IT Officer, Business Solutions I
|Term Duration:||2 years 0 months|
|Recruitment Type:||Local Recruitment|
|Closing Date:||12/1/2023 (MM/DD/YYYY) at 11:59pm UTC|
Do you want to build a career that is truly worthwhile? Working at the World Bank Group provides a unique opportunity for you to help our clients solve their greatest development challenges. The World Bank Group is one of the largest sources of funding and knowledge for developing countries; a unique global partnership of five institutions dedicated to ending extreme poverty, increasing shared prosperity and promoting sustainable development. With 189 member countries and more than 120 offices worldwide, we work with public and private sector partners, investing in groundbreaking projects and using data, research, and technology to develop solutions to the most urgent global challenges. For more information, visit www.worldbank.org
ITS Vice Presidency Context:
Information and Technology Solutions (ITS) enables the WBG to achieve its mission of ending extreme poverty and promote shared prosperity in a sustainable way by delivering transformative information and technologies to its staff working in over 150 locations.
Our vision is to transform how the Bank Group accomplishes its mission through information and technology. In this fast-paced, ever-changing world, the formulation and implementation of the ITS strategy is an ongoing, iterative process of learning and adaptation developed through extensive consultations with business partners throughout the World Bank Group.
ITS shapes its strategy in response to changing business priorities and leverages new technologies to achieve three high-level business outcomes: business enablement, by providing Bank Group units with innovative digital tools and technologies to transform how they deliver value for their clients; empowerment & effectiveness, by ensuring that all Bank Group staff are connected, able to find information, and productive to accelerate the delivery of development solutions globally; and resilience, by equipping the Bank Group to provide risk-based cybersecurity and robust data protection for a global network and a growing cloud platform.
Implementation of the strategy is guided by three core principles. The first is to deliver solutions for business partners that are customer-centric, innovative, and transformative. The second is to provide the Bank Group with value for money with selective and standard technologies. The third principle is to excel at the basics by providing a high performing, robust, and resilient IT environment for the organization.
The ITS Information & Knowledge Solutions (ITSKS) is a unit within the ITS Operations & Corporate department (ITSOC) that focuses on making it easier for Bank staff to work with information and knowledge including through Artificial Intelligence to deliver the best possible development solutions to clients, while ensuring the Bank can effectively manage its large information base. This includes support for content delivery and management, collaboration, knowledge and learning, and document management solutions.
The Field Intelligence and Productivity Apps team within ITSKS is looking for a talented and energetic team member to build new agile applications and enhance the digital workplace apps using the latest frameworks and cloud-based platforms, AI/ML technologies to achieve desired business outcomes. Primary focus of this role will be to lead the technical development and implementation of innovative solutions for the Field Intelligence and Productivity Apps team, with a focus on performance. The candidate will work in a team with designers, developers, product owners and analysts to design, develop and implement innovative, agile, digital workplace solutions for Banks frontline task teams and other staff.
Duties and Responsibilities:
1.Develop enterprise-grade UI platform & design system to accelerate the development of applications.
2.Stay up to date with industry trends in the front-end application development ecosystem and contribute to the enhancements of the platform to improve DX.
3.Leverage design and architecture best practices to ensure quality solution delivery
4.Collaborate with multiple functional and technical teams to build usable products
5.Leverage emerging technologies including DevOps, micro-services-based architectures, containers, and other cloud-based technologies to continuously improve the solution.
6.Collaborate effectively with design and application teams to establish clear and consistent design standards. This collaborative approach ensures that all teams align on the organization's design principles, resulting in a cohesive and user-friendly user experience across all products and applications.
Master's degree with 5 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Strong theoretical base in subject area, combining a broad grasp of relevant theory and principles and of involved practices and precedent.
Ability to translate theory into practical applications in context of Bank work.
Ability to participate in multi-disciplinary teams.
1.At least 3 years of experience covering the specific job responsibilities outlined above
2.Hands-on experience developing web applications using Angular, Bootstrap and REST APIs.
3.Expertise in building applications and products that are cloud native
4.Experience integrating with enterprise-grade applications
5.Knowledge of emerging technologies including DevOps, micro-services-based architectures, containers, lambda etc.
6.Experience with Application Performance and EUM tools like AppInsights, Adobe Analytics, SPLUNK etc.
7.Experience working with distributed and diverse teams to deliver quality products
8.Proven ability to work and juggle multiple tasks within tight deadlines
9.Ability to learn new technologies, self-start with strong analytical and logical capabilities
10.Ability to work in a dynamic, multi-cultural environment; excellent teamwork and interpersonal skills in operating collaboratively across organizational boundaries.
11.Excellent communication and presentation skills.
World Bank Group Core Competencies
The World Bank Group offers comprehensive benefits, including a retirement plan; medical, life and disability insurance; and paid leave, including parental leave, as well as reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities.
We are proud to be an equal opportunity and inclusive employer with a dedicated and committed workforce, and do not discriminate based on gender, gender identity, religion, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, or disability.
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