TCND/ Consultant NetDevelOps Engineer Job at UNECA

Website United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA )

The UNECA has published a job vacancy announcement on 20th May 2022 for qualified Ethiopians to fill in the vacant post of TCND/ Consultant NetDevelOps Engineer to be based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Recruiter United Nations Economic Commission for Africa
Position TCND/ Consultant NetDevelOps Engineer
Location Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Country Ethiopia
Total Vacant Post 22
Qualification University Degree
Experience Required Minimum Five years
Application Deadline 26th May 2022

UNECA Job Vacancy 2022

Duties and Responsibilities: Under the guidance of the Director of Technology, Climate Change & Natural Resource Management Division (TCND) and the supervision of the Chief of the Technology and Innovation Section, the Consultant will perform the following tasks:

  • Be an active member of National ID team focused on the design and planning, evaluation and integration of: network engineering, network DevOps, network programmability and network testing of various existing and new vendor solutions.
  • Collaborate with other systems engineers in implementing Network Ops specific CI/CD best practices
  • Participate in requirements definition, design and backlog management of network related architecture, software development and testing activities.
  • Evaluate technologies and solutions to increase network programmability, network automation, network simulation & testing, and network DevOps capability in support of the national ID mission requirements.
  • Mentor and share knowledge, experiences and best practices with other engineers in network engineering and DevOps
  • Extend technical support during preparation, installation and system maintenance.
  • Create overview, design and as-built professional technical documentations and present for internal and external use.
  • Network and system integration activities to implement third party organizations integration.
  • Develop, test and deploy network configuration scripts to manage through Infrastructure as Code (IaC) the next generation of routers, switches, gateways, firewalls, intrusion detection, and endpoint protection devices
  • Develop and automate change validation to tools before roll out and handle validation.
  • Participate in the development and testing of network device and network service data models in support of model-driven programmability and automation
  • Participate in an effort to automate processes that collect, normalize, and analyze network log telemetry data
  • Assist in the analysis of network data for trends and anomalies that compare and adjust network data models
  • Work in a team that will automate provision, configure, deploy, and administer secure enterprise network resources on premises in the Data Center and in private and government clouds via device abstraction and APIs
  • Participate in evaluating systems and solutions that will assist in establishing the network source of truth (e.g., network discovery tools, CMDB, IPAM, DCIM, ITIM, ITSM, SCM-INV)
  • Leverage industry’s best practices and enterprise architecture frameworks such as IETF, OpenConfig, TOGAF, DoDAF, etc
  • Participate and work within Network Engineering, NetDevOps, Zero Trust and SecDevOps best practices.

Position in Organization:

  • Posting Title: TCND/ Consultant NetDevelOps Engineer
  • Department/Office: Economic Commission for Africa
  • Duty Station: ADDIS ABABA
  • Posting Period: 20 May 2022 – 26 May 2022
  • Job Opening Number: 22-Economic Commission for Africa-181790-Consultant
  • Staffing Exercise: N/A


  • Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in a field related to computer science or engineering or related field or other relevant area is required. A first-level university degree in a field related to computer science or engineering or related field of studies with two additional years of relevant work experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.


  • A minimum of 5 years of networking experience is required.
  • Practical experience deploying MOSIP as a systems integration expert and proven conceptual knowledge of the platform is desirable.
  • Experience in DevOps and/or NetDevOps orchestration and automation is desirable.
  • Understanding of YANG data modeling and OpenConfig is desirable.
  • Understanding of APIs/interface standards such as: SOAP, REST, JSON/XML-RPC, NETCONF, RESTCONF is desirable.
  • Experience with multiple architectures and platforms is desirable.
  • Experience with Windows and Linux is desirable.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills you effortlessly translate complex technical concepts for a non-technical audience is desirable.
  • Understanding of software engineering and secure coding practices using Python and/or other object-oriented languages is desirable.
  • Experience in networking, routers, switches, gateways, IPS/IDS, firewalls, TCP/IP, SNMP, wired and wireless, and comprehensive knowledge of network architecture and engineering principles is desirable.
  • Hands-on experience configuring, managing and troubleshooting routers, switches, firewalls, intrusion detection, and endpoint protection device is desirable.
  • Experience designing, configuring and testing networks is desirable.
  • Excellent team player, enjoys working and collaborating in an agile team environment is desirable.

How to Apply UNECA TCND/ Consultant NetDevelOps Engineer Jobs 2022

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The Closing Date: 26th May 2022.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.