Principal Technician (Database and Training Systems) (NATO-NCIA)

Oeiras, Portugal, Sapienza Consulting [C002179C]

Field(s) of expertise
Software Engineering Information Technology
Job type

About this job

Sapienza Consulting – a Serco company, is recruiting a Principal Technician (Database and Training Systems), to work on the AAS Project at NATO-NCIA, with work location in Oeiras, Lisbon, Portugal.


Duties & Role:

Under the supervision and guidance of the Head Service Applications Section, the incumbent will perform such duties as follows:

  • Installs, operates and maintains assigned Functional Systems software, Databases and other Implements procedures, tools and techniques for monitoring and managing the performance of all database’s applications and provides reports as required.
  • Takes initiative to investigate and resolve technical issues in a systematic approach.
  • Maintains sound knowledge on implemented technologies.
  • Responsible for the delivery of Functional Services and Database Management services to meet customer requirements in the AOR.
  • Performs specialized application systems administration and maintains, controls and monitoring all database systems, data storage and supported tools.
  • Installs, operates and performs maintenance on the existing databases for all ICT related programs, projects and activities of the Academy.
  • For non-standardized legacy applications and infrastructure, provides redundant configuration, maintenance, and administration services while working within CSU Lisbon established guidelines for security, robustness, and operational sustainability.
  • Participates site audits in order to assess CSU Lisbon level of Quality Management and Conformity.



Skill, Knowledge & Experience:

  • The candidate must have a currently active NATO SECRET security clearance.
  • Background in CIS support and/or maintenance with a good understanding of CIS systems and associated non-CIS equipment.
  • Prior experience of working in an international environment comprising both military and/or civilian.
  • Sound experience in NATO CIS systems and Services.
  • Industry recognized certifications in databases administration.
  • Sound experience on Virtualization Platforms such as VMware (ESXi/vSphere) Administrator (Member servers’ deployment in virtual and physical environment; roles and applications configuration).


Candidates must be eligible to work at NATO-NCIA.


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