IT Infrastructure Specialist at the OPEC Fund for International Development

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The OPEC Fund for International Development is a multilateral development finance institution established in 1976. Our 12 Member Countries are:  Algeria, Ecuador, Gabon, Indonesia, the Islamic Republic of Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Libya, Nigeria, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: IT Infrastructure Specialist

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Location: Austria

Job Profile

  • The IT infrastructure Specialist provides technical expertise in installation, maintenance and monitoring of specific IT systems to ensure their optimal and effective utilization.
  • The incumbent must have thorough knowledge of different computer software and hardware platforms.

Duties and Responsibilities

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  • Performs regular IT tasks in all areas such as systems administration, monitoring, patching, scripting and database administration.
  • Provides service desk support for incoming queries and issues related to computer systems, software and other hardware.
  • Maintains and secures appliances, desktops and servers implementations.
  • Maintains and updates knowledge base articles.
  • Recommends alternative technologies or improvements to enhance information systems to support organizational goals.
  • Supports the senior infrastructure officer in the implementation of infrastructure projects.
  • Monitors systems, infrastructure and network, and ensures improvements of performance, availability and usability.
  • Implements security measures and ensures data integrity.
  • Develops training materials and user documentation.
  • Resolves hardware incidents and initiates warranty repairs.
  • Responsible for user account management, including on-boarding and off-boarding of users, access rights and group membership administration and user mailbox administration.
  • Keeps abreast of latest technology trends and developments.
  • Reviews technical architectures and proposes improvements to satisfy forecasted requirements.
  • Guarantees the availability of printer systems.
  • Implements cyber security solutions governed by the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO).
  • Monitors and reports on SLAs defined with external partners and consultants.
  • Deals with all departments/units on the subject of IT services.
  • Carries out other related tasks assigned by the IT director.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science.
  • IT certifications and other relevant certifications.
  • A minimum of 8 years relevant professional experience.
  • Experience of working in an international development institution
  • Fluent in English.
  • Good working knowledge of German is an added advantage.

Competencies:

  • General understanding of the core activities of development institutions, including the OPEC Fund. 
  • Familiarity with SAP, OpenText, PowerShell Scripting.
  • Strong analytical thinking, good planning and organizational skills. 
  • Very good knowledge in Microsoft On-premise Operating Systems and Microsoft Desktop and Microsoft Office products.
  • Very good knowledge of Cisco equipment and solutions as well as security solutions.
  • Demonstrated experience in maintaining VMware virtualization platform.
  • Experienced in Cloud technologies. 
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously. 
  • Strong written and oral communication and presentation skills. 
  • Proven self-starter with strong initiative, enthusiasm for innovation, business development. 
  • Conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results.
  • Ability to work in an international multi-cultural environment, with sensitivity and respect for diversity.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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