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United Nations recruiting ICT Database Developer

Copenhagen, Denmark, 15 September 2014


The United Nations ICT Enterprise Reporting Team is responsible for the development, delivery and maintenance of organization-wide reporting information for internal use, external partner use and for public use.  The team’s flagship product, the Workspace, is a platform for internal use that incorporates information from all United Nations practices and all data sources within United Nations and presents the information using rich visualizations designed to aid understanding and action.

The ICT Reporting Data Specialist will work under the direct supervision of the ICT Enterprise Reporting Lead and be required to design and implement data architecture to support data structures optimized for reporting and analytics.

The incumbent is responsible to abide by security policies, administrative instructions, plans and procedures of the UN Security Management System and that of United Nations.

Functional Responsibilities

Database Implementation

Provide professional implementation of data architecture standards and services including:

  • Implement Store Procedures, Functions and Views using SQL Server Transact-SQL 

  • Support the data warehouse ETL process

  • Provide technical and business support

  • Participate in design reviews of solutions with structured and unstructured data covering data integration, data flow, data warehouse, and business intelligence.

  • Conduct interviews with application stakeholders, facilitate data-modelling sessions, write business and technical requirements, and apply standards and best practices.

  • Manage business and product owner relationships and enable their understanding and appreciation of technical possibilities and constraints.

  • Analyze existing databases and identify opportunities for data consolidation and design improvement.

  • Take responsibility for overall integrity, quality, accessibility and accuracy of information across multiple reporting applications.

  • Implement visualization component and features based on reporting elements through the Workspace infrastructure.

  • Contribute to IATI and Open Data forums with knowledge sharing on optimal data architecture and technologies / implementations most suitable for reporting.

  • Perform other related duties as required.

Contract duration: 1 year. Possibility of extension subject to satisfactory performance, and availability of funds.

Submission Deadline: 22 September 2014

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