Kenya Trade Network Agency Senior Product and Applications Development Officer Jobs

Kenya Trade Network Agency Senior Product and Applications Development Officer Jobs


  • The Kenya Trade Network Agency (KenTrade) is a State Corporation under the National Treasury whose mandate is to implement, operationalize and manage the Kenya National Electronic Single Window System (Kenya TradeNet System) as well as
    Trade Facilitation.

    Purpose for the Job

  • The purpose of the job is gathering user requirements, analyzing, designing, developing
    and implementing business applications and the maintenance of existing solutions as
    well as innovations for efficiency and enhanced service delivery

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop prototypes for required solutions;

  • Develop code, update and maintain software solutions, packages or reports to fulfil user requirements;

  • Maintain applications, debug or enhance existing programs to increase operating efficiency or adapt to new requirements;

  • Conduct unit and integration tests for solutions developed;

  • Draft, contribute to instructions or manuals to guide end users;

  • Spearhead application changes with version control and making sure that release management is kept;

  • Coordinate specialist trainings that relate to supported applications and areas, study operations and user manuals, request specialist trainings;

  • Team up with legal and project managers to shape software contracts ensuring contracts address architecture and economic value goals of software systems;

  • Supervise the configuration and deployment of software solutions;

  • Implement program support
    for computer operators or system analysts to define and resolve problems in running computer programs;

  • Spearhead such other duties as may be reasonably required and which are consistent with the level of responsibility of this job.

    Minimum Academic, Professional Qualifications and Experience

  • Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;

  • A supervisory course lasting not less than 2 weeks will be an added advantage;

  • At least three (3) years’ working experience in applications development and database operations;

  • Experience with a variety of object oriented programming languages;

  • Proficiency in Relational Databases.

  • Membership to a relevant professional body;

  • Meets provision of chapter six of the Constitution;

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Kenya Trade Network Agency Senior Product and Applications Development Officer Jobs


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