Software Developer
World Vision International
Pasig City, Philippines
6d ago

With over 70 years of experience, our focus is on helping the most vulnerable children overcome poverty and experience fullness of life.

We help children of all backgrounds, even in the most dangerous places, inspired by our Christian faith.

Come join our 34,000+ staff working in nearly 100 countries and share the joy of transforming vulnerable children’s life stories!

Key Responsibilities :

The Global Finance Solutions (GFS) Application Developer role works on multiple small to large, complex projects as a team member, sometimes as a project lead.

Individuals working as an Application Developer require increased skill in multiple technical environments and possess knowledge of a specific business area.

This position II will focus on developing solutions that support GFS needs and drive business efficiency, accuracy and productivity.

Individuals must be able to adjust to constant business change and as needed to proactively plan for changes that are likely to occur.

Common types of changes include introduction of new teams, departments or offices, the separation of parts of organization (splitting offices or departments, or when the business changes direction), evolving goals and strategies and emerging technologies.

These changes require integration of solutions that can impact the overall system development activity. Application Developers also provide client support, consultation and subject matter expertise for system development, maintenance and support.

The Application Developer will work closely with GFS customers, business analysts and team members, and with WV’s IT department to understand the business requirements that drive the analysis and design of quality technical solutions.

This position will be involved in the full systems life cycle and therefore are responsible for designing, coding, testing, implementing and supporting application software that is delivered on time and within budget.

Responsibilities beyond development of software may include participation in component and data architecture design, technology planning, product evaluation, advanced testing processes and buy vs.

build recommendations. Individuals also provide input to project plans related to the systems and technologies adopted by or are being considered by GFS.

Project Planning :

Participates in and sometimes leads some or all aspects of assigned information systems and / or applications development, support, and implementation projects.

May develop work plan timelines and manages work flows to meet project timeframes.

Develop :

Identifies, evaluates and assesses customer needs.

Creates the technical design specifications and assists in sizing technical requirements as well as resource needs such as data process map, time and cost estimates.

Identifies the problems and recommends solutions.

Develops applications and tools that meet the specifications provided and accurately codes new or existing programs. Integrates solutions with the applicable processes, applications and systems.

Test and Deploy :

Evaluates, tests and documents prior to deployment.

Make solutions production-ready and deploys new tools, templates, reports or workflows.

Maintenance (Break / Fix) :

Troubleshoots existing information systems to identify errors or deficiencies and develops fixes to correct errors.

Provides ongoing maintenance of applications.

Performance Management :

Evaluates existing applications and platform and provides recommendations for improving application performance by conducting gap analysis, identifying feasible alternative solutions, and assisting in the scope of modifications.

Documentation / User Guides :

Documents functions and changes to new or modified modules and test activities / results. Documentation must be completed before deployment is considered complete.

Assists in the development of user guides and training documentation for systems.

Standards / Quality :

Adheres to standards and procedures. Reviews modules for quality assurance and checks compliance with applications standards and Service Level Agreements (SLAs)

Technology Evaluation and Research :

May evaluate new application packages and tools and perform research on best practices.

Provides recommendations for solutions

Coaching / Mentoring :

Provides technical coaching and mentoring to less-experienced team members

Other Duties :

Participate, assist and support FD&C and the rest of GFS in various development assignments, as may be assigned.

Perform all other duties that may be assigned

Team Engagement :

Attend and participate in meetings, conferences, workshops, etc.

Attend and participate in chapel services, daily and group devotions

Promote World Vision’s values through example and hold others accountable for the same across the team


Typically requires 3 5 years of programming experience with at least 2 years of those experience is on advanced programming techniques and application design.

At least 2-3 years of experience in technical end user support.

At least 2-3 years of experience in development life cycle of systems and technologies

Bachelor’s degree in Programming / Systems, Computer Science, or other related field. Or equivalent work experience.

Demonstrated strong understanding of the following concepts : client and server operating systems, application software, programming, and networking.

Demonstrated strong understanding of development, database, testing and integration methodologies.

Strong knowledge of current and emerging information technology products, services and processes that are required.

Working knowledge on server and database administration, web content management

Able to design simple database and at least understand complex database design. Handled system design, programming and implementation.

Sound knowledge of networking protocols and equipment

Strong technical skills and experience in Microsoft 365 and especially the Power Suite (Power Apps, Power Automate, PowerBI)

Fluent in in written and verbal communication in English

Preferred Knowledge and Qualifications

Knowledge of distributed systems architecture, middleware or object oriented analysis and design

VB, C#.Net, VBSripts & Excel Macros progamming / Systems Analysis & Design

Basic Project Management, Microsoft Windows Server Administration, SQL Server Administration, Windows XP / 7, Lotus Notes, Sharepoint Online Administration, TCP / IP Networking, network equipment

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