Kenyatta National Hospital Senior Information Communication Technology - Programming - Jobs in Kenya

Kenyatta National Hospital Senior Information Communication Technology - Programming - Jobs in Kenya

  • Senior Information Communication
    Technology Officer (Application Developer/programming Expert),
    Job Group K

    Job Purpose
  • Reporting to the Chief ICT Officer, the Senior ICT Officer (Application Developer) is
    responsible for delivering high quality, maintainable and robust software solutions that fit end user requirements.

    Duties and Responsibilities
  • Designing and implementing applications/solutions based on given requirements, documenting the designs and providing time estimates to meet business
  • Translating design requirements into reliable and user-friendly solutions using
    appropriate technologies, languages and tools.
  • Modifying existing or creating new application programs to address business
  • Developing, optimizing and normalizing database structures to ensure optimal
    database performance of application systems.
  • Developing interfaces for user data capture and generation of reports as required
    by users.
  • Producing automated Unit/Integration tests during development and support System/UAT testing in conjunction with interested parties.
  • Integrating applications both internally developed as well as outsourced systems to
    ensure seamless exchange of data across multiple application systems and databases.
  • Troubleshooting technical issues in software applications and identify modifications
    needed in existing applications to meet changing user requirements.
  • Giving technical and business support to customers, helpdesk, Data Centre and
    other ICT personnel in order to meet business and operational needs.
  • Preparing and testing sample datasets to ensure that output from new or modified
    systems work as intended.
  • Conducting user acceptance testing to ensure the program can be used easily and
    functions as intended.
  • Writing detailed documentation for the operation of the program by users and
    computer operators.
  • Undertaking any other duties as may be reasonably required and which are
    consistent with the level of responsibility of this job role.

    Qualification and Experience
  • Degree in Computer Science or its equivalent from a recognized institution.
  • Minimum of Four (4) years hands-on experience in systems development.
  • Must have a working knowledge of relational databases, web and client-server
  • Fluent in at least two programming languages/tools.
  • Demonstrated NET development experience.
  • Fast learner (capable of picking up new technologies and end user requirements
    quickly and efficiently).
  • Knowledge of Object Orientated (OO) principles and OO Design experience.
  • Understanding of basic computer hardware
    (as required by a programmer using a high level language; e.g. can conceptualize/describe CPUs, Memory, Hard drives, Networks e.t.c).
  • Experience and technology competence in using .Net with Visual Studio,, HTTP, HTML, Javascript, ORACLE, MSSQL, SVN, ASP, C#. (Evidence provided by previous industry experience or relevant certifications).
  • Previous implementation and design experience (medium to large scale sized systems).
  • Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010.

    Key Competencies
  • Effective communication and reporting skills.
  • Good time management.
  • Decision-making and problem-solving skills.
  • Target setting.
  • High standards of professional ethics.
  • Responsive, prompt and effective provision of services.
  • Team player.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Client service support and public relations.

    How to Apply
  • Those interested in applying for the declared vacancies and meet the job specifications
    are required to apply online and Must submit a hard copy of the Hospital application form available in the website with copies of certificates and testimonials on or before 24th April 2019 to the address below:
  • The Chief Executive Officer
  • Kenyatta National Hospital
  • P.O Box 20723-00202
  • Nairobi
  • “Kenyatta National Hospital is an equal opportunity employer and qualified candidates
    with disabilities are encouraged to apply”.
  • Please visit our website for full profile of all the advertised positions and
    the Hospital application form and also the link to apply online.
  • NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and must present the following
    documents during the interview:-
  • A certificate of good conduct from the National Police Service
  • EACC Clearance
  • Credit Reference Bureau Clearance
  • HELB Compliance
  • KRA Tax Compliance
  • Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification
  • For more information and job application details, see; Kenyatta National Hospital Senior Information Communication Technology - Programming - Jobs in Kenya

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