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VAC-10652 Local Area Network (LAN) Technician

Remote | Multiple locations

  • Organization: CTG - Committed To Good
  • Location: Remote | Multiple locations
  • Grade: Level not specified - Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Technology, Electronics and Mechanics
    • Children's rights (health and protection)
  • Closing Date: 2024-12-31

Job description

CTG overview

CTG staff and support humanitarian projects in fragile and conflict-affected countries around the world, providing a rapid and cost-effective service for development and humanitarian missions. With past performance in 17 countries – from the Middle East, Africa, Europe, and Asia, we have placed more than 20,000 staff all over the world since operations began in 2006.

CTG recruits, deploys and manages the right people with the right skills to implement humanitarian and development projects, from cleaners to obstetricians, and mechanics to infection specialists, we’re skilled in emergency response to crises such as the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Key to successful project delivery is the ability to mobilise at speed; CTG can source and deploy anyone, anywhere, in less than 2 weeks and have done so in 48 hours on a number of occasions.

Through our efficient and agile HR, logistical and operational services, CTG saves multilateral organisations time and money. We handle all our clients’ HR related issues, so they are free to focus on their core services.

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Overview of position

CTG is looking for a qualified Local Area Network (LAN) Technician for our operations. This role is being advertised for talent pool building purposes, once the project goes live, only those candidates that are shortlisted will be contacted.

Role objectives
  • Proven experience in Cisco L2 & L3 LAN switching, ACLs, QoS, network segmentation.

  • Installation & configuration of catalyst wireless LAN controllers, mobility express & wireless access points.

  • Hands on experience in routing protocols such as EIGRP.

  • Administration of Cisco ISE, TACACS configuration.

  • Administration of VMware infrastructure, storage Arrays & SAN switches.

  • Ability to manage web content gateway & filtering applications / appliances.

  • Working knowledge of Active Directory, DNS & DHCP.

  • Knowledge of HP DL-360 / 380 servers.

  • Configure, install & maintain CCTV systems including IP security cameras & network video recorders.

  • Assist for the installation of network cabling, indoor / outdoor wireless access points & network cabinets.

  • Performs preventative maintenance to team sites, fault diagnosis & repair.

  • Performs any other duties as assigned by the Supervisor / Chief of the Unit.

Project reporting

This role reports to the line manager.

Key competencies
  • Diploma in telecommunication / computer science studies from a technical school, or an equivalent of education, certification & experience in telecommunication / IT field.

  • At least 6 years of relevant work experience in the planning & installation of complex information systems, equipment & networks, including at least 3 years of experience at an international level.

  • Experience providing services in the field of information systems or related area to or in a field operation of the UN common system or comparable international organization is desirable.

  • Experience in the field of information systems or related area in a conflict or post conflict setting is required.

  • Must have excellent oral & written communication skills.

  • Must possess excellent problem solving and logical thinking skills.

  • Skill in working in collaborative team based environments.

  • Must meet deadlines & provide quick turnaround on projects when needed.

  • Relevant experience in systems & network administration is mandatory.

  • Possession of a valid driving license.

  • Relevant field experience is desired.

  • Knowledge about network switches, computers, printers & other hardware devices connected to a network in a campus or a building is desired.

  • Fluency in written & spoken English is required.

  • Excellent communication & interpersonal skills.

  • Willingness to work with minimum supervision.

Team management

This role has no team management responsibility.

Further information
  • This role is being advertised for talent pool building purposes, once the project goes live, only those candidates that are shortlisted will be contacted.

  • Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply for this role.

· At no stage of the recruitment process will CTG ask candidates for a fee. This includes during the application stage, interview, assessment and training.
· CTG has a zero tolerance to Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (SEA) which is outlined in its Code of Conduct. Protection from SEA is everyone’s responsibility and all staff are required to adhere to CTG’s Code of Conduct at all times.
We do our best to provide you the most accurate info, but closing dates may be wrong on our site. Please check on the recruiting organization's page for the exact info. Candidates are responsible for complying with deadlines and are encouraged to submit applications well ahead.
Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.