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Individual Consultant – Software Quality Assurance Engineer (For Indian Nationals only) - 01 position
|Location :||New Delhi, INDIA|
|Application Deadline :||12-Mar-21 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Type of Contract :||Individual Contract|
|Post Level :||National Consultant|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Duration of Initial Contract :||13 months|
UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.
UNDP does not tolerate sexual exploitation and abuse, any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, and discrimination. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks.
The UN’s Office of Information and Communications Technology (OICT) is responsible for defining the strategic direction for Information and Communications Technology (ICT) to the UN Secretariat. It provides oversight of ICT programmes, budgets and decision-making to ensure alignment with the Secretariat’s overall ICT strategy.
We are looking Software Quality Assurance Engineer who is motivated to comprehend, conceptualize, and produce effective software solutions.
Within delegated authority, and in close cooperation with the Chief based in Vienna, Austria, the Software Quality Assurance Engineer will be responsible for the following duties:
Duties and Responsibilities
Required Skills and Experience
A first-level university degree or professional qualification in computer science, information systems, or related field. International Software Testing Qualifications Board (ISTQB) Foundation Level certification is required.
A minimum of 4 years of relevant technical experience in software quality assurance or related area is required.
Languages: English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For this position, fluency in English is required; Knowledge of Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, Spanish language is an advantage.
Technical Evaluation Criteria:
The award of the contract shall be made to the individual consultant whose offer has been evaluated and determined as response and having received the highest score out of a pre-determined set of weighted technical and financial criteria specific to the solicitation.
Criteria for Technical Evaluation:
Technically qualified consultants will be requested to submit their daily fee rate i.e. consultants who score more than 70% i.e. 49 marks with respect to the above-mentioned evaluation criteria. Consultant should not specify their consultancy fee on their CV or with the submission. The CV will not be evaluated further in case the consultant submits the same.
Documents to be submitted by Consultants
1. Letter to UNDP Confirming Interest and Availability for the Individual Contractor Assignment
2. Updated CV
3. No Financials ( Daily Fee) to be submitted at this stage
UNDP strives to have a workforce which reflects diversity and gender balance, and applies an equal opportunities approach. Qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. All selections are on merit.
NOTE: Who had applied earlier, need not apply.