This is a position within the NATO Communications and Information Agency (NCI Agency), an organization of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO).
The NCI Agency is made up of teams of dedicated people from 29 different nations who are technology experts in their chosen fields. Our collective role is to help protect the lives of 1 billion people and contribute to maintaining world peace.
The NCI Agency is looking for a talented EDP Analyst Programmer.
The Directorate Air Missile Defence Command & Control (AMDC2) ensures the harmonized planning, implementation, deployment evolution and support of the Air Command and Control System (ACCS) and other Air Command & Control (AirC2) and Ballistic Missile Defence (BMD) assigned programmes, in a way that satisfies the operational requirements and minimizes the military risk, taking into account the NATO political, economic and schedule requirements and using the most suitable industrial and technological solutions. The Directorate is the procurement and implementation body of the NCI Agency, charged with the effective planning, execution, delivery into Service, evolution and through-life logistic support of NATO’s AirC2 / BMD systems and assigned national AirC2 systems.
Within the AMDC2 Directorate, the NATO Programming Centre contributes to the full life cycle of AMDC2 systems providing efficient and effective in-service support for designated systems and services. COMNPC is directly responsible for the management and control of the Ship-Shore-Ship Buffer Section (SSSB) Section.
The SSSB Section provides full system support for the real-time data buffer system supporting data exchange between naval forces, including airborne assets, and their associated air defence ground environment units. The section is tasked by the SSSB Board established under the respective multi-national Memorandum of Understanding.
We are looking for candidates with a Master of Science (MSc) degree or a Bachelor of Science (BSc) degree at a nationally recognised/certified university either in computer sciences or in a technical subject with substantial computer sciences content or exceptionally the lack of a university/college degree may be compensated by the demonstration of a candidate’s particular abilities or experience that is/are of interest to NCI Agency; that is, extensive and progressive expertise in the duties related to the function of the post of at least 10 years;
In addition to 2 years of experience (Masters degree) or 4 years of experience (Bachelors degree) in the duties related to the function of the post;
We are looking for a person who demonstrates the following behavioural competencies:
Applying Expertise and Technology - Applies specialist and detailed technical expertise; uses technology to achieve work objectives; develops job knowledge and expertise (theoretical and practical) through continual professional development; demonstrates an understanding of different organisational departments and functions;
Analysing - Analyses numerical data and all other sources of information, to break them into component parts, patterns and relationships; probes for further information or greater understanding of a problem; makes rational judgements from the available information and analysis; demonstrates an understanding of how one issue may be a part of a much larger system;
Creating and Innovating - Produces new ideas, approaches, or insights; creates innovative products or designs; produces a range of solutions to problems;
Delivering Results and Meeting Customer Expectations - Focuses on customer needs and satisfaction; sets high standards for quality and quantity; monitors and maintains quality and productivity; works in a systematic, methodical and orderly way; consistently achieves project goals;
Following Instructions and Procedures - Appropriately follows instructions from others without unnecessarily challenging authority; follows procedures and policies; keeps to schedules; arrives punctually for work and meetings; demonstrates commitment to the organisation; complies with legal obligations and safety requirements of the role;
Coping with Pressures and Setbacks - Maintains a positive outlook at work; works productively in a pressurised environment; keeps emotions under control during difficult situations; handles criticism well and learns from it; balances the demands of a work life and a personal life;
Achieving Personal Work Goals and Objectives - Accepts and tackles demanding goals with enthusiasm; works hard and puts in longer hours when it is necessary; seeks progression to roles of increased responsibility and influence; identifies own development needs and makes use of developmental or training opportunities.
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