Fresher Information Technology Officer SGR Project Jobs – Ministry of Works and Transport

Job Title:       Information Technology Officer
Organization: Ministry of
Works and Transport
Project Name: Standard Gauge
Railway Project
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Senior
Information Technology Officer
About US:
The Government of Uganda through the Ministry of Works and Transport is
spearheading the development of the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) network. The
SGR project is being implemented over five (5) years as a regional project with
Uganda’s partner states of Kenya, Rwanda and South Sudan. The objective of
developing the SGR network is to provide a modern, fast, reliable, efficient,
and high capacity railway transport system as a seamless single railway
operation.
Job Summary: The Information
Technology Officer will provide information technology support to the SGR
Project.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
  • The incumbent will design, program, code
    and analyse new computer programs and data structures in accordance with
    specifications and user needs, Organisational procedures and in accordance
    with programming standards;
  • The jobholder will write and maintain
    program and system operations documentation for users and operators; assure
    documentation contains steps to initiate programs and routines to remedy
    interruptions in program runs;
  • The Information Technology Officer will
    develop technical solutions that meet business needs and initiatives;
  • Develop in-house coding standards based on
    known global coding standards;
  • Carry out code reviews;
  • The IT officer will also recommend and
    implement testing strategies when required;
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by
    the supervisor;
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The applicants for the Information
    Technology Officer job must hold a Bachelor (Hons) Degree in Computer
    Science, Information Technology, Software Engineering or any other related
    discipline from a recognized Institution;
  • Two years of relevant working experience;
  • Excellent UI skills with a detailed
    knowledge in front-end development with HTML/HTML5, CSS/CSS3, JavaScript,
    JQuery;
  • Good knowledge and experience working with
    responsive website design using Bootstrap, Skeleton, or Foundation;
  • Mobile app development skills is an added
    advantage;
  • Previous experience working with Microsoft
    .NET Platform using C#, ASP.NET MVC, Entity Framework;
  • Previous experience working with Java,
    PHP, developing websites with WordPress CMS, Drupal, Joomla, MySQL, Ruby
    on Rails will be added advantage;
  • Personal Competencies: team
    work; planning organising and coordination; effective communication;
    ethics and integrity; result orientation; computer literacy skills
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested Ugandans should send written applications
with letters of recommendation from either the current or previous employer(s)
covering the last three consecutive years of employment, copies of academic
certificates & transcripts, previous and current appointment letters,
curriculum vitae, and a recent passport size colour photograph.
Applications should be addressed to:-
The Project Coordinator, Standard Gauge Railway Project,
P. O. Box 27756, Kampala. Uganda
Applications should be delivered to the …New Vision Offices…
Note:
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be
    contacted and Canvassing or lobbying by applicants will lead to
    disqualification.
  • Candidates who present forged
    documents/testimonials will be arrested and prosecuted.
  • Envelopes containing applications should
    be clearly marked with both the position applied for and duty station.
Deadline: 28th September 2016

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