ICT Software Development Intern
Duration: 6 months
Starting date: 3 July 2023
Location: Songdo, Incheon City, Republic of Korea
Remuneration: US$ 1,300/month
The mission of the Green Climate Fund is to assist developing countries to respond to climate change while bringing prosperity to their people. Established in 2010, the GCF invests in transformational climate projects in the developing world. The Fund makes an ambitious contribution to global climate action and channels significant financial resources into developing countries to help build low-emission and climate-resilient societies. It is country-driven and undertakes actions that reflect the circumstances of each country concerned and its national aspirations. The GCF is a key enabler of the 2015 Paris Agreement on Climate Change. Since its establishment, the GCF has approved 190 projects in 123 countries and has committed USD 10 billion in climate finance. In addition, it has built up an extensive program to support developing countries to identify their needs, in particular, those who are most vulnerable to climate change impacts. The GCF’s diverse workforce is advancing its mission from its headquarters in South Korea. Our talented staff makes unique contributions to the Fund, enriching the institution through their combined expertise and professional commitment.
The Intern will provide operational support to the ICT Software Development team within the Division of Support Services. In this assignment, the intern will learn and assist in the development of internal platforms of the Fund; s/he will be exposed to different areas of development work pertaining to frontend and backend, such as, API management, UI/UX development, and CI/CD pipelines.
Under the overall guidance of the Software Architect within the ICT Software Development team, the Intern is expected to:
Support development of the internal web applications managed by the team.
Assist in research of software libraries, frameworks, and solutions to ongoing projects.
Work closely with the team on improving the user experience of web applications.
Write documentation and perform testing of new and existing applications and features.
Supporting the Development Team in other administrative work as required.
Requirements and qualifications
Enrolled and pursuing last year of Master’s program (or recently graduated) in Software Engineering, Computer Science, or related fields;
Strong interest and understanding of web development and best practices;
Ability and willingness to learn and utilise modern software development tools and Cloud platform environments;
Proficiency in at least one programming language;
Excellent writing and presentation skills;
Fluency in English is essential; knowledge of other United Nations languages is an advantage.
*The person assessed by the Selection Panel as most suitable for the position will be proposed for appointment. The above criteria should be seen as indicators of the experience and skills that would qualify candidates for consideration. Selection among short-listed candidates will also take into account performance at interview, appropriate testing, and references.
Applications from women and nationals from developing countries are strongly encouraged to apply.
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