Web Developer

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UNESCWA - Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia

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Application deadline 9 months ago: Tuesday 19 Apr 2022 at 23:59 UTC

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Result of Service The main purpose is to provide various data-driven and workflow web application solutions using the latest software development tools and technologies.

Work Location Beirut

Expected duration A minimum of 6-months with possibility of extension depending on needs and funding availability.

Duties and Responsibilities Under the overall guidance of the Chief, ICTS, and direct supervision by the team leader, applications support and development, the contractor will perform the following tasks:

  • analysis, design and development of new web and/or software applications as per the UN ICT strategy and ESCWA´s needs;
  • develops detailed system and other functional specifications and user documentation;
  • maintains, upgrades or enhances existing user systems and integration of many interrelated systems and program elements;
  • development of data-driven web-based data visualization and data analytics solutions to support ESCWA initiatives;
  • organizes and performs unit and integrated testing, designing and utilizing test bases; assists users in acceptance testing;
  • develops training materials, technical and user manuals;
  • trains staff on completed systems/applications;
  • any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.

    Qualifications/special skills Academic Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related field is required. Experience: Minimum 3 years' experience in software development is required. Demonstrated history of working in the computer software industry as a full-time developer is desirable. Skills required:

o Web development using ASP.NET and/or .Net Core, HTML5, CSS, JQuery, Node.JS, React, etc. - (C# or VB.Net); o .Net workflow applications development using (C# or VB.net); o Expert knowledge of database design, management, and administration using SQL Server technologies and/or other industry standard database technologies o Knowledge of open source data visualization libraries such as Apache ECharts, D3.js for producing dynamic, interactive web-based data visualization solutions

The following skills will be an added advantage: o Knowledge of IIS; o Different software version control and repository tools, preferably GIT; o Dashboarding tools such as PowerBI or Tableau; o Web Mapping design tools. o Xamarin for mobile development; o Knowledge of Python and/or R language and environment for statistical computing and graphics Language: English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For this position, fluency in English is required. Knowledge of a second official United Nations language 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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