Kenya Revenue Authority Jobs - Software Developer Vacancies

Kenya Revenue Authority Jobs - Software Developer Vacancies

Grade: KRA '4'
No. of Positions: 4
Department:
  • Corporate Support Services (CSS)
    Division: ICT
    Location:
  • Nairobi
    Reports to:
  • Assistant Manager, ICT
    Heads:
  • ICT Officers

    Job Summary

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

    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 on 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.
  • Any assignment given as and when directed by management.

    Academic Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in IT or a related field.

    Professional Qualifications
  • Database Development or Administration training i.e. Oracle or PostgreSQL.
  • Training in Application Development languages i.e. Java, PHP.
  • 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 :- 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.

    Relevant Work Experience Required
  • At least 3 years 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
  • All applications from interested and qualified candidates must be submitted online via the process below.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • All applications should be submitted online by 13th February, 2019.
  • We are an equal opportunity employer committed to gender and disability mainstreaming. Persons with Disability are encouraged to apply.
  • KRA does not charge any application, processing, interviewing or any other fee in connection with our recruitment process.
  • For more information and job application details, see; Kenya Revenue Authority Jobs - Software Developer Vacancies

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