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Nuclear Support Systems Analyst(P3)

International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Innere Stadt Contract

IMPORTANT NOTICE REGARDING APPLICATION DEADLINE: Please note that the closing date for submission of applications is indicated in local time as per the time zone of the applicant’s location.


Organizational Setting

The Division of Energy Planning and Nuclear Information and Knowledge comprises the Planning and Economic Studies Section, Nuclear Knowledge Management Section and the Nuclear Information Section. The Division is responsible for strengthening capacities in energy and nuclear power planning, building capacities to manage nuclear knowledge and provide knowledge management services to interested member states, and to procure and provide printed and electronic information in the area of nuclear science and technology. The Nuclear Systems Support group (NSSG) provides for development and proper maintenance of reliable information management systems in conformance to IAEA and international standards for the Department of Nuclear Energy. The group advise managers and staff in setting up new IT projects; ensures fast resolution of issues; provides continuous support to IT application owners; develops, maintains and helps staff to use SharePoint based sites for collaboration; monitors and tracks all IT-related activities within the Department; and ensures that all Departmental IT projects follow IAEA-wide cyber security, IPSAS and governance requirements.

Main Purpose

Under the guidance and supervision of the NE Nuclear Support Systems Coordinator, the Nuclear Support Systems Analyst provides support to the development and maintenance of existing and new information technology projects that support the department and the sub-programmes. The Nuclear Support Systems Analyst also provides training to new employees on NE and IAEA IT policies and processes, and maintains the supplementary information systems necessary to manage the department application portfolio.


The Nuclear Support Systems Analyst Plays Four Principal Roles
  • IT analyst, responsible for supporting, implementing and reporting progress on IT-related projects to the Nuclear Support Systems Coordinator; (2) developer, providing expertise in the development of computer codes and maintaining existing codes on the infrastructure provided by the IAEA IT Division and through cloud-based infrastructure, where applicable, and including the development and documentation of requirements, use cases, and other design inputs; (3) information architect, providing analysis and development of approaches to the proper integration of systems and data structures and to improve the efficiency and maintainability of such systems within the department; and (4) trainer and facilitator to enhance competent and effective use of the departmental IT resources.
Functions / Key Results Expected

Support the Nuclear Support Systems Coordinator in the establishment and maintenance of the Information Technology Infrastructure for the Department of Nuclear Energy;

Take responsibility for deployment, operation, troubleshooting, maintenance and support of new and existing NE Department IT applications;

Ensure that all IT Governance requirements and applicable international standards are applied in the conduct of development and maintenance projects;

Develop the information and procedures needed to establish MTIT-compliant systems within the NE Department;

Develop and support projects to update or replace existing legacy applications with newer technology, including migration of applications to SharePoint;

Provide support for the ongoing use, configuration, and implementation of best practices for migration of NE applications to SharePoint; and,

Provide training and assistance to department staff on the proper use of Agency IT systems and on the proper application and compliance with Agency IT Governance requirements for IT projects.

Competencies and Expertise

Core Competencies (Competency Framework)

Name Definition

Planning and Organizing Plans and organizes his/her own work in support of achieving the team or Section’s priorities. Takes into account potential changes and proposes contingency plans.

Communication Communicates orally and in writing in a clear, concise and impartial manner. Takes time to listen to and understand the perspectives of others and proposes solutions.

Achieving Results Takes initiative in defining realistic outputs and clarifying roles, responsibilities and expected results in the context of the Department/Division’s programme. Evaluates his/her results realistically, drawing conclusions from lessons learned.

Teamwork Actively contributes to achieving team results. Supports team decisions.

Functional Competencies

Name Definition

Analytical thinking Analyses information to identify cause and effect relationships and correlations. Identifies critical elements and assesses consequences of different courses of action and proposes solutions.

Client orientation Helps clients to analyse their needs. Seeks to understand service needs from the client’s perspective and ensure that the client’s standards are met.

Commitment to continuous process improvement Plans and executes activities in the context of quality and risk management and identifies opportunities for process, system and structural improvement, as well as improving current practices. Analyses processes and procedures, and proposes improvements.

Knowledge sharing and learning Actively seeks learning opportunities and actively shares knowledge and information with others; shares specialized knowledge, skills and learning from experience across different situations and contexts effectively.

Technical/scientific credibility Ensures that work is in compliance with internationally accepted professional standards and scientific methods. Provides scientifically/technically accepted information that is credible and reliable.

Required Expertise

Function Name Expertise Description

Information Technology Computer Programming Proficient in programming web-based database applications using modern techniques and languages

Information Technology Information Technology and Data Processing Technical expertise regarding data models, database design development, data mining and segmentation techniques.

Information Technology Project Management In depth understanding of Project Management life cycle and proficient in writing appropriate documentation associated with the proper maintenance and control of software.

Qualifications, Experience And Language Skills

University degree in information technology or a related field.

Minim 5 years of relevant work experience.

Experience in using Microsoft .NET framework, JavaScript, JQuery, XML, HTML, HTML5, CSS, CSS3, Web Programming Skills, cross-browser compatibility, browser-based user interface programming, secure coding principles and modern code scanning tools, Object-Oriented Design, Web API programming, continuous integration/continuous delivery (CD/CI) pipeline methodology and frameworks.

Experience in Linux servers.

Strong knowledge of and experience with reporting packages (Business Objects, etc.) and databases (SQL, ORACLE, etc.). Familiarity and/or certification in one or more accepted project management frameworks (PRINCE2, SCRUM, Agile Development, etc.) and in IT Service Delivery such as ITIL is desired.

Excellent oral and written command of English. Knowledge of other official IAEA languages (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian and Spanish) is an asset.


The IAEA offers an attractive remuneration package including a tax-free annual net base salary starting at US $64121 (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance), a variable post adjustment which currently amounts to US $ 32061*, dependency benefits, rental subsidy , education grant , relocation and repatriation expenses ; Other benefits include 6 weeks' annual leave, home leave travel , pension plan and health insurance. More information on the conditions of employment can be found at:

General Information
  • The IAEA’s paramount consideration in the recruitment of staff member is to secure employees of the highest standards of efficiency, technical competence and integrity.
  • Staff Members shall be selected without any unfair treatment or arbitrary distinction based on a person’s race, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, nationality, ethnic origin, disability, age, language, social origin or other similar shared characteristic or trait.
  • The IAEA is committed to gender equality and to promoting a diverse workforce. Applications from qualified women and candidates from developing countries are strongly encouraged.
  • Applicants should be aware that IAEA staff members are international civil servants and may not accept instructions from any other authority. The IAEA is committed to applying the highest ethical standards in carrying out its mandate. As part of the United Nations common system, the IAEA subscribes to the following core ethical standards (or values): Integrity , Professionalism and Respect for diversity .
  • The IAEA has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and the IAEA, including sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination.
Evaluation process
  • The evaluation of applicants will be conducted on the basis of the information submitted in the application according to the selection criteria stated in the vacancy announcement. Applicants must provide complete and accurate information. Evaluation of qualified candidates may include an assessment exercise, which may be followed by a competency-based interview.
  • Candidates under serious consideration for selection may be subject to reference and background checks as part of the recruitment process.
Appointment information
  • Appointment is subject to a satisfactory medical report.
  • Staff members may be assigned to any location.
  • Candidates appointed to posts in the Professional and higher categories are subject to IAEA rotation policy and their maximum tour of service shall normally be seven years.
  • The IAEA retains the discretion not to make any appointment to this vacancy, to make an appointment at a lower grade or with a different contract type, or to make an appointment with a modified job description or for shorter duration than indicated above.

NEPIK-Nuclear Support Systems Group

Primary Location

Austria-Vienna-Vienna-IAEA Headquarters

Job Posting

2023-05-15, 10:21:22 AM

Closing Date

2023-06-12, 11:59:00 PM

Duration in Months


Contract Type

Fixed Term - Extrabudgetary

Probation Period

1 Year

Full Competitive Recruitment


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