Job Opening

Posting Title: Consultant – Senior Cloud Administrator AWS GCP, (Local);(UNICC Partnership)
Department/Office: United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA)
Duty Station: HQ Gaza
Posting Period: 09 November 2022 - 22 November 2022
Job Opening Number: 22-UNRWA - Information Management - Headquarters Gaza-194736-Consultant
Staffing Exercise N/A
United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity
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Result of Service

UNRWA is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from both women and men.
UNRWA encourages applications from qualified women. Only those applicants shortlisted for an interview will be contacted. UNRWA is a non-smoking environment.

Work Location

Gaza, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, or West Bank

Expected duration

6 to 11 months

Duties and Responsibilities

• Designs, builds, implementation, and delivery of scalable AWS and GCP solutions, with a focus on IaaS and PaaS;
• Reviews and manage technical requirements and business functional requirements to establish new cloud platforms and infrastructures.
• Executes assessment, migration and implementation plans to deploy AWS infrastructures and move workloads to AWS using native AWS migration or third-party tools.
• Supports the evolution of the AWS and GCP services through the design and implementation of new service features.
• Work in close collaboration with other ICC technical teams including Information Security, Architecture, Service Management, etc.
• Improves internal efficiency and customers satisfaction by finding opportunities to optimize existing processes and tools.
• Prepares technical documentation and related procedures and operations.
• Produces documentation for Agile delivery.
• Perform any other task as may be assigned.

Qualifications/special skills

Academic Qualification

A university degree or master’s degree from an accredited educational institution in information technology information management, Information systems, computer science, computer engineering, Software engineering, Business Administration, Management, or other related disciplines.


• A minimum of 7 years experience in public Cloud environments or related.
• Knowledge of Public Cloud technologies, i.e., GCP and AWS.
• Proficient on core IaaA and PaaS AWS and GCP services
• Proven experience in System Administration and operating systems (Linux/Windows).
• Experience with Open-Source RDBMS - MySQL, MariaDB, PostgreSQL
• Experience of cloud-based metering and monitoring tools
• Knowledge of container architectures and deployments in cloud environments (Docker, Kubernetes, etc.).
• Experience in Scripting with Python, Bash, Go or similar languages and source code control like Git.
• Knowledge of ITIL service management methodology.
• strong experience in designing identity and access management solution in large operational environments:


• Certification is major cloud providers (AWS, Azure and/or GCP). Certification in GCP and/or AWS (professional level preferred).
• Understanding of automation technologies such as Terraform and configuration management such as Ansible.
• Solid understanding of AWS Account Structure, Core Organization Services and IAM;
• Knowledge of CI/CD infrastructure pipelines.


• Teamwork and conflict resolution skills.
• Communication: Expresses oneself clearly in conversations and interactions with others; listens actively; produces effective written communications.
• Respects and promotes individual and cultural differences; demonstrates the ability to work constructively with people of all backgrounds and orientations.
• Moves forward in a changing environment, open to and proposes new approaches and ideas; adapts and responds positively to change.
• Manages ambiguity and pressure in a self-reflective way; works under pressure, with minimum supervision and a good level of proactive approach; uses criticism as a development opportunity; seeks opportunities for continuous learning and professional growth.
• Ability to grasp complex concepts, logical and analytical approach to solving problems.
• Good interpersonal skills, ability to collaborate with offshore/nearshore teams and share knowledge.
• Ability to interact with customers, ability to assess and gather customer requirements, comparing pros and cons, to propose best suited option and turn them into solution designs.


• Fluency in spoken and written English.


• The duration of the consultancy is 6 to 11 months, extendable according to performance and availability of funds.
• Remuneration for this consultancy will be 1,800 USD and will depend on the qualifications and experience of the candidate.
• The incumbent can be in any of UNRWA fields of operations (Gaza, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, or West Bank).
• A minimum of 7 years experience in public Cloud environments or related.

Additional Information

UNRWA has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with United Nations International Computing Center (UNICC) to enhance livelihood and human development opportunities for Palestine refugees in Gaza.
United Nations International Computing Center (UNICC) is a UN agency that provides IT services to other UN agencies on a cost-recovery basis.

UNRWA Information Management and Technology Department (IMTD) is seeking Cloud administrator AWS GCP to work on UNICC as part of the AWS Cloud Unit (OPDA) responsible for delivering AWS technical expertise within the Cloud Services Section, including the implementation and ongoing support of AWS and GCP services for ICC and its clients.

The consultant will report administratively to the Head Information Technology Service Centre at Headquarters Gaza and report technically to United Nations International Computing Center (UNICC).

¿ Please indicate if you are a Palestinian Refugee and provide your registration card number if applicable.

No Fee


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