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System Administrator – Earthquake, Tsunami, and Ocean Systems

Application Deadline: 
03-31-2018
Posted Date: 
03-07-2018
Target Field: 
No specific field of study
Employment Type: 
Full Time
Location: 
RIMES Regional Facility, Asian Institute of Technology campus, Pathumthani, Thailand

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 System Administrator – Earthquake, Tsunami, and Ocean Systems supports the computing systems of the Earthquake, Tsunami, and Ocean Unit, ensuring system efficiency and security. He/She shall be involved in system customization/ development, is part of an earthquake and tsunami investigation team that serves watch duty on rotational basis, and contributes to geospatial operations of the Unit, particularly in data preparation and in web-GIS application development.


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

Type of Contract: Full-time staff

Remuneration and Benefits:

 Monthly base salary negotiable, commensurate with qualifications

 Housing allowance

 Shift work allowance

 Health, life insurance

 Annual leave allowance of 24 days

 

Minimum Qualifications:

Knowledge: At least Bachelor’s Degree in computer science, computer engineering, information and communication technology, or related field

Experience: At least 2 years of experience in system administration; experience in computer networking and security; experience in Unix/Linux operating systems desired, but not required

Skills and Abilities: Strong analytical, problem solving, and multitasking skills; demonstrated ability to plan and organize work independently; sound judgment and reasoning ability; excellent written and verbal English communication skills

Personal Qualities: Excellent inter-personal skills and team-oriented work style; high level of patience and professionalism; ability to remain calm when dealing with crisis; ability to keep confidential matters private; interest in working in a multi-cultural environment; strong desire to learn; willingness to work hard; a good sense of humor and fun, but with seriousness on the quality and excellence of work

 

Qualification: 
  • As specified in the description
How to Apply: 

Send application letter and CV, stating salary expectation, and including names and contact details of two referees, not later than 31 March 2018, by email to dusadee@rimes.int. Please state ‘System Administrator – Earthquake, Tsunami, and Ocean Systems Position’ in the Subject line of the email. Application letter should be addressed to:

 

Ms. Dusadee Moya
Human Resource Officer
Regional Integrated Multi-Hazard Early Warning System
RIMES Program Unit
PO Box 4 Klong Luang, Pathumthani 12120
Thailand
Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.