ICT OFFICER GRADE II – APPLICATION PROGRAMMER - 3 POST

Employer: Ministry of Lands, Housing and Human Settlements Development
Date Published: 2018-05-11
Application Deadline: 2018-05-25

JOB SUMMARY:

Responsible for designing and developing software applications based technical solutions to solve business problems, which includes coding, software deployment, initial testing, and maintenance of software application systems. The primary objective is to help businesses be more efficient by developing technology solutions in a cost-effective way by determining the software requirements of projects, and communicating them clearly to stakeholders.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

i.    Full lifecycle software application development;
ii.    Designing, coding and debugging software applications in various software languages, Software analysis, code analysis, requirements analysis, software review, identification of code metrics, system risk analysis, software reliability analysis;
iii.    Software modelling and simulation;
iv.    Front end graphical user interface design/programming;
v.    Software testing and quality assurance;
vi.    Performance tuning, improvement, balancing, usability, automation;
vii.    Support, maintain and document software functionality;
viii.    Integrate software with existing systems;
ix.    Evaluate and identify new technologies for implementation;
x.    Maintain standards compliance;
xi.    Working closely with analysts, designers and staff;
xii.    Producing detailed technical specifications and writing the programming codes;
xiii.    Production Support system maintenance;
xiv.    Independent handling of work products and managing his/her deliverables; and
xv.    Execute other assignments as you may be assigned from time to time by your superior.


QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree either in Information Technology, Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent degree from a recognized institution.

  TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS:
i.    Working knowledge of various software languages [Java (mandatory), C/C++, .NET, Python] will be added advantage
ii.    Practical skills on Object Oriented Design and Analysis (OOA and OOD)
iii.    Advanced knowledge in RESTful and SOAP APIs, Queue Management, SMS Gateway, SMPP Knowledge, Data Visualization, Database Optimization, and  Smartphone App Development using iOS, Android, Phone gap, etc. will be added advantage
iv.    Possession of a relevant recognized ICT professional certification will be an added advantage.

REMUNERATION: Salary Scale TGS

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