Fresher Application Programmer Jobs – Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited (UETCL)

Job Title:    Application Programmer

Organisation: Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited (UETCL)

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda


About US:

Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited (UETCL) is responsible for bulk purchase of electricity from the generating companies and selling the electricity in bulk to the distribution companies throughout Uganda. UETCL is also responsible for all exports and imports of electricity to Uganda.


Job Summary:  The Application Programmer will write code for computer programs and mobile applications. Maintaining, debugging and troubleshooting systems and software to ensure smooth running and achievement of intended objectives. Investigate and analyse feasibility of system requirements and develops system specifications .


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • Code and test programming for software and mobile apps.
  • Develop and deploy computer applications
  • Execute code builds to test and production environments.
  • Fix bugs in existing code.
  • Collaborate with users, collect and analyze user requirements.
  • Automate business processes in accordance with the Corporate Business Plan including but not limited to bespoke software design, development, maintenance and user training.
  • Maintain the intranet portal and company website.
  • Maintain up to date information systems configuration documentation in accordance with the ICT Policy including but not limited to maintaining of an up to date software media inventory.
  • Database administration for all relational databases.
  • Responsible for information systems availability management (Imaging, backup and restore).


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Information Technology or Physical sciences (Math or Physics) or Electrical/Electronic Engineering or Telecommunications Engineering or related IT field.
  • An IT professional certificate(s) such as Microsoft, Cisco, Oracle, CISA or ITIL is added advantage
  • Significant experience in developing applications
  • Significant experience in website design and maintenance
  • Significant experience in virtualized IT platforms
  • Knowledge of PHP, C#, Visio studio and Java script
  • Knowledge of Microsoft SQL, MySQL and Oracle Databases
  • Knowledge of Microsoft SharePoint
  • Knowledge of commonly used Internet Browsers
  • Must have a good customer care and people relationship skills.
  • A person of integrity, highly motivated, innovative and a committed team player.


How to Apply:

All interested persons should send their applications enclosing photocopies of academic qualifications certificates along with their curriculum vitae indicating contact postal address, daytime contact telephone, or fax or e-mail and giving three referees to:


The Ag. Manager, Human Resource and Administration,

Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited,

P.O. Box 7625, Kampala. Uganda


Deadline: 3rd May 2021.


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