Grain Marketing Board (GMB)

Computer Systems Technician

Grain Marketing Board (GMB)
Jun. 09, 2023
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Job Description

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced personnel to fill the above-mentioned position in the Computer Systems Department. The incumbent will report to the Hardware and Network Administrator and will be based at Head Office.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Trouble shoots network and hardware problems.
  • Repairs and replaces faulty computer equipment.
  • Diagnoses hardware and network problems and suggests solutions.
  • Performs maintenance, repairs and service of computer hardware throughout the organization.
  • Monitors the performance of LANS and WANS.
  • Installs, supports and configures weighbridge software.
  • Attends to all fiscalisation issues in the region.
  • Provides weekly and monthly report on regional ICT issues.
  • Performs regular upgrades on computer equipment.
  • Installs network cables, hubs and other network equipment e.g. routers and switches.
  • Configures WAN routes.
  • Configures available equipment to facilitate sharing of resources e.g. printer sharing.
  • Identifies and reports any attempts on security violation and rectifies the violations.
  • Collects information for the information technology inventory register.
  • Recommends replacement of absolute equipment to the Hardware and Network Administrator.
  • Installs and configures software on all Computer Systems equipment.
  • Decides on the methods and techniques to solve hardware and network problems.
  • Performs any other work related duties as assigned by the Superior.
  • Training users on computer equipment.

Qualifications and Experience

  • 5'0' level subjects including English Language and Mathematics.
  • Degree/Diploma in Computer Science, Information Technology or equivalent.
  • CCNA certification or CCNP is an added advantage.
  • Microsoft Certification, City and Guilds T3 is an added advantage.
  • Minimum experience of two years in the field.
  • Knowledge of printer repairs is an added advantage. 

Core Competencies:

  • Ability to solve hardware and network problems.
  • Intermediate knowledge of cybersecurity best practices.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Results Oriented.


How to Apply

Applications accompanied with detailed Curriculum Vitae and certified copies of qualifications should be emailed to:

NB: Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: 09 June 2023

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