Software Engineer IT Careers – Umeme

Job Title:      Software Engineer  
Organization: Umeme
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Software Service
Manager
About US:
Umeme is a public company cross listed on both the Uganda Securities
Exchange and the Nairobi Securities Exchange with over 6,483 shareholders,
including high value international institutional investors. Umeme operates
under a concession with a structural monopoly in the distribution of
electricity across Uganda, distributing 99% of electricity in Uganda through a
single buyer model.
Job Summary: The Software
Engineer will support the Software Service Manager in ensuring the timely and efficient
delivery and quality of implemented solutions and changes to the system.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
 
Change Management:
·        
Maintain oversight of projects and incidents
that introduce changes to systems
·        
Manage the end-to-end Change Management process
·        
Liaise all stakeholders to understand change
requirements and priorities change requests
·        
Act as the focal point for changes that will
affect systems
·        
Work closely with vendors and in-house technical
team to effect changes
·        
Mentor and supervise Junior Analyst (s) Testing
·        
Develop, implement and manage the processes for
testing system changes
·        
Develop test strategies across all areas of
system, functional, integration and performance testing
Plan, coordinate and lead testing activities:
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The incumbent will also develop User Acceptance test
plans
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Develop systems integration test plans
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Steer the development of performance test plans
·        
Work closely with relevant stakeholders –
business users, business analyst, development team – to understand requirements
and ensure tests are aligned
·        
Work in liaison with business and technical
stakeholders to develop test data
·        
Support business users/subject matter experts in
the development of relevant test cases according to test plans
·        
Introduce best practice test procedures
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The ideal candidate for the Umeme Software
Engineer job placement must hold a Bachelor’s degree in IT, Computer Science or
equivalent
·        
At least three years’ experience of working in a
software development environment.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their
applications and updated CVs clearly detailing your suitability for the
position in terms of required qualifications and experience to:  recruit.hr@umeme.co.ug. Please kindly state
the position you are applying for in the subject line of the application E-mail.
Deadline: 1st
September 2016 by 5:00 PM
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