Announcement Number: Bamako -2018- 019
Position Title: Computer Management Specialist
Opening Period: 16 – April 2018– 01- May 2018
Series/Grade: FSN-10 ; FS-05
Salary: 15,485,458 F CFA – US$ 53,844. Actual salary determined by Washington D.C.
For More Info: E-mail Address: Bamakojob@state.gov
Who May Apply?All Interested Applicants / All Sources
Security Clearance Required: Local Security Certification
Marketing Statement: We encourage you to read and understand the Eight (8) Qualities of Overseas Employees before you apply.
Summary: The U.S. Mission in Bamako is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Computer Management Specialist .
The work schedule for this position is full Time (number of hours per week – e.g. 40 hours per week)
Candidate must be able to begin working within a reasonable period of receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end.
Supervisory Position: No
As assistant to the Computer Management Supervisor, the Computer Management Specialist provides overall management of computer systems and networks. Provides functional analysis, systems development, problem solving, network management advisory service. Develops applications. Develops, maintains and modifies SharePoint site. Maintains and modifies hardware as needed. Provides user support and training. Assists with evaluating submission to the local IT Change and Control Board. Functions as Computer Systems Manager when required.
Qualifications and Evaluations
Education: University degree in computer science is required.
Experience: At least three (3) years performing progressively responsible work of a program, technical or administrative nature emphasizing analytical abilities and relating to the operation, programming, management and utilization of computers.
Job knowledge: Expert knowledge of systems analysis and design techniques, experience with designing SharePoint websites and managing SQL databases, computer policies, procedures and standards, computer equipment management, hardware and software technology, technical aspects of analysis, computer application programming, and management advisory services.
Language: Level IV English, and Level III French are required. English Language will be tested.
Skills and abilities ability to interact well with users and to troubleshoot problems. Excellent technical and analytical skills.
Qualifications: All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY (EEO): The U.S. Mission provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex,
HIRING PREFERENCE SELECTION PROCESS: Applicants in the following hiring preference categories are extended a hiring preference in the order listed below. Therefore, it is essential that these applicants accurately describe their status on the application. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not eligible for a hiring preference.
HIRING PREFERENCE ORDER:
(1) AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*
(2) AEFM / USEFM
(3) FS on LWOP and CS with reemployment rights **
* IMPORTANT: Applicants who claim status as a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran must submit a copy of their most recent DD-214 (“Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty”), equivalent documentation, or certification. A “certification” is any written document from the armed forces that certifies the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions within 120 days after the certification is submitted by the applicant. The certification letter should be on letterhead of the appropriate military branch of the service and contain (1) the military service dates including the expected discharge or release date; and (2) the character of service. Acceptable documentation must be submitted in order for the preference to be given.
** This level of preference applies to all Foreign Service employees on LWOP and CS with re-employment rights back to their agency or bureau.
For more information (i.e., what is an EFM, USEFM, AEFM, MOH, etc?) and for additional employment considerations, please visit the following link: https://careers.state.gov/downloads/files/definitions-for-va
How to Apply: All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a Local Security Certification. Applicants must submit a Universal Application for Employment DS-174, which is available on the American Embassy website.
To apply for this position, applicants should electronically submit the documents listed below.
All applications must be sent to Bamakojob@state.gov with the position title listed in the subject line of the email.
Required Documents: Please provide the required documentation listed below with your application:
• Degree with transcript
• Letter(s) of recommendation( if any)
• List of references
What to Expect Next: Applicants who are invited to take a language or skills test, or who are selected for an interview will be contacted.
For further information: the complete position description listing all of the duties, responsibilities, required qualifications, etc. may be obtained by contacting the Human Resources office.
Thank you for your application and your interest in working at the U.S. Mission in Bamako