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Position: Senior Systems Developer

Location: Nairobi

Job description

Participating in the creation of new products and enhancements to existing products from concept to launch as part of a cross-functional project team to achieve compelling easy to use ICT products.

Responsibilities

  • Analysing user requirements, researching, designing and writing new software programs
  • Develop software solutions by studying information needs; conferring with users; studying systems flow, data usage, and work processes; investigating problem areas; following the software development lifecycle.
  • Determine operational feasibility by evaluating analysis, problem definition, requirements, solution development, and proposed solutions.
  • Documenting and demonstrating solutions by developing the documentation, flowcharts, layouts, diagrams, charts, code comments, and clear code.
  • Responding promptly and professionally to bug reports.
  • Improve operations by conducting systems analysis recommending changes in policies and procedures.
  • Obtains and licenses software by obtaining required information from vendors; recommending purchases; testing and approving products
  • Evaluating the software and systems that make computers and hardware work.
  • Writing operational documentation with technical authors.
  • Maintaining systems by monitoring and correcting software defects.
  • Working closely with other staff, such as project managers, graphic designers, developers, systems analysts, among others.
  • Protect operations by keeping the information confidential.
  • Preparation of training manuals and training users.
  • Continually updating technical knowledge and skills by attending in-house and/or external courses, reading manuals and accessing new applications.
  • Ensuring Christian and appropriate behaviour, both internal and external, in line with the institution’s Strategy
  • Implementing change initiatives to achieve desired business plans and culture

Qualifications

  • Bachelors’ degree in Computer Science or its equivalent from an accredited University.
  • Five (5) years relevant experience.
  • Experience in academic institution of higher learning is an added advantage.
  • Experience in Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems, NAVISION and related integrations with Library, HR & Payroll systems.
  • Working knowledge of JAVA, SQL, Javascript, Nodejs, Angular, PostgreSQL, Linux, Python.
  • Certificate in ITIL, Project Management will be an added advantage.
  • Masters’ degree in Computer Science will be an added advantage
  • Registered with the relevant professional bodies
  • Christian commitment and practice

Responsibilities

to Apply

Those interested in these challenging and rewarding positions should submit their application and detailed curriculum vitae with names and contacts of 3 referees to the address below on or before: 20th March, 2020.

All applications should be sent by E-mail to: recruitment@daystar.ac.ke copied to vacancies@daystar.ac.ke clearly indicating the position you have applied for in the email’s subject line.

Hard copies will not be considered. Kindly note that only short listed candidates will be contacted.




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