الوصف الوظيفي
Partner Office of Quartet
Job categories IT
Vacancy code VA/2019/B5106/18455
Department/office MR, JRS, Jerusalem
Duty station Home based
Contract type Local ICA Specialist
Contract level LICA Specialist-9
Duration 3 months
Application period 23-Aug-2019 to 05-Sep-2019
 Background Information - UNOPS

UNOPS is an operational arm of the United Nations, supporting the successful implementation of its partners’ peacebuilding, humanitarian and development projects around the world. Our mission is to help people build better lives and countries achieve sustainable development.

UNOPS areas of expertise cover infrastructure, procurement, project management, financial management and human resources.

Working with us

UNOPS offers short- and long-term work opportunities in diverse and challenging environments across the globe. We are looking for creative, results-focused professionals with skills in a range of disciplines.


With over 4,000 UNOPS personnel and approximately 7,000 personnel recruited on behalf of UNOPS partners spread across 80 countries, our workforce represents a wide range of nationalities and cultures. We promote a balanced, diverse workforce — a strength that helps us better understand and address our partners’ needs, and continually strive to improve our gender balance through initiatives and policies that encourage recruitment of qualified female candidates.

Work life harmonization

UNOPS values its people and recognizes the importance of balancing professional and personal demands.

The OQ is seeking to recruit a Senior Developer to work with the Economic Mapping Team and to contribute to the development of the pMaps, Indicators, and farmers.ps web-applications..

In September 2016, through the support of the Netherland Enterprise Agency (NEA), the OQ’s Economic Mapping team started developing a user-friendly, smart, interactive, and geospatial web-based map of the West Bank and Gaza, visualizing critical economic, geographic, social, demographic, security and legal data. The purpose of the maps is to empower Palestinian government institutions, the private sector, nongovernmental and international organizations with information and tools to make informed policy and business decisions that will lead to more strategic economic development. The tool can inform public sector strategic planning for economic development; inform regional firms’ development and expansion; and inform future investments in the West Bank and Gaza from international actors from both the public and private sectors.

The Senior Developer will support the work of the Economic Mapping team in supporting the Product Development team with Front End and Back End Web Development.

Specifically, the Senior Developer will contribute to the following areas:

  1. Web Project Development
  2. Systems Architecture
  3. Data Driven Development
  4. Data Harmonization
  5. Predictive Analytics
  6. Data Mining
  7. Statistical Modeling
  8. Machine Learning
  9. Server side and bulk processing via Command Line
  10. Git based and iterative workflows
  11. Application troubleshooting
  12. Mapping tools (i.e. Carto & Mapbox)
  13. Business Intelligence tools

The Developer will deliver his/her contributions to the following areas (under the overall leadership and in full coordination with the associated Project Manager):

Application Programming Interface [API]:

  1. develop a scalable API (design API environment, develop API documentation, deploy staging and production environments) with required feature replication enabling PA counter-parts and NGOs to incorporate mapping, data visualization and spatial analytic capabilities on their individual institutional websites.

Third Party Services:

  1. Leveraging proprietary software to reuse advanced software components that relate to predictive analytics

Data Processing and Synchronization:

  1. Deploy a multiple database connector (MySQL, PostgreSQL, AWS, and Oracle), using a single interface, to make the process of data management more user-friendly

Configure and deploy a GDAL - Geospatial Data Abstraction Library - on Amazon Web Services (AWS) optimized for computing

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متطلبات الوظيفة


Bachelor Degree in Data Science, Computer Science, or Computer Engineering is required.


  • 4+ years of web development experience in Java, J2EE, Spring, JMS and Java related build and deployment tools, Python, Scala, or R for large scale data analysis
  • 2+ years of experience in Cloud Technologies such as Amazon Web Services.
  • Development of REST web services using either Play Framework or Akka HTTP Server (preferred)
  • Strong database skills with MySQL, PostgreSQL, etc.
  • DevOPs and Continuous Delivery tools – Jenkins, TravisCI, Docker container repositories
  • Experience working with HTML5 and CSS3
  • Build automation with Simple Build Tool (SBT)
  • Automated testing with either ScalaTest or Specs2
Familiarity with functional design patterns – using monads, chaining operations, case classes, and comprehensions.


Fluency Read & write in both English and Arabic. 

Treats all individuals with respect; responds sensitively to differences and encourages others to do the same. Upholds organizational and ethical norms. Maintains high standards of trustworthiness. Role model for diversity and inclusion.

Acts as a positive role model contributing to the team spirit. Collaborates and supports the development of others. For people managers only: Acts as positive leadership role model, motivates, directs and inspires others to succeed, utilizing appropriate leadership styles.
Demonstrates understanding of the impact of own role on all partners and always puts the end beneficiary first. Builds and maintains strong external relationships and is a competent partner for others (if relevant to the role).
Efficiently establishes an appropriate course of action for self and/or others to accomplish a goal. Actions lead to total task accomplishment through concern for quality in all areas. Sees opportunities and takes the initiative to act on them. Understands that responsible use of resources maximizes our impact on our beneficiaries.
Open to change and flexible in a fast paced environment. Effectively adapts own approach to suit changing circumstances or requirements. Reflects on experiences and modifies own behavior. Performance is consistent, even under pressure. Always pursues continuous improvements.
Evaluates data and courses of action to reach logical, pragmatic decisions. Takes an unbiased, rational approach with calculated risks. Applies innovation and creativity to problem-solving
. Expresses ideas or facts in a clear, concise and open manner. Communication indicates a consideration for the feelings and needs of others. Actively listens and proactively shares knowledge. Handles conflict effectively, by overcoming differences of opinion and finding common ground.
Contract type: Retainer on LICA Contract
Contract level: LICA 9
Contract duration: 3 months

For more details about the ICA contractual modality, please follow this link:

  • Please note that the closing date is midnight Copenhagen time
  • Applications received after the closing date will not be considered.
  • Only those candidates that are short-listed for interviews will be notified.
  • Qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
  • UNOPS seeks to reasonably accommodate candidates with special needs, upon request.
  • Work life harmonization - UNOPS values its people and recognizes the importance of balancing professional and personal demands. We have a progressive policy on work-life harmonization and offer several flexible working options. This policy applies to UNOPS personnel on all contract types
  • UNOPS seeks to reasonably accommodate candidates with special needs, upon request.
  • For staff positions only, UNOPS reserves the right to appoint a candidate at a lower level than the advertised level of the post
  • The incumbent is responsible to abide by security policies, administrative instructions, plans and procedures of the UN Security Management System and that of UNOPS.  

It is the policy of UNOPS to conduct background checks on all potential recruits/interns. 
Recruitment/internship in UNOPS is contingent on the results of such checks.

تفاصيل الوظيفة
المسمى الوظيفي Senior Developer
آخر موعد للتقديم 05 - Sep - 2019
المكان القدس
نوع الوظيفة دوام كامل
المستوى المهني متوسط الخبرة
الراتب N/A
الدرجة العلمية البكالوريوس
الخبرة 4 Years
آلية التقديم

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