Entry Level IT Jobs – Software Development Officer at Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB)

Organisation: Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Manager, ICT 
About UNEB:
The Uganda National Examinations Board is the national assessment body
in Uganda. UNEB is a public organization that strives to maintain fair
assessment in a bid to produce valid and reliable results. UNEB welcomes the
various stakeholders in the fight against malpractice.
Job Summary: The Software Developer will be responsible for the
development of information systems by eliciting requirements, designing,
developing, implementing, testing and maintaining software solutions.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Define, review and validate technical
    requirements of key stakeholders requiring new software
  • Translate functional specifications into
    design specifications for use by programmers in collaboration with the
    Application re-engineering expert
  • Manage the Application development process
    and on a day to day guide programmer to ensure that uniform standards are
    enforced through, re-use of assets created and integration with existing
  • Provide full-life cycle architectural
    guidance and ensure quality technical deliverables
  • Develop code for identified business
    functionality and reports in line with good programming practices and
    object oriented development techniques
  • Instruct users on functions of designed
    computer programs or the off-shelf programs following guideline laid down
    in training manuals
  • Manage, develop and appraise the
    performance of subordinate staff in line with human resource manual
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Manager, ICT. 
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The incumbent should hold an Honour’s
    degree in either Computer Science or Computer Engineering or Statistics or
    Physics and Mathematics
  • Possession of Post graduate qualification
    in computer science, computer engineering or equivalent and professional
    certification such as Microsoft Certified Solution Developer (MCSD),
    Oracle Certified Developer (OCD), MCDBA or equivalent will be an added
  • At least two years’ experience of
    developing business applications for medium to large organisations.
  • Familiarity with operating systems such as
    Windows 2003 server, Windows XP, Unix/Linus, database platforms such as MS
    SQL server and Oracle RDBMS.
  • Excellent hands on working experience of
    developing application systems with Microsoft Visual Studio.net
  • Impeccable level of personal integrity
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and team building skills
Age Limit: 25 – 45 years
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and interested Ugandan candidates should send their applications with detailed CVs, copies of academic certificates and transcripts, telephone contacts and addresses of three referees in hardcopy and hand delivered to:

The Executive Secretary, Uganda National Examinations Board,
Plot 35 Martrys’ Way, Ntinda,
P. O. Box
7066, Kampala, Uganda. 
NB: Only short listed candidates will be
Deadline: 18th March, 2016 by 5pm
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