ICT Assosiates – The Botswana Institute for Technology Research and Innovation

Company: The Botswana Institute for Technology Research and Innovation
Reference # :ICTA
Contract Type : Contract 24 Months

Location Gaborone, South East, Botswana


The Botswana Institute for Technology Research and Innovation (BITRI), is a science and technology research institute whose mandate is to undertake research, identify and or develop appropriate technologies in line with national priorities and needs of Botswana

Job Functions

The BITRI ICT Programme is geared towards equipping graduates in ICT, Electronics, Telecommunications, Computer Engineering, Computer Science and related fields with Technology Development, Entrepreneurship and Business Development skills for a period of two (2) years.

Some of the responsibilities will include:
•Working on BITRI projects assigned by the Lead Researcher or Senior Researcher.
•Initiating business ideas premised on ICTs and developing them into commercialisable products.
•Conduct needs analysis under the supervision of Lead Researcher or Senior Researcher.
A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in any ICT field (e.g. Computer Science, Software Engineering, Computer Engineering, Systems Engineering, Data Science, Communications Engineering, Information Systems, Information Technology, Electronic Engineering) from a recognized institution or any equivalent qualification acceptable to BITRI is required. Relevant professional certifications will be an added advantage during the selection process. Candidates who have some experience with Big Data and Analytics Technologies, Embedded Systems, Artificial Intelligence, Cloud Computing, Machine Learning, Internet of Things, Image Processing, Open Source Systems, Mobile Programming, Expert Systems, Decision Support Systems, Animation, 3D Modelling, Virtual Reality and Multimedia Computing will also have an added advantage.

Job Closing Date 21/11/2017