Makerere University Walter Reed Project Applications Development Specialist Jobs in Uganda

Makerere University Walter Reed Project Applications Development Specialist Jobs in Uganda

Job Objective/Purpose:

  • The successful candidate will support in development of inhouse software applications.

    Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide first line support for any existing inhouse software applications.

  • Perform custom configuration to software applications.

  • Perform supervised application integration, maintenance, upgrades, and migration.

  • Build Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) between software applications.

  • To create dashboards and visual interactive reports using Power BI.

  • Implement tools for data collection and data entry relevant projects using DHIS2, REDCAP, Kobo and ODK.

  • Convert isolated data silos such as Excel /Access into centralized data repositories.

  • Demonstrate application prototypes and integrate user feedback.

  • Writing scripts and code for applications, as well as installing and updating software applications.

  • Running diagnostic tests and performing debugging procedures.

  • Documenting application development processes, procedures, and standards.

  • Update MUWRP website and other internal web applications such as intranet services, data entry systems.

  • Prepare and make presentations to the TSS team.

  • Benchmark software applications and processes from other competing vendors and institutions.

  • Build highly scalable, cloud-native applications using core developer services.

  • Document Change Control and Versioning of all software

  • Any other duties assigned by Supervisor or Management.

    Required qualifications, skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science, ComputerEngineering, Information Systems or related field.

  • 2+ years of experience in software development and support.

  • Experience as an application developer for cloud based microservices.

  • Experience with software development methodologies & working in a DevOps culture.

  • Experience with Business Intelligence technologies such as PowerBI.

  • Experience with structured query language and data storage technologies such as MySQL, POSTGRES and Microsoft SQL Server.

  • Experience implementing data collection tools in DHIS2, REDCAP, KOBO/ODK.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Makerere University Walter Reed Project Applications Development Specialist Jobs in Uganda

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