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DIRECTOR - IT Solutions & Digital Services (ITS & DS) Job in Pakistan
Ministry Of Information Telecommunication , Pakistan

10 Years
0 - 0 PKR
Job Type
Job Shift
Job Category
Requires Traveling
Career Level
As Described in Job Ad
Total Vacancies
1 Job
Posted on
Apr 17, 2019
Last Date
May 4, 2019

Job Description

Develop digital architecture and roadmap for eGovernance and mGovernance, where software application is involved.

Implementation of strategic orientation of developing products and services that integrate innovative technologies.

Hands-on experience and strong expertise in web development, project management, quality assurance, Agile methodology and Government Resource Planning(GRP) implementation.

Lead the plan for application/product development and system integration.

Develop and implement short and long term strategic plans to ensure website and infrastructure capacity meets existing and future requirements.

Plan, develop, and launch innovative internet, mobile, and information technology solutions.

Must be capable of improving technology infrastructure (software applications) by integrating government’s initiatives based on strategic vision.

Deep understanding of web technology and architectural principles necessary for designing scalable, extendible and maintainable web applications and services. Through understanding of Rich Internet Applications and related technologies such as Adobe Flash, Silverlight, Flex and Air, HTMLS. Proficient in all relevant programming languages, e.g. Java, BD-J, JEM programming languages, XHTML, JavaScript, AJAX, XML, CSS, semantic web, Objective-C and NET.

Constantly evaluate emerging technologies to identify opportunities, trends and best practices that can be used to strengthen development practices.

Conduct and coordinate code reviews and QA processes.

Ensure best practices are followed and provide guidance and/or assistance when necessary in software application development.

Must be involved directly or indirectly in code reviews, evaluating security standards, versioning strategies, coding standards, 3 rd party development management, new technology review, development workflow, API standards, integration methods, unit testing, quality assurance, documentation etc…

Prepares and installs solutions by determining and designing system specifications, standards, and programming.

Improves operations by conducting systems analysis recommending changes in policies and procedures.

Documents and demonstrates solutions by developing documentation, flowcharts, layouts, diagrams, charts, code comments and clear code.

Web application development covering the following technologies: portal, Java, SOA, etc.

Exposure of web analytics, web usability testing, email marketing, paid search, search engine optimization, satisfaction surveys, and other critical online marketing tools and techniques Manage complex projects.

CONDITIONS TO APPLY (For all above positions):

a) In case of selection, candidates working in public/private Sector will have to either resign or seek retirement from their posts/service before joining new assignment. NOC from present employer, in case of Government Servants is mandatory at the time of applying.

b) The initial period of contract appointment is two years (extendable). a. The positions offer salary package/benefits as admissible under the Government MPs Scales, MP-II Scale (181,050-18,150-181,500) and MP-III scale (127,050-18,150-181,500) (alongwith house rent, car monetization and utilities allowance. Candidates meeting the above criteria should submit their application at the URL address given below by providing details i.e. dates of award of degrees, date of birth, years of experience (year-wise) within Fifteen (15) days of publication of the advertisement. Candidates who prefer applying through post should send hard copies of CVs/testimonials/CNIC at the address mentioned below within the specified period. Envelopes and applications/CVs should clearly indicate the specific “Name of Post” against which application is being submitted.

Job Specification

Director, IT Solutions & Digital Services will be overall in-charge of the services being offered through web/mobile platforms or application development for federal government. He/ she will have sufficient technical knowledge about the channels of services delivery online and through mobile devices. Qualifications / Experience: Master’s Degree (equivalent to 18 years education) in the field of Computer Science/Information Technology/Software Engineering / (IT related to Engineering Technology or Science disciplines) from HEC recognized local or foreign university with at least eight (08) years of experience with at least three (03) years at managerial level or Bachelor’s degree (equivalent to 16 years of education) Computer Science/Information Technology/Software Engineering / (IT related disciplines) with ten (10) years of total experience including three (03) years at managerial level. Candidate with the certification/s as under will be preferred ITIL, Web Development, App Development (Android, IOS).

Must have exposure to:

a) Search Engine Optimization

b) Mobile Device OS Expert

c) Mobile Cloud Platform Expert

d) Business Intelligence & Big Data

e) Product Definition & Development

f) Electronic Commerce

g) Content Management & Distribution h) GRP and ERP

Excellent communication, negotiation and relationship building skills with the ability to interact with and manage diverse stakeholders are mandatory.

Proven capacity for original and strategic thinking.

Competence to manage to manage internal and external services and relationships.

Ministry Of Information Telecommunication

Information Technology and Services - Islamabad, Pakistan
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