IT Engineer

Posted By: American India Foundation (AIF)


Not Specified

Information Technology

Child Care and Nutrition

Job Description

The IT engineer will be responsible for providing technical support and maintenance/service of infrastructure at assigned locations across Gujarat. S/he will be deployed in the DE office, Amreli and will be responsible for overall IT management and meeting requirements at the office/school level.


The responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Manage server and network issues at the school/office level;
  • Testing, configuring, and troubleshooting hardware, software, and networking systems to meet the needs at the school level;
  • Adequate knowledge of Java/ and ability to work as a developer;
  • Train staff and manage overall IT requirements of the program;
  • Digital device/tablet and application management;
  • Coordinating with the service provider and other digital resource providers;
  • Installation and update of content on a time-to-time basis;
  • Maintaining a record of digital devices, tracking their use, and making a report to update the line manager;
  • Take required/suggested actions based on device usage tracking;
  • Take appropriate steps to improve device usage;
  • Regular visits to the school to ensure effective implementation of the technical devices, gauge challenges, and solve issues appropriately;
  • S/He will be responsible for providing technical support for training on techno-pedagogy and STEM methodology to master trainers and pre-service/in-service teachers;
  • S/he will be responsible for capacity-building initiatives for the team on IT;
  • Identify and support in designing ICT-based educational interventions;
  • Develop IT user manual/ material whenever required;
  • Assisting Project lead in various operations and administration work, if needed; &
  • Any other work as assigned by the Project lead/the regional manager.

Other: Salary shall be commensurate with experience.

Initially, the contract shall be issued till 31st March 2023, renewable based on performance.


Position Availability: Immediately


Application Process: To apply for this position, send your CV and cover letter describing how you meet the specifications for this role and what you bring to it to with the subject line “IT Engineer” Amreli.


Deadline for applications: 28th November’ 2022

Only applications of short-listed candidates will be acknowledged. 

Eligibility Criteria

Qualifications and Experience:

BE/ B. Tech in computer or IT/MSc IT/MCA with one year of experience in the relevant sector (IT management).


Skills and Competencies:

  • High-level problem-solving and logical thinking capabilities;
  • High-level troubleshooting skills to solve hardware and networking-related issues;
  • Good knowledge of various operating systems and program management;
  • IT resource and information management skills;
  • Good program knowledge and conversant with emerging technologies in the development sector;
  • Skills in focusing on program quality and a positive approach to resolving challenges
  • Good data analysis skills with program planning and design, monitoring, and evaluation frameworks and techniques;
  • Strong in people management with a practical performance management approach and commitment;
  • High level of networking and representation skills;
  • Good analytical and numeracy skills;
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal;
  • Ability to be adaptable and flexible to change; &
  • Ability to travel extensively.

Desired Candidate Profile

Graduation - B.Tech/B.E

Organization Details

  • Organization Name:American India Foundation (AIF)
  • About Organization:The American India Foundation is committed to improving the lives of India’s underprivileged, with a special focus on women, children, and youth. AIF does this through high impact interventions in education, health, and livelihoods, because poverty is multidimensional. AIF’s unique value proposition is its broad engagement between communities, civil society, and expertise, thereby building a lasting bridge between the United States and India. With offices in New York and California, twelve chapters across the U.S., and India operations headquartered in Delhi NCR, AIF has impacted 9.2 million lives across 29 states of India. Visit to learn more about AIF’s work.