Duties and Responsibilities
With over 1,000 staff at United Nations Headquarters in New York and almost 2,000 worldwide, including conference management staff at the United Nations Offices at Geneva, Vienna and Nairobi, the Department for General Assembly and Conference Management (DGACM) is the largest in the United Nations Secretariat. The workforce includes committee secretaries and research staff, meeting planners and protocol officers, translators, revisers and verbatim reporters, interpreters and editors, proofreaders, graphic designers and printers, conference officers and administration staff spanned across four duty stations.DGACM is looking for a .Net Software Engineer to work in the development of its documentation, meetings and translation management systems.Within delegated authority, the .Net Software Engineer will be responsible for the following duties:•Participate in the development, programming, testing, debugging and implementation of new application systems releases, modules and functionalities for the translation tools.•Develop, test, debug, and implement simple computer application systems and programs using established standards for IT technologies, programming languages and tools, namely: .Net, C#, Visual Studio, Scrum, Agile, Azure DevOps, Octopus, Seq, Azure Cloud.•Develop, test, debug, implement and maintain applications using UN standard web based and client server development frameworks and technologies ASP.NET, MVC, C#, WCF, MS SQL Server, ElasticSearch, OpenXML;•Develop applications optimized code within .NET framework using Code First technology to carry out database transactions efficiently, data processing logic using stored procedures;•Serves as team member in the planning, specification, design, development, implementation and support of computer application systems; independently liaises with users to define and specify requirements.•Monitor computer applications systems using appropriate monitoring tools and produces monitoring reports.•Prepare technical documentation for deployed computer application systems and conducts technical presentations.•Maintain functional specifications for computer application systems, programs and procedures developed and/or modified.•Provide support for deployed computer application systems including version management, data recovery and deployment;•Provide guidance to new/junior staff.•Performs other duties as assigned.
Language: English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the post advertised, fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another official United Nations language is desirable.