Information Technology Assistant Job in Kenya - UN


  • Participates in data set preparation, overseeing data acquisition and cleaning from primary and secondary sources, and documenting utilized data sets.  
  • Engages in the development, coding, testing, debugging, and rollout of new application systems, releases, modules, and features.  
  • Collaborates in the design and construction of predictive data science systems and products, encompassing visualizations and AI/ML models.  Contributes to the development, testing, and upkeep of applications and visualizations adhering to established UN IT technology standards, programming languages, and tools.  Aids in establishing and maintaining databases, and supports data collection initiatives, tools, and processes to enhance client office capabilities.  
  • Contributes to identifying and analysing data patterns through various methods.  Prepares technical and user documentation for deployed computer application systems and visualizations, along with training materials, and conducts technical presentations.  
  • Assists in data collection, analysis, and visualization preparation for information sharing, query response, knowledge management, planning, and decision-making.  
  • Advocates for the adoption of data science solutions by demonstrating their utility to raise awareness of available data products.  
  • Undertakes additional assigned responsibilities as necessary.

Competencies and Qualifications


  • Completion of high school diploma or equivalent is required.  
  • Supplementary training in data analytics is desirable.

Work Experience

  • A minimum of seven (7) years of progressively responsible experience in data science, application development, applied mathematics, information management, or related area is required.    
  • Experience in developing data processing workflows, data pipelines, and visualizations using data science tools and processes is required.    
  • Experience with modern application development platforms and frameworks such as Java, .Net, Python or similar, coupled with exposure to application lifecycle management tools, is required.    
  • Knowledge of Microsoft’s Power Platform technologies (power apps, power automate and power BI) is required.    
  • Experience with cloud computing platforms and services such as Azure or AWS is desirable.    
  • Development experience in modern web-based technologies is desirable.    
  • Development experience in Microsoft SQL Server is desirable.

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