Job Opportunities at | Nafasi za Kazi -Government Authority (eGa) ~ ICT OFFICER II (APPLICATION PROGRAMMER/WEB DEVELOPER)
Who we are
The e-Government Authority (e-GA) is established in 2019 under the e-Government Act, No. 10 of 2019. It is a public institution mandated to coordinate, oversee and promote e-Government initiatives as well as enforce e-Government related policies, laws, regulations, standards and guidelines in public institutions.
e-GA is a succeeding institution to e-Government Agency which was a semi-autonomous institution established in 2012 under the Executive Agencies Act, No.30 Cap. 245 of 1997 with the mandate of coordination, oversight and promotion of e-Government initiatives.
Before the establishment of the Agency, ICT initiatives in the Government were coordinated and managed by the then Directorate of Management of Information Systems (DMIS), now Directorate of Information and Communication Technology Systems (DICTS) under the President’s Office, Public Service Management. The Agency became operational effective in April 2012 and officially inaugurated in July 2012 and ceased after seven years of operation.
The e-Government Act, No. 10 of 2019 stipulates the roles, functions and powers of the Authority for effective implementation of e-Government.
What we do
Enhancing provision of sustainable e-Government services to Public Institutions
e-GA is committed to undertake a number of interventions to enable public institutions to deliver efficient and effective ways of accessing and using e-services by:
Increasing channels to access Government e-services;
Streamlining consultancy, advisory and technical support service delivering mechanisms;
Improving e-Government Human Resource capacity in public institutions;
Facilitating public institutions to access reliable and secured shared e-Government infrastructure and systems;
Strengthening coordination of cyber security initiatives in Public Institutions.
POST ICT OFFICER II (APPLICATION PROGRAMMER/WEB DEVELOPER) – 1 POST
POST CATEGORY(S) IT AND TELECOMS
EMPLOYER e-Government Authority (eGa)
APPLICATION TIMELINE: 2021-09-07 2021-09-20
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
To accomplish Software Application Development Full Lifecycle by:-
i.Designing, coding, and debugging software applications based on various deployment platforms (e.g. web, mobile, desktop etc.), operating systems, programming languages, database management systems, etc., software analysis, code analysis, requirements analysis, software review, identification of code metrics, system risk analysis, software reliability analysis, etc.
ii.Assist and participate in analysis of user requirements, prototyping, development of new functionalities, maintenance of applications, integration of technological components, testing, deployment,
iii.Designing, coding and debugging web and mobile based applications in various software languages
iv.Software analysis, code analysis, requirements analysis, software review, identification of code metrics, system risk analysis, software reliability analysis
v.Software testing and quality assurance
vi.Support, maintain and document software functionality
vii.Installation and configuration of appropriate application servers based on the application programs to be supported;
viii.Support, maintain, and preparation of technical and user documentations for various software functionalities;
ix.Training and support of software users for effective utilization of deployed systems;
x.Assist in troubleshooting and resolving routine software application problems;
xi.Software modelling and simulation;
xii.Front end graphical user interface design/programming;
xiii.Software testing and quality assurance;
xiv.Performance tuning, improvement, load balancing, usability, automation;
xv.Integrate software with existing systems;
xvi.Evaluate and identify new technologies for implementation;
xvii.Working closely with analysts, designers and other staff;
xviii.Producing detailed technical specifications and software code documentation;
xix.Production system maintenance and support;
QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE
a.BSc/BEng in IT/IS/Computer Science/Computer Engineering or equivalent degree from a recognized institution
b.Strong understanding of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) methodologies.
c.Technical knowledge in determining end-to-end software requirements specification and design.
d.Working knowledge of various software languages [PHP (mandatory), Java (mandatory), C/C++, .NET, Python] will be added advantage.
e.Advanced knowledge in DHTML, HTML5, CSS & CSS3, Java Script, jQuery, jQuery Mobile, SAPUI5 Photoshop, and Responsive Web Design will be added advantage.
f.Practical skills on Object Oriented Design and Analysis (OOA and OOD)
g.Hands-on experience with development in Java/JEE environments
h.Knowledge in containerization and micro services application development approaches.
i.Experience in SOAP/REST/Web Services, Application Servers (Apache, Apache Tomcat, Web Logic etc.)
j.Experience in Spring Framework (Spring MVC) and other similar application development frameworks.
k.Hands-on experience with Jenkins, Git, Junit, etc.
l.Experience/knowledge on JSON, XML, and other similar data exchange protocols.
n.Sound knowledge in: Git, Grid System (Sussy Grid), Node JS, AngularJS, Gulp JS, SASS, Twitter Bootstrap, and Bower will be added advantage.
o.Experience/knowledge on AngularJS and other front-end development languages and tools.
p.Strong knowledge on MySQL and Postgre SQL Database Management Systems. Knowledge on MS SQL Server, Oracle and other DBMS will be added advantage.
q.Possession of a relevant recognized ICT professional certification will be an added advantage.
r.Practical knowledge and skills relevant to the position will be added advantage
s.Familiarity with software code versioning and repository systems
t.Familiarity with CI/CD methodology and tools.
u.Possession of relevant recognized ICT professional certification will be an added advantage.