IT Officer – Excellence Community Education Welfare Scheme (ECEWS) – 2 Openings

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Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Monitor and troubleshoot Server Systems and Networks, automated backup and restore operations and mission critical applications such as email, file/print services and other line of business applications to allow IT respond proactively to emerging problems and perform ongoing IT ‘housekeeping’ functions
  • Perform installations of operating systems, layered products, and third party products for multi-user computer systems that host corporate applications, databases and websites
  • Assist and perform software installations and upgrades as required
  • Provide IT training on a periodic basis to ECEWS staff.
  • Perform daily and periodic backups of all data on the servers.
  • Ensure timely updates to Server and Client Systems Study and apply
  • Security patches and other updates or service packs as required
  • Make periodic visits to field offices to provide troubleshooting support, advice and build the capacity of field level staff in order to maintain their computers at a reasonable level of operation.

Minimum Qualifications

  • BS / BA Degree in Engineering, Information Technology, Computer Science or its recognized equivalent with at least 5 years post National Youth Service relevant experience.
  • Or MS / MA in Engineering, Information Technology, Computer Science or its recognized equivalent, and not less than 3 years post National Youth Service relevant experience.
  • Candidate must possess Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) and/or Cisco Certified Network Associate certifications (CCNA)
  • Demonstrated success in multicultural environments is an advantage.
  • Experience with a multi-site network (at least 3 sites) with a minimum of 200 users is highly desirable.

Knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Ability to work with others and to develop and maintain compatibility among project staff, subcontractors, and recipients of assistance
  • Communicate effectively with all levels of personnel on hardware and software needs Advanced knowledge of Windows Server administration and Networking including Active Directory, Network Services – Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) Domain Name System (DNS) etc
  • Advanced knowledge and experience with backup / restore, email and performance monitoring applications
  • Advanced knowledge of Software Engineering Software Development Analysis, Project Management and Database development
  • Strong Competency in developing and debugging applications in languages/platforms including but not limited to C# ASP.Net, PHP Microsoft SQL MySQL.elc
  • Advanced knowledge and experience of web based, client server and mobile applications
  • Perform detail-oriented work with a high level of accuracy
  • Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills with ability to work as a team member
  • Ability to plan and prioritize own work under tight deadlines, as well as to work on own initiative and as a member of a team.
  • Ability to travel a minimum of 25%.

We have a competitive compensation package.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send a detailed Resume and a one-page Cover Letter as one MS Word document explaining suitability for the position to “Human Resources Unit” via: [email protected]


  • Application must explicitly state their full names with the position and location applied for in the subject of the email. 
  • Candidates are advised to provide three professional referees with email addresses and phone numbers. 
  • Eligible female applicants are encouraged to apply. 
  • ECEWS does not charge candidates a fee for a test or interview. 
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • ECEWS is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).
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