Kenya Revenue Authority – Supervisor – Mobile App Developer.

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Supervisor – Mobile App Developer

The job holder is responsible for Development, Maintenance and Support of the KRA mobile Apps

Job Summary         

The job holder is responsible for Development, Maintenance and Support of the KRA mobile Apps

Key Responsibilities

  1. Design and build iOS and Android mobile applications
  2. Collaborate with cross-functional teams to analyse, design, and ship new features
  3. Build and publish applications containing high security and privacy standards for app stores
  4. Implement new technologies to maximize application performance
  5. Design, build, or maintain Mobile application, using authoring or scripting languages
  6. Ensures that the approved coding standards are consistently applied in every component developed
  7. Conducting peer reviews and maintaining coding standards
  8. Managing incidents as level two and level three support
  9. Managing problems as level two and level three support
  10. Estimating user and technical stories to help inform and prioritize backlog
  11. Designing modules according to user stories, UX/UI designs, and technical stories
  12. Developing solutions according to module designs and deploy using delivery pipeline
  13. Developing and execute unit and integration tests; support testing against user and technical story acceptance tests
  14. Reviewing design and architecture to guarantee service availability, performance and resilience

Academic and  Professional Qualifications    Academic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Information Technology, Electrical / Electronic Engineering, Telecommunications or any other IT related field.

Required Certifications/Trainings

Professional Certification or Training in any one of the following areas is required:

  • Systems Development i.e. Swift, Android, Java Programming, Web Design and Development, Oracle Developer etc.
  • Business Systems Analysis i.e. CBAP Certification / Training
  • Systems Modelling and Design Techniques
  • Process Modelling and Design Techniques

Desired Certifications

Certification or training in any of the following areas will be an added advantage:

  • Training in middle level management / Supervisory Skills courses.
  • IT Governance i.e. ITIL or COBIT 4/5
  • Project Management i.e. PMP or Prince 2
  • Training or Certification in Database Administration i.e. Oracle, PostgreSQL, MySQL or Microsoft SQL Server.
  • Training in operating systems i.e. Windows, Linux or Unix.

Technical Skills Required:         

The Job holder must have:

  • A portfolio of iOS/Android apps in the Play Store/app store
  • Hands on experience in integrations with mobile wallets
  • Hands on experience with Android studio & gradle build system
  • Git & Gerrit
  • Proven experience in implementing geospatial applications
  • Proven experience in developing apps for people with disabilities
  • Has experience in an open source server-side scripting language like but not limited to PHP, Python

Relevant Work Experience Required

  • Proven experience in design, development and implementation of enterprise Mobile Applications
  • At least three (3) years’ experience as a mobile app developer
  • Have a demonstrable portfolio of iOS/Android apps in the Play Store/app store

Competencies         

The Job holder must:

  • Have good understanding of the KRA’s goals and objectives.
  • Comfortable, experienced and accomplished at working with business executives to define business goals and translating them into aligned user experience initiatives
  • Ability to quickly comprehend the functions and capabilities of existing, new and emerging technologies that enable and drive new business designs and user experiences
  • Be resilient, focused, results oriented and a team player.
  • Have strong analytical, diagnostic, decision making and problem solving skills.
  • Have ability to pay attention to details and work under minimum supervision and for long hours within constraints.
  • Have strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills.
  • Have good negotiation skills.
  • Be able to build and maintain strong relationships with contracted parties, third party organizations, users and staff.
  • Have Change management skills.
  • Ability to interact confidently with users to establish what the problem is and explain the solution
  • Ability to prioritize competing work commitments and deliver on time
  • Passion for innovation and creativity
  • High levels of integrity
  • Ability to work under minimum supervision

 Job Application Guidelines

Registration:

  • Go to https://erecruitment.kra.go.ke/login and then click on the ‘Register’ button to start the application process.
  • After registration, you will receive an email enabling you to confirm your email address and complete your registration.

Log on:

  • After registration go to https://erecruitment.kra.go.ke/login
  • Key in your username and password then click on ‘Log in’ to access your account.
  • After successful log in, the system will open the ‘Applicant Cockpit’.

Candidate Profile (To create or update applicant detail):

  • On the ‘Applicant Cockpit’ page, go to the tab ‘Candidate Profile’.
  • Click on ‘My Profile’ to create and update your profile.
  • Follow the instructions to complete your profile.
  • The process will end by clicking the tab “Overview and Release”.
  • Ensure you click the check box on the page to complete the profile.

Application process:

  • To view the open job postings, click on the tab ‘Employment Opportunities’ on the ‘Applicant Cockpit’ page.
  • Under the heading ‘Job Search’ click the ‘Start’ button to view all available vacancies.
  • Click on the Job posting to display the details of the position.
  • To apply for the position, click ‘Apply’ button at the top of the page.
  • Follow the instructions to complete and submit your application.
  • Kindly note that all mandatory fields must be completed.
  • To complete the process of application, click the ‘Send Application Now’ button after reviewing and accepting the ‘Data Privacy Statement’.

In case of any challenges, please send your email query to isupporthr@kra.go.ke

 

If you experience any delay in receiving an email notification at the end of the e-recruitment registration process, please refresh your email. In case of any challenge, please send your query to isupporthr@kra.go.ke

Kenya Revenue Authority does not charge any fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, shortlisting, interviewing, and/or offer)

https://kra.go.ke/en/careers/1446-supervisor-%E2%80%93-mobile-app-developer

Closing Date

28-09-2021

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