230724
Fax: 255-24-2233337
Zanzibar – Tanzania



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