Officer Software Engineering – Developer – Uganda Revenue Authority (URA)

Are you looking for an opportunity to join an engaging and
inspiring institution that will allow you maximize your talent and enjoy a
fulfilling career? Uganda Revenue Authority wishes to extend this
opportunity to qualified persons with proven integrity, exceptional client
orientation and passion for excellence, results and goal achievement to fill in
the following vacancies in its Corporate Services Departments.
Applicants with very good academic records from reputable
institutions, an impeccable record of integrity, and a passion for delivering
results, able to work in teams, self driven and able to work under tight
deadlines are encouraged to apply.
All appointments are subject to a six‐month probationary period and subsequent
confirmation in service will be based on satisfactory performance of the
individual. All these positions attract a competitive remuneration package for
the successful candi
dates.
POSITION: OFFICER SOFTWARE ENGINEERING – DEVELOPER- (05
POSITIONS)
JOB CODE: HRM/073/600
REPORTS TO: SUPERVISOR SOFTWARE ENGINEERING / SENIOR PROGRAMMER
ROLE: Design, write/modify code, test, debug, and
document programs’ tailored to user needs, as packages adapted to support
specific.

a) Qualifications

·         Honors
Degree in any of the following areas: Computer Science, Computer Engineering,
Statistics, Physics/Mathematics, Computer Applications or equivalent.
·         Professional
Certifications that are relevant to application development such as Microsoft
Certified Solution Developer (MCSD), Oracle Certified Developer (OCD), JCP
(Java Certified Professional), Microsoft Certified Application Developer (MCAD)
or equivalent will be an added advantage.

b) Experience and Knowledge
·         Strong
working knowledge of Java, C#, C++ orJ2EE with a strong focus on Web based and
MVC patterned applications;and experience in the use of various source
libraries and tools. Hands-on experience with systems development in new
computing architectures and environments;
·         In-depth
knowledge and application of Object Oriented Analysis & Design concepts
·         In-depth
knowledge of systems implementation of processes, data, tables, modules and
functionality combined with the ability to write efficient code to manipulate
and query large data sets.
·         At least
Two years’ experience with computer application design working with development
of line of business applications.It will be advantageous if this relates to a
large corporate.
·         Knowledge
of relevant technology, tools, and middleware is critical, including
development technologies, scripting languages and relational databases such as
ORACLE RDBMS 10g or MS SQL 2005.
·         Extensive
experience with several of the following: Linux, PL/SQL, TOAD, T-SQL, Net and
Windows 2008 server.
·         Any of the
following would be an asset: experience with XML, Java and Java script, JDBC,
ODBC, J2EE, JSP, ASP.NET or XSLT.

(c) Character


·         Strong
analytical, problem-solving, and conceptual skills.
·         Customer
focused, sensitive to high quality services.
·         Ability to
work on cross-functional project teams from diverse business areas;
·         Ability to
manage challenges in a high tempo/stress environment.
·         High
Integrity;
·         Team
Player and potential leader.
·         Excellent
inter-personal, negotiation, oral & written communication skills,
·         Ability to
explain technical concepts in non-technical terms to clients and staff;
·         Self-Motivated,
innovative, can work independently and as a team member;
·         Keeps
current by reading, interpreting and applying information and adapting to
technology changes and updates;
·         Ability to
organize and prioritize work, be proactive, take initiative, resolve problems,
follow through, and simultaneously manage multiple priorities to ensure goals are
met in a timely manner.
(d) Special Requirements
• Must be able to sit for prolonged periods of time in front of a computer.
• Willingness to work additional hours during the week and/or weekend, if
required.
 How to Apply
If you have what we are looking for please send or post
copies of qualification certificates and CVs and the prescribed Job Application
Form to;
Commissioner Corporate Services
Uganda Revenue Authority
P.O BOX 7279
Kampala
OR
Hand delivered to the
Uganda Revenue Authority
Human Resource Office
Plot 40 Rotary Avenue, (Former Lugogo
Bypass).
NOT LATER THAN 5.00 pm on Tuesday 10th April 2012
Application forms and further details may be obtained from http://ura.go.ug
Please Note: Only
short listed candidates will be contacted.
 All Successful candidates will undergo a background Check before they are
considered for appointment into the services of the Authority.

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