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IT Assistant (NEX-SC)

Job Category:
Information Technology
Career Level:
Job Type:
Full Time
Positions:
1
Agency / Project:
Biosaline-II
City/Location:
Lahore
Country:
Pakistan
Posted On:
17 March, 2007
Last Date to apply:
30 March, 2007
Experience in years
2 to 4
Experience:

At least 3 years of relevant experience. The incumbent should have the capacity to manage an efficient Local and Wide Area Network. A good working knowledge of MS Office Applications notably power point and Mail System is essential. Knowledge and experience with Global Networks rules and regulations is preferred.


Description:
 

Background:

Bio Saline II (October 2006 – September 2010) aims at developing community driven sustainable farming systems for the rehabilitation of waterlogged and salt affected lands to improve livelihoods in three districts of Punjab namely Hafizabad, Jhang and Sargodha.

The Project requires the services of IT Assistant. The IT Assistant will be responsible for maintaining the ICT system of the Project Implementation Unit and District Implementation Unit. Under the overall supervision of the Project Director / Project Manager and direct supervision of Sr. Admin and Finance Officer, the ITA will undertake the following tasks:

Scope of work

 Server Hardware & Software – Support, maintain and administrate server hardware and software systems. Provide input in procurement of hardware and software keeping cost factor and new trends/technologies in the mind;

 Documentation – Assistance with the creation, format and maintenance of network and information-systems documentation;

 Network Security – Pro-actively administrate the security of server systems, messaging, mail server, firewalls and hosted systems against any kind of threats which can destroy the data;

 Monitoring & Logging – Review and maintain network logging and monitoring (i.e. server performance monitors);

 Information and research gathering – stay current with technology changes, applicable systems, industry trends and developments especially in Networking Infrastructure and new wireless networking trends coupled with third party power tools to optimize the performance of remote access;

 Training and Facilitation – Transfer of necessary knowledge to the project staff to increase the broader understanding of Information Technologies potential;

 Handling all Internet connectivity issues with ISP to provide 24*7*365 hours internet access and availability to project staff;

 Demonstrated ability to plan and administer the deployment of software products in a heterogeneous environment with an objective for standardization of all software and hardware which can provide the best solutions to streamline the internal operations;

 Proven ability to work in a high pressure environment with multiple tasks, changing priorities, and changing resources;

 High exposure to Microsoft Windows (XP Pro, 2000/2003 Server), Intel based desktops, laptops hardware and computer peripherals like printers, plotters and photo copiers;

 All additional technical or non-technical responsibilities and duties assigned by Management within IT/IS domains.


Education
Must Degree Degree Level Country Description
YesBachelors DegreeBachelors Degree (4 Years)Bachelor Degree in Computer Sciences or other closely related engineering/science fields, or a first university degree with relevant combination of academic and professional qualifications.

Skills
Must Title Level Description
YesSkills Excellent  He/She must have strong cross-cultural communication, problem-solving skills and results orientation and sensitivity to gender issues. Must have ability to work under pressure, solid computer skills in relevant software packages (MS office) and should be able to work in multi-cultural environment. Good writing skills in English are needed