Telecom Engineer - University of Ghana

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The University of Ghana Computing Systems provides the IT services that the University of Ghana requires to fulfil its mission to be a world-class centre for research and teaching. UGCS provides innovative services and projects to support learning, teaching and research in response to the changing demands and trends in the IT ecosystem.

In order to more effectively carry out this mandate, applications are invited to fill the following Senior Member positions:

JOB TITLE: Telecom Engineer

UNIT: Telecommunication

REPORTS TO: Deputy Chief Information Technology Officer, Infrastructure


The Telecom Engineer (TE) reports to the Deputy CITO (Infrastructure) and is responsible for identifying the requirements of the UGCS telecom networks. Duties involve working with telecommunication equipment, hardware and services.



The TE is expected to solve telecom related problems by assessing situations and applying relevant solutions. The Telecom Engineer will also design and create telecommunications systems.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Engineer telecom related solutions for various projects and operational needs in accordance with standards and project/operational requirements.
  • Develop and maintain installation and configuration procedures.
  • Recommend innovative solutions for related telecom services.
  • Perform periodic monitoring to ensure the integrity and availability of all communication links and systems.
  • Perform regular security monitoring to identify any possible intrusions.
  • Troubleshoot equipment and technical problems through routine inspections. Upgrade and configure telecom systems.
  • Maintain operational configuration and/or other procedures
  • Provide periodic performance reports to support capacity planning.
  • Ensure continuous and appropriate power supply to UGCS computing and communication devices.

Qualification Required & Experience

  • A Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology / Telecommunication Engineering, Data Communication and Networks or related field.
  • Relevant advanced professional level qualification or industry skill-based certification.
  • 5 – 6 years’ experience in various areas of telecom engineering including equipment and service configuration, setup, troubleshooting, planning, designing, implementation, and user support; including Fiber Optics, ISDN, analog, TI, T2, SONET, ATM and IP PABX deployment.



  • Ability to communicate concepts and processes clearly and effectively in oral and written form.
  • Ability to plan, design and maintain telecommunication networks.
  • Upholding high ethical and moral standards.
  • Ability to coordinate and work with teams.
  • Appreciation of IP Protocols and internet working of IP and Data Networks is an advantage.

Location: Accra

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