RTI International ICT Assistant Job in Kenya

RTI is an independent, non-profit organization dedicated to conducting innovative, multidisciplinary research that improves the human condition. With a worldwide staff of more than 4,000 people, RTI offers innovative research and development and multidisciplinary services.

Universities in North Carolina founded RTI in 1958 as a centerpiece of the Research Triangle Park.

RTI International TUSOME – Project is national literacy intervention focused on curriculum support, teacher training and teaching material development to improve the quality of early grade instruction in formal and non-formal schools through a reading intervention.

ICT Assistant (I.T Assistant)

Based in Uasin Gishu

1 Temporary position for 2-3 months

Duties and Responsibilities

  • The ICT Assistant will be responsible for first level support and deployment management for all end users in the assigned region across several counties.
  • S/he will keep on top of new operating system (Android) releases, test mobile applications with new devices review crash reports from mobile applications.
  • The ICT Assistant will play a key role in RTI strategic education initiatives and must thrive under tight deadlines.
  • S/he will develop and execute automated/manual test procedures, train the education officers’ in the region at the county level on how to use the android
  • S/he will also serve as the focal point of contact in the region and will be responsible for ICT related communications as well as the ICT assets assigned in the region.
  • S/he ensures that all software and hardware deployments are managed according to RTI policies, USAID regulations, standard operating procedures and good business practices.
  • S/he will support hardware (laptops, routers, switches) and network users in use in Uasin Gishu office.

Required qualifications and experience:

  • A BSc. Computer Science or related field with a minimum of three (3) years of technical support experience or Diploma in Computer Science with a minimum of four (4) years technical experience.
  • S/he will possess a record of successful large scale software and hardware installations with a wide range of hardware including tablets and mobile phones.
  • The suitable candidate will need to demonstrate experience of android operating system releases, experience in applications testing and executing automate/manual test procedures.
  • Ability to train adults on how to use applications deployed.
  • Good communication skills and familiarity with mobile tools (e.g. XCode, Android Debugger ADB).

To Apply:

Qualified candidates are invited to apply via email at [hrapplications@nb.rti.org ] no later than 15th June, 2018.

Candidates should send an application letter and CV with 3 references.

Only short listed applicants will be contacted.

RTI is proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V.

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Uasin Gishu

Uasin Gishu, Kenya

Uasin Gishu County

ICT and Technology, NGO and UN
Updated: June 8, 2018 — 6:00 am