Kenya Revenue Authority Application Developer Jobs

Kenya Revenue Authority Application Developer Jobs

Job Summary:

  • The job holder is responsible for Development, Maintenance and Support of new systems or existing business Systems

    Key Responsibilities:

  • Review business use cases

  • Develop system use cases and system design specifications

  • Develops new or enhance existing systems components including internal and external integrations based on agreed requirements.

  • Develops standard and adhoc reports and data management scripts as requested.

  • Ensures that the approved coding standards are consistently applied in every component developed

  • Conducts unit testing of developed components based on agreed quality criteria.

  • Prepare documentations (User manuals, Technical manuals, deployment instructions, roll back instructions, Issue and Tickets Logs etc) to ensure that they meet set quality criteria for each component.

  • Should be able to package the various components of the solutions being developed.

  • Participates in quality review meetings for the system

  • Provide guidance to the technical teams.

  • Adhere to change control procedures for the systems

  • Provide support for post deployment application issues

  • Fix systems issues reported through a controlled process.

  • Resolves issues arising from Quality Assurance (QA) tests.

  • Prepares progress status reports as guided.

  • Participate in software quality assurance (UAT) of the software releases.

  • Participate in monitoring the application and integrations

  • Participate in software cost or effort estimation exercises

  • Develop software solutions using J2EE Technologies

  • Optimize database queries

  • Develop Database Procedures and Packages

  • Any assignment given as and when directed by management

    Academic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Information Technology, Electrical / Electronic Engineering, Telecommunications or any other related field.

    Professional Qualifications

    Required Training/knowledge in the
    following :

  • Database Development or Administration training i.e. Oracle or PostgreSQL

  • Training in Application Development languages i.e. Java, JavaScript, VBScript

  • Training in Application and Web servers namely: JBOSS & Tomcat

  • Training in business systems analysis techniques and tools: e.g. Enterprise Architect.

  • Training in Application Development tools/IDEs: - Eclipse, MyEclipse, NetBeans

  • Database Development or Administration training i.e. MySQL, MS SQL

  • Training in Systems modeling and design techniques

  • Training in Operating systems namely Linux, Red Hat, Unix

  • Knowledge on some software packaging tools e.g. Ant

  • Knowledge on software life cycle tools e.g. HP Load Runner

  • Training and working knowledge of reports generation tools and data management tools e.g. Jaspersoft, Crystal Reports

  • Training on Spring development Frameworks

  • Source code repository and management tools e.g. SVN

    Relevant Work Experience Required

  • At least 1 year work experience in a busy application development and support environment

    Skills Required:

  • Team player

  • Results oriented

  • Innovative

  • Interpersonal skills

  • Communication skills

  • Analytical skills

  • Organizational skills

  • Planning Skills

  • Documentation and report writing skills

  • Problem solving skills

  • Negotiation skills

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Kenya Revenue Authority Application Developer Jobs

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