Linux and Virtualization

UNOPS , Spain

Skill Required:, IT and ICT
Preferred Experience: 
5 years
Closing Date for Applications: 
1st November, 2019

Job Description

Background Information - Job-specific

The Linux and Virtualization - Systems Associate will carry out his/her tasks within the Platform Support Unit in the Field Technology Service (FTS) at the UN ICT Facility, Valencia (UNICTFV). Under the overall supervision of UNOPS Information Systems Officer, the incumbent works under the guidance of the Chief Infrastructure and Operations Section in the UNGSC, Valencia, Spain, provides specific expertise in the implementation and operation of the UN Hybrid Cloud strategy for the back end infrastructure including: storage arrays, SAN switches, processing cloud services and tools to monitor performance, availability and capacity of the hybrid environment.

This is a position in UNOPS for supporting projects carried out for or in the United Nations Secretariat. The incumbent of this position will be a staff member of UNOPS under its full responsibility.

Education/Experience/Language requirements


  • High school diploma or equivalent is required.
  • ITIL Foundation certification is required.
  • Red Hat Certified System Administrator is highly desirable.



  • 6 years of progressively responsible experience in the field of information technology and/or telecommunications and systems, preferably in an international environment.
  • A minimum 3 years of experience with Linux technologies and their use in delivering secure, highly available, mission critical enterprise-class solutions
  • 5 years of experience with virtualization and related technologies in complex and multilocation environments (e.g. VMware, VMware SRM, etc).
  • A minimum of 2 years of PowerShell and PowerShell CLI…


  • Cloud experience, preferably in Amazon Web Services (AWS) or Microsoft Azure.
  • Experience supporting multi location enterprise grade data centre is desirable.
  • Experience with Log Management Platform (e.g. Elastic, Kibana, Logstash)
  • Experience with automation software (e.g. SCCM, Ansible, Red Hat Satellite)

Language Requirements: Fluency in spoken and written English is a requirement, knowledge of a second UN language an advantage.


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