For the past four decades, UNU has been a go-to think tank for impartial research on the pressing global problems of human survival, conflict prevention, development, and welfare. With more than 400 researchers in 13 countries, UNU’s work spans the full breadth of the 17 SDGs, generating policy-relevant knowledge to effect positive global change. UNU maintains more than 200 collaborations with UN agencies and leading universities and research institutions across the globe.
The Campus Computing Centre (C3) serves as the technology arm of the United Nations University, providing responsive, user-focused, and cost-effective information and communications technology (ICT) solutions that assist UNU and its institutes in successfully achieving their respective missions. In fulfilling this responsibility, C3 is committed to guiding the University’s strategic technology direction and overseeing the coordination and support of ICT infrastructure, resources, and services in alignment with the University’s mission and goals.
Working closely with the C3 team, the ICT Infrastructure Engineer will build, maintain, and update infrastructure with cloud providers as well as on-premise VMWare environment using DevOps automation tools. The successful candidate will also assist in introducing new functionality to the existing environment, supporting server environment and other servers/storage infrastructure projects as needed, and delivering helpdesk support to the global UNU user base.
Responsibilities of the position include:
Requirements and qualifications include:
UNU is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities to apply and become part of the organisation.
UNU has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNU, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination.
Remuneration based on experience. This is a locally recruited position and no relocation allowance applies. The successful candidate will be employed under a local contract and will not hold international civil servant status nor be a “staff member” as defined in the United Nations Staff Rules and Regulations. UNU does not sponsor a working visa for this position.
“Due to COVID-19 and related travel restrictions we are considering both local and telework candidates. Note that our core working hours are 09:30 – 17:30 JST. These are flexible, however, it is expected that a successful candidate will be available for the majority of the local teams work hours.”
This is full-time employment on a one (1) year Personnel Service Agreement (PSA) contract with UNU Centre Tokyo, with the possibility for renewal subject to requirements and satisfactory work performance, with the combined duration of appointments not exceeding six (6) years.
As soon as possible.
Interested applicants should submit their applications online using this form and must upload the following: