Vacancy for IT Administrator

Brief description of UFAZ: UFAZ is an ambitious project initiated by the Presidents of the French Republic and the Republic of Azerbaijan in 2014. It is administered by the historic university of Azerbaijan - the Azerbaijan State Oil and Industry University (ASOIU) from the Azerbaijani side and the prestigious University of Strasbourg (Unistra) from the French side. 

UFAZ delivers 2 national diplomas (French and Azerbaijani) at the Bachelor level in the following specialties: Computer Sciences, Chemical Engineering, Geophysics, Oil and Gas engineering. And at the Master level in the following specialties: Data bases and artificial intelligence, Chemical engineering, Physical chemistry/cheminformatics, Geosciences. Tuition language is English.

Position description:

Position name: IT Administrator

Starting date: As soon as possible

Job Description:

  • Leads IT projects, including the design and development of new IT systems and services

  • Supervises IT department employees, as well as provides IT support

  • Monitors performance of information technology systems to determine cost and productivity levels, and to make recommendations for improving the IT infrastructure

  • Monitors daily operations, including server hardware, software, and operating systems

  • Identifies problematic areas and implement strategic solutions in time

  • Coordinates technology installations, upgrades, and maintenance

  • Tests, troubleshoots, and modifies information systems so that they operate effectively


  • Master’s degree in Information Technologies or similar field.

  • Minimum 5 years of experience working in IT operations

  • Fluency in Azerbaijani and English languages is required; Additional language is preferable.

  • Excellent working knowledge of computer systems, security, network and systems administration, databases and data storage systems, and phone systems

  • Strong critical thinking and decision-making skills

  • Excellent project management skills and strong ability to prioritize

  • The ability to focus on details and multitasking.


Interested candidates are requested to submit in PDF format in English language: 


(1) a letter of interest and motivation specifying suitability for the position

(2) an updated resume 

(3) two recommendation letters from the previous workplaces (Otherwise, they should submit these letters after the interview stage)

Send materials via e-mail to: specifying the Job Title in the subject line. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. The cut-off date for application is August 31, 2022. 

For more information about UFAZ, please visit