Type: Administrative
Category: Permanent
Section: ICT
Deadline: May 5, 2024
Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for position of ICT Officer (Network Administration) tenable at MUBAS in Blantyre.

Position Overview

The ICT Officer in the Infrastructure Management section supports MUBAS’ network design, maintenance, and security. They configure devices, monitor performance,enforce policies, and ensure compliance with security standards, contributing to operational efficiency and cybersecurity of the University’s computer network. He/she will be responsible to the ICT Specialist (Hardware Engineering).

Key Roles and Responsibilities

a. Design, implement, and maintain the university’s network infrastructure to ensure optimal performance and reliability.

b. Configure and troubleshoot network devices, including routers, switches, firewalls, and wireless access points.

c. Monitor network performance and security, identifying and addressing issues in a timely manner.

d. Collaborate with the ICT and university members of staff to implement network policies and protocols.

e. Producing documentation for installation, network topology and troubleshooting of the network.

f. Provide training and support to internal teams.

g. Preparing reports.

h. Conduct regular audits and assessments to ensure compliance with security standards and best practices.

Minimum Education Qualifications and Experience 

• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field.

• Certifications (e.g., CCNA, CCNP, CompTIA Network+) will be a plus.

• Proficiency in networking protocols and technologies, including TCP/IP, VLANs, VPNs, and DNS.

• Experience with network monitoring tools and security solutions.

• Strong analytical, problem-solving, and communication skills.

• 2 years relevant experience.

Method of Application

Applications together with copies of relevant qualifications and detailed curriculum vitae with two traceable referees should be sent by Sunday, 5th May, 2024 to talentsearch@mubas.ac.mw or The Registrar, MUBAS, P/Bag 303, Chichiri, Blantyre 3. Applicants should indicate the position applied for in the subject line of their emails and the application package should be merged as one document.