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Information Systems Assistant for Network

democratic republic of the congo

  • Organization: UNV - United Nations Volunteers
  • Location: democratic republic of the congo
  • Grade: Administrative support - Administrative Services and Support - Generally no need for Higher Education
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Administrative support
    • Information Technology and Computer Science
  • Closing Date: Closed


Mission and objectives

MONUSCO/MONUC was established in 1999 under the auspices of the UN Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO). SCR 2277 (2016) requests MONUSCO to support efforts of the Government of DRC towards the protection of civilians, through a comprehensive approach involving all components of MONUSCO, including through reduction of the threat posed by Congolese and foreign armed groups and of violence against civilians, including sexual and gender-based violence and violence against children to a level that can be effectively managed by the Congolese justice and security institutions; and to support Stabilization through the establishment of functional, professional, and accountable state institutions, including security and judicial institutions. The project aims at a better understanding of the most serious violations of human rights law and international humanitarian law in DRC and supports the leadership of the Mission through informed policy and decision making on future vetting of security forces through risk assessment and mitigation, joint planning for MONUSCO operations, as well as advocacy efforts.


Assignments are non-family (GOMA and BUKAVU)

Task description

Under the direct supervision of the ICT Operations Officer/ICT Security Unit, the duties of the Information Systems Assistant for WAN Technician will include but are not limited to the following: • Carry out maintenance of Wide Area Network (WAN) and Local Area Network (LAN) across the Mission, including installation and configuration of network hardware. • Consolidate, fine-tune and integrate traffic statistics of the Mission’s Internal Network by using in house monitoring systems to better assess remote sites capacity requirements, utilization and metrics to aide decision making on network requirements and polices. • Support implementation and facilitation of corporate guidance, SOPs, standards, and roadmaps on LAN, WAN, satellite and wireless technologies, and WAN optimizations. • Support and manage the Mission’s Cisco Unified Communications Manager (CUCM) platform • Implement approved network security policies globally. • Work closely with the ICT security teams to provide high level network guidance and support for prevention and mitigation of threats and abuses on Mission’s Network. • Ability to identify and mitigate network vulnerabilities, previous experience with United Nations Core ICT systems. • Any other related duties as may be required.

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