400px Emblem of the United Nations.svg ICT Specialist – Solution Design (Information Systems Officer)

ICT Specialist – Solution Design (Information Systems Officer)

  • Full Time
  • EMEA
  • TBD USD / Year
  • UNOPS profile

  • Job applications may no longer being accepted for this opportunity.


Application period 26-Jan-2024 to 08-Feb-2024

Functional Responsibilities:

The functional responsibilities include:

  • Manages projects involving feasibility studies, systems analysis, design, development and implementation of new systems, using the Power Platform, Azure and other Cloud technologies.
  • Designs, develops, tests and deploys end-to-end solution for automating business process in various offices/sections; multitasking across projects.
  • Acts as a business analyst for new project requests.
  • Provides support on relevant systems, applications and assigned areas.
  • Installs application systems software and hardware according to specifications.
  • Provides advance support in gathering requirements, planning, specification, design, development, implementation, and maintenance of customized application software systems.
  • Works with senior IT staff in the definition and specification of requirements.
  • Builds, tests and modifies prototype application software based on detailed instructions.
  • Installs and maintains software systems.
  • Support senior staff in the creation and maintenance of application software including Azure, Power Platform, SharePoint and other web and cloud technologies; and general database administration and management.
  • Develops and maintains information systems that require integration of many interrelated systems and program elements. Design, architect and automate solutions using on-prem and cloud platforms.
  • Assists in the preparation of technical and user documentation, as well as in the production of training materials.
  • Provides support on software development matters, including security, data integrity and recovery
  • Contribute to the discovery and evaluation of new technologies and techniques.
  • Assists with needs assessment for new systems (including modifications to existing systems)
  • Performs ongoing reviews with users and developers and responds to requirements.
  • Provides specialized advice to users and citizen developers, analyzing users’ requirements and translating these into new applications.
  • Requests, implements, provides operational support and maintains various applications.
  • Maintains regular contact with users and technical staff in user offices and provides support as required.
  • Conducts research on new technologies as requested.
  • Keeps abreast of developments in the field.
  • Assists in testing and evaluating new products and technologies.
  • Monitor cybersecurity alerts.
  • Generate reports related to cybersecurity.

Education/Experience/Language requirements:



  • Education
  • Advanced degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) preferably in Applied Mathematics, Physics, Statistics, Computer Science, Information Systems / Technology, Business Administration, Engineering or related field.
  • A first-level university degree with an additional two years of relevant experience in information and communications technology may be accepted in lieu of an advanced university degree.
  • Work Experience


  • A minimum of five (5) years of experience in information technology or related area
  • A minimum of two (2) years of experience in Defender Online
  • Recent experience in Power Platform, Azure, Microsoft SQL or other cloud technologies


  • Microsoft certified professional certification
  • Experience in development on MS Sharepoint platform, MS Visual Studio Dot.Net, C#, and/or Javascript programming
  • Languages
  • Fluency in English (read, write, speak) is required.
  • Knowledge of another UN language (Spanish, Arabic, Russian, and Chinese) is an asset.

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Remarks: Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.

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