Job Summary

Halotel is pleased to announce a new position opening: DATA CENTER TECHNICAL OFFICER

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 2 years

Job Description

Rewarded in 2017 by the Stevie International Awards as the "Fastest Growing Enterprise in the Middle East and Africa", Halotel have proven its ambition to become the leader in the telecommunication market in Africa.

As part of the international Vietnamese telecommunication group “Viettel Group”, Halotel strive to provide the best service with high technology and reasonable price in Africa. With more than 20,000 km of Fiber Optic Cable, Halotel’s network is the most reliable connection at high-speed covering up to 95% of the Population in Tanzania.

Halotel is always looking for individual who are Professionals, Talented and Passionate about telecommunication as we are, to join our Family in building the Fastest Growing Telecom in Tanzania.

Halotel is pleased to announce a new position opening: DATA CENTER TECHNICAL OFFICER

The responsibilities will include:

1. Installation, Management, Operation and Troubleshooting 

Mobile Section (NSS, BSS, SGSN, GGSN, MPBN, IPBN, DCN, Metro, SMSC) Operating on duty 24/7, troubleshooting any related to mobile

  • Manage and Maintain the equipment’s hardware, the equipment’s connection cable and back-up accessories and supply in the general station
  • Installation, Maintenance, downgrade, upgrade, plug the card, remove the card, rewiring, connecting any related to device’s hardware, equipment’s connecting cable
  • Coordinate to project on rescuing information, involving in devices, cards, port connection cable

Mechanical-Electrical section (Managing equipment’s of all this section: AC, DC, UPS, Generator, air-conditioner, Fire protection, Lightening protection). Operating on duty 24/7, troubleshooting any related to Mechanical-Electrical in 

General station. Responsible before the board of directors (BOD) for Mechanical and Electrical activities in the general station

  • Planning, Optimization, Maintenance and repair, Installation and replacing system related to mechanical -electrical activities in the general station
  • Manage database of Mechanical-Electrical in the general station
  • Join in researching, Testing, proposing and implementing new technology.

Transmission, Billing and VAS Section (Managing equipment’s of these section:   DWDM, SDH, ART, PRT, AGG, BCCS, OCS, OSS). Operating on duty 24/7, troubleshooting any related to Transmission in General station

  • Responsible for safety and security of equipment’s in the general station
  • Transmission resource management: transmission Nodes, ODF and fiber optic cable
  • Connecting to stream in general station, welding, installation, upgrading and replacing transmission equipment, transmission server system in general station.
  • Testing and Measuring fiber links, periodically maintaining the equipment system in the general station

2. Routine Maintenance of Equipment

  • Maintaining of Air Filter of Telecom equipment in switch room 
  • Removing dust from Fan Module
  • Removing dust from boards of Telecom equipment
  • Removing dust from Optical interfaces and connectors

3. Ground System Maintenance

  • Measuring the Ground Resistance
  • Ensure electrical contact points such as screw holes, guide lines, lifting ears between the metallic parts and Cabinets is well contacted.
  • Ensure Each cabinet is connected to ground bars


Having a bachelor degree Or diploma of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering, Electronics and Electrical Engineering, Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering / Electrical Engineering

  • Demonstrate working knowledge of the Microsoft office (word, excel & PowerPoint) suite or Equivalent.
  • At least 2 years of experiences in the same position. 
  • Capacity to understand and an interest in high pressure working environment.


  • The normal work place shall be in the Headquarter in Dar Es Salaam.
  • Business travel up to 30%

Employment benefits:

  • Attractive remuneration based on experience and business result outcome.
  • Company Health Insurance plan
  • Employee allowances.

Halotel approved Employment Equity Plan and Targets will be considered as part of the recruitment process. As an Equal Opportunities employer, we actively encourage and welcome people with disabilities to apply.

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