Eleman Alımı - (Dışişleri Bakanlığı - Sözleşmeli Yazılım Geliştiricisi)

Deneyimli sözleşmeli yazılım geliştirici alınacaktır.


Birleşmiş Milletler Kalkınma Programı (UNDP) Projesi kapsamında Ankara - Dışişleri Bakanlığında, üniversite mezunu, en az 8 yıl deneyimli sözleşmeli yazılım geliştirici alınacaktır. 


Ayrıntılı bilgi için




Birleşmiş Milletler Kalkınma Programı (UNDP) Projesi kapsamında Ankara - Dışişleri Bakanlığında, üniversite mezunu, en az 5 yıl deneyimli sözleşmeli yazılım geliştirici alınacaktır. Ayrıntılı bilgi için







Senior Software Developer

Job ID


Practice Area - Job Family

Democratic Governance

Vacancy End Date


Duty Station

Ankara, Turkey

Education & Work Experience

G-Bachelor's Level Degree - 8 year(s) experience


Desired: English



Vacancy Type

Service Contract (SC)

Posting Type

Posting Type


Europe & the CIS

Contract Duration

11 months (extendable based on satisfactory performance and availability of funding up to 46 months




Turkey is one of the leading countries in its region that achieves broader application of the ICT system in service delivery. In its national policy documents e-governance is identified as one of the key priorities for national and sectoral development and an important pillar for evolved public administration system to increase effectiveness and efficiency, enhance transparency and accountability as well as a tool for strengthening international competitiveness of Turkey.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs following the identification of the ICT development as a key area in its Strategic Plan for better services and good governance developed and applied the e-consulate system. It is a distinguished example of the ICT use in the consulate services with an aim of increased efficiency and cost effectiveness for increased citizen satisfaction.

The second phase of the project aims to increase the efficiency and cost-effectiveness of the established system with a focus on enhanced citizen-satisfaction from the services of the Ministry all over the world. ıt also focuses on the development of the institutional capacity of MFA enhanced for full-fledged application of the e-Consulate system and increase the accessibility of e-Consulate system enhanced through its improved user-friendliness

The second phase of the project builds on its accumulated experience and results as well as the past UNDP and Ministry of Foreign Affairs joint initiatives in this area. The Project will focus on e-Consulate system's institutionalization and full-fledged application, to be achieved through enhanced institutional and individual capacities and increased awareness and ownership of the citizens and respective stakeholders (through outreach strategy).

Duties and Responsibilities

The scope of the services that will be carried out by the Software Development Specialists are:

  • Analyse, design and develop desktop and web applications with Visual Basic .net
  • Develop and integrate G2G services into developed systems.
  • Develop methods for inspection, testing, sampling and perform unit testing of developed / integrated software applications
  • Implement best practice Software Development Life Cycle methodologies to ensure timely delivery of state-of-the-art high quality software
  • Rewriting/refactoring/re-architecture and scaling software and web applications
  • Ensure the project meets all corporate guidelines for security, cooperability and deployment
  • Using IT systems to keep track of people and progress and monitoring sub-contractors to ensure guidelines are maintained.

Measurable Outputs

Key Results Expected/Major Functional Activities

% of time

Technical communication of the project with the existing integrated e-consulate system

  • Application and web development
  • Follow the functional requirements specified in the analysis phase of software development lifecycle
  • Create the user interaction modules
  • Perform such other job-related duties as determined by the MoFA



  • Create plan for testing and validation


Software must have the up to date documentation that can guide the ministry/project technical staff

  • Create module list
  • Prepare documentation in accordance with requirements and/or asked by MoFA



Corporate Competencies:

  • Demonstrates integrity by modeling the UN's values and ethical standards, and those of the partner organizations,
  • Promotes the vision, mission, and strategic goals of UNDP, and partner organizations,
  • Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability,

Functional Competencies:

  • Demonstrates strong supervision skills, strong attention to details,
  • Promotes team work, contributes towards building team consensus,
  • Builds strong relationships with clients, focuses on impact and result for the client and responds positively to feedback
  • Consistently approaches work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude
  • Good teamwork skills
  • Demonstrates openness to change and ability to manage complexities

Development and Operational Effectiveness

  • Ability to lead strategic planning, results-based management and reporting
  • Ability to work under pressure against strict deadlines,
  • Ability to think strategically and result oriented
  • Time management and priority setting abilities
  • Ability to present ideas in business-friendly and user-friendly language
  • Output oriented
  • Knowledge of current technological developments/ trends in area of expertise.

Required Skills and Experience


Minimum Requirements


General Qualifications

  • University degree in related fields
  • Good communication skills in Turkish
  • Ability to communicate in English is an asset.

Professional Experience and Qualifications

  • Minimum 8 years of working experience in Application and Web Development
  • Minimum 5 years of working experience with enterprise level Microsoft Products and Microsoft Development Tools (such as VisualStudio, .net Framework, MS SQL Server, IIS etc.)
  • Experience in UI - Front-End development is an asset.

Specific Experience and Qualifications

  • Minimum of 5 year of working experience with Visual Basic .net and Microsoft SQL Server. (.net Framework 2.0 and later, MS SQL Server 2005 and later)
  • Experience in EF, WCF, LinQ and ORM technologies is a plus, highly preferred.
  • Minimum of 4 year of team working experience in the IT projects
  • Good knowledge of computer technology, PC/LAN management, Microsoft computer operating systems and Microsoft office packages
  • Experience in information systems and software architecture, system design, and business process analysis is a plus.
  • Knowledge of project management methodologies is an asset.


  • Internships (paid/unpaid) are not considered professional experience.
  • Obligatory military service is not considered professional experience.
  • Experience gained prior to completion of undergraduate studies is not considered professional experience.

Reporting Structure

The incumbent will report to National Project Coordinator in Ministry of Foreign Affairs and UNDP portfolio manager and will work in close coordination and collaboration with the project associate, Ministry staff, Coordinators of the subject matter projects.

Software Development Specialist(s) will be based in Ankara within the Ministry of Foreign Affairs premises.

Performance Indicators for Evaluation of Results

  • Work items developed on time
  • Modules developed in accordance with the functional requirements
  • Functional Requirement Documents on developed modules generated


Important applicant information

All posts in the SC categories are subject to local recruitment.

Applicant information about UNDP rosters

Note: UNDP reserves the right to select one or more candidates from this vacancy announcement. We may also retain applications and consider candidates applying to this post for other similar positions with UNDP at the same grade level and with similar job description, experience and educational requirements.

Workforce diversity

UNDP is committed to achieving diversity within its workforce, and encourages all qualified applicants, irrespective of gender, nationality, disabilities, sexual orientation, culture, religious and ethnic backgrounds to apply. All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence.

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