Systems Support and Development Specialist

Application Deadline: 
Posted Date: 
Target Field: 
No specific field of study
Employment Type: 
Full Time

The Regional Integrated Multi-Hazard Early Warning System for Africa and Asia (RIMES) is an international and intergovernmental institution, owned and managed by its Member States, for the generation and application of early warning information. RIMES evolved from the efforts of countries in Africa and Asia, in the aftermath of the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami, to establish a regional early warning system within a multi-hazard framework for the generation and communication of early warning infor

Job description:

Position Description: The Systems Support and Development Specialist provides computing support to RIMES regional facility for earthquake monitoring and tsunami watch, manages and maintains RIMES intranet, internet, mail server, DHCP and DNS server, supports systems development, trains technical staff from RIMES Member and Collaborating States on operational tsunami watch, and serves tsunami watch duty on rotational basis as part of an earthquake and tsunami investigation team.

Duty Station: RIMES Regional Facility, Asian Institute of Technology campus, Pathumthani, Thailand

Remuneration and Benefits:

 Monthly base salary negotiable, commensurate with qualifications

 Housing allowance

 Work shift allowance

 Health, life insurance

 Annual leave allowance of 24 days

Minimum Qualifications:

Knowledge: Bachelor’s, preferably Master’s, degree in technology, specialized in computer science/engineering

Experience: At least 2 years work experience in mainframe computing servers; experience in hardware and software of the Unix environment; experience in computer networking and security; experience in Unix/ Linux operating systems and system programming;experience in providing training to system users

Skills and Abilities: Good programming skills and experience in Fortran, C++, and shell scripts;demonstrated ability to plan and organize application work independently; excellent English proficiency in communication, presentation, and report writing

Personal Qualities: Willingness to be on shift work duty, sound judgment and reasoning ability, emotional stability, excellent interpersonal skills, team-oriented work style, interest and experience in working in a multi-cultural environment, willingness to work hard, strong desire to learn and undertake new challenges, has good sense of humor and fun, but with seriousness about the quality and excellence of work 


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How to Apply: 

Send application letter and CV, stating salary expectation, and including names and contact details of two referees, by email to Please include ‘Systems Support and Development Specialist’ in the Subject line of the email. Application letter should be addressed to:

Ms. Dusadee Moya

Human Resource and Administartion Manager

Regional Integrated Multi-Hazard Early Warning System

RIMES Program Unit

PO Box 4 Klong Luang, Pathumthani 12120



Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.