Cybersecurity Expert, Multiple positions

Hosted Entities OICT
Job categories IT
Vacancy code VA/2018/B5004/16472
Level ICS-9
Department/office NYSC, SDC, Development and Special Initiatives Portfolio
Duty station New York, United States of America
Contract type Fixed Term
Contract level P2
Duration 1 Year (renewable subject to funds availability and satisfactory performance)
Application period 26-Sep-2018 to 21-Oct-2018


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The UN is continuously targeted by cyberattacks and understanding how cybersecurity may affect the ability to deliver on its mandate is essential to be able to mitigate associated risks. OICT/GSD/GSAS is tasked to protect the geographically highly dispersed and diverse ICT environment of the organization from cyberattacks. In addition to the vast existing traditional infrastructure the ongoing migration of service to cloud computing providers, as well as the significantly increased reliance on mobile computing platforms poses severe challenges that require additional resources, and new and innovative approaches to ensure the organization is adequately protected. This applies to areas such as threat management, incident detection and response, vulnerability management as well as organizational resilience.

The activities of OICT/GSD/GSAS focus on policy development and oversight, cyber risk management, cyber threat intelligence, global monitoring and analytics, application and infrastructure vulnerability management.



Within delegated authoriy, the cybersecurity expert: Develops and maintains...

Treats all individuals with respect; responds sensitively to differences and enc...

Education: Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equiva...

Contract type: Staff Contract level: P2  Contract duration: One year i...

Please note that the closing date is midnight Copenhagen time Applications ...

UNOPS is an operational arm of the United Nations, supporting the successful imp...
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