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Co-operative University of Kenya – Senior ICT Officer III (Software Development).

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Senior ICT Officer III (Software Development)- GRADE 11, CUK/NT/ICT/SICTO/6/22(1)

Remuneration

Basic Salary per month: Kshs. 87,080– 124,524/-

House Allowance per month: Kshs. 47, 915/-

Applicants should meet the following requirements:

  • Must possess Masters degree in Computer Science, Computer Technology or Information Technology or related field from a recognized institution;
  • Must possess experience as a software developer and programmer for systems used in university setting with a proven track record of exemplary performance;
  • Must possess at least five (5) year’s experience with any modern programming tools/platforms e.g. PHP, NET, JavaScript, Java etc;
  • Must possess experience with web servers and application servers e.g. Apache, IIS, Apache Tomcat, JBoss, WebSphere, WebLogic;
  • Must possess experience in data warehousing, business analytics, knowledge in Business Systems Modelling and data retrieval;
  • Must possess wide knowledge of testing approaches, manual and automated software testing;
  • Must possess Unix user skills;
  • Must possess experience in processes and procedures management;
  • Must possess good understanding of Service Oriented Architecture (SOA);
  • Must possess experience in full stack web applications development, including system customizations, Integrations & Report designs for/in a University setting;
  • Must possess demonstrable experience with Oracle, MSSQL, MySQL/MariaDB, SQLite and PostgreSQL databases and database abstraction tools e.g.ADO.NET, ORM, LINQ to SQL etc;
  • Must be knowledge in Systems Integrations using both RESTful and SOAP based APIs;
  • Must possess advanced knowledge in University’s ERP Systems and Business Processes workflows;
  • Must demonstrate integrity and professional competence as reflected in work performance and results;
  • Must be a member in a relevant professional body; and
  • Experience in a University setting and possession of relevant additional academic qualifications will be an added advantage.

OR

  • Must possess Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, IT or related field from a recognized institution;
  • Must possess nine (9) years of relevant experience since attainment of a bachelor’s degree, out of which at least three (3) years should be in software development/programming for systems used in University setting with a proven track record of exemplary performance;
  • Must possess five (5) years experience with any modern programming tools/platforms e.g. PHP, .NET, JavaScript, Java etc;
  • Must possess experience with web servers and application servers e.g. Apache, IIS, Apache Tomcat, JBoss, WebSphere, WebLogic;
  • Must possess experience in data warehousing, business analytics, knowledge in Business Systems Modelling and data retrieval;
  • Must possess Wide knowledge of testing approaches, manual and automated software testing;
  • Must possess Unix user skills;
  • Must possess experience in processes and procedures management;
  • Must possess good understanding of Service Oriented Architecture (SOA);
  • Must possess experience in full stack web applications development, including system customizations, Integrations & Report designs for/in a University setting;
  • Must possess demonstrable experience with Oracle, MSSQL, MySQL/MariaDB, SQLite and PostgreSQL databases and database abstraction tools e.g.ADO.NET, ORM, LINQ to SQL etc;
  • Must be knowledge in Systems Integrations using both RESTful and SOAP based APIs;
  • Must possess advanced knowledge in University’s ERP Systems and Business Processes workflows;
  • Must demonstrate integrity and professional competence as reflected in work performance and results;
  • Must be a member in a relevant professional body; and
  • Experience in a University setting and possession of relevant additional academic qualifications will be an added advantage.

Key Responsibilities

  1. Developing User Requirement Analysis (URA) documents for new developments or as per the users’ requirements and mapping of the same to the software and/or database components.
  2. Perform the necessary technical design and development functionality to ensure that business application systems can be effectively developed and implemented.
  3. Design and development of front-end tier(s), middle tier(s), and /or back-end database tier(s) for business application.
  4. Configure and/or customize business applications to meet business requirements using various database and software tools.
  5. Making improvements to, and offering inputs on the existing software.
  6. Creating software testing environments and carrying out test procedures using defined use cases.
  7. Assist in presentations of system functionality to new users and departments. Drive systems adoption by business users.
  8. Work directly with the IT support teams to resolve issues identified and escalated during daily operations.
  9. Investigate issues / bugs with the software and work on resolving the issues.
  10. Develop and provide reports and documentation of the new software version and changes
  11. Research and provide input on design approach, performance and base functionality improvements for various procedures and applications.
  12. Review user requirements documents to ensure that requirements are testable;
  13. Develop test plans, test cases, test scripts and test reports on multiple projects of varying size; and
  14. Design, develop and operate automated software build, packaging, testing and deployment tools to ensure predictable and repeatable software migration from development to test and eventually production environments – Continuous Integration (CI) and Continuous Delivery (CD).

How to apply

Applicants should:

  1. Visit the University website cuk.ac.ke on the footer under the IMPORTANT LINKS section, CLICK on ONLINE RECRUITMENT PORTAL, log in and fill the application form, attach testimonials then submit the online application;
  2. Submit three (3) hard copies of the letter of application, certificates, testimonials and updated curriculum vitae to include full details of education, professional qualifications, experience, membership with professional bodies present salary, names and addresses of three referees;
  • Academic staff should attach:
  • Evidence of publications;
  • Evidence of supervision of postgraduate students;
  • Evidence of curricula developed;
  • Evidence research funds attracted.
  1. Clearly indicate the position and the reference number on the application letter and on the envelope which should be addressed to:

The Deputy Vice-Chancellor, FPA,

The Co-operative University of Kenya,

P.O Box 24814-00502.

Karen, Nairobi, Kenya.

  1. Recommendations from at least three (3) referees should be sent separately to the address above on or before Monday, 11th July, 2022 at 12 noon;
  2. All applications must be received by Monday, 11th July, 2022 at 12 noon. Applications received later than this period will not be considered;
  • Candidates with academic qualifications obtained from foreign Universities will be expected to submit recognition and equation of certificates by The Commission of University Education (CUE).

Note:  The Co-operative University of Kenya is an Equal opportunity employer; Female applicants, persons with disabilities and those from marginalized areas are encouraged to apply.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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