Thinking of a Career in Emergency Management?
- BY Nicole Pelette
Both the CITO’s ICT vision and DFS Field Technology Framework recognize that the fragmented development practices of the past have led to disparate duplicated systems that are practically impossible to integrate. ICTD/DFS will continue identifying opportunities to simplify the application landscape by consolidating the applications around centralized standard platforms and solutions. Historically many missions developed local solutions using various platforms. A comprehensive assessment and analysis of all mission specific applications will produce a roadmap to retire, replace or migrate those applications into standard approved solutions and platforms.The role of the Information Systems Associate is to be capable of analyzing a wide range of applications, perform reverse engineering for the design of existing ad-hoc applications, perform data migrations and develop replacements when required. A broad knowledge of platforms, database systems and programming languages is essential for this position.
Under the overall supervision of UNOPS Senior Programme Manager and UNOPS Technical Manager and the direct supervision of the DFS/ICTD Business Solution Manager, the Information Systems Associate, will be responsible for the following duties:
Impact of Results
The expected impact will be to reduce application landscape towards a less fragmented business processes throughout the organization.
Language Requirements: English and French are the working languages of the UN. For this job opening, fluency in English (both oral and written) is required; knowledge of another UN official language is desirable.