DISTRICT NETWORK TECHNICIANS (10 POSITIONS)
Full Time
February 19, 2024
Lilongwe, Malawi
March 2, 2024

Company: Yathu-Yathu Data

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Overview

INTRODUCTION

Yathu-Yathu Data is a cooperative-based and community-focused initiative aimed at empowering citizens to champion broadband networks in unserved and underserved parts of Malawi. The cooperative is seeking qualified and suitable persons to be recruited in different portfolios under the Yathu-Yathu National Broadband Cooperative as follows:

District Network Technicians (10 Positions)

Key Responsibilities:

  • Deployment of WI-FI Hotspot.
  • Design and Install well-functioning computer networks, connections, and cabling.
  • Perform troubleshooting for system failures and identify bottlenecks to ensure long term efficiency of network.
  • Inspect LAN infrastructure and fix minor or major problems/bugs.
  • Test and configure software and maintain and repair hardware and peripheral devices.
  • Evaluate network performance and find ways of improvement.
  • Organize and schedule upgrades and maintenance without deterring others from completing their own work.
  • Provide technical direction to co-workers on computer and network usage and offer comprehensive advice and instructions.

Qualifications:

  • Diploma in Information Technology, Telecommunications, or a related field.

Skills and Competencies:

  • Proven experience as network technician or relevant position.
  • Outstanding diagnostic, problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Good communication skills.
  • Good knowledge of LAN/WAN networks, TCP/IP protocols and network technologies.
  • Hands-on experience with common software and hardware.
  • Must possess a driver’s licence.

METHOD OF APPLICATION

1. Applicants should indicate their current district of residence, as interviews will be done in three regions.

2. Application letters to be sent to:
The Chairperson
Yathu Yathu National Broadband Cooperative
7 Malambe Ring Road
City Centre
P.O. Box 30214, Lilongwe
207240
Malawi
Email: jobs@yathuyathu.mw

3. Deadline for submission of application letters is 2nd March 2024.

Only short-listed candidates will be acknowledged.