2 Entry Level Software Developer Job Opportunities – Finance Trust Bank (FTB)

Organization: Finance
Trust Bank (FTB)
Duty Station:  Kampala,
Reports to: Head of
About Us:
Finance Trust Bank is licensed
as a Tier 1 Commercial Bank after taking over the financial services business
of Uganda Finance Trust Limited (MDI). Finance Trust Bank is a fully-fledged
commercial bank serving a clientele of over 350,000 depositors and over 28,000’
borrowers, through a network of 36 branches countrywide. The bank offers a
variety of Products and services including; Savings, Current accounts, Loans,
Money transfer services and Bills payments to its target market which comprises
of micro, small and medium entrepreneurs, salary earners and youth.
Job Summary: The
Software Developer will design, develop and deploy new business applications in
order to provide various business needs of the bank.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • The jobholder will design and/or
    customize existing software solutions by studying information needs;
    systems flow, data usage, and work processes while adhering to the
    software development lifecycle.
  • Provide support the development of an
    interoperability framework between the core banking application and its
    interfacing applications
  • Participate in the gathering to user
    requirements to develop automated solutions based on formulated functional
    and business requirements.
  • Carry out the technical analysis, design
    and documentation required for new changes and projects.
  • Investigate, analyze and make
    recommendations to management regarding technology improvements, upgrades
    and modifications.
  • Develop and direct software system testing
    and validation procedures, programming and documentation.
  • Support the development and update of
    reference materials such as operating instructions, flowcharts, layouts,
    diagrams, charts, code comments and clear code
  • Perform any other tasks within the scope
    of the role as directed by management from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the Finance Trust Bank
    Software Developer job placement should hold a bachelor’s degree in
    computer science, software engineering, Information systems or
    a related numericals field of study.
  • At least two years of experience as a
    software developer or engineer; demonstrable success in developing a
    variety of software systems while taking on increasing responsibility for
    analysis, design, implementation and development tasks using varying SDLC
  • A ‘hacker’, with ability to rewrite
    source-code they have not originally developed in order to change or add
    new functionality.
  • Advanced experience in developing
    data-driven applications utilizing significant relational database
    engines as part of the overall application architecture (experience with
    either PostgreSQL or MySQL is required and any of the following highly
    desirable; Oracle, MS SQL Server, H2 SQL).
  • Working experience using most of the following:
    SOAP, Restful web services, , android SDK and Agile methodologies.
  • Advanced knowledge and skill
    with popular open source programming languages such as Python and PHP
  • Proficiency in developing and
    troubleshooting complex software systems that run
    in mixed-environments including Linux, Unix and/or Windows.
  • Ability to work successfully as a member
    of a team.
  • Good report writing and communication
  • Demonstrable skills in enterprise
    application integration, Linux and Python programming shall be an
    added advantage.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified
candidates should address their applications to Head, Human
Resource, Finance Trust Bank, Plot 115 & 121, Katwe. P.O. Box 6972,
Kampala, Uganda, and email it to jobs@financetrust.co.ug. as well as
photocopies of academic testimonials, a CV with at least three reference
contacts, including the most recent employer, and telephone number.
Deadline: 13th April 2018
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