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Cloud Platform Administrator (AWS) - UNRWA

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Cloud Platform Administrator (AWS) - UNRWA

  • Posting Title: Consultant – Cloud Platform Administrator (AWS)
  • Department/Office: United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA)
  • Duty Station: HQ Gaza
  • Posting Period: 30 November 2021 - 13 December 2021
  • Job Opening Number: 21-UNRWA - Information Management-169199-Consultant
  • Staffing Exercise N/A

Result of Service

UNRWA is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from both women and men.
UNRWA encourages applications from qualified women. Only those applicants shortlisted for an interview will be contacted. UNRWA is a non-smoking environment.

Work Location

The incumbent can be in any UNRWA field of operations (Gaza, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, or West Bank)

Expected duration

• The duration of the consultancy is 6 to 11 months, extendable according to performance and availability of funds.
• Remuneration for this consultancy will depend on the qualifications and relevant experience as follows:
o Cluster A: $1,300.
o Cluster B: $1,600.
o Cluster C: $1,800.
• The incumbent can be in any of UNRWA fields of operations (Gaza, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, or West Bank).

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Administration of Container Orchestration platforms based on Kubernetes and Openshift/OKD.
  2. Cloud Platform Administration.
  3. Operation of Application release orchestration platforms, including CI/CD orchestration.
  4. Infrastructure as Code technologies and related processes.
  5. Document and improve upon processes, procedures, and best practices to align with industry standards and customer needs
  6. Provide proactive recommendations on improvements.
  7. Analyze and identify key areas for automation and optimization, including improvements in system performance, processes, and deployments.
  8. Maintain and update/upgrade the container platforms.
  9. Coordinating maintenances with infrastructure and business groups
  10. Perform other duties as may be required.

Qualifications/special skills

Academic Qualifications:

A university degree from an accredited educational institution in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related discipline.


● Experience in IT with significant exposure to AWS cloud services, primarily as per the following:
o Cluster A: A minimum of 2 years of experience.
o Cluster B: A minimum of 5 years of experience.
o Cluster C: A minimum of 7 years of experience.
● Relevant experience working with containers (Docker or any other container runtime)
● Experience with Cloud-Based container solutions (IaaS & PaaS) in AWS, Azure & GCP.
● Skilled in deploying, managing, and maintaining container orchestration technologies, including Kubernetes (required) and Openshift, both on-premises and cloud.
● Experience in the monitoring and advanced troubleshooting of container-based infrastructure.
● Linux & Virtualization Administration skills
● Scripting with Python, Bash, Go, .Net, or similar languages and source code control like Git.
● Experience in Infrastructure as Code (IaC) Terraform and configuration management tooling like Ansible/Puppet/Chef.
● Build and operation CI/CD infrastructure pipelines.
● Ability to grasp complex concepts and a logical and analytical approach to solving problems.
● Knowledge of ITIL service management methodology
● Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks around changing priorities
● Ability to produce documentation for Agile delivery
● Application development background


● Certification in AWS or Azure (professional level preferred)


● GCP Certification(s)
● ITIL certification
● PRINCE2 certification


  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and client service skills
  • Effective customer-facing and oral/presentation skills;
  • Experience analyzing, troubleshooting, and providing creative solutions for technical issues;
  • Ability to write documentation & reports
  • Conflict management & cooperation