Research Engineer - IT

Bachelor's Degree   Kabul, Afghanistan Full Time 574
Date Posted:Dec 3, 2018
Reference:ARA/KBL/002
Closing Date:Dec 12, 2018
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Gender:Any
Functional Area: Laboratory
Nationality:Afghan
Salary Range:As per NTA salary scale policy
Years of Experience:3 Years
Contract Duration:Open Ended
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Contractor
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:

About Afghanistan Railway Authority:

Afghanistan’s infrastructure was largely destroyed during the Soviet invasion, civil conflicts after 1979, and poor maintenance since then. In more than 30 years of conflict virtually no development took place, leaving a huge infrastructure deficit. After 2002, Afghanistan planned to develop major infrastructure projects such as the national rail network, electrical systems whose demands are increasing by 25 per cent annually, national road networks, dams and airfields, all critical issues for Afghanistan.

Job Summary:

The ARA is looking for Research Engineers from IT/ Computer Engineering field. Under the supervision of ARA, the Research Engineers will be responsible for assisting in the development of Railway Technology Unit ANCL. The Research Engineers will be also responsible to collect data, perform research and assist in development of new technologies which can help make the railway operations more convenient and efficient.

Skills Required:

Not available

Requires travel to provinces:

No

Skills Description:


Good working knowledge of English, both written and verbal is essential. Fluent in Pashto and Dari

Good working knowledge of Ms Office applications

Strong background of Engineering Softwares

Knowledge of Basic railway design and operations

Highly motivated individual, who demonstrates self-initiative and is able to work under pressure.

Is able to accept responsibility and manage and mentor a team.

Experience within the region is highly desirable.

Motivation/Self Reliance

Team Work Ability

Knowledge about IT/ Computer and electrical tools for automated systems is preferred

Working knowledge

Duties & Responsibilities:


Data collection

Preparing Technical Reports

Conducting research on various railway related technologies

Attending required technical meetings

Technical support to Railway Operations

Conducting Trainings for technicians and Junior Engineers

Design and developing Systems technology for O&M of railway operations

Prepare timely and quality project progress and implementation reports for submission to ARA

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul

Qualifications:


Minimum BE (IT/ Computer Engineering) from an accredited university/educational institute.

At least 2 years of Experience (Experience in relevant field is prioritized)

Job Keywords:

Research Engineer - IT
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