Portugal: Junior Systems Administrator

Organization: Tsamota
Country: Portugal
Closing date: 31 Jan 2017

POSITION: Junior Systems Administrator

LOCATION: Lisbon, Portugal

OVERALL DESCRIPTION:

An international NGO is looking for a Junior Systems Administrator. Under direct supervision of Deputy Chief of Operations the primary responsibility of the Junior Systems Administrator will be to ensure and maintain security practices.

The Junior Systems Administrator will be the focal point for IT systems administration and IT security for our team at the HQ and consultants working overseas.

The selected candidate will be employed on a consultancy basis and must be articulate, quick thinking, and able to tackle problems with minimal supervision. The offer is ideal for candidates who want to participate and showcase their skills in a fast-paced, operationally focused NGO environment, simultaneously developing their technical skills as well as their professional portfolio.The post holders will provide direct support to the Deputy Chief of Operations in relation to all of the areas outlined below:

· Installing, upgrading and monitoring of software and hardware

· Maintaining the essentials such as operating systems, business applications, security tools, web-servers, emails, PCs, local and wide area networking

· Set up and maintenance of local intranet as well as the local network infrastructure

· Set up and maintenance of work stations for staff

· Service, repair, and upgrade of the different IT and communication equipment

· Troubleshooting and user support as Help Desk

· Advice on purchase and installation on hardware and software

· Identifying staff IT capacity building needs, then developing and implementing effective training programmes to address the identified skills gaps

· Manage and maintain the server room and all equipment installed

· Maintain organization’s website

· Undertake regular technical test, software upgrades/updates including antivirus

· Liaise with suppliers and support companies in requesting for goods and services and follow-up on the correctness of the payments

· Provide advice and recommendations to develop and IT tools

· Carry out any other duties that may reasonably or exceptionally be required to ensure the smooth operation of the IT infrastructure

Profile

As Junior Systems Administrator, you will need:

· Proven, minimum 2-year experience in the Junior Systems Admin role, Network Administration or a similarly related position.

· First level university degree in Computer Science, Business Information Systems, Web Technology, or equivalent certificate/degree.

· A keen interest to work in IT technology

· Very familiar with Microsoft Office suite, Google Docs, Windows 10 and Apple OSX

Personal qualities:

· Incumbent must be a self-starter and able to set priorities in working schedule and exercise initiative and independent judgment in determining what needs to be done and the best working methods.

· Attention to detail

· Must be a flexible team player, able to work effectively with others

· Possess a proactive ‘can do’ attitude, with the ability to deal with short-notice tasks effectively and efficiently

· Capable of prioritising and managing multiple tasks, maintaining accuracy and attention to detail

· Work well under pressure

· Legally able to live and work in the EU

Languages

· English is the working language; candidates must have excellent oral and written skills.

Application

· Please send your CV and letter of motivation as well as salary expectation for a consultancy contract to recruitmentngopositions@gmail.com

· Only applications in English will be considered

· Only applicants holding a valid working permit for EU countries can be considered for the position

How to apply:

Application

· Please send your CV and letter of motivation as well as salary expectation for a consultancy contract to recruitmentngopositions@gmail.com

· Only applications in English will be considered

· Only applicants holding a valid working permit for EU countries can be considered for the position

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