Computer IT Jobs at Smartnet Networks Limited and US Embassy

Deadline of this Job: 
30 November 2022

• Meeting with development managers to discuss software projects.
• conducting feasibility studies for upgraded software systems.
• Designing new software programmes, websites and applications.
• Assigning tasks to junior developers such as coding, testing, debugging and analytical.
• Writing advanced programming code.
• Reviewing updated software systems.
• Managing projects timelines and tasks.
• Writing development reports.
• Creating technical document for new software programs.
• Training staff on software use.

• Bachelors degree in computer engineering or computer science
• Previous 5years work experience atleast 3years at middle management level.
• Managerial experience level.
• Advanced knowledge of programming languages Java scripts,HTML5,C++,JAVA,SQL and PHP.
• Knowledge of systems frameworks including NET, Git, Angulaur JS, and Github.
• Experience working with agile development technologies.
• Advanced project managerial skills.
• Good interpersonal skills.

Deadline of this Job: 18 November 2022

US Embassy
Announcement Number:
Hiring Agency:
Embassy Lusaka
Position Title:
Information Management Assistant (Computer Management Assistant) (All Interested Applicants/All Sources)
Open Period:
11/04/2022 – 11/19/2022Format MM/DD/YYYY
Vacancy Time Zone:
LE – 1805 8
ZMW ZK250,346.82
Work Schedule:
Full-time –
Promotion Potential:
Duty Location(s):
Lusaka, ZA
Telework Eligible:
For More Info:
HR Section
Hiring Path:
• Open to the public
Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:
For USEFM – FP is 06. Actual FP salary determined by Washington D.C.
• All Interested Applicants / All Sources
Security Clearance Required:
Public Trust – Background Investigation
Appointment Type
Appointment Type Details:
• Indefinite subject to successful completion of probationary period
Marketing Statement:
We encourage you to read and understand the Eight (8) Qualities of Overseas Employees before you apply.
The work schedule for this position is:
o Full Time (40 hours per week)
Start date: Candidate must be able to begin working within a reasonable period of time (6 weeks) of receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end.
Supervisory Position:
Relocation Expenses Reimbursed:
Travel Required:
Occasional Travel
Travel for training when required.
The Information Management Assistant (IMA) shares responsibility for the management, administration, operation, and maintenance of post’s Sensitive But Unclassified (SBU) Local Area Network (LAN), Dedicated Internet Network (DIN), fiber optic tail circuits, telephone systems, mobile communication devices, portable communications devices, Audio Visual (AV) systems, radio systems, all
other Automated Digital Processing (ADP) input/output devices, and all systems’ associated hardware and software. The position is supervised by the IT Systems Management Specialis

Qualifications and Evaluations
EXPERIENCE: Three years of progressively responsible network administration experience in a Microsoft Windows 2000, 2003, or 2008 Server environment is required.
JOB KNOWLEDGE: Must have detailed knowledge of Local Area Network (LAN) and Wide Area Network (WAN) architecture, Internet Protocol (IP) routing strategies, electronics theory, and computer processing theory. Must be cognizant of mission objectives, inter-office relationships and management practices, must have in depth knowledge of the computer standards of the Department of State regarding security and permissible software and hardware allowed on the network.

Education Requirements:
A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Technology, Information Science, Computer Engineering or Electrical Engineering is required.

LANGUAGE: Fluent Reading/Writing/Speaking English is required
SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Must be able to independently, systematically, and swiftly troubleshoot complex technical problems in a high-stress environment. Must possess exceptional customer service skills. Must be able to succinctly describe and explain complex technical issues to both lay and technical audiences. A valid class B driver’s license is required
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY (EEO): The U.S. Mission provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation.

All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.
Benefits and Other Info
Agency Benefits:
Locally Employed Staff, including Members of Household (MOHs), and Third-Country Nationals (TCNs), working at the U.S. Mission in Lusaka, Zambia may receive a compensation package that may include health, separation, and other benefits.
For EFMs, benefits should be discussed with the Human Resources Office.
The pay plan is assigned at the time of the conditional offer letter by the HR Office.
Other Information:
For the current COVID-19 Requirements please visit the following link.
HIRING PREFERENCE SELECTION PROCESS: Applicants in the following hiring preference categories are extended a hiring preference in the order listed below. Therefore, it is essential that these applicants accurately describe their status on the application. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not eligible for a hiring preference.

1. AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*
3. FS on LWOP and CS with reemployment rights **
* IMPORTANT: Applicants who claim status as a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran must submit a copy of their most recent DD-214 (“Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty”), Letter from Veterans’ Affairs which indicates the present existence of a service-connected disability dated within the past six months, equivalent documentation, or certification. A “certification” is any written document from the armed forces that certifies the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions within 120 days after the certification is submitted by the applicant. The certification letter should be on letterhead of the appropriate military branch of the service and contain (1) the military service dates including the expected discharge or release date; and (2) the character of service. Acceptable documentation must be submitted in order for the preference to be given.
** This level of preference applies to all Foreign Service employees on LWOP and CS with re-employment rights back to their agency or bureau.
For more information (i.e., what is an EFM, USEFM, AEFM, MOH, etc.?) and for additional employment considerations, please visit the following link.