The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is the world's central intergovernmental forum for scientific and technical co-operation in the nuclear field. It works for the safe, secure and peaceful uses of nuclear science and technology, contributing to international peace and security and the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals.

Within the IAEA's Department of Safeguards, the Systems Integration and Coordination Section acts as the Division's focal point for broad based support needed by the Operation Divisions in instrumentation data processing and review, remote data collection, development and application of sealing, containment and instrument security technologies, as well as in development and deployment of complex and integrated equipment systems.

The Associate Remote Monitoring Engineer will report to a Team Leader and work with an international group of approximately 10 engineers. He/she will also interact regular with international staff in the Operations Divisions.

The Associate Remote Monitoring Engineer will be a contributor and developer/programmer of remote monitoring (RM) software, documenting current RM software, and installing and upgrading RM systems in the field. This will include:

  • Maintain RM systems to improve communications and data transfers from remote facilities
  • Carry out requirements analysis and design of software systems and develop custom applications for remote and secure data transfers, monitoring, and state of health (SoH) analysis.
  • Design, test, and implement various network configurations, using the latest firewall, VPN, routing techniques, etc. to enhance the existing TCP/IP-based remote monitoring infrastructure
  • Ensure the reliability and availability of safeguards RM data repositories on a 24/7 basis and ensure that the system meets the performance criteria.
  • Provide advice and support to Operations Divisions, including the field support during inspections and instruction on the use of instruments, methods and techniques, and writing network/system operation procedures.


  • Location:
    Job assignment is in VIENNA, AUSTRIA
  • Salary:
    , As an international organization, salaries are non-taxable. U.S. citizens and residents receive reimbursement of any U.S. income taxes. Other benefits include: fully paid relocation, installation grant, rental subsidy, 6 weeks of vacation, fully paid repatriation
  • Deadline:


Minimum qualifications

  • University degree in IT, computer science or a related field.
  • Minimum of two years of IT project related experience with high technical content.
  • Under the age of 33 (this position falls under the IAEA's Junior Professional Officer program, which has an age limit
  • U.S. citizen (the position is funded by the U.S. Dept. of State)

Preferred qualifications

  • Networking knowledge to include TCP /IP, routing protocols, VPN, firewalls, telecommunications, and IT security techniques.
  • Experience in SQL DB, Web programming (Javascript, HTML/HTMLS, ASP.NET) and desktop programming (UWP/WPF, XAML, C#) preferred. 
  • Thorough understanding of software engineering processes, knowledge of mobile operating systems, applications development and programming custom desktop/server user applications.