Application Developer

Khatib & Alami


Ref: KP556-679

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Job Summary
Application Developer is responsible for contributing to GSI services to develop and deploy applications that meet the business needs related to GSI projects. S/He is responsible to implement the Department’s business plan, conduct application delivery, adhere to policies and procedures, ensure quality, and manage cost. S/He shall stay abreast of the latest trends and developments in the GIS space and represent the firm in the professional GIS community and regional forums.

Job Responsibilities
• Contributes in the verification of the Business Requirements documents
• Contributes in the Database and Application Design documentation
• Receives fragmented programming tasks related to application functionality from a Requirements Specification document, then develops the code and translates the logic into a programming language
• Perform unit and functional testing using sample datasets to check code is working as intended
• Documents written code according to internal standards
• Reviews code written by others to ensure it is bug free
• Develops deployment packages ready to be installed
• Contribute to writing of installation documents
• Adhere to corporate policies and procedures


Qualification, Technical Skills and Competencies
• Bachelor Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or equivalent
• Good knowledge of the application of geospatial technologies to all industries
• Good application development skills
• Good analytical and technical vision skills
• Good presentation skills
• Good interpersonal skills
• Good communication skills
• Proficiency in spoken and written Arabic and English

Specific Experience Required to Execute this Role
• From 1 to 5 years of relevant experience
• Some experience in application development and coding
• Some experience in delivering products, solutions, and services under projects
• Some experience with developing and maintaining relationships with clients
• Some relevant industry experience within the Middle East and other countries of operation

About the Company

Khatib & Alami, a multidisciplinary urban regional planning, architectural and engineering consulting company, offers clients an integrated approach toward the ever-increasing need for reliable project delivery systems. In-house expertise and the continuous recruitment of bright and innovative professionals enable us to meet the challenges of development with due consideration to environmental protection, social and economic characteristics of society. In close concert with clients, we have been able to consolidate factors that make the resultant project coincide with the client's vision within the time frame and budget set out for implementation.

K&A started its consulting services in Lebanon and extended the areas of its professional activities in accordance with the growth of its experience, and its human and financial resources. The company operates in various countries including Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Sultanate of Oman, State of Qatar, State of Kuwait, Kingdom of Bahrain, Yemen, Jordan, Palestine, Syria, Iraq, Algeria, Egypt, Morocco, Libya, Sudan, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Belgium, Gabon and USA. K&A employs around 4,000 professionals and technicians. Since 1984, K&A has continuously ranked among the top 100 International Design firms as published by Engineering News Record (ENR). K&A has also obtained the ISO 9001:2000 certification for its Quality Management System (QMS).

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