Associate Information Systems Officer, P2
United Nations Joint Staff Pension Fund - Office of Investment Management
Org. Setting And Reporting
The United Nations Secretary-General is responsible for the investment of the assets of the United Nations Joint Staff Pension Fund (UNJSPF). The Secretary-General has delegated this responsibility to the Representative of the Secretary-General for the investment of the assets of the UNJSPF (RSG). The RSG is, in turn, assisted in this function by the Office of Investment Management (OIM). OIM manages a $60+ billion multi-asset class, global investment portfolio, about 85% of which is actively managed in-house. Asset classes under management comprise global equities, fixed income, foreign exchange, private equity, real estate, infrastructure, timber and commodities. OIM's staff are all based in New York but come from over 30 countries. For more information please visit OIM's website at https://oim.unjspf.org/.
This position is located in the Information Systems Section of OIM. The incumbent reports to the Information Security Officer.
Within delegated authority, the Associate Information Systems Officer may be responsible for the following duties:
Participates in preparing user requirements and other technical specifications.
Assists in the design, development and installation of information systems.
Undertakes analysis of well-defined modules within the system, develop enhancements and new features to existing systems; may design and implement small, stand-alone systems as needed (e.g. to meet individual user requirements).
Undertakes rigorous testing and proving of applications software.
Maintains assigned portions of systems, providing operational support for system's applications, analyzing and implementing system changes/upgrades, etc.
Participates in developing and maintaining Information Systems project plans, schedules, and budgets. Assists in identifying appropriate human and technical resources to complete the project, assists in assuring that deviations from project schedule are addressed and communicated, assists in developing timely project status reports, monitoring project risk factors, escalating project issues, and providing Quality Assurance for all project deliverables.
Writes and develops programs to interface with existing systems.
Ensures data security and integrity.
Participates in developing disaster recovery plans.
Prepares, updates and maintains system's documentation and related technical/procedural manuals.
Assists in procurements, including conducting needs assessments and benchmarks, preparing technical specifications and evaluation criteria.
Assists in supporting ISO27001 and internal control audits.
Participates in Helpdesk support services.
Participates in facilitating communications between OIM and its clients for good client relations and be responsible for small to medium client accounts.
Supports the IT Security Engineering function to monitor computer networks for security issues, document security breaches, work with security team to perform penetration testing and network vulnerability scanning and work with security operations center to oversee their managed services.
Advises users on the most suitable hardware and software for different tasks; maintains and enhances software.
Drafts training materials and conducts training sessions and demonstrations of systems for users.
Participates with senior staff in assessing and testing new technology.
Performs ad hoc duties as required.
May provide guidance to new/junior staff.
A first-level university degree in computer science, information systems, mathematics, risk management, statistics or related field. Information Security Foundation (based on ISO/IEC 27001), CISA or equivalent certificate is desirable.
A minimum of two years of progressively responsible experience in the planning, design, development, implementation and maintenance of computer information systems or related area is required.
Experience working with information security frameworks and practices (such as ISO, ITIL or COBIT), Security Operation Center and Microsoft Cloud Security are desirable.
Applicants are urged to carefully follow all instructions available in the online recruitment platform, Inspira. Please go to https://careers.un.org/lbw/jobdetail.aspx?id=143838&Lang=en-US to apply.
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