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Tuesday, July 9, 2019

System Developer Job at National Information Technology Authority- Uganda ( NITA-U ) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
System Developer [ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Public Administration, and Government , Category: Computer&IT ]

Jobs at: National Information Technology Authority- Uganda ( NITA-U )

Deadline of this Job:
19th July 2019
Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kampala , East Africa

Summary
Date Posted: Monday, July 08, 2019 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

JOB DETAILS:
Job Title: System Developer
Directorate: E-Government Services
Department: Business Transformation
Reporting to: Senior Systems Analyst
Salary: Grade N5
Jobs that report to this role: N/A
Job Purpose
To develop or enhance e-Government solutions and/or systems interfaces and actively participate in implementation and testing, all with the aim of improving Government efficiency, decision making and productivity to improve service delivery to citizens. .

Key Accountabilities
• Design and develop application interfaces and software services emphasizing the ‘reuse’ principle in consideration of future integration with other applications
• Support establishment, maintenance and management of Government websites, portals and other web based tools including mobile. This will include promoting usage through capacity building and training.

• Provide application design recommendations to internal technical teams based on long-term IT organizational business objectives.
• Perform assessment of internal work processes and automate the flow of selected internal processes.
• Develop clear and detailed programming instructions/code to solve organization/ business problems through automation support or business process re-engineering
• Review source code and application architecture done by external consultants to ensure adherence to good programming practices.

Nature and Scope
• Interpersonal Skills - think about who the typical internal/external contacts are for the job and skills needed to manage these relationships (e.g. presentation, communication, negotiation)
• Should be innovative, detail‐oriented and possess excellent analytical and problemsolving skills.

Job Qualifications: Not Specified

Education
• Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science, Information
• Systems, Information Technology, Engineering or its equivalent from a recognized university
• Understanding of web design frameworks/patterns such as DJANGO, CODEIGNITER,
• LARAVEL, DRUPAL as well as security, session management, and best development practices is required
• Knowledge of software version control platforms such as Git, Bit bucket is required.
• Understanding of Object Oriented Design principles using any of the following programming languages: Python, PHP, C#, Java or Ruby.
• Professional/ Industry IT Certification in programming or database development is an added advantage.
Technical Expertise
• Demonstrate experience in graphic design applications and Macromedia Flash
• Demonstrate hands-on development and delivery of agile web-based applications;
• Demonstrate proficiency with content management systems and databases;

Experience
• At least three (3) years’ experience in developing portals/websites using proprietary and open source tools for multiple platforms;

Job application procedure
Click here to apply: https://www.nita.go.ug/careers

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