Details
  • Job Title: IT Associate (Android Developer)

  • Organization Name: UN WFP

  • Location: Islamabad

  • Number of Vacancies: 1

  • Gender: Any

  • Closing on: 2021-11-24

How to Apply
Background
  • ORGANIZATIONAL CONTEXT

    This position will be based in BISP-PMU Islamabad. The professional will be on secondment to BISP and work with BISP Information Systems cell to perform the assigned tasks and report to the IS Systems Architect/Principal Technology Advisor.

    At this level job holders are expected to demonstrate responsibility and initiative to respond independently to queries with only general guidance. There is a requirement to use judgment in dealing with unforeseen problems on a daily basis.

    JOB PURPOSE

    Services of an Android Developer are required in house in order to have capability to design, develop and integrate the BISP software applications and information/data flow on mobile/hand held devices.

    KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (NOT ALL-INCLUSIVE)

    • Plan, design and implement Android Apps, modules and any software components needed to support BISP programmes and projects;
    • Document all technical details and architecture to CMMI-III level or equivalent.
    • Perform all necessary android software maintenance, including coding, testing, debugging, upgrading and modifications of software as required by BISP;
    • Apply software development methodologies and industry standards to develop, implement and test system and software components;
    • Prepare periodic activity status reports;
    • Strong and effective inter-personal and communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with colleagues;
    • Any other task as desired by reporting manager and any technical task required in a team environment for solution delivery.

Requirements
  • At least Bachelor’s degree in Computer Sciences, Software Engineering, and Computer Engineering (4 years) or a related discipline (Preference will be given to graduate from HEC approved top ranking local and foreign recognized universities);

    At least 4 years of working experience as Android Developer in enterprise level projects in reputed certified organizations - preferably CMMI/ISO certified;
    • Written professional code over 0.5 million lines, preferably at enterprise level/large application(s);
    • Experience of Java/ Kotlin, Web services, REST APIs, PHP, MYSQL, and JSON to connect Android applications to back end services;
    • Experience with SQLiteDB to store offline data;
    • Strong knowledge of Android UI design principles, patterns, and best practices;
    • Good understanding of MVVM Design pattern;

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