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ICT system engineer

01-04-2013 Job Opportunity Ref. fd-it-syst-engineer

Location: Field

Your task

The ICRC information communication technology engineer installs, maintains and supervises the operation of HF and VHF stations, fixed and mobile satellite ground stations and the entire IT infrastructure of delegations, sub-delegations and local offices. In addition to carrying out installation work, he/she maintains equipment, supervises traffic, selects and trains local technicians and operators and carries out all related administration such as contacts and negotiations with local suppliers and authorities.

Selection requirements

  • ideal age: 26 to 40
  • prepared to accept unaccompanied postings for the first two missions (minimum 12 months each)
  • excellent command of English. French an asset
  • diploma as Telecommunication engineer required
  • certification MCTS: Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure Configuration (exam 70-642)
  • three years of professional experience
  • sound knowledge and experience of wave propagation
  • driving licence (for manual transmission vehicles)

Your profile

  • strongly motivated by humanitarian work
  • open-minded and adaptable
  • responsible and well-organized
  • able to and interested in training and supervising others
  • excellent ability to work in a team and under pressure in a potentially dangerous environment

What we offer

  • an opportunity to practise your profession in a humanitarian and multicultural environment
  • a training course and an in-house training prior to departure in the field
  • access to further in-house and/or external training
  • generous social benefits

Apply now