Job Purpose:

To design, develop, implement, and maintain all application systems and associated technologies/ applications, ensuring optimum efficiency and high availability to the clients.

Educational Qualifications:

  • Software Development related Qualification will be an added advantage.

Professional Qualifications:

  • BSc Degree (Computer Science) or related qualification

Years of Experience:

  • 2-5 years in software development.

Other requirements:

  • Capable of writing code in C#, JavaScript, CSS, HTML, and jQuery
  • Capable of performing Database development using Firebird, TSQL and Maria DB.
  • Capable of System related problem resolution.
  • Capable of carrying out system operational duties.
  • Capable of mentoring new staff.
  • Good communication skills
  • Good time management skills.
  • Leadership and mentoring skills.
  • Conflict resolution skills.
  • Analytical thinking
  • Critical thinking
  • Problem solving
  • Sound understanding of procedural and object-oriented programming.
  • Sound understanding of relational databases
  • Ability to user version control software such as GIT or SVN

Required Proficiency Level:

  • Intermediate (Practical Application)

Core Responsibilities:

  • Meeting with Developers and Development Team Leaders to discuss the scope of software projects and deadlines.
  • Analyzing existing programs for modification purposes.
  • Researching and designing new software systems, websites, programs, and applications.

Development:

  • Writing clean scalable code.
  • Troubleshooting and debugging code.
  • Reviewing code work for accuracy and functionality.
  • Performing coding assignments

Implementation:

  • Verifying and deploying software systems.
  • Creating and implementing design plans.

Maintenance:

  • Evaluating user feedback.
  • Recommending and executing program improvements.
  • Maintaining software code and security systems.
  • Creating technical documents and training staff.
  • Analyzing code segments regularly.
  • Staying abreast of new technology and or changes in the development sphere
  • Design
  • Development
  • Implementation
  • Maintenance

Communications & Working Relationships:

Internal:

  • Developers
  • Business Analyst
  • Tester

Reasons for Interaction:

  • Guides and mentors new staff in the processes of the organization.
  • Perform code reviews.
  • Get better understanding of user requirements
  • Provide feature completed for UAT testing
  • Troubleshoot and resolve Bugs reported by UAT testing:

Behavioral Competencies:

The incumbent is required to have demonstrated the following competencies:

  • Adaptability/Decisiveness: Ability and confidence to vary between being flexible and holding firm on a decision, depending on what the situation requires. Showing leadership by adjusting one’s approach to the demands of a task by taking and maintaining a position in a self-assured manner.
  • Initiative/Perseverance: Ability to be willing to take action to address needs without being requested to do so. Staying on-task to completion, particularly in the face of obstacles or other trying circumstances.
  • Interpersonal Skills: Ability to work effectively with different people and teams of people by putting [Email Address Removed]owledging diverse opinions, addressing relevant concerns, minimizing conflict, promoting harmony. Cooperating with others and working toward consensual solutions to achieve the group’s objectives.
  • Organizational Skills: Ability to identify and set priorities, plan, and effectively allocate appropriate resources. To attend to detail so that relevant issues are addressed and result in high-quality outcomes.
  • Stress Management: Ability to work well under pressure or opposition, while maintaining effectiveness and self-control during any one or combination of stressors, including emotional strain, ambiguity, risk to self and fatigue.
  • Valuing Service and Diversity: Ability to be sensitive to client and community needs and perceptions by providing prompt, efficient and equitable service, involving clients and community in the resolution of problems that affect them.

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