KRA – Supervisor–USSD Application Developer.

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Department:      Corporate Support Services

Division:               ICT

Location/Work Station: Times Tower, Nairobi

Job Summary:   

  • Develop an end to end ussd Solution and related Revenue collection applications. This will cover the user interface, back end APIS, where required and the database design.

Key Performance Areas:

  • Deliver user requirements which are confirming through scheduled User Acceptance Tests
  • Design and document a clear and scalable architecture
  • Deliver working solutions within agreed timelines
  • Deliver solutions that meet set acceptance criteria
  • Achieve acceptable application/ USSD Efficiency, user friendliness and performance
  • Deliver secure, reliable and robust application
  • Develop a knowledge transfer program and develop capacity of junior developers assigned.

Academic and Professional Qualifications:            

Minimum Academic Requirement

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related Degree
  • Certification in Java or any development language related to USSD Development
  • Certification in database management, network and software security as an added advantage

Relevant Work Experience:        

  • A proven track record of progressive software development experience with a minimum of three (3) years’ proven experience in USSD & SMS development using Java. PHP and knowledge of other emerging software development tools such as Python.
  • Be a team player and fit into current team  of committed  and experienced developers to build highly  scalable and responsive APIUs and UIs
  • Methodology exposure: Agile and Waterfall development skills
  • Good understanding of secure software development practices. Able to optimize code to ensure it meets product expectations and user specifications
  • Strong system design and documentation abilities, pays attention to detail and has knowledge in data and business requirements.

Skills Required:

  • A self –starter that is able to provide and commit to time estimates on intended scope of work and willing to deliver under pressure
  • Outstanding collaboration and communication skills and essentials
  • Strong system design and documentation abilities
  • Pays attention to detail
  • Team Player
  • Willing to work for long hours under pressure.

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  1. All applications from interested and qualified candidates must be submitted online via the process below.
  2. ONLY shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  3. All applications should be submitted online by 1st September 2020.
  4. KRA is an equal opportunity employer committed to gender and disability mainstreaming. Persons with Disability are encouraged to apply.
  5. KRA does not charge for application, processing, interviewing or any other fee in connection with our recruitment process.




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