6 Sep 2017

U.S. Embassy Recruitment for Computer Management Assistants

Job Description

The U.S. Embassy in Abuja is seeking to employ a suitable and qualified candidate for the position below in the Information Systems Center (ISC):

Job Title: Computer Management Assistant, FSN-8/FP-06
Ref: A50102
Location: Abuja
Open to: All interested candidates
Work Hours: Full-Time; 40 hours/week
Basic Function of the Position

  • The incumbent serves as part of the ISC team that manages the unclassified local area network with encompass network cable management, punching and termination, software and hardware installation.
  • S/he repairs UPS, management of 15 Conference Rooms to include DVC, VTC and projector setups, as well as training. Additionally; s/he acts as a primary Time Keeper and also provides administrative support to the ISC office to include computers, printers and mobile devices inventory management.
  • S/he reports regularly to the Senior Computer Management Specialist and also to the Information Systems Officer and Information Management Officer as required.

Note: All applicants MUST address each required qualification listed below with specific information supporting each item. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not qualified.

  • Two years of University studies is required.
  • Technical training in computer hardware, application software, database development and maintenance, is required.
  • Minimum of two (2) years of progressively responsible experience in the computer field, with emphasis on Microsoft Windows, System Maintenance, Network Cabling and Microsoft Application Product is required.
  • Level IV (Fluent) Speaking/Writing/Reading in English is required. Language proficiency will be tested.
  • Thorough knowledge of computer equipment operations management, local and wide area network operations is required.
  • Knowledge of hardware and software acquisition procedures, computer troubleshooting and repairs is required.
  • Ability to communicate and interact with personnel within the Mission, quickly adapt to new technology and assist with network planning is required.

How to Apply

Hiring Preference Selection Process
  • When qualified, applicants in the following hiring preference categories are extended a hiring preference in the order listed below.
  • Therefore, it is essential that these applicants accurately describe their status on the application.
  • Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not eligible for a hiring preference.
Hiring Preference Order:
  • AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*
  • FS on LWOP**
Importation Information:
  • Applicants who claim status as a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran mus

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