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ICT Specialist

  • Contractor
  • New York United States of America
  • TBD USD / Year
  • UNOPS profile

  • Job applications may no longer being accepted for this opportunity.


Application deadline: 8 February 2024

Duty Station: New York, USA

Contract level: IICA2

  • * Qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply!!!

Functional responsibilities

Under the overall supervision of Senior Programme Manager and in direct supervision of ICT Development Specialist and in direct oversight of End User Computing Unit, the ICT Specialist, the ICT Specialist will be performing the following functions:

Summary of Key Functions

  1. Configuration Management
  2. Operations Management
  3. Support and Maintenance

1. Configuration Management

  • Design, implement, and support all aspects of the Software Library (collections, software, packages/applications, software updates, and operating systems deployment) as well as WSUS, ADK/WAIK, MDT, USMT.
  • Troubleshoot client-agent issues for all policy and content distribution.
  • Create custom reports and SQL queries.

2. Operations Management

  • Practice the structured Management Pack Lifecycle discipline.
  • Deploy Management Packs.
  • Troubleshoot and monitor Operations Manager infrastructure and misconfigured or malfunctioning issues and manage agent provisioning/de-provisioning.
  • Test and document Operations Manager patches, service packs, creating and maintaining documentation to secure Management Pack content knowledge.

3. Support and Maintenance

  • Manage day-to-day design, installation, and post-installation sustainment activities.

4. Performs other duties as may be reasonably required and in line with the incumbent’s scope of services above.

Expected Results:

The results of the work of the ICT Specialist impact directly on delivery of services that satisfy the requirements of the Server, Storage and Backup Unit as well as the performance of these services implemented in the OICT field missions and headquarters. It will also ensure proper processes and methodologies are followed and implemented according to the latest of the industry standards. The incumbent is responsible for ensuring activities for all global locations are in line with the overall business targets and UN policies, rules and regulations.


  • Advanced University degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) preferably in Information Systems or Computer Science or a related area.
  • A first-level university degree (Bachelor’s degree) in combination with an additional two (2) years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.

Work Experience


  • A minimum of five years of experience in systems administration in a large enterprise environment is required including a minimum of three years of operational experience using Microsoft technologies to perform a broad range of Microsoft related technical functions (such as deployment, administration, configuration, troubleshooting, & maintenance).
  • An expert level of knowledge of Microsoft Systems Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) and Microsoft Intune.
  • Strong technical knowledge of Microsoft Windows, Active Directory, Group Policy, LDAP, Kerberos, DNS, TCP/IP, WMI, SNMP, Powershell, VB scripting, and MS SQL Server.


  • Expertise in sites, site roles, site component configuration including Primary and Secondary sites, Distribution Points, Pull Distribution Points, discovery, boundaries, Application Catalog, and client policy.
  • Expertise in Microsoft Intune Application deployment and life cycle.

Language requirements:

  • Fluency in English (read, write, speak) is required.
  • Knowledge of another United Nations official languages is an asset.

How to apply

The interested candidates need to submit their application on or before 8 February 2024 through our job portal following link below. Please find more information on how to apply on our UNOPS Jobs portal, here. Find here more details about Staff contract modality.

Deadline: 8 Feb 2024

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