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Consultant - IT Network Engineer

Vienna (Austria)

  • Organization: IAEA - International Atomic Energy Agency
  • Location: Vienna (Austria)
  • Grade: International Consultant - Internationally recruited Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Nuclear Technology
    • Administrative support
    • Information Technology and Computer Science
    • Engineering
  • Closing Date: 2019-09-22

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Organizational Setting

The Division of Information Technology (MTIT) is a high performing team on a continuous improvement journey to deliver
ever more value toward the IAEA's important mission\: Atoms for Peace and Development. We focus on Using Technology
Better, Using Better Technology, Securely. MTIT is well into a transformation that achieves operational excellence, while
also delivering on the six pillars of the IAEA's Business Technology Strategy\: Building an Adaptive IT Workforce,
Implementing a Holistic IT Risk Management and Information Security Programme, Improving How the IAEA Works,
Collaborating and Cooperating Across IT, Managing and Sharing Information, and Cultivating an Innovation Mindset.
The Infrastructure Services Section (ISS) focuses on the operational excellence, security, reliability, performance, and cost
optimization of the IAEA's network, compute and storage systems. We aim to modernize and use the Cloud when
appropriate, ensuring that the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of the IAEA's information and information systems
always come first. The Infrastructure Services Section includes three Units\: Network and Telecommunications, Enterprise
Systems, and Security Systems.

Main Purpose

The consultant will be located in the Network and Telecommunications Unit. The purpose of the consultancy is to provide technical advice and expertise to new and on-going short- and long-term projects to optimize and modernize the IAEA cloud provisioning (DevOps).

Functions / Key Results Expected

  • Set up development and production infrastructure for cloud based container (DevOps) platform
  • Set up IRIS environment (with web servers and databases) and move source code (i.e. IRIS application) to IAEA repository
  • Enable SSO (SAML 2.0 user authentication) for applications hosted in containers
  • Establish communication and data exchange between IRIS and IAEA databases

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities


  •    Systems Administration

Qualifications and Experience

  •  University Degree - Computer Science, Information Technology, IT Security or a related field;

  •  Non-Degree Program - Internationally recognized Information or IT Security Certification such CISSP, CISM, CISA or GIAC is an asset;

  •  Non-Degree Program - Accredited certification in Project Management such as PMP or Prince2 is an asset;

  •  A minimum of five years of relevant experience in the IT infrastructure area indicated including up-to-date knowledge
    of and experience in administering Enterprise on-premise and Cloud systems; 

  • Knowledge of ITIL processes is desirable;

  • Experience working in International Organizations, preferably the IAEA;

  • Excellent oral and written command of English. Knowledge of other official IAEA languages (Arabic, Chinese, French,
    Russian and Spanish) is an asset.


The remuneration for this consultancy is a daily fee of up to a maximum of € 250, based on qualifications and experience. In case duty travel is required within the assignment, a daily subsistence allowance (DSA) and travel costs are provided. Health coverage and pension fund are the responsibility of the incumbent.

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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.

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