National Information Technology Authority Systems Developers Jobs in Uganda

National Information Technology Authority Systems Developers Jobs in Uganda

The Government of Uganda has secured funding from the International Development Association (IDA) to finance various activities under the Regional Communications Infrastructure Program (RCIP).

The Regional Communication Infrastructure Program (RCIP) Uganda will complement existing country ICT and e-government Infrastructure initiatives by bridging the financing and technical gaps.

The National Information Technology Authority – Uganda (NITA-U) is the Implementing Agency for the project. NITA-U now wishes to recruit suitably qualified and experienced persons to fill the vacancies below.


  • Design and develop application interfaces and software services emphasizing the ‘reuse’ principle in consideration of future integration with other applications
  • Support establishment, maintenance and management of Government websites, portals and other web based tools including mobile. This will include promoting usage through capacity building and training.
  • Provide application design recommendations to internal technical teams based on long-term IT organizational business objectives.
  • Perform assessment of internal work processes and automate the flow of selected internal processes.
  • Develop clear and detailed programming instructions/code to solve organization/ business problems through automation support or business process re-engineering
  • Review source code and application architecture done by external consultants to ensure adherence to good programming practices.


  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Information Technology, Engineering or its equivalent from a recognized university
  • Understanding of web design frameworks/patterns such as DJANGO, CODEIGNITER, LARAVEL, DRUPAL as well as security, session management, and best development practices
    is required
  • Knowledge of software version control platforms such as Git, Bit bucket is required.
  • Understanding of Object Oriented Design principles using any of the following programming languages: Python, PHP, C#, Java or Ruby.
  • Professional/ Industry IT Certification in programming or database development is an added advantage.

    How to Apply

    Interested candidates should send their resume by Friday, 20th September, 2018

    The Executive Director,
    National Information Technology Authority – UGANDA (NITA-U),
    Palm Courts, Plot 7A, Rotary Avenue (former Lugogo bypass)
    P.O. Box 33151, Kampala-Uganda
    Tel: 0417 801 038/ 0776499031

    Or via email: (application shouldn’t be more than 10MB)

    Applicants must also submit with their application verifiable evidence supporting previous relevant appointments such as appointment letters and employment contracts.

    No application will be accepted without a duly completed and signed standard application form (referred to above) and copies of academic documents. All hand delivered applications MUST be stapled.

    For more information and job application details, see; National Information Technology Authority Systems Developers Jobs in Uganda

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