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Computer Management Specialist at US Embassy

US EmbassyAbuja, Nigeria Design, Graphics and Media
Full Time
A diplomatic mission is a group of people from one state or an international inter-governmental organisation (such as the United Nations) present in another state to represent the sending state/organisation officially in the receiving state. In practice, a diplomatic mission usually denotes the resident mission, namely the office of a country's diplomatic representatives in the capital city of another country. As well as being a diplomatic mission to the country in which it is situated, it may also be a non-resident permanent mission to one or more other countries. There are thus resident and non-resident embassies.


The incumbent reports directly to the Senior Computer Management Specialist/Locally Employed (LE) Staff Systems Manager and indirectly to the Information Systems Officer. Incumbent assists in planning and coordinating maintenance, upgrades, and support of servers, switches, and routers for the OpenNet and DIN network. Job holder is responsible for the SharePoint Resource Management, Consular Affairs Systems management to include servers, workstations and peripheral devices. Manages the Virtual Reality Studio which encompasses Employee VR training, 360 VR video and photo composition. Acts as back-up to the LE Staff Systems Manager.


  • Five (5) years experience in Computer networking, SharePoint development, Programming and System Administration on complex computer systems is required. At least one (1) year of project supervisory experience is required.


  • Advanced knowledge of computer equipment operations management, application programming, SharePoint development, Virtual Reality Studio management, local and wide area network operations to include Cisco products is required. Familiarity with hardware and software acquisition procedures is required.
  • Knowledge of Nigerian Communications Commissions (NCC) procedure on mobile line, bandwidth, and radio connection is required. Knowledge of Government policies and requirement for the installation of fiber networks for connectivity is required.

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in the fields of Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering, Information Systems, or Information Systems Management is required.

Note: NYSC Certificate or Exemption/Exclusion document is required.


  • The incumbent must have an expert knowledge of WAN and LAN management with skill sets in Virtualization, Active Directory (AD), Virtual Reality and Disaster Recovery techniques. Incumbent must have an excellent understanding of the Transmission Control Protocol/Information Protocol (TCP/IP) and the Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) layer models.
  • The incumbent must have the entire above listed technical skills as well as good customer service attitude and interpersonal skills. Keyboarding/Typing skills are required.
  • Numerical skills are required for inventory and calculations.

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