Job Opening

Posting Title: Java Android Developer
Department/Office: Office of Information and Communications Technology
Duty Station: BANGKOK
Posting Period: 30 November 2021 - 03 December 2021
Job Opening Number: 21-Office of Information and Communications Technology-169589-Consultant
Staffing Exercise N/A
United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity
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Result of Service

- Develop web services and front-end applications using technologies such as Java with Spring Framework and HTML/CSS with JavaScript that transport, transform and display data and interact with existing United Nations enterprise systems such as iNeed and Electronic Rations Management System;
- Timely delivery of software solution compliant with requirements and quality guidelines;
- Architectural design and implementation of integrated enterprise mobile platform;
- Software corrections and quality assurance;
- Provision of FAQs, developer manuals, and training manuals.

Work Location

Bangkok

Expected duration

1 Jan 2022 - 30 Jun 2022
Monthly rate is 3'500 USD

Duties and Responsibilities

Under the supervision of the team leader, the incumbent's responsibilities are:

Systems development:
• Undertake analysis of existing modules within United Nations enterprise applications; participate in the design and development of new interfaces to such systems; may design and implement small, stand-alone systems as needed.
• Specifies user/system interfaces and translates logical designs into physical designs taking account of target environment, performance security requirements and existing systems. Produces detailed designs and documents all work using required standards, methods and tools, including prototyping tools where appropriate.
• Designs, codes, tests, corrects, and documents moderately complex programs and scripts from agreed specifications and subsequent iterations, using agreed standards and tools. Collaborates in reviews of specifications, with others as appropriate.
• Defines test conditions for given requirements. Designs test cases and creates test scripts and supporting data, working to the specifications provided. Interprets, executes and records test cases in accordance with project test plans. Analyses and reports test activities and results. Identifies and reports issues and risks.

Business change management:
• Uses established techniques as directed to identify current problems and elicit, specify and document business functional, data and non-functional requirements for simple subject areas with clearly-defined boundaries. Assists in more complex requirements activities and with the processes for establishing agreed baselines for change and managing the assessment and application of requested changes to those requirements.

Service Operation:
• Identifies and resolves issues with applications, following agreed procedures. Uses application management software and tools to collect agreed performance statistics. Carries out agreed applications maintenance tasks.
• Investigates problems in systems, processes and services. Assists with the implementation of agreed remedies and preventative measures.
• Performs ad hoc duties as required.

Qualifications/special skills

Academic Qualifications: Advanced university degree (master’s degree or equivalent) in computer science, information systems, mathematics, statistics or related field. A first-level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
Experience: A minimum of 5 years of progressively responsible experience in planning, design,
development, implementation and maintenance of computer information systems or related area is required.
A minimum of 3 years hands-on technical experience on 4 or more of the following technologies is highly desirable: Android development, Cloud (AWS, Azure or other), C#, GIS, Git, HTML/CSS, JavaScript (JS), NoSQL databases, SQL programming, Linux.
Language: English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the post advertised, fluency in English (oral and written) is required. Knowledge of other UN official languages is an advantage.

No Fee

THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS (APPLICATION, INTERVIEW MEETING, PROCESSING, OR TRAINING). THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CONCERN ITSELF WITH INFORMATION ON APPLICANTS’ BANK ACCOUNTS.

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