Deputy Team Lead, Developer

Bachelor's Degree   Kabul, Afghanistan Full Time 1045
Date Posted:Dec 8, 2018
Reference:VA 18-061
Closing Date:Dec 17, 2018
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Data Management
Salary Range:As per NTA salary scale policy
Years of Experience:5 Years
Contract Duration:Open Ended
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Contractor
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:96,90,66

About Tetra Tech - JSSP:

Tetra Tech is a leading provider of consulting and engineering services. The Company supports government and commercial clients by providing innovative solutions focused on water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development. With 16,000 associates worldwide, Tetra Tech's capabilities span the entire project life cycle.Tetra Tech provides technical, management, and advisory services to help developing and transitioning societies navigate the challenges they face. We work around the world to help establish and strengthen productive relationships between state and society and develop sustainable government and justice systems that are responsive, transparent, accountable, fair, and efficient. In this way we increase stability, foster investment, and improve the rule of law, which benefits our partner countries as well as our economy back home. The U.S. Department of State, Bureau of International Narcotics and law Enforcement Affairs (INL), funded Justice Sector Support Program (JSSP) is a nationwide criminal justice sector development program focused on institutional capacity building as well as training and mentoring in Kabul and key provinces, and utilizes international and Afghan Advisors to train and build capacity for Afghan officials within the Ministry of Justice (MOJ), Attorney General’s Office (AGO), Supreme Court (SCT), Ministry of Women’s Affairs (MOWA), and other justice sector institutions.The program has the following four sections: *Case Management System Development *Legislative Capacity Building *Organizational Capacity Building *Monitoring and Evaluation

Job Summary:

Nationality: Local National (LN)
Base of Operations: Kabul, Afghanistan
Required Clearance: VSS-A or other INL-approved vetting
Salary: NTA Salary Scale - Grade C

Tetra Tech, Afghanistan Justice Sector Support Program (JSSP), is seeking applications for Deputy Team Lead, Developer position for Case Management System (CMS) section under the supervision of Database Team Lead.

Skills Required:

Not available

Requires travel to provinces:


Skills Description:

Excellent oral and written communication skills

Fluent in Dari/Pashto, and English

Ability to work in a fast-paced, stressful environment

Duties & Responsibilities:

Assist the Team Lead, Developer in overseeing and supervising the operations of the Afghan development team

Work directly with the US and Afghanistan based JSSP application development teams on the discovery process, development and implementation of the CMS 2.0 application

Assist with overseeing and supervising the coordination of the Afghan development team with the US based development team on the development of CMS 2.0 and other related activities

Participate in Monitoring Board meetings, staff meetings and CMS application related meetings as directed

Coordinate between internal and external offices in all CMS application communications

Monitor database for optimal performance to ensure end user access to the application

Receive, analyze and initiate action on change requirements to the CMS application

Supervise the administration of the CMS in tasks such as adding new users, adding new CMS locations and other activities related to the administration of the application

Provide oversight and expertise in creating ad hoc query reports

Provide guidance in deleting duplicate cases as they are identified

Evaluate changes to the database to ensure they satisfy the change requirement request

Work directly with Team Lead, Developer; Component Lead; Deputy Component Lead; Senior Advisor; Afghan database developer and programmers to identify failing or flawed structure and develop necessary fixes and enhancement models

Work directly with US-based short-term technical IT experts and/or subcontractor on the discovery process, development and implementation of the CMS 2.0 application

Consistently meet the highest standards in delivery and timeliness of work products

Prepare timely information for JSSP reports, deliverables and success stories for activities and accomplishments on a bi-weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual basis, or as otherwise assigned

Identify needs and propose recommendations for better CMS implementation

Rapidly respond to requests for information from JSSP Management, INL, and Tetra Tech

Perform other duties as assigned

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul


Minimum of 5 years of relevant professional experience and a Master’s, or 7 years of relevant professional experience and a Bachelor’s degree

Previous experience developing and implementing CMS applications preferred

Experience working with large scale database applications, including overseeing data quality control and database management

Experience collaborating with Afghan government ministries and institutions

Ability to develop and maintain relationships with cross-sectoral key stakeholders to ensure collaboration to meet project goals

Demonstrated understanding of Afghan legal system

Past experience developing and implementing relevant training courses preferred

Ability to travel to provinces

Job Keywords:

Deputy, Civil, Team Lead, Supervisor, Lead, Manager
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