Software Engineer Job Careers – Umeme

Job Title:            
Software Engineer
Organization:  Umeme
Duty Station:   Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to:       Software
Services Manager
About US:
Umeme Limited is the
largest energy distributor in Uganda, distributing 97 percent of all
electricity used in the country. The shares of the stock of the company are
listed on the Uganda Securities Exchange and are cross listed on the Nairobi
Stock Exchange.
Job Summary:  The Software Engineer will be responsible for
the design, development, implementation and Level 3 support of IT solutions to
address business needs.
Job Purpose:
Ensure that IT
solutions provided to internal clients and UMEME customers are fit-for-purpose.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Participate in the development, delivery and/or support of products
    and services for a range of internal clients to support them in meeting
    business objectives/ goals
  • Work with internal clients to prepare comprehensive IT solutions
    that meet/ exceed client objectives for new and existing
    systems/applications
  • Research and innovate – build/maintain solutions to meet client
    expectations and project deliverables
  • In partnership with other team members, ensure a close relationship
    is maintained with internal clients, in order to keep informed of their
    business needs and direction
  • Build and maintain end-user tools in support of operations
  • Ad hoc analysis
  • Be responsible for setting up the relevant Testing and QA
    environments in collaboration with the Testing Engineer
  • Assist in the development of Systems Integration and Performance
    Test plans
  • Lead the execution of Systems Integration and Performance Test plans



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the Umeme Software Engineer placement must hold a Degree
    in Computer Science or a related field +3 years working experience
  • At least three years + experience of working in an environment
    providing software solutions
  • Proven experience in designing solution to address business needs
  • Proven experience in delivering high-quality technical
    specifications/documentation
  • Proven experience in working with business and technical users to
    determine business and functional requirements
  • Demonstrated ability to learn new programming skills
  • Demonstrated ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Proven experience and ability to lead a Software Development
    Lifecycle
Personal Attributes/Competencies:
  • Strong analytical skills
  • High level of technical competency
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills and ability to work with
    others
  • Negotiation Skills
  • Time Management
  • Honesty and Integrity
  • Attention to detail
  • Persistence, and the ability to follow through and bring tasks to
    completion
How to Apply:
All candidates are
encouraged to apply online at the link below.
Deadline: 6th December 2019
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