Organizational Unit: UNU Campus Computing Centre (C3)
UNU is an international community of scholars engaged in research, postgraduate training and the dissemination of knowledge in furtherance of the purposes and principles of the United Nations, its Peoples and Member States. The University functions as a think tank for the United Nations system, contributes to capacity building, particularly in developing countries, and serves as a platform for new and innovative ideas and dialogue.
The Campus Computing Centre (C3) serves as the technology arm of the United Nations University, providing responsive, user-focused and cost-effective information and communications technology (ICT) solutions that assist UNU and its institutes in successfully achieving their respective missions. In fulfilling this responsibility, C3 is committed to guiding the University’s strategic technology direction and overseeing the coordination and support of ICT infrastructure, resources and services in alignment with the University’s mission and goals.
Under the direct supervision of the Chief of ICT and Campus Computing Centre, the Software Engineer will work in a small team environment to support, maintain and enhance the intranet and extranet ecosystem as well as design, prototype, implement, test and deploy new enterprise applications. We are looking for a passionate and talented software engineer to work in our office in Tokyo or Kuala Lumpur. The ideal candidate will be a highly skilled professional who is passionate about programming and loves to build quality user-friendly software systems of high value by leveraging libraries and web services. In addition, the ideal candidate is versatile and keen to take on challenges with the desire to explore and extend his/her skills with emerging technologies; is able to produce results under constraints of time, budget and available expertise; and possesses strong interpersonal and teamwork skills to succeed in a multicultural, international environment.
The successful candidate will be entrusted with the following main duties and responsibilities:
Remuneration will be commensurate with qualifications and experience of the successful candidate.
This is a full-time position on a one (1) year Personnel Service Agreement (PSA) contract with UNU, with the possibility for renewal subject to requirements and satisfactory work performance, with the combined duration of appointments not exceeding six (6) years.
This is a locally recruited PSA position and no relocation allowance applies. The successful candidate will be employed under a local contract and will not hold international civil servant status nor be a “staff member” as defined in the United Nations Staff Rules and Regulations. UNU does not sponsor a working visa for this position.
As soon as possible
Interested applicants should submit their applications by email (to firstname.lastname@example.org), and must include the following:
Shortlisted applicants will be requested to submit links to previously completed projects