Information Technology (IT) Support Officer

الوصف الوظيفي
Project: West Bank & Gaza SMART Project
Expected start and end date: October 2021 – end of project
Level of effort: Full-time
Location: Ramallah, Palestine 
 
Background
The Small and Medium Enterprise Assistance for Recovery and Transition (SMART) project is a four year, USAID funded program implemented by DAI.  SMART aims to rapidly recover Palestinian small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and put them on a path to revitalization following unprecedented crises e.g., COVID-19. SMART will help SMEs regain productivity, grow, and expand. It will promote economic growth and self-reliance in the West Bank and Gaza.
 
Purpose
 
The IT Support Officer is responsible for oversight of IT needs for the project main and regional office, including system installations, maintenance, support and technical advice. The IT Support Officer is responsible for ensuring that DAI established standards set by the DAI home office are followed and that proprietary project solutions are fully functional, efficient and cost effective.  The IT Support Officer provides user support and manages relationships with outside System Support Companies (as needed).
 
Responsibilities also include the management and maintenance of LANs (Local Area Networks) in the program’s main office in Ramallah and field office in Gaza.  The IT Support Officer will ensure that proper backup and restore procedures are followed, maintain network security (antivirus and communication devices), and that end users have access to shared files, printers and email.  When needed, he/she will also be responsible for conducting IT assessments and preparing reports for grantees and project partners per OIMT standards to ensure that appropriate solutions (equipment, software and services) are proposed and provided to beneficiaries.
 
DAI’s Office of Information and Management Technology (OIMT) will provide the training, guidelines and technical support to the IT Support Officer. It is the responsibility of the IT Support Officer to keep OIMT informed of issues and/or proposed system modifications (hardware and software purchases) via tools provided by OIMT IT Operations team such as request templates, support email address, and OIMT Technical Approval group email address. 
 
Objectives and Duties: 
 
The objectives and duties include but are not limited to:
  • Local network maintenance and installation (cabling, switches and NIC configuration TCP/IP, NAT, TCP/IP printing, windows network and domain services on TCP/IP);
  • WAN connectivity and maintenance (Internet connection and services, and devices configuration and maintenance);
  • Server and server application maintenance (Hardware integration, Windows 2012 / 2016 server maintenance, Hyper-V, WSUS services, antivirus maintenance and monitoring, backup services);
  • Client computer hardware and application installation, configuration and maintenance (Laptops, Desktops, MS Windows 10 Pro, MS Office Suite, IBM Notes, O365 general use and troubleshooting, antivirus installation and troubleshooting);
  • User support and training;
  • Management and supervision of support provided by local companies (ISP or other provides or IT services);
  • Responsible for all of the above mentioned tasks in Project’s field office; 
  • Regular communication with the Home Office OIMT IT Operations team regarding network, system hardware and software changes/issues/updates and user registration, updates and termination;
  • Provide assistance in procurement and evaluation of all technical equipment (including phones, copiers, etc., in compliance with DAI IT Standards and procedures);
  • Administer IP PBX extensions;
  • Maintain IP PBX hardware and phones;
  • Communicate with OIMT IT Operations team regarding implementation of special features on the system;
  • Assist local office managers in properly inventorying IT equipment;
  • Conduct IT assessments for beneficiaries and produce reports per DAI OIMT procedures;
  • Prepare procurement specifications and SOWs for IT procurements per DAI standards;
  • Review all IT procurement requests in TAMIS;
  • Assist Facilities Manager and provide advice in annual IT inventory and software audits;
  • Maintain a good knowledge and understanding of all policies and procedures as set forth in the project’s Field Operations Policy Manual and DAI Operations Manual.

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متطلبات الوظيفة
Technical knowledge and requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent profesional certification, or equivalent years of relevant experience required;
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience in the field of information technology, systems administration, maintenance and user support;
  • PC and Server support experience;
  • Knowledge of Windows Server & Windows Client operating systems;
  • Knowledge of Windows network services: AD, DNS, DHCP, WSUS, Print and file sharing;
  • Experience or basic knowledge of IBM Notes Client configuration, and replication within a WAN;
  • Experience with Outlook client or O365 principles;
  • Knowledge of backup and restore services;
  • Physical and logical LAN and WAN infrastructure principles;
  • Communication equipment and VPN services.
Other requirements
  • Good knowledge of English language (written and spoken);
  • Team player and good communication skills;
  • Proactive in solving issues;
  • Self-motivation in handling all assigned tasks.
Reporting
  • The IT Support Officer will report to the HR and Admin Officer.
تفاصيل الوظيفة
المسمى الوظيفي Information Technology (IT) Support Officer
آخر موعد للتقديم 05 - Oct - 2021
المكان رام الله والبيرة
نوع الوظيفة دوام كامل
المستوى المهني متوسط الخبرة
الراتب N/A
الدرجة العلمية البكالوريوس
الخبرة 4 Years
آلية التقديم

To Apply:  If you would like to be part of a dynamic project team and are interested in submitting your CV for consideration, please apply through the following link:

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Individual position postings including job description and qualifications sought can be viewed at the link provided. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for additional information.  All applications must be received no later than October 5, 2021.

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