System & Software engineer

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RECRUITMENT NOTICE

Rwanda Information and Communication Technology Association (RICTA) is a non-profit making organization representing the Rwanda Internet community whose main objective is to manage the .RW Country Code Top Level Domain (cc-TLD) and Rwanda Internet exchange point.

RICTA seeks to recruit for the position of System & Software engineer
POSITION/TITLE: SYSTEM & SOFTWARE ENGINEER DEPARTMENT: IT DEPARTMENT
POSITION TYPE: FULL TIME /PERMANENT REPORTING TO: SYSTEM & NETWORK MANAGER

MAIN PURPOSE OF JOB

To pursue and achieve RICTA’s Vision and Mission by assisting and supporting the System & Network engineer in the setup/installation, maintenance, and management of the information technology systems. The duties shall involve system administration and software development.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Install, maintain and manage LINUX/UNIX servers systems ,ensure the servers systems are upgraded, updated ,secured and assist with the update of the website ;perform software ,hardware upgrades and provide IT technical assistance to office staffs as needed.

Suggesting and providing IT solutions to business, management problems and documents systems setup/installation, maintenance and management procedures; implementing the best current practice for backup as required.

Perform troubleshooting analysis of servers systems and associated systems, Improve operations by conducting systems analysis, recommending changes in policies, procedures ,monitor system performance and implements performance tuning.

Be the lead person for in-house software development solutions by studying information needs, conferring with users, studying systems flow, data usage, and work processes, investigating problem areas, following the software development life cycle and ensuring that all IT equipment complies with industry standards.

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS

Excellent IT skills in LINUX/UNIX servers administration, General Programming Skills and software development life cycle

Web design languages such as PHP, JAVA, HTML, PYTHON, CSS and Excellent problem-solving skills , ability to prioritize tasks

Excellent written, oral communication skills and proven ability to manage plans and be committed.

High self-drive, confidence, willingness to learn and work in teams and good understanding of coding language

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

A Bachelors Degree in Computer science, or Computer Engineering or Information Technology or its equivalent

Minimum 2 years’ experience in System Administration, Software Programming or IT field

Intermediate to advanced level of LINUX/UNIX knowledge is a requirement
Significant Software programming skills

How to apply: Please follow the instructions as stated below as failure to do so could lead to disqualification. Applicants should submit an Application Letter, CV/Resume, and notarized copies of bachelor’s degree

To Chief Executive Officer RICTA
6th Floor Telecom House
Kacyiru, Kigali ,Rwanda
Or send it by mail to info@ricta.org.rw

RICTA is an equal opportunity employer.

Only successful candidates will be contacted. For all other inquiries please contact our offices directly

Application deadline: Friday 06th March 2015 at 5pm