Researcher – analyst (IT specialist) of the Survey Center

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Position

       Researcher – analyst (IT specialist) of the Survey Center

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Key and functional objectives of the unit

·      implementation of research programmes and projects, rendering of consultancy services in the area of population and business survey;

·      preparation of information analysis products, reports, certificates on issues, related to the competence of the Center;

·      establishment of coordination and cooperation with Nazarbayev University, Kazakhstani and foreign research centers, and also international organizations, public authorities on issues, related to the competence of the Center;

·      publication of the results of activity of the Center in internal and external publications including peer-reviewed;

·      preparation of information analysis products for web-site of the Fund on issues, related to the competence of the Center;

·      participation and holding of round tables, conferences, workshops and other expert platforms on issues, related to the competence of the Center

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Key and functional objectives of the position

·      development and support of information analysis systems of the Center;

·      writing of programme code (introduction of changes on the requirements, modification, test) and program debugging using the relevant software and hardware, databases and programming technologies;

·      server hardware and databases of the Center management;

·      monitoring of new technologies, analysis of their applicability, testing;

·      interaction with third parties within the framework of their competence, development of design, technical documentation (technical specifications, work statements etc.)

·      content management (regular and timely updating of information on site of the Fund)

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Educational background

·    Higher technical education or master’s degree in IT technologies, preferably from higher educational schools with English language of instruction.

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Professional experience sought (duration, field, industry, etc.)

·      Working experience of at least two years in the area of development and maintenance of software.

·    Working experience in the area of development and maintenance of software in the area of investigations (personal interviews, call-centers, web-inquiries) and also in system administration is preferable

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Professional knowledge and personal qualities

·    Search for new solutions;

·    Development-oriented;

·    Creative approach;

·    Teamwork skills.

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Command of languages including Kazakh (specify)

·    Kazakh (speaking/writing) – fluent (preferably);

·    Russian (speaking/writing) – fluent (must);

·    English (speaking/writing) – fluent (must).

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PC skills (software, how good at using PC)

·    Operation systems – Linux, Windows;

·    Programming – Python; JavaScript; Java

·    Databases – PostgreSQL, MongoDB

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CV submission deadline

·    Until an applicant meeting the above requirements is selected.