DevOps Engineer

Partner UNOCHA
Job categories IT
Vacancy code VA/2019/B5004/17272
Level ICS-10
Department/office NYSC, SDC, Development and Special Initiatives Portfolio
Duty station Home based
Contract type International ICA
Contract level IICA-2
Duration 3 months (with possible extension)
Application period 29-Jan-2019 to 19-Feb-2019

Applications to vacancies must be received before midnight Copenhagen time (CET) on the closing date of the announcement.

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The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) manages an open data platform – the Humanitarian Data Exchange (HDX). Launched in July 2014, the goal of HDX is to make humanitarian data easy to find and use for analysis.

The HDX platform is based on CKAN and includes: a dataset repository for sharing data amongst a globally distributed community; data visualization and geodata preview functionality to understand the data within the platform; and an emerging data standards infrastructure for the Humanitarian Exchange Language (HXL).

Data on HDX is shared by organizations through manual upload of files and programmatically through APIs. Data can be shared openly, privately with an organization’s membership or by request. The platform includes more than 6,500 datasets from over 340 organizations. Once data is in HDX, the Data Team works with organizations to create visualizations to help users gain insight.

HDX requires an experienced AWS Dev/Ops Engineer with the technical skills to work with the existing Dev/Ops team and the wider HDX team to create an optimised environment on AWS for the HDX platform.

Reporting Relationship

Under the overall direction of the Head of the Centre for Humanitarian Data based in the Hague, the consultant will report to Head of the Data Systems Team in Geneva and will work closely with the HDX Product Manager and the HDX dev team. The consultant will also liaise closely with the entire HDX team to deliver the necessary services to partners. 

Within the framework of the Centre and HDX’s Objectives and Key Results, t...

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