We are currently looking for a Software Architect to strengthen the Data Analytics, Reporting and Quality Control Section team of the Verification Division (VER). The new team member will be tasked with designing, coding, developing and implementing IT related requirements, streamlining the information management data analysis systems and tools and as well as providing assistance to VER Organisational Units and State Parties.
Following the organisation's quality assurance principles and the Software Development's methodology, the Software Architect is responsible for managing application development projects for VER related IT Systems, analyse business requirements in cooperation with stakeholders and design, code, test and implement client/server-based applications while keeping abreast with new developments related to software architecture. Other tasks that will be performed by the Software Architect include performing acceptance tests, carrying out initial installations, provide software support and post-implementation evaluation of the systems performance and functionality. As well as you produce detailed technical and system documentation for the accomplished work.
Qualifications and Experience
Advanced university degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Mathematics or other relevant field;
A first level university degree in combination with qualifying experience (minimum 7 years) may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
Knowledge and Experience
Skills and Competencies
Fluency in English is essential and a good working knowledge of one of the other official languages (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, and Spanish) is desirable.
This fixed-term appointment is for the duration of two years with a six-month probationary period, and is subject to the OPCW Staff Regulations and Interim Staff Rules.
The OPCW is a non-career organisation with limited staff tenure. The total length of service for Professional staff shall not exceed 7 years.
The mandatory age of separation at the OPCW is 65 years.
Fixed-term staff members participate in the OPCW provident fund. A monthly staff contribution is met with a doubled amount by the OPCW to ensure separating staff have the capital necessary to move on to new challenges.
The Director-General retains the discretion to not make any appointment to this vacancy, to make an appointment at a lower grade, or to make an appointment with a modified job description. Several vacancies may be filled.
Only applications submitted before the closing date and through OPCW CandidateSpace will be considered. Only applicants under serious consideration for a post will be contacted.
Applications from qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged.