U.S. Embassy is hiring a Computer Management Assistant


This position serves as a multi-domain specialist for information technology and communications technologies in the Information Systems Center (ISC) for the U.S. Mission in Moldova.  The Computer Management Assistant works as part of a six-person team, does not directly supervise any staff, and reports to the Computer Management Specialist.  The Computer Management Assistant is responsible for the daily operations, maintenance, management, installation, and inventory of all unclassified computer, networking, telephone, television, and administrative UHF radio equipment for the Mission.  The Computer Management Assistant has an office in the main embassy compound and may access all other mission owned or leased properties.

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Qualifications and Evaluations


EXPERIENCE:At least three years of work experience with the operation, management, and utilization of computer systems and Local Area Networks are required. 




  1. Must have good knowledge of information management principles, practices, and procedures and awareness of technical advances in relevant hardware, software, and database administration techniques sufficient to serve as the Embassy's technical subject matter expert providing guidance to other US Embassy computer specialists, managers and users.


  1. Must have good knowledge of computers and related equipment, industry standard tools, test equipment, running, maintaining and terminating telecommunication cables and cable management systems; installing configuring, maintaining, and repairing computer equipment (workstations, servers, printers and other peripherals); data management routines, data restore procedures, utility programs. 


  1. Must have good knowledge of communications concepts and systems as related to local area networks, wide area networks, and data communications.  Skill in installing, supporting, and maintaining local area networks and in operating various communications devices (bridges, routers, switches, etc.).


  1. Must have good knowledge of Microsoft Operating Systems, Office, Share Point, and Back Office products (Active Directory, Exchange); Cisco Operating Systems; VMWare virtual environments (VMSphere), Blackberry Enterprise Server (BES); Oracle DB; and numerous other software supporting DoS systems.


  1. Must have good knowledge of Moldovan and regional IT infrastructure, IT service providers, vendors, and government offices that control and/or influence IT and telecommunications in and/or transiting Moldova.

Education Requirements:

University degree (equivalent to U.S. Bachelor’s degree) in computer science, information systems, engineering, mathematics or the physical sciences is required.


LANGUAGE: Level III (good working knowledge) Speaking/Reading/Writing English, Romanian and Russian is required. (This may be tested.)




  1. To be fully successful applicant must have good technical skills to troubleshoot, diagnose, and resolve hardware and software problems and to maximize the capabilities of the organization computer resources. Good skills to develop and maintain two-way communications and promote computer and automation services.


  1. Must be able to speak good English face-to-face with all Americans in the mission; Must be able to explain Department of State Information Technology rules and regulations; Must be able to converse, understand questions, and provide answers in English by telephone.


  1. Must be able to work in confined spaces (i.e. crawlspaces, underneath desks, server closets, in manholes, etc.).


  1. Must have good interpersonal skills to deal directly and extensively with managers, supervises, coworkers, and end-users to resolve conflicts, secure cooperation, and to provide training and technical assistance.


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, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation.


All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.

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