The Afghanistan Civil Aviation Authority (ACAA) was established based on the Civil Aviation Law (CAL) as an independent authority to manage the Civil Aviation Activities in Afghanistan. The Civil Aviation Law was endorsed by Parliament in October 2012 and approved by H.E. President Hamid Karzai in December 2012, and following the presidential confirmation, it was published in the official gazette of the Ministry of Justice in January 2013. Currently, the ACAA is functioning as an independent authority under Afghanistan government structure.
The USAID funded Tetra Tech Engineering Support Project (Tt ESP) is providing assistance to the ACAA to develop the Afghanistan Civil Aviation Enterprise Solution (ACES) by embedding a software development team at the ACAA offices and under the technical direction of the ACAA Senior Management Information System Specialist. As a Tetra Tech ESP employee, this position falls under the overall supervision of the Tt ESP Software Development Project Manager (SDPM).
Tt ESP would like to recruit a qualified individual for the position of Database Programmer for the ACAES at the ACAA with the following duties and responsibilities. Database Programmer will work at the information technology department of ACAA in collaboration with related departments and will be responsible for the design, development and implementation of the ACAES for the ACAA.
The Database Programmer is responsible to design, develop a secure, stable and reliable database for Afghanistan Civil Aviation Enterprise Solution (ACAES). The Database Programmer will create management methods and design databases that run effectively and to access the information stored in the database. You will work closely with engineers and developers to ensure system consistency. You will also collaborate with the team to provide technical support and identify new requirements.
The Database programmer will be responsible for the following duties and responsibilities:
- Design stable, reliable, and effective databases.
- Optimize and maintain legacy systems.
- Modify databases according to requests and perform tests.
- Solve database usage issues and malfunctions.
- Liaise with developers to improve applications and establish best practices.
- Gather user requirements and identify new features.
- Develop technical and training manuals.
- Ensure all database programs meet ACAA performance requirements.
- Analyze needs for operational database on existing data processes.
- Based on this analysis, development database specification documents.
- Develop data collection/entry, storage, and retrieval modalities in accordance with approved specifications.
- Ensure that the database is compatible with needs.
- Develop methods and tools for data migration.
USAID’s Engineering Support Program (ESP) will ensure the integrity of USAID-Supported infrastructure projects in Afghanistan. While progress has been made in the infrastructure sector, Afghanistan’s Infrastructure has not fully recovered from the devastation caused by the years of war. The task of securing gains made over the last fourteen still requires support from the donor community. ESP continues support of USAID’s Engineering, Quality Assurance and Logistical Support and Architectural and Engineering Support Program (AESP) by providing the mission with the engineering.
Interested Afghan National candidates should submit their applications via e-mail, indicating on the SUBJECT line the title and vacancy number of the position applied (Database Programmer – 2020 -163) to the below address. Please note that applications received after the closing date will not be given consideration. Only short-listed candidates whose applications respond to the above criteria will be contacted for an interview.