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Software Engineering Assistant (NEX-SC)

Job Category:
Information Technology
Career Level:
Job Type:
Full Time
Agency / Project:
National Environmental Information Management System (NEIMS)
Posted On:
04 August, 2007
Last Date to apply:
17 August, 2007
Experience in years
2 to 4

At least 3 years of experience in the software development field. The software engineering Assistant will assist and provide support to senior software personnel in the development of software design and enhancements. Familiarity with software design techniques given high level operational requirements. Software rapid prototyping experience to ensure software meets the operational requirements.



Recognizing the need for a comprehensive system for developing, managing and utilizing environmental information for informed decision making, the Ministry of Environment has included “Establishment of Environmental Information Management System” as a key component of National Environmental Action Plan Support Programme (NEAP-SP) which is being implemented with the assistance of UNDP and donor agencies to support realization of the National Environmental Action Plan (NEAP). The project has been designed to address issues relating to availability of timely and accurate environmental information in Pakistan. The NEIMS when implemented will facilitate informed decision making Environmental Management Information System for different areas of environment. EMIS will be a very powerful resource in planning different development projects of Pakistan and will provide help to different departments including Forests, Agriculture, Communication, Climate, Town Planning, and Industries etc.
Web based EIMS application will develop to provide useful information for planners and researchers in the Environmental & other related field.

Scope of work:
Assists senior software engineering Assoicate in development process of EIS application
 Work with other persons related to application development
 Provide weekly progress report about the project development
 Coordinate with the QA Programmer for the testing of application
Adhere to project’s software engineering processes - meeting project scheduling requirements, reviewing feature requirements, writing functional specifications, reviewing test plans, reviewing user documentation - as required
To perform a detailed analysis of the system operating requirements, customer requirements, and the development of the associated software
Analyzing environmental information management system needs as well as designing, constructing, and maintaining computer applications software and specialized utility programs

Must Degree Degree Level Country Description
YesBachelorsBachelors Degree (4 Years)Bachelor Degree in Computer Sciences or other closely related engineering/science fields will be an added advantage.