Consultant, IT Software Programmer, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

Organization: Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE)

Country: Kyrgyzstan

City: Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

Office: OSCE Bishkek

Closing date: Thursday, 25 March 2021

Issued by: OSCE Programme Office in Bishkek

Vacancy number: VNKYRC01049

Vacancy type: Experts/Consultants

Field of expertise: Information Technology and Information Management

Number of posts: 4

Duty station: Bishkek

Date of issue: 12 March 2021

Deadline for application: 25 March 2021 - 23: 59 Central European Time (CET/CEST)


The Kyrgyz Republic pays great importance to the implementation of information and digital technologies, in order to increase the efficiency of public administration and reduce the human factor and the corruption component in government bodies of the country. The goal of the Electronic Interoperability Center "Tunduk" (EiC) is to ensure technical coordination in the implementation of the electronic governance system in the Kyrgyz Republic and electronic interaction between government bodies, local governments, government institutions and enterprises, legal entities, and physical persons, including the provision of state and municipal services in electronic format. The EiC seeks to engage the services of four IT programmers who will carry out relevant activities together with the representatives of the EiC. The work of the programmers shall be directly supervised by the EiC and Economic and Environmental Department of the OSCE Programme Office in Bishkek.

Tasks and Responsibilities

Creating the architecture design; Developing software; Finding and fixing bugs; Creating functional APls (REST, SOAP); Documenting information systems that are being developed; Creating unit tests and utility automation of ongoing tasks; Code refactoring and review; Updating the functionality of the developed information systems; Creating additional interconnected systems; Executing other tasks in IT-sphere assigned by the EiC "Tunduk".

For more detailed information on the structure and work of the OSCE Programme Office in Bishkek, please see: //">https: //

Necessary Qualifications

Citizen of the Kyrgyz Republic;
Higher education diploma;
Relevant IT experience - at least 3 years;
Working experience with the platforms .NET, Core;
Knowledge and working experience with Flutter;
Knowledge of programming languages Java, C#, Python, Objective c, or Swift;
Experience with technology : RabbitMQ (Apache MQ, ActiveMQ, IBM MQ), ORM, EF, JPA Hibernate (QueryDSL), REST, SOAP, JSON, XSD; OAUTH2/Open1D;
Knowledge of Data Structures and Algorithms;
Frameworks: CoreData, or ReactiveCocoa;
Knowledge of DBMS: MS SQL Server, PostgresSQL, MySQL, CVCD (Kubernetes, Docker), AWS;
Working experience with: SocketlO, REST HTTP, Alamofire, gRPC, SQLite, CollectionView, Firebase;
Excellent command of Russian language. Knowledge of English and Kyrgyz languages is desirable;
Knowledge of issue tracker: Github, or Pivotal;
Knowledge of working with the social media API;
Experience in developing IOS mobile apps;
Experience of working with GIT, Jira.

Required competencies

Core values

Commitment: Actively contributes to achieving organizational goals

Diversity: Respects others and values their diverse perspectives and contributions

Integrity: Acts in a manner consistent with the Organization’s core values and organizational principles

Accountability: Takes responsibility for own action and delegated work

Core competencies

Communication: Actively works to achieve clear and transparent communication with colleagues and with stakeholders of the Organization

Collaboration: Works effectively with others on common goals and fosters a positive, trust-based working environment

Planning: Works towards the achievement of goals in a structured and measured manner

Analysis and decision-making: Analyses available information, draws well-founded conclusions and takes appropriate decisions

Initiative-taking: Proposes and initiates new ideas, activities and projects

Flexibility: Responds positively and effectively to changing circumstances

Managerial competencies (for positions with managerial responsibilities)

Leadership: Provides a clear sense of direction, builds trust and creates an enabling environment

Strategic thinking: Identifies goals that advance the organizational agenda and develops plans for achieving them

Managing performance: Helps to maximize team performance by providing active feedback and skill development opportunities

Remuneration Package

Remuneration will depend on the selected consultant’s qualifications and experience and be in accordance with OSCE established rates.

How To Apply

Please, note that this vacancy is open for competition amongst Kyrgyz Republic citizens. We strongly encourage applicants to use the online application system at //">https: // However, if you have difficulties with the system you may use the OSCE offline application form found under //">https: // and forward the completed form quoting the vacancy number by e-mail">

The OSCE retains the discretion to re-advertise the vacancy, to cancel the recruitment, to offer an appointment at a lower grade or to offer an appointment with a modified job description or for a different duration. The OSCE is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates to apply to become a part of the organization. Applications received after the published deadline will not be considered. Please note that in the event of invitation for interview/test, the OSCE is unable to reimburse costs incurred. Please be aware that the OSCE does not request payment at any stage of the application and review process.

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