Senior Program Developer IT Placements – National Medical Stores (NMS)

Organization: National
Medical Stores (NMS)
Duty Station: Entebbe,
Uganda
Report to:
Senior Database Administrator
About US:
National Medical
Stores is an autonomous Corporation that was established by an Act of
Parliament 1993. Our mandate is to procure, store and distribute medicines and
other medical supplies to public health facilities in Uganda.
Job Summary:   The Senior Program Developer will develop and
supervise the implementation and maintenance of applications for supporting
business operations.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Designs and writes applications for both in-house and proprietary
    applications as may be assigned from time to time.
  • Carries out tests and quality assurance of in-house and proprietary
    applications as may be assigned from time to time.
  • Keeps track and manages version control of in-house developed
    applications.
  • Develops, maintains, and keeps all documentation and software code
    of all in¬house applications.
  • Provides technical support relating to the use of in-house developed
    applications.
  • Participates actively in the analysis and development of functional
    requirements for identified business processes.
  • To identify any risk(s) noted during the course of execution of your
    duties and formally report to the immediate supervisor
  • Perform any other duties that may be assigned from time to time.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the National Medical Stores (NMS) Senior Program
    Developer job must hold a Bachelor’s degree in any of the following:
    Computer Science, Information Technology, Business and Information
    Technology, Business Computing, Information Systems or equivalent computer
    science.
  • At least three years of post-qualification experience in a
    technology-intensive enterprise.
  • Experience of working with integrated development environments such
    as Microsoft Visual Studio, Eclipse, NetBeans, etc.
  • Previous experience of working with popular database management
    systems such as MySQL server, Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle etc.
  • Use of Microsoft Project and or related project management software.
  • Programming experience with common languages such as VB.Net, C#,
    C++, Java, PHP, etc.
  • Experience of developing SQL queries.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send their application letters with
updated CVs, copies of the academic documents/ transcripts, documents
supporting your work experience, names and contact details of three
professional referees addressed and delivered to the Head of Human Resource and
Support Services, National Medical Stores (NMS), Plot 4-12, Nsamizi Road, P.O
Box 16, Entebbe, Uganda.
Deadline: 25th January 2019
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