Software Engineer IT Careers – Umeme

Job Title:      Software Engineer  
Organization: Umeme
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Software Service
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:
The incumbent will also develop User Acceptance test
Develop systems integration test plans
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
The ideal candidate for the Umeme Software
Engineer job placement must hold a Bachelor’s degree in IT, Computer Science or
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: 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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