Information Technology Officer (Technology Integration)

• This vacancy shall be filled by a 3-year Term appointment in accordance with the Fund’s new employment rules taking effect on May 1, 2015.


The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is looking for an Information Technology Officer (Technology Integration) to join its Knowledge Management and Outreach Division of the IT Department in the IMF headquarters located in Washington, D. C.
The Information Technology Officer (Technology Integration) works with the division’s management, section chiefs, project managers and business clients to plan and develop knowledge management, content management, and collaboration applications. The ITO has the ability to provide technical expertise in the development and implementation of web, mobile and cloud applications. Applicants for this position must possess strong interpersonal and communication skills to influence others, demonstrate success in a team setting, and provide the ability to convey complex technical ideas in a way that is understandable to non-technical stakeholders.
The Information Technology Officer (Technology Integration) work is guided and aligns with the Business Technology Strategy (BTS) and by the Enterprise Architecture principles. In collaboration with other IT architects (enterprise,
infrastructure, information, security, and other solutions architects), the ITO is responsible for the creation or the validation of the architectural design supporting the division’s projects.
Specific duties and responsibilities include:
  • Proactively managing technical and security architecture for applications;
  • Authoring or reviewing technical briefs, technical architecture diagrams and functional specifications;
  • Performing code review for complex development work;
  • Overseeing testing and quality assurance processes;
  • Coordinating or leading the integration of 3rd party and internally developed components;
  • Coordinating the resolution of complex application-related problems;
  • Researching and recommending approaches and tools that align with business strategy;
  • Overseeing and coordinating security accreditation for applications; and
  • Ensuring that enterprise architecture principles are adhered to and that architectural alignment is monitored.

 Educational development, typically acquired through the completion of an advanced university degree in computer science, engineering, mathematics or related field of study or equivalent, plus a minimum of four years of relevant professional experience; or a bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related field of study plus a minimum of 10 years of relevant professional experience, is required.

Experience and Skills
  • Application development –  data collection and dissemination applications
  • NET, Visual Studio, SQL Server, Word VBA, Web Services, XML, CSS
  • Enterprise and Application Architecture
  • Ability to quickly grasp new technologies and how they might be applied to achieve business goals
  • Ability to think strategically and tactically
  • Good written or oral communications skills with ability to explain complex concepts
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently or in a team
The IMF is committed to achieving a diverse staff, including gender, nationality, culture and educational background.


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