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Software Developer INL/Honduras

CARSI

BACKGROUND

 

The CARSI Initiative, one of the largest and most sophisticated multi-lateral security efforts in the world, provides funding for the

USG to assist the governments of the CARSI countries with police professionalization, justice sector reform, counter narcotics efforts,

border security management, crime and violence prevention, and anti-corruption efforts. In support of CARSI, INL its tasks include

but are not limited to:

• Assist in developing more effective and transparent security and rule of law institutions, which work together effectively

and cooperate with international partners to reduce threats from transnational and domestic crime, including terrorism,

and improve border security and protect human rights.

• Support CARSI state and society efforts to establish efficient, transparent, and accountable prosecutorial, correctional,

and alternative justice systems institutions that respect human rights.

• Assist CARSI countries in improving federal, state, and local governments’ operational ability to prevent and mitigate

crime and terrorism, impact transnational criminal organization (TCO) cash flow, contribute to criminal cases against

TCO leaders and members, disrupt TCO trust and corruptive relationships, and safely apprehend TCO and other high

target offenders.

• Improve border security, including building support to the new government’s efforts to secure CARSI borders.

• To meet the Congressional mandates of the CARSI Initiative, INL programs in the region include the following objectives:

• Continue to support CARSI state and federal entities with efforts to institutionalize the rule of law among law enforcement

and judicial sector operators, including through police professionalization, justice sector reform, anti-corruption,

and border security initiatives.

• Help CARSI countries achieve its transitions to the new criminal justice system.

• Create a 21st century border structure, by further developing CARSI countries’ capacity to detect and prevent smuggling

of illicit goods and trafficking in persons.

• Support networked technology systems and professionalization to strengthen CARSI countries control of their respective

northern and southern borders and ports of entry.

• Bolster CARSI countries efforts to prevent crime and violence by supporting the establishment of resilient communities

better able to withstand the pressures of organized crime through drug demand reduction, citizen oversight of security

forces, and culture of lawfulness programs.

• Continue to build CARSI countries capacity to disrupt and dismantle organized criminal networks, including capacity

building to counter illicit finance and combat the production of, and trafficking in, illegal narcotics.

• Support the U.S. Government’s goal to support CARSI state and society efforts to establish highly efficient, transparent,

and accountable prosecutorial, correctional, and alternative justice institutions that respect human rights; to assist

CARSI countries in improving federal, state, and local governments’ operational ability to prevent and mitigate

crime and terrorism, impact transnational criminal organization (TCO) cash flow, contribute to criminal cases against

TCO leaders and members, disrupt TCO trust and corruptive relationship, and safely apprehend TCO and other high

target offenders; and to improve border security.

  

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Posted On: 04/09/2018
Category: Professional Services
Department: CARSI
Shift: Unknown
Location: Central America
Job Type: Law Enforcment Subject Matter Expert
Education: Experience may override Education
Pay Rate: To be determined
Duration: 1 - 5 years
Travel: Yes
Job Description:

• Assists and advises INL with implementing recommendations for the development and maintenance of data bases that can be used by all sections of INL to better manage the flow of information and data retrieval for reporting.

• Performs broad and extensive assignments related to all aspects of INL programs.

• Provides guidance and recommendations, helps to develop, implement and manage the automated file/databases and retrieval systems.

• Works in consultation with counterparts within the INL section.

• Is part of a team working to develop a vetting data base in conjunction with INL/Mexico and INL/Bogota.

• Travel to Mexico, Colombia and other countries may be required during the development of this joint venture.

• Provides .NET, SQL & Web design & develop services for INL/Honduras.

• Assists the Vetting Computer Data Analyst with maintaining, modification and development of systems, databases, user-friendly and functional interfaces to support INL operations.

• Assists the Telecommunications Advisor and Program Managers with developing new systems and designs user-friendly and functional interfaces to support INL/H operations.

• Assists the Telecommunications Advisor to ensure systems & database interruptions are kept to a maximum of five (5) hours per week.

• Assists the Telecommunications Advisor and Program Managers to ensure that all of our systems have the same look and feel and are creating a professional user experience.

• Develops, maintains and modifies ETL and reports for databases.

• Develops new systems, reports, dashboards and databases to support INL/H.

• Designs and implements reports that obtain data from the S@mePage systems.

• Prepares weekly and periodic reports relating to IT systems and database services status, issues, and recommendations.

• Assists the Telecommunications Advisor and Program Managers with preparing and updating IT database management policies as required to promote secure and proper use of government IT resources.

• Assists the Telecommunications Advisor with preparing and updating Backup databases.

• Drafts papers and documents related to INL projects.

• Suggests avenues for mid-course correction if a program is not achieving its goals;

• Attends meetings with U.S. and host-government officials as requested, including regional working group meetings.

• Hours for this full-time position will be the core hours of the US Embassy in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, Monday through Friday, 40 hours per week.

• The position will be stationed in Tegucigalpa, Honduras.

• National and international travel may be required.

• Create a work plan per the instructions.

• Provide weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reports of relevant program activity, progress toward desired impacts, recommendations for advancing program and U.S. objectives, project highlights, and other relevant significant information including metrics, milestones achieved, and other relevant statistical data. Report on scheduled upcoming meetings, trainings, and other activities.

Minimum Qualifications:

• U.S. , Honduras or TCN Citizen

• MRPT if US or TCN, RSO if LES

• Spanish FSI level 3/3 or equivalent

• English FSI level 3/3 or equivalent

• Four (4) years university in IT or related field.

• Four (4) years of experience as a developer/designer in Visual Studio .Net, C#, JavaScript, jQuery, XML, HTML, HTML5 ASP, MVC 3 4 5, Entity Framework 4.0 4.5, CSS3, Bootstrap.

• Four (4) years of experience as a developer/designer in Microsoft SQL Server, Reporting Services.

• One (1) year experience as a developer/designer in Adobe Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash, Dreamweaver, Fireworks), Flash Action, Script 3.0.

• Demonstrated skills on design user-friendly and functional interfaces.

• Demonstrated skills of creativity and innovation for making high impact designs.

• Demonstrated analysis capacity and troubleshooting skills.

• In addition to standard IT software such as Microsoft Office, the incumbent will be required to use more specialized software, such as systems and databases developed internally.

Preferred Skills: