NITA Uganda System Developers in the Directorate of E- Government Services Jobs in Uganda

NITA Uganda System Developers in the Directorate of E- Government Services Jobs in Uganda

Job Purpose

To develop or enhance e-Government solutions and/or systems interfaces and actively participate
in implementation and testing, all with the aim of improving Government efficiency, decision
making and productivity to improve service delivery to citizens.

Key Accountabilities

  • 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.

    Position Requirements
    Education
  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science, Information
    Systems, Information Technology, Engineering or its equivalent from a recognised
    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.

    Experience
  • At least three (3) years’ experience in developing portals/websites using proprietary and
    open source tools for multiple platforms;

    Technical Expertise
  • Demonstrate experience in graphic design applications and Macromedia Flash
  • Demonstrate hands-on development and delivery of agile
    web-based applications;
  • Demonstrate proficiency with content management systems and databases;

    Nature and Scope
  • Interpersonal Skills - think about who the typical internal/external contacts are for the job and skills needed to manage these relationships (e.g. presentation, communication, negotiation)
  • Should be innovative, detail‐oriented and possess excellent analytical and problem solving
    skills

    How to Apply
  • Interested applicants who meet the job requirements/specifications and with the right personal attributes are required to complete and submit a NITA-U Application Form with a cover letter, supported by a curriculum vitae, copies of certificates and testimonials, and must specify day time telephone contact, email addresses of both the applicant and three referees to the address below.
  • 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
  • Or via email: hr@nita.go.ug (application shouldn’t be more than 10MBs)
  • The deadline for applications is Friday 19th July 2019 (Not later than 1700 hrs. Local Time).
  • 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; NITA Uganda System Developers in the Directorate of E- Government Services Jobs in Uganda

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