Specialist 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) participation in the pilot operation processes and user training;

2) participation in the organization and conduct of preliminary comprehensive testing of mobile applications;

3) registration of errors, comments and proposals regarding mobile applications in the error tracking system;

4) taking measures to eliminate malfunctions that prevent users from working with mobile applications within their competence;

5) transferring IT errors, comments and suggestions within the scope of competence to other divisions;

6) backup and recovery of information in the event of accidents within the scope of competence;

7) maintenance of a trial operation log (refusals, comments, etc.);

8) carrying out routine maintenance of system and mobile applications;

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

10) 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;

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

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


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

- Knowledge of international standards in IT;

- possess knowledge of delivering new web products or upgrade existing products;

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

 Knowledge of the following:

   - software development cycles;

   - Web application development principles;

   - principles of database management systems (PostgreSQL, Oracle Database, MySQL);

   - principles of use JavaScript frameworks (Sencha Ext JS, jQuery);

- content management system  (CMS) usage principles- Drupal, Joomla!, WordPress;

- principles of collective application development using SVN, CVS products or similar;

 - languages: PHP, JavaScript and skills in HTML, CSS;

- Linux, Microsoft Windows family operating systems;

- main vendors' product lines (IBM, Oracle);

 - presentations skills;

- experience with Agile or similar iterative development methodologies;

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

- 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;

- systematic approach, multi-tasking, time management

Additional Information

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