PAE, Inc ICT Officer/TMC Support in Ukraine, Ukraine

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ICT Officer/TMC Support

ICT Officer/TMC Support

PAE Government Services, under contract for the U.S. Department of State, is seeking applications from well-qualified U.S. citizens for the following position within the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE):

Level: Senior Professional

Area of Expertise: Information Technology and Information Management

Vacancy Number: VNSMUS00597

Duty Station: Kyiv, Ukraine

Apply by: 18 August for full consideration

View the job description:

In order to receive full consideration, interested parties should create an online application and enter the relevant vacancy number at: by 18 August. Only finalists will be contacted. PAE-REACT will interview short-listed candidates in order to make nominations by the OSCE deadline.

Requirements include, but are not limited to:

  • First-level university degree in Information Technology, Electronics, or other relevant field;

  • Knowledge of satellite communications technologies for the transport of video footage, risks and limitation, performance and specifics of communications links based on geostationary satellite services;

  • Proven experience in management of Checkpoint and Cisco Network security platforms;

  • Previous work experience with Systems administration in Windows and Linux environments and familiarity with VMware tools;

  • Thorough understanding of VSAT terminals (Very Small Aperture Terminal), basic understanding of the functions of Indoor Units (IDU) and Outdoor Units (ODU), basic parameters of the pointing of satellite antenna and practical activities to carry out the deployment of a VSAT;

  • Thorough understanding of the basics of encrypting data over transmission link and on disk storage devices;

  • Documented experience in the field of satellite communications in field conditions with minimal expert help desk support;

  • Ability to take decisions associated with technical risks;

  • Understanding of the principle of basic troubleshooting of the performance of a VSAT terminal and fault identification using minimum symptomatic parameters;

  • Ability to take a lead on issues of telecommunications and satellite links performance issues, encryption and data protection aspects;

  • Professional fluency in English language, both oral and written;

  • Proven ability and willingness to work in a team, with people of different cultural and religious backgrounds, different gender, and diverse political views, while maintaining impartiality and objectivity;

  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with colleagues, counterparts and external partners and other stakeholders to achieve organizational goals;

  • Cultural sensitivity and political judgement;

  • Ability to cope with physical hardship and willingness to work extra hours and in an environment with limited infrastructure; proven resilience to high stress environments.

  • Practical experience in encrypting data over transmission link and on disk storage devices (desirable);

  • Possession of a valid C automobile driving license and ability to drive using manual transmission. (desirable)

Tasks and Responsibilities

In order to effectively use, manage and store information received from the technical monitoring means, the Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine (SMM) is creating a Technical Monitoring Centre (TMC) under the direction and supervision of the Operations Unit. Live feeds from SMM technical monitoring systems including cameras and acoustic sensors will be transmitted to the TMC, for 24/7 monitoring and recording of Minsk agreements violations, and development of real time situational awareness and a common operating picture for the Mission.

Under the direct supervision of the Chief of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) and working in close coordination with the Chief of Technical Monitoring Centre, the incumbent is responsible for providing a full range of ICT services to the TMC in support of the Surveillance monitoring Project More specifically, ICT Officer/TMC Support is responsible for:

1. Supporting on-going functioning of the Surveillance sites and other ICT equipment in the offices of the Mission supporting the TMC Surveillance Project;

2. Overseeing the security of Surveillance sites ICT Systems and equipment(Switches, Firewalls, 3G modems, Microwave links, Internet and leased lines, etc.);

3. Executing architecture reviews, security risk assessments and security testing of all the systems in TMC; Proposing solutions to Chief of ICT to improve the existing ICT infrastructure;

4. Preparing, maintaining and updating IT infrastructure diagrams and logical schemas of the TMC and all Surveillance posts;

5. Keeping updated information on the usage of the TMC IT resources;

6. Developing criteria to assess the need for IT infrastructure upgrade;

7. Designing operational framework governing systems management processes;

8. Managing the operation, maintenance, trouble-shooting and upgrading of Information Technology and Communications systems and networks in support of the TMC Project;

9. Making assessments and providing proposals for baseline security configurations for operating systems, applications, networking and telecommunications equipment;

10. Contributing to the actualization of the various technical monitoring concepts of the SMM;

11. Performing other duties as required.

An Equal Opportunity Employer. PAE’s hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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