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Title
Deadline
Category Host entity Country
Information Systems Assistant 19 January 2021 Int. Specialist MONUSCO Democratic Republic of Congo
MONUSCO
Democratic Republic of Congo
Beni (COD)
English,French
Immediate
until 30 June 2021 with possibility of extension
19 January 2021

Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.

Under the direct supervision of the ICT Operations Officer, the duties of the Information Technology Assistant will include but are not limited to the following:

  • Install, configure, test and deploy server systems hardware and software, to include Local Area Network infrastructure, Operating Systems (Unix, Linux, Mac OS), Electronic mail, Citrix, Database systems, Web Development software, Firewall systems, Network Services Server systems (DNS, DHCP, NFS, CIFS/SMB, mail relay, and various security software.

  • Assist in the installation and administration of LAN systems, including installation of hardware and software, user access to shared resources and information systems, and data security;

  • Carry out delivery of the Work Order for computers, accessories and related equipment, as deemed necessary, and follow up on the Work Orders;

  • Carry out configuration of the Central Processing Unit (CPU) before issuance to the users, setup of user Local Area Network (LAN) account, access to shared resources and information systems after ghosting of the machine with an updated image;

  • Provide technical and client-oriented operational support to users;

  • Identifying and eliminating bottlenecks to ensure long-term network efficiency.

  • Assist clients in the daily maintenance of voice and data network infrastructure including LAN, MAN, WAN, WiFi, VOIP and NICs. Serves as tier 1, 2 and/or tier 3 resource for trouble tickets and work orders for voice and data networks and related network infrastructure devices.

  • Perform mid to advanced level Cisco UC administration, implementation and troubleshooting of CUCM, CUC, UCCX, CUPS, CUBE, Jabber, Gateways MGCP, H323, SIP, CTI integration to switching platforms, dialers, call recorders and desk top platforms, and supporting infrastructure

  • Contribute to Problem Management and the Knowledgebase e.g. by assisting in creating-materials to expedite service request fulfilments/incident resolutions, and training manuals;

  • When working with (including supervising) national staff or (non-)governmental counterparts set aside dedicated time for capacity development through coaching, mentoring and formal and on-the-job training; and

  • Performs other related duties as required.

Bachelor degree or equivalent

Bachelor’s Degree/ Diploma in Communications Engineering/Business Information Technology/Business Systems Engineering/Computer Science/Software Engineering/Information Technology or related discipline

24 Months

2 years in the delivery of ICT services and provision of client support

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
IT architecture and IT project management, Telecommunications systems

Computer skills:

  • In depth knowledge of Microsoft and Cisco Technologies is desired

  • Possession of either Microsoft Certified Engineer (MSCE) / Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) / Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) qualifications are an asset.

Yes

Client Orientation, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply.

* Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply.

Application deadline: 19-01-2021

Microwave Technician 19 January 2021 Int. Specialist MONUSCO Democratic Republic of Congo
Open

Microwave Technician

International Specialist
MONUSCO
Democratic Republic of Congo
Bukavu (COD)
English,French
Immediate
until 30 June 2021 with possibility of extension
19 January 2021

Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.

Within the terms of organization’s delegated authority, and under the direct supervision of ICT Operations Officer for Kinshasa, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Coordinates with supervisor regarding installation of microwave equipment and implementation of projects.
  • Implements regular and preventive maintenance for all microwave equipment and accessories in the mission area.
  • Plans and designs the initial microwave network proposal, taking into account path profile assessments, frequency surveys, Fresnel zones and transmission limitations, for final approval by the supervisor.
  • Assists in microwave pre-deployment surveys/feasibility studies and site preparation including installation of shelters, towers/antennas and associate power supply related accessories.
  • Aligns and optimizes microwave dishes in order to maximize overall performance.
  • Interfaces multiplexing equipment and configures connectivity to PABX, routers, switches and bridges.
  • Monitors the health of the Microwave network using SNMP protocol-based software.
  • When working with (including supervising) national staff or (non-)governmental counterparts set aside dedicated time for capacity development through coaching, mentoring and formal and on-the-job training.
  • Any other related duties as may be required.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Telecommunications, or equivalent diploma/certificate from Polytechnic or college

36 Months

At least 3 years’ experience in working with microwave systems.

Be conversant with safety guidelines on working at height and be able to carry out tasks at heights of up to 100m.

Technological background and experience in radio systems installation and maintenance specializing in microwave fields in particular.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
IT architecture and IT project management, Telecommunications systems

- Good knowledge of Windows Microsoft Office programs such as Access, Word, Excel and other Microsoft professional programs.

  1. College Diploma or equivalent post-secondary education certificate.

  2. Fully proficient and familiar with Windows programs, especially Access, Word, Excel and other

  3. Must have at least 5 years working experience with computers.

  4. Prior Military or Police Communications Center experience would be an asset.

  5. Previous working knowledge with radio communications equipment desirable or.

  6. Valid driving license.

  7. Must be fluent in written and spoken English. Knowledge of French is an advantage.

  8. Computer literacy, ability to manage and adopt new procedures.

Yes

Client Orientation, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply.

* Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply.

This is an announcement for a national UNV assignment. Therefore, only citizens of Haiti and legal residents of (program country or territory) with refugee or stateless status can apply for this advertisement.

Application deadline: 19-01-2021