UNBS IT Careers – ICT Application Development Officer

Organisation: Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Head of ICT
About UNBS:
Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) is a statutory body under
the Ministry of Trade Industry and Cooperatives mandated to coordinate the
elaboration of standards and quality of products and services so as to
facilitate fair trade, promote local industries and protect consumers.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Establish a detailed program specification
    through discussion with management and staff;
  • Test sample data-sets to check that output
    from the program works as intended;
  • The incumbent will develop a detailed
    documentation for the operation of the program by users and computer
    operators;
  • Develop, update, repair, and modify the
    existing software and generic applications.
  • Determine operational feasibility by
    evaluating analysis, problem definition, requirements, solution
    development, and proposed solutions.
  • Document and demonstrate solutions by
    developing documentation, flowcharts, layouts, diagrams, charts, code
    comments and clear code.
  • In charge of preparing and installing
    solutions by determining and designing system specifications, standards,
    and programming.
  • Improve operations by conducting systems
    analysis; recommending changes in policies and procedures.
  • Develop software solutions by studying
    information needs; conferring with users; studying systems flow, data
    usage, and work processes; investigating problem areas; following the
    software development lifecycle.
  • Work in liaison with analysts, designers
    and staff to produce detailed specifications and writing the program
    e-codes
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate should possess a good
    Honours degree in either Computer Science, Information Technology or
    Computer Engineering from a recognized University/Institution
  • Possession of at least one professional
    qualification in ICT field is an added advantage
  • A minimum of three years’ experience in a
    related role
  • Member of a recognized professional body
    is an added advantage
  • Possess excellent communication and
    interpersonal skills.
  • High integrity, innovative, creative and
    self-driven.
  • Proven ability to work independently as
    well as in cross-functional groups.
  • Possess excellent organizational, analytical
    skills and highly detail-oriented.
  • Working knowledge of SOAP Ui Database
    Knowledge and Firm understanding of SQL technologies.
  • Highly proficient in object oriented
    methodologies, Microsoft.net framework and
  • Microsoft visual studio Team Suite.
  • Skills in Documentation and information
    management.
Age: Between 25 and 40 years.
How to Apply:
All qualified applicants should send their applications together with
attached copies of all academic qualifications, copies of valid identity cards
and detailed CVs with mobile telephone numbers indicated, names and contact
details of three referees, to the address below in person;
The Executive Director,
Uganda National Bureau of Standards,
Plot M217 Nakawa Industrial Area,
P.O Box 6329,
Kampala, Uganda
Deadline: 20th April 2015 by 5:00 PM

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