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Opportunities

Thailand : IT Consultant (OMF)

Description

TEAM is partnering with OMF International in Thailand. OMF’s growing ministries in east Asia include everything from church planting, youth outreach, and medical ministries to teaching and working among minority people groups.

Is it your passion to use ICT for the glory of God; but are unsure how? Are you a software engineer, a computer science student or otherwise good with programming? At GlobalRize you can use your IT skills to help the churches worldwide! We are rolling out our products all across the globe; so your contribution will make a difference in the lives of thousands if not millions of people! GlobalRize helps Christians grow and helps churches multiply, (http://globalrize.org/). 

Major Responsibilities

We are very flexible in the ways you can get involved and it certainly does not have to be full-time!

Remote Worker: Help us out part-time from the convenience of your own home. Many of our jobs can be done remotely, as long as you have a good internet connection! You could either help us out once-off with a certain project, or commit for example one day a week for an extended period of time.

Short Term: Come visit us in Chiang Mai in Thailand (there are worse places to be!) and help us for at least a month. It provides both an interesting cultural experience, as well as a taste of what your IT skills can mean within God's mission. It also provides a great start for helping us out in other ways!

Long Term: If you are called by our Lord Jesus Christ to use your IT skills for His mission on a full-time basis, you may come and live here in Chiang Mai as a missionary with your own personal support. Of course we will help you in this process, also in cooperation with our mission partners. Interested applicants can apply either through TEAM (see below) or OMF.

Requirements

Qualification & Experience

• PHP/MySQL developers for our product Zeed, an evangelistic website.

• Website designers for the many websites that we run and will have to build for our clients. Of course you need HTML/CSS knowledge, and to know a thing or two about Joomla! would be handy as well.

• Java developers with basic SQL knowledge. We are working hard on a new version of Harvest, which will be entirely built in Oracle’s ADF to create a web application. Training on ADF can be arranged!

• Linux server administrators. We run various cloud servers that host our applications and need proper maintenance and security in place.

Formal Bible training resulting in one or more of the following:

- Certificate in Christian Ministry and Bible Training

- Bachelor or Masters degree in Bible or Theology

- Masters or higher in Divinity, or related field

Requirements

- Male or female, single or married.

Long term: Commit to at least four years of service

- Complete member application process including: application forms, interview, medical and psychological review

- Raise full financial support

- Attend Orientation Course in Singapore before coming to the field

- Committment to learning Thai language, culture and worldview study

- Conform to a lifestyle that matches that of your ministry context in Chiang Mai or elsewhere

- For English as a second language applicants, these levels of English assessment are required:

IELTS - 5.0

TOEFL - 500 (173 in TOEFL computer version)

TOEIC - 675

OPE - 3.0

Quick Facts

Location: Chiang Mai, Thailand
Duration:9 months to 2 years
Ministry:
TagsBuddhist
Reference Number:3334

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