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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.


  • 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


  • 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


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: copied to 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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