Job Opening

Posting Title: Consultant – Release Automation Expert, (Local); (UNICC Partnership)
Department/Office: United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA)
Duty Station: GAZA; HQ Gaza;
Posting Period: 01 August 2022 - 14 August 2022
Job Opening Number: 22-UNRWA - Information Management - Headquarters Gaza-187562-Consultant
Staffing Exercise N/A
United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity
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Result of Service

UNRWA is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from both women and men.
UNRWA encourages applications from qualified women. Only those applicants shortlisted for an interview will be contacted. UNRWA is a non-smoking environment.

Work Location

Gaza, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, or West Bank

Expected duration

• The duration of the consultancy is 6 to 11 months, extendable according to performance and availability of funds.
• Remuneration for this consultancy will be 1,800.00 USD, depending on the fund availability, qualifications, and relevant experience.
• The incumbent can be in any UNRWA field of operations (Gaza, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, or West Bank).

Duties and Responsibilities

• Design and implement release and deployment processes for Power Apps, Dynamics 365 CE, and Dynamics
Finance solutions.
• Contribute to building and deploying custom solutions (plugins, workflows, web resources, etc.).
• Contribute and update release processes.
• Automate release procedures.
• Work with the focal points and vendors to resolve release and deployment problems.
• Follow the Incident, Problem, and Change Management processes.
• Contributes to technical documentation as required.
• Perform other duties as may be required.

Qualifications/special skills

Academic Qualifications:

• A university degree or master’s degree from an accredited educational institution in information technology, information management, Information systems, computer science, computer engineering, Software engineering, Business Administration, Management, or other related disciplines;

Experience:

• A minimum of 7 years of experience for a bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 5 year for a master’s degree in
release automation including 1 year of Dynamics CE or Dynamics 365 Finance release automation experience.
• Expert in Azure DevOps Pipelines.
• Expert with Power Platform builds tools or similar.
• Expert knowledge of YAML.
• Knowledge of Power Apps and Dynamics 365 CE ALM.
• Knowledge of Dynamics 365 Finance ALM.
• Knowledge of Test automation.
• Experience in producing technical documentation.
• Must be technologically savvy, demonstrating the ability to easily adapt to new and unfamiliar technologies,
software, and systems.
• Experience with Continuous Integration (CI), Continuous Delivery (CD), and Continuous Deployment (CD).
• Experience with test automation.
• Agile project participation experience.
• Good knowledge and sound understanding of IT fundamentals and cloud technologies.


Licenses & Certificates: DESIRABLE QUALIFICATION

• Relevant industry certifications, including ITIL.

DESIRABLE EXPERIENCE

• Experience with infrastructure deployment automation.
• Experience with AWS CodePipeline.
• Experience with Atlassian Bitbucket pipelines.
• Experience with other CI/CD tools.
• Experience with web services and/or REST APIs.

Competency:

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills and interpersonal and collaborative skills.
• A high degree of initiative, dependability, and ability to work with little supervision.
• High level of personal integrity and the ability to professionally handle confidential matters and show an
appropriate level of judgment and maturity.
• Ability to deliver quality results.

Language:

• Fluent in spoken and written English.

Additional Information

UNRWA has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with United Nations International Computing Center (UNICC) to enhance livelihood and human development opportunities for Palestine refugees in Gaza.
United Nations International Computing Center (UNICC) is a UN agency that provides IT services to other UN agencies on a cost-recovery basis.

UNRWA Information Management and Technology Department (IMTD) is seeking a Release Automation expert with experience in the Power Platform to implement and support ongoing and new projects.

The consultant will report administratively to the Head Information Technology Service Centre at Headquarters Gaza and technically to United Nations International Computing Center (UNICC).

¿ Please indicate if you are a Palestinian Refugee and provide your registration card number if applicable.

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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