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BlueCode Systems Limited is an ICT company that is a leader in systems and platform development for clients in various industries.
Role: Software Developer (Multiple Levels available)
Objective of role: We’re looking for motivated engineers with excellent programming, problem solving and communication skills. The ideal candidates would have designed and developed a number of Android, React or Java applications.
Work Arrangement: Full-time, Onsite

Key Outcomes
• Analyze user requirements, mockups, and designs to program into working software
• Create innovative, scalable, fault-tolerant software solutions for our clients
• Write and test code to ensure compatibility and stability: refine and rewrite as necessary
• Create clear technical specifications
• Expand existing software to meet the changing needs and requirements of each project.
• Convert high level design into API’s, libraries, classes, functions, procedures, database schemas (if not specified in the high-level design) and and other software entities
• Release management – “packages” the fully tested software for deployment or in a form that can be delivered to customers who then deploy the software on their own computers (servers and/or desktops/laptops/smartphones/tablets).

Core Competencies
• Understanding of Unix/Linux operating systems
• Programming experience, in Java and Android
• Proactive and self motivated with demonstrated creative and critical thinking capabilities
• Excellent spoken and written communication skills
• Strong system level understanding and excellent debugging skills
• Familiarity with modern server network technologies (e.g., async, non-blocking IO, etc.)

• Minimum degree in computer science or the equivalent experience
• Minimum 1-2 years experience designing, implementing and supporting highly scalable applications and web services in Android or any modern stack.
• Proof/Details of software development experience through demonstrable tools, applications and solutions they have developed for Android

Hiring Process
Our hiring process consists of standard interviews followed by paid probation lasting 3 Months.
Fixed Term Contract Length: Renewable subject to operational requirements
Compensation: Gross pay range depending on level ranging from: Junior (K7,500) – Mid Level Developer (K20, 000)

Who’s Hiring?
NetOne is a leading technology services Group based in Lusaka, Zambia. Since its inception is 2007 the group has grown to be Zambia’s leading technology service provider offering a range of solutions including client computing and enterprise business solutions with long standing relationships with leading OEM manufacturers across the ICT sector. NetOne owns and operates Zambia’s first Tier III carrier neutral data offering colocation services, infrastructure as a service and software as service. NetOne also owns and operates the Swish Pay platform enabling digital payments from consumer to merchant through its integrations with Visa, MasterCard and Mobile Money platforms. The group continues to innovate in launching new products to the Zambian market and is therefore looking to grow our team!
If you are an individual that believes in career progression, innovative, fearless and want to be on the winning team, we are the team for you!

• Installing and configuring internal laptops and printers and carrying out general maintenance for all NetOne IT Staff as well as attend to all technical challenges faced internally by staff.
• Troubleshooting of Network and PC.
• Acting as the first point of contact for all NetOne Data customers for all types of services offered.
• Creating and configuring mailboxes and distribution groups for internal and external staff on the multitenant exchange platform as well as respond to password reset requests.
• Logging tickets with ISPs for all WAN links being supported by NetOne Data and communicating with the customer over resolution.
• Escorting and monitoring co-location clients as they come through to work on their infrastructure. Ensuring to verify the clients’ details using the Access request form and ID, or the email sent by authorized personnel.
• Checking for volume size and replication schedule.
• Following the troubleshooting steps when replication is not taking place e.g. ping the server, check the size of the volume and ask for log files etc.
• Ensuring that weekly synchronization reports are sent every morning.
• Ensuring that replication status reports are sent every day.
Undertaking any other duties/tasks (as assigned) or responsibility required to ensure the achievement of the objectives of the job within the overall objectives of NetOne IT Limited.

The following knowledge, skills, and abilities may be acquired through a combination of formal schooling, self-education, prior experience, or on-the-job training.
• Advanced Diploma in Computer Science or any related field.
• CCNA Cisco Certified Network Association Certification will be an added advantage
• Excellent technical knowledge and application in administration on Windows Servers and Desktop Operating System
• Software and Hardware troubleshooting.
• Excellent Technical Knowledge in Configuring/Troubleshooting of network devices such as Switches, Routers, firewall etc.
• Excellent knowledge of Configuring/Troubleshooting Routing protocols – EIGRP, OSPF, BGP
• Excellent knowledge of Configuring/Troubleshooting Application protocols – HTTP, HTTPS, FTP, SMTP, SNMP, SSL etc.
• Configuring/Troubleshooting of Network Monitoring software.
• Configuring/Troubleshooting of Wi-Fi Access Points.
• A minimum 0-1 year of similar experience is an added advantage.

The Law Association of Zambia (LAZ), rely on IT systems to power the solutions that help us deliver exceptional services to our members and the general public. We are seeking an experienced IT Officer who has the technological skills to make us even more efficient. This person will analyze current systems and assets, recommend, and implement solutions and upgrades, and provide training. The ideal candidate should have extensive knowledge of network maintenance, and advanced industry knowledge to keep us on the cutting edge. The IT Officer will have an immediate impact on the day-to-day efficiency of our operations and a long-term impact on our overall growth.

Objectives of this role
• Maintain essential IT infrastructure, including operating systems, security tools, applications, servers, email systems, laptops, desktops, software, and hardware
• Take responsibility for projects and solutions within the larger business initiative
• Handle business-critical IT tasks and systems administration
• Research and evaluate emerging technologies, hardware, and software Track and maintain hardware and software inventory

• Analyze departmental needs, identify vulnerabilities, and boost productivity, efficiency, and accuracy to inform business decisions
• Ensure network components work together seamlessly to meet business needs, using their full range of capabilities, and stay informed about new features and competitor solutions
• Prepare cost-benefit analysis when upgrades are necessary, and monitor vendors to ensure that they're offering the best-possible service and value for business needs
• Train employees to use software and hardware; troubleshoot issues and provide technical support when needed
• Develop and execute disaster planning and maintain data back ups

Required skills and qualifications
• Five or more years of experience in IT management
• Deep knowledge of programming languages and operating systems (ex: Microsoft Exchange/Azure, Active Directory), current equipment and technologies, enterprise backup and recovery procedures, and systems performance monitoring
• Expertise in implementing, configuring, and testing IT solutions Strong, creative and analytical thinking

Preferred skills and qualifications
• Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in information technology or computer science
• Microsoft certifications will be an added advantage