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Samaritan's Purse

Juba, Central Equatoria, Sudan

Date Posted:
IT - Missions/Int.
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Samaritan's Purse
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Juba, South Sudan - The Technical Systems Officer will monitor, maintain and troubleshoot the computers, networks, communications equipment, and electrical systems for the South Sudan Programs.


• Ensure efficient smooth running technical systems and equipment for all South Sudan field sites
• Work in close coordination and consultation with the Regional Technical Support Officer.
• Monitor and maintain computer systems and networks
• Supervise the installation and configuration of computer systems at South Sudan field sites
• Find solutions to problems on computer and electrical systems
• Perform complex troubleshooting for system and network problems as well as running diagnostics to solve hardware/software faults
• Providing support on computer & electrical applications, including procedural, documentation and including security and data backup and recovery
• Perform installation and repairs on all electrical systems
• Supervise the installation, maintenance, and repair of Codan radios
• Ensure thorough, long lasting, quality work is done for the technical systems. Refer to third party technical experts and contractors if necessary
• Rapidly establish good working relationships with relevant professionals and services
• Prioritize and manage multiple projects
• Understand field technical needs and gaps
• Conduct research on new solutions to long standing issues
• Propose and implement new technological solutions
• Train and mentor a Sudanese Technical Assistant
• Compile basic training manuals for national staff including: basic computer, Microsoft Office and Codan usage
• Compile technical systems reporting, including a weekly summary and monthly report
• With a generous and serving spirit perform all other tasks and responsibilities assigned for the benefit of Samaritan’s Purse
• Maintain a Christian witness


• Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related technical degree
• Experience in working with Codan radio and communication equipment
• 2 years of relevant computer and technical experience
• Experience working in cross cultural setting
• Field experience working in Africa preferred
• Excellent interpersonal communication skills
• Detail oriented and good communicator
• Demonstrated ability to be flexible and adaptable
• Established strong leadership skills
• Strong initiative and self-motivation, with a commitment to teamwork
• Extensive experience and knowledge in computers and technical systems
• Arabic language skills preferred but not required

12 month contract with the potential for renewal

This is an unaccompanied position

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Samaritan's Purse

The story of the Good Samaritan (Luke 10:30-37) gives a clear picture of God's desire for us to help those in desperate need wherever we find them. After describing how the Samaritan rescued a hurting man whom others had passed by, Jesus told His hearers, "Go and do likewise."    Samaritan's Purse is a nondenominational evangelical Christian organization providing spiritual and physical aid to hurting people around the world. Since 1970, Samaritan's Purse has helped meet needs of people who are victims of war, poverty, natural disa More...

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