Assistant Information Technology Officer


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Title of position: Assistant Information Technology Officer
(Computer Systems Security and Network Administration)
(One Post)
Scope of the position:

The holder of this position is responsible for effective provision,
installation/configuration, operation, and maintenance of systems hardware,
software and the related infrastructure in Tanga UWASA. The Assistant
Information Technology Officer oversees and ensures the security of all missioncritical
systems. He/She is responsible for the ICT systems security and ensures
the systems and the related procedures adhere to organizational guidelines.
Position relationships: Reports to the Information Technology Officer -Systems Administration
Supervises the Information Technology Technician

Key duties and responsibilities:
1. Configures, implement and maintain WAN and LAN infrastructure to ensure
network connectivity throughout the network infrastructure;
2. Configures and maintains switches, routers, network security, firewalls, VPN
and VOIP;
3. Conducts repair and routine preventive maintenance of the ICT infrastructure.
4. Monitors network traffic and VPN connections;
5. Conducts vulnerability assessment of networks; analyze firewall logs and
router log files;
6. Conducts regular Information Security risk assessment and timely advise the
supervisor accordingly.
7. Provides appropriate infrastructure technology solution to support the
Authority’s operations;
8. Assists IT system users in adopting IT changes at workplace and attendsystem
9. Ensures that the IT network infrastructure diagrams and the related documents
are timely updated and properly maintained;
10. Assists IT Officer Systems Administration on preparing specifications for
hardware to be procured by the Authority;
11. Maintains systems efficiency and monitors networks to ensure security and
availability to specific users;
12. Manages Users and User Accounts access Control;
13. Ensures security of data, network access and the backup systems
14. Performs such other related duties as may be assigned by the Information
Technology Officer -Systems Administration from time to time.

Qualifications :

The holder of this position must have the following:-
1. Degree in computer science/ Computer Engineering/ Information Technology/
Software Engineering/ Management Information Systems or equivalent
2. A minimum of one year experience on a similar Position.
3. Possession of a relevant recognized ICT professional certification will be an
added advantage.

Each post carries attractive package according to the Authority’s Scheme of Service and Salary structure.

Application Modes:
Anybody who possess the required qualifications and attributes mentioned above, send a hand-written application
letter attached with updated Curriculum Vitae showing your contact details, address, enclosing two letters from
referees with their full contacts; copies of relevant academic qualification certificates and other relevant testimonials.

• Women are highly encouraged to apply for these posts.
• Only shortlisted candidates who meet the requirements will be contacted for an interview.
Application letters should reach the undersigned on or before 15th March, 2018 and addressed to:-

The Managing Director,
Tanga Urban Water Supply & Sanitation Authority,
P.O. Box 5011,


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Deadline 15 March 2018

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