Entry Level Systems Officer – IT Applications Jobs – Housing Finance Bank

Organization: Housing
Finance Bank
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: IT
Applications Administrator
About US:
Housing Finance Bank
was incorporated as a private company under the Companies Act in December 1967,
the Bank has become a household name and has grown in leaps and bounds with a
good track record among the pioneers of a mortgage lending. National Housing
& Construction Corporation, a parastatal involved in real estate business
has 5% shareholding and National Social Security Fund (NSSF) holds 50% and the
Government of Uganda holds 45%. Today, the bank looks back with pride on the
business accomplished in the mortgage lending business. Through innovation and
placing emphasis on Honesty, Integrity, Efficiency and Customer care, Housing
Finance Bank is the leader in the mortgage, holding a 90% market share.
Job Summary:  The Systems Officer – IT Applications will
mainly implement and maintain all the current Bank IT applications in line with
policies and operating procedures, departmental plans, risk and regulatory
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Implement the maintenance, installation and upgrade of all IT
    application services including but not limited to Web Logic, Leasing
    application, Cheque clearing applications, E-security application, RTGS,
    HRMS application, SWIFT, interfaces Management (SEL/SIL and Alerts)
  • Fix and report system errors through agreed logical execution and
    complex troubleshooting methods.
  • Maintain disaster recovery and business continuity of all IT
    application services in line with the risk and regulatory frameworks.
  • Implement improved the processes and procedures for the systems
    under the function in line with business goals and priorities
  • Quickly resolve all IT application service requests in line with
    service level agreements.
  • Prepare and submit reports for systems under your docket as and when

Qualifications, Skills and
  • The ideal candidate for the Housing Finance Bank Systems Officer –
    IT Applications job opportunity must hold a BSc (Honours) Information
    Technology, computer science, Electrical engineering or computer
  • ITIL Foundation Certificate in IT Service Management is an added
  • Technical Training in Basic Linux Systems Administration
  • Weblogic System Administration Training
  • Product Knowledge and development certification
  • One year of experience in managing business applications running on
    Web Logic.
  • Knowledge of PC and Server operating systems
  • Understanding of Microsoft SQL and Oracle Databases
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills.
  • Ability to handle sensitive information in a confidential and
    professional manner
  • Confidentiality is of the highest priority in all aspects of duties
    performed and all communications, both written and verbal.
  • Ability to work with others as a cohesive team.
How to Apply:
All candidates who
wish to join the Banking sector are invited to send their applications
including an updated CV, certified copies of all academic transcripts,
certificates and testimonials, daytime telephone contact, and email address of
both applicant, and three competent referees addressed to:
Head Human
Resources, Housing Finance Bank, Plot 4 Wampewo Avenue, P. O. Box 1539,
Kampala. Uganda.
Only successful candidates will be contacted. All applicants who will not have
heard from us within five weeks of closing date should consider their
application unsuccessful.
Deadline: 2nd July 2018 by 5:00pm
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