Information Technology Officer Job Careers – East African Community Civil Aviation Safety and Security Oversight Agency (EAC-CASSOA)

Organisation: East African
Community Civil Aviation Safety and Security Oversight Agency (EAC-CASSOA)
Duty Station: Entebbe,
REF: CAS/HR/002/2017
Reports to: Senior
Information Technology Officer
Grade: G5
The East African Community Civil Aviation Safety and Security Oversight
Agency (EAC-CASSOA) is a self accounting institution of the East African
Community. It is a specialized technical Institution of the East African
Community charged with the responsibility of ensuring the development of a safe
and secure civil aviation system in the region.
Job Summary:  The Information Technology Officer will
primarily ensure efficient and effective management and maintenance of the
Information and Communication Technology systems of the Agency.
Key Duties and
  • Ensure
    smooth running of computer systems and ensuring users get maximum
    benefits from them.
  • In
    charge of installing and configuring computer hardware, software,
    operating systems, applications networks, printers and scanners.
  • Tasked
    with monitoring and maintaining computer systems and networks.
  • Responsible for planning and undertaking scheduled maintenance, upgrades.
  • Troubleshooting
    and resolving network systems, hardware or software faults
  • In
    charge of coordinating maintenance, servicing and repair of computer
    telecommunication and office equipment.
  • Tasked
    with monitoring and maintaining CASSOA internet and electronic
    systems, AC equipments and generators.
  • Maintaining
    records of software licences.
  • Providing
    support, including procedural documentation and relevant reports;
  • Setting
    up new users’ accounts and profiles.
  • Carrying out regular scheduled back up
  • Ensuring
    the website is up to date.
  • The
    jobholder will ensure the security of Agency IT systems.
  • Ensuring
    implementation of the Agency’s IT Disaster Recovery Plan.
  • Performing
    any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    ideal candidate for the East African Community Civil Aviation
    Safety and Security Oversight Agency (EAC-CASSOA) Information Technology
    Officer job opportunity must possess a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science /Computer Engineering/
    Information Technology or equivalent qualification from a recognized
  • Professional
    certifications i.e. CCNA, CISA, MCSE/MCTS or OCP is an added
  • A minimum of six years’ experience in the field of Information Technology,
    particularly in area of data management, systems administration and
  • Hands-on
    experience with computer networks, network administration and
  • Previous
    exposure and experience in UNIX, LINUX, IP Network routing system, and
    security infra-structure.
  • Previous
    experience in the use and administration of Sunsystems is an added
  • Practical
    Knowledge supported with certificates in web designing/development,
    Programming, hardware maintenance and networking is an added advantage.
  • Excellent
    communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Analytical,
    strong problem solving skills/ troubleshooting capabilities.
  • Quick
  • High
    degree of flexibility and ability to cope with change.
  • Good
    team player.
  • Highly
  • Age: Below 55 years
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested EAC candidates are encouraged to
send their application letters, duly filled and signed EAC-CASSOA Personal
History Form, download
, photocopies of academic certificates and a copy of national
identity card, birth certificate or passport showing the date of birth,  quoting the job advert reference number of
the position applied for. The applications should be sent via email (all soft
copies should be in MS Word or Adobe Acrobat) or in hard copies and addressed
Executive Director,
P.O. Box 873,
Entebbe- Uganda,
Email to:
Deadline: 15th May 2017
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