Senior Manager of Software (Mobile Applications at Information Services)

  • Qabanbay Batyr Ave, Nur-Sultan 020000, Kazakhstan
  • Full-time

Company Description

1.     Management of software development tasks related to development, debugging or design of software applications, operating systems and databases in accordance with the provided design specifications;

2.     Implementation of enhancements to the existing software architecture and forecasting of future architectural enhancements;

3.     Effective implementation of software and IT support infrastructure at the University;

4.     Design of applications for management and maintenance of data security and integrity.

Job Description

1) evaluation of current technologies and deliver applications meeting the latest standards;

2) verification of mobile applications results by conducting system quality tests/checks of technologies implemented;

3) preservation of software assets by ensuring the team’s adherence to disaster recovery and back-up procedures and information security and control structures;

4) provision of recommendations of information technology (mobile applications) strategies, policies, and procedures by evaluating organization outcomes, identifying problems, evaluating trends and anticipating requirements;

5) setting and implementation of policies and procedures related to application quality standards and testing within the competence;

6)  providing quality user service, including interacting with users, answering user enquiries, and effectively handling complaints;

7) demonstration of effective collaboration, communication and presentation at various levels;

8) for the period of temporary absence, during a business trip, social leave, regular work leave,  temporary incapacity of the employee, the performance of the employee's duties is assigned to a person determined by the supervising head;

9) participation in identification, assessment, management and monitoring of risks within the supervised direction;

10) timely and proper fulfillment of other orders of the Associate Head and the University management within the framework of his/her responsibilities and powers.


Higher-professional, preferable from the higher education institutions with English language of instruction

Priority specializations:

-        computer science or related field;

-        information technology;

-        engineering

Required work experience is defined in accordance to the demonstrated history of successful projects (leading/accomplishment/significance of the project) in the field of Information Technology

At least 2 years of experience in the field of IT is preferred

- Knowledge of international standards in IT;

- possess knowledge of delivering new mobile applications/products or upgrade existing products.

- mastery of program/project management methodology, tools and templates (includes program/project planning, schedule development, scope management and cost management);

- software development experience, mobile application or mobile web application development;

- presentations skills;

- ability to develop rules and policies;

- experience with Agile or similar iterative development methodologies;

- knowledge of the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan in the field of information and education;

-change and project management skills;

- preparation and delivery presentation skills;

- availability of certificates in IT, relevant to the performance of these functions (desirable);

- Nazarbayev University competency model:

1) desire to develop professional expertise;

2) commitment to the goals of the University;

3) integrity and ethical behavior;

4) results-orientation and problem-solving;

5) cooperation skills and client orientation;

6) innovation and risk acceptance;

- critical thinking;

- building effective relations;

- interpersonal skills (verbal and written);

- ability to work in team;

- responsibility;

- leadership;

- systematic approach, multi-tasking, time management

Additional Information

  • Fluent in English, Kazakh, Russian
  • Agile knowledge;
  • - C++/ Net/ C#/ java/ Python