Information Technology Officer (Programmer) Jobs – Inspectorate of Government (IG)

Organisation: Inspectorate
of Government (IG)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Senior
Information Technology Officer (Senior Programmer)
About US:
The Inspectorate of Government (IG), was established in 1995 as a
constitutional office. The IG’s mandate as per Articles 225,226 and 232 of the
Constitution include: The promotion and fostering of strict adherence to the
rule of law and principles of natural justice in administration, The
elimination of corruption and abuse of authority in public offices and
investigation of any act, omission, advice, decision or recommendation by a
public officer, among other functions. The Inspectorate of Government is also
charged with enforcing the Leadership Code of conduct.
Job Summary: The Information
Technology Officer (Programmer) will carry out analysis, design, development
and deployment of software systems in the Inspectorate of Government.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
·        
The jobholder will develop software applications
well suited / streamlined for the Inspectorate of Government.
·        
Continually maintain and monitor deployed
applications to ensure high uptime and availability.
·        
The Programmer will upgrade existing software
applications as the organization’s needs change.
·        
Actively participate in the deployment / Roll
out of new and existing enterprise systems.
·        
Prepare user and technical documentation for
software systems.
·        
Maintain and support the Inspectorate’s website.
·        
Carry out regular backups and storage of
information for future reference and system restorations.
·        
Actively participate in end user training and
capacity building in use of software systems.
·        
Provide high quality ICT support services to
Inspectorate of Government Staff
·        
Maintain the security of the ICT infrastructure
of the systems.
·        
Provide IT technical support to investigators in
IT related investigations
·        
Perform any other – related duties as required
by management
Key Result Areas:
·        
Software application development and maintenance
completed as required.
·        
User and technical documentation for software
systems developed.
·        
Inspectorate of Government ICT security
infrastructure maintained.
·        
Backup and recovery system of the Inspectorate
of Government maintained,
·        
Undertaking web design or system development as
required.
·        
High quality ICT support services to
Inspectorate of Government Staff provided.
·        
Staff in use of ICT software systems supervised
and trained.
·        
Technical support to investigators in IT related
investigations provided as required.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The applicants should be Ugandans holding an
Honors Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Computer
Engineering, Software Engineering, Information Systems or Information Science
from a recognized university/ institution.
·        
At least three years’ experience developing and
maintaining medium to large-scale organization’s web applications using
Python/Django framework.
·        
Demonstrable skills and experience in the
following technologies;
·        
Python, Django, HTML/CSS, Javascript
·        
RDBMS (e.g. Postgres, MySql. etc.
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Apache, Nginx, mod_wsgi, etc
·        
RESTful web services
·        
Comfortable with Linux and Windows system
administration
·        
Age: Above 24 years
How to Apply:
All qualified candidates who meet the specifications above should pick
application forms, download
here
, and apply to:
The Secretary, Appointments Board Inspectorate of Government 5th Floor,
Jubilee Insurance Centre Parliament Avenue P. O. Box 1682, Kampala
NB: The applications MUST
be hand delivered and registered. Please enclose detailed CV, copies of
academic certificates, transcripts and testimonials, daytime telephone numbers,
postal and e-mail addresses. In addition, include telephone numbers of three
competent referees, who should not be relatives.
Deadline: 16th September 2016 by
5:00 pm
                                    
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