Basil Read Engineering Bursary Programme 2020


The Basil Read Engineering Bursary Programme is calling on suitably qualified parties who are looking into receiving bursary support to continue their university education.

Basil Read is a leading South African construction company founded in 1925 by Basil Leonard Read. As a major player in the construction sector, the company has built numerous roads, bridges, housing developments, buildings, plants and more.  The company has also ventured in mining activities such as opencast and surface contract mining.

Basil Read Engineering Bursary Programme

Basil Read prefers to award bursary opportunities to promising, passionate, and enthusiastic individuals who possess a keen interest for the built environment. Moreover, the company seeks people who appreciate the value and purpose of infrastructure to modern society.

Qualifications covered by the Basil Read Bursary Programme include the following:

  • BSc or B. Eng in Civil Engineering
  • BSc Hons or BSc in Quantity Surveying
  • BSc or B. Eng in Mining Engineering
  • National Diploma in Mining Engineering

Career Options

Permanent employment within the company after completion of qualification will depend on Basil Read’s current manpower requirements and other factors.

Requirements or Eligibility

To qualify for this bursary opportunity, applicants must satisfy the following basic requirements:

  • Must be at least second year students taking up any of the prescribed fields of study
  • With a solid academic performance
  • Passionate, enthusiastic and with a distinct flair for engineering

How to Apply

Qualified applicants will need to download, fill out, and submit the Basil Read Application 2020 application form. Make sure to attach the supporting documents listed below:

  • Certified true copy of South African ID
  • Certified true copy of Matric results
  • Latest academic transcript – certified true copy
  • Proof of admission to a covered field of study
  • Quotation of all school-related expenses for the year

Download the application form here.

Forward your application form along with the supporting documents to:

The Skills Development and Bursary Facilitator
Basil Read Ltd.
Private Bag X170
Bedfordview
2008

Email: [email protected]

Opening and Closing Dates

Deadline for submission of applications is on 31 August 2019.

Contact Information

If you require help or have unanswered questions regarding the bursary programme, send an email to [email protected].

Support Engineer: Infield Hardware Testing









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MultiChoice Group

Location




Johannesburg, South Africa

Date Posted

August 20, 2019
Category


Engineering


Job Type


Full-time

Description

The Multichoice Group is a broad-based multinational media and entertainment group headquartered in South Africa, Dubai and Netherlands with principal operations in pay television, video entertainment, advertising and content security serving rapidly growing base of 13,5 million households. Eminent brands within the Group include DSTV, GOTv, SuperSport, M-net, DSTVnow, Showmax and Europe based content security leader Irdeto. Key areas of operations are:
  • Storytelling ranging from content creation, production and aggregation including the best global general entertainment, sport and eminent African content library, delivered to customers
  • Pay Television: direct-to-home satellite and digital terrestrial television services;
  • SVOD: subscription video on demand services across multiple online platforms with a focus on library and local content in developing markets, and
  • Advertising: providing dynamic media solutions; handling commercial airtime, on-air sponsorships, content integration, and online sales across a variety of 130+ channel brands on linear TV, VOD, social media, and digital platforms.

The group’s strength lies in its focus on local language and culture, its entrepreneurial spirit and the quality of its workforce. Multichoice Group has a successful history of identifying trends early, adapting them for the markets in which it operates and leveraging them to maximum advantage. The group generates revenues primarily through subscription model, with a growing contribution from advertising revenue. Its key objectives are to:

  • Expand Pay TV, SVOD subscriber base and Advertising sales
  • Focus on investment and technology
  • Maintain a local approach
  • Provide quality service
  • Attract innovative and motivated employees

Support Engineer: Infield Hardware Testing

Manager: Infield Hardware

  • MultiChoice Technology Management
  • MultiChoice Africa Business
  • Multichoice Customer Care team
  • Multichoice Technology Product management team
  • Multichoice Technology Product design team
  • Multichoice Technology project management team
  • Multichoice Decoder Centre
  • Multichoice Field Services

Purpose of the Position:

  • To provide troubleshooting/Investigations of infield hardware issues reported on decoders or any products.

Key Performance Objectives

  • Receive and Dispatch devices on SAP
  • Conduct Sample testing of new and repaired devices
  • Perform tests (both manual and automated) according to QC defined standards/processes, and report variations
  • Contribute to testing quality standards in alignment with the overall test strategy
  • Conduct peer review test cases and test scripts
  • Design, develop, maintain and execute reusable and maintainable test scripts, both manual and automated.
  • Assist with the continuous test process improvement.
  • Execute testing efforts as defined in the overall test strategy.
  • Ensure that good quality of decoders and other devices
  • Conduct testing of all faulty returned products (Newly launched only for 1st 6 moths)
  • Conducting testing of peripherals (New & returned) on request
  • Identify trends from decoder behaviour
  • Escalate issues to relevant departments
  • Perform monthly stock taking
  • Compile reports on troubleshooting/Investigations conducted
  • Compiling of quality reports (Monthly, weekly, adhoc)

Qualifications

  • A post matric certificate in production environment or Quality assurance environment

Experience

  • A minimum 2 – 3 years set-top box support experience
  • 1-2 years’ experience in testing environment
  • Experience in the Video entertainment business model with regards to faulty returns and repairs
  • Experience in conducting Production research and recommendations documents
  • SAP knowledge
  • Products functional knowledge
  • Decoder functional knowledge
  • Mathematical and technical knowledge

Technical Competencies

  • Quality Assurance
  • Troubleshooting
  • Testing
  • Reporting
  • Accountability
  • Teamwork
  • Delegation
  • Interpersonal Support
  • Perseverance
  • Motivating
  • Prioritisation
  • Analytical Thinking
Primary Location: ZAF-GT-Randburg

Organization: MultiChoice Group Services

Schedule: Full-time


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Support Engineer: Real Time Device Database


Description

  • OS, network, and application configuration of new systems.
  • Maintaining and contributing to system standards.
  • Improve the automation of tasks where possible.
  • Apply OS and application patches where required.
  • Capacity and performance management.
  • Research and recommend innovative approaches to improving efficiency.
  • Provide system and application support

Role Requirements:

  • OS, network, and application configuration of new systems.
  • Maintaining and contributing to system standards.
  • Improve the automation of tasks where possible.
  • Managing system security.
  • Apply OS and application patches where required.
  • Capacity and performance management.
  • Research and recommend innovative approaches to improving efficiency.
  • Provide system and application support.

Education, Qualification and Experience

  • A high degree of interest, experience and certification in Linux.
  • Linux system administration (RedHat/Centos, Apache/NGINX, MySQL/MariaDB/MongoDB,

Bash, Python).

  • Knowledge of networking protocols and technologies (TCP/IP, SOAP, HTTP, XML, RADIUS,

Diameter, SCTP).

  • Ability to learn quickly and work independently

 

Adapt IT is committed to successfully implementing employment equity initiatives that actively promote our
Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) policy.

Contact person: Nomzamo Skosana

Contact Details: [email protected]

Telephone: 010 494 0023

Position status: Vacant


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