Job Opening

Posting Title: Web application developer and data manager
Department/Office: United Nations Conference on Trade and Development
Duty Station: GENEVA
Posting Period: 20 January 2022 - 30 January 2022
Job Opening Number: 22-United Nations Conference on Trade and Development-172931-Consultant
Staffing Exercise N/A
United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity
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Result of Service

Successful completion of the tasks described in the Terms of Reference: Enhancement of TrainForTrade’s web configurationa & architecture to ensure quality information and data accuracy.

Work Location

Home-based

Expected duration

The incumbent will work 1 month
Proposed dates of contract: from 9 February to 8 March 2022

Duties and Responsibilities

Under the supervision of the Human Resources Development Section (HRD)/TrainForTrade/KDB/DTL and in the framework of UNCTAD’s TrainForTrade Distance-Learning activities, the incumbent will perform the following tasks in the TrainForTrade’s (TFT) distance learning platform, TFT registration platform, TFT WordPress, PPS platform. These platforms host and follow-up on several distance learning courses (including forums, tests, opinion questionnaires, etc.-), generate certificates, register participants, produce statistic for all the activities, and produce Result Based Management (RBM) indicators. The updating of these platforms is important to improve performance, stability and security.
The consultant will:

- Undertake desk research to identify best updates and tools for TFT’s Platforms.
- Update the operating system of the server “Linux Debian” with the latest patches including all security protection measures;
-Check and conduct tests in accordance with United Nations IT security protocol;
- Update TrainForTrade’s moodle platform to the latest version;
- Update of Awstats, to monitor the server performance;
- Update TrainForTrade’s WordPress Web-platform to the latest version;
- Update MariaDB database to the latest version;
- Update the backup server to ensure the daily and monthly backups of the server and Databases.

Qualifications/special skills

Skills: Knowledge of TrainForTrade’s server architecture is an asset.
Academic Qualifications: Advanced university degree in computer science or related degree is required.
Experience: The consultant will have at least 5 years of professional experience in information technology management with proven working experience in Linux, PHP and MYSQL.
Language: Fluency in English (both oral and written) is required.

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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