Profile of Gift Soko

Gift Soko Information Technology Personnel
3 years experience 0 jobs worked Lusaka
$5.00 /hr $0 earned
Administrative SupportBrochureC#CodingComputer RepairData EntryDatabasesExcelIBM SPSSJavaLogo DesignMobile Software DevelopmentUI DesignWeb Design





House No: 17/12, Off Kasangula Road, Garden Site 3, Lusaka, Zambia

Cell: +260 963 192627, +260 974 662964

E-mail: [email protected]




Sex                              : Male

Nationality                  : Zambian

NRC                            : 588192/52/1

Marital Status              : Single                                   

Languages                   : English, Bemba, Nyanja

Religion                       : Christian




Good in the areas of Entrepreneurship, Software Engineering and Programming, MSSQL, Oracle Databases, Information Security, Communication and Networks and IT Operating Systems, especially Windows. Multi-talented with good all-round technical skills and the ability to develop and maintain close working relationships with other support and development teams. Having the personal drive required to deliver a service that meets and at times exceed the expectations of colleagues and end users through a positive, well organized and structured work ethics. Looking for a career advancement opportunity with a company that will challenge my problem-solving skills and allow me to develop my knowledge & potential.




·   Excellent Communication skills both oral and written.

·   Self-starter, goal-oriented, interactive, highly motivated, self-driven

·   Good sense of discipline, transparency, accountability and integrity.

·   Highly alert, very attentive to detail, analytical and a specific knack for numerical

·   Team player and likes ideas from other individuals for synergetic results

·   Sober mind and able to make independent decisions

·   Results oriented for the benefit of the company

·   Ability to work under pressure and with minimum supervision

·   Highly and self-motivated and Fast learner




·   Data analysis and evaluation, Information and Inventory management  

·   Desktop support, Hardware and Software, LAN and WLAN Troubleshooting

·   Web (ASP.NET, PHP, HTML, JavaScript, CSS), OOP with C, C#, Java and Android

·   SPSS, Oracle PL/SQL, SQL, Access, Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Project AutoCAD



2015 June – 2017 July   

Copperbelt University, Kitwe

·         Bachelors of Information Technology


2011 June – 2014 July   

Copperbelt University, Kitwe

·         Diploma in Information Technology


2006 – 2008       

Chizongwe Technical High School, Chipata

·         GCE O Level Grade 12 Certificate.




2018 March – Present

Africonnect Zambia Limited(AFCZ)

Intern (Network Operating Centre)


Key Responsibilities


  • Manage and maintain the AFCZ Monitoring Systems (these report on the status and performance of AFCZ ‘s network, ISP services and facilities).
  • Fault handling and escalation (identifying and responding to faults on AFCZ ‘s systems and networks, liaising with 3rd party suppliers, handling escalation through to resolution).
  • Provisioning (IP assignment, core network configuration, DNS setup, monitoring and graphing for colocation, leased lines, customer backup and other customer network services).
  • Server build and installs, application upgrades, network equipment build and installation. Maintaining hardware serial audits, writing custom monitoring plugins and configuring bespoke graphing.
  • Facilities maintenance (monitoring and management of air-conditioning, UPS, generators, power usage, running health and safety and housekeeping checks at AFCZ POPs).
  • Facilities provisioning (installing racks, setting up power, installing Ethernet, fibre and console cabling, remote power and KVM).
  • Maintenance of WIKI and technical documentation (for NOC) of processes and procedures used throughout normal operations.
  • Development of knowledge and skills in network and system administration, particularly with regard to AFCZ ‘s own architecture and platforms.
  • Tier 3 Support for co-location, customer backup network and ISP services.
  • Participate in a 24×7 call-out rota if required.


2016 August.

Electoral Commission of Zambia

Polling Assistant (Nkana Constituency, Kitwe)


Key Responsibilities


  • Verification of Voter details NRC and Voters Card in Voters Register 
  • To ensure that those who have voted are correctly marked.


2013 – 2014

Genesis Office Systems (Lusaka)

IT Technician


Key Responsibilities


  • Preparation of Quotations for clients
  • Attending to appointments for client Service and Hardware Maintenance

·         Technician responsible for mounting the projectors and Computer

·         Hardware and Software Installations and upgrades

·         LAN installation and the surveying for requirements analysis

·         IP phone configurations and extension assignments

  • Respond to queries in person or over the phone
  • Install computer peripherals for end users
  • Working within a TCP/IP network environment
  • Maintaining hardware and software applications



Central Statistical Office (HQ Lusaka)

Dispatch Officer


Key responsibilities


·         Dispatching the 2010 Census questionnaires to the government stores

·         Receiving the 2010 Census questionnaires from the Government stores

·         Packaging of the Data on the Vehicle and Recording of what has been shipped.



Central Statistical Office (Livingstone)                                            

LCMS VII Enumerator


Key responsibilities


·         Listing of Households in the List Hand book

·         Using a specified Calculation of the sample size using a specified formula

·         Interviewing the sampled household in the SEA

·         Scheduling call-backs with respondents who were busy during the week

·         Reporting all the rejects to the supervisor





1)      Mr. Machaya Dennis

Zambia Revenue Authority, Department of Trade & Industry, P.O. Box 35710


Cell: +260 977426557, +260 955426557, +260 955426557

Email: [email protected], [email protected]


2)      Mr. Miti Saulosy

CEC Liquid Telecom, Quality Assurance Department, Elunda II, Long Acres


Cell:  +260 965843045

Email: [email protected]


3)      Prof. Libati Hastings M.

Copperbelt University, Computer Science Department, P.O. Box 21692   


Cell: +260 955 881138

Email: [email protected]


4)      Mr. Mumba Phillimon

Copperbelt University, Computer Science Department, P.O. Box 21692   


Cell: +260 969 793 193



I do hereby declare that the above information is true and correctly stated regarding the respective particulars and further that the Institute/Company/Organization may use the above information for purposes of assessing my suitability for employment.


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  • Diploma in Information Technology

    The Copperbelt University

    July 2011 - June 2014

  • Bachelor of Information Technology

    The Copperbelt University

    January 2015 - July 2017