IT Consultant

The Australia-Vietnam Defence Cooperation Program is looking for an IT specialist to manage computers and IT services for a language school. The position is permanent part-time (around 10-12 hours/week), working as a team member to help support 7-8 English teachers and approx. 90 students in the Gia Lam, Long Bien District, Hanoi.

It is preferred that candidates are native English speakers with prior experiences in managing similar facilities, and have good communication and interpersonal skills.  The applicant should address his/her skills against the duty statement items listed below.

Applications should be sent to the Australian Defence Cooperation Education Officer- MAJ Ben Sinclair: [email protected] and Ms Le Minh Thu- Defence Cooperation Program Manager : [email protected] before COB 28 February 2017.


  • Provide consulting as required on the purchase of any new computer hardware and software and upgrades
  • Perform testing of purchased hardware and software.
  • Design and implement hardware and software configuration in consultation with the Defence Cooperation Education Officer (DCEO).
  • Design and implement security configuration in consultation with DCEO.
  • Design and implement a back-up strategy in consultation with DCEO.
  • Design and implement usage policies with DCEO.
  • Ongoing consulting over hardware and software needs including maintenance and troubleshooting.
  • Ongoing management and monitoring of security policies.
  • Ongoing management and monitoring of internet access policies.
  • Ongoing management and updating of DCEO.
  • Ongoing management and monitoring of usage policies.
  • Ongoing user management.
  • Training for local staff to undertake management functions as required.


  • Microsoft Windows Server platforms including: Internet Information Server and Group Policy
  • Maintain MySQL databases
  • Ensure Australian English Language program website is running correctly and update, upgrade in consultation with DCEO
  • Maintain Proxy server software
  • Administer automatic nightly downloads as required
  • Write / Maintain VBScripts as required
  • Maintain back-up strategy and ensure backups are being successfully completed
  • Maintain up-to-date PC disk image
  • Maintain networking: PCs are wirelessly connected; Fibre optic internet connection
  • Maintain hardware and software for PCs: Microsoft Windows and Office platforms
  • Ensure PCs have database access for administration software
  • Troubleshoot hardware and software problems as required
Job Details
Organisation Name: 
Australian Embassy\
Application Deadline: 
Sat, 2017-01-28