ICT OFFICER GRADE II– Application Programmer – 7 Posts
1.1.2 JOB PURPOSE:
Responsible for designing and developing software applications based technical solutions to solve business problems, which includes coding, software deployment, initial testing, and maintenance of software application systems. The primary objective is to help businesses be more efficient by developing technology solutions in a cost-effective way by determining the software requirements of projects, and communicating them clearly to stakeholders.
1.1.3 DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
i. Full lifecycle software application development
ii. Designing, coding and debugging software applications in various software languages
iii. Software analysis, code analysis, requirements analysis, software review, identification of code metrics, system risk analysis, software reliability analysis
iv. Software modelling and simulation
v. Front end graphical user interface design/programming
vi. Software testing and quality assurance
vii. Performance tuning, improvement, balancing, usability, automation.
viii. Support, maintain and document software functionality
ix. Integrate software with existing systems
x. Evaluate and identify new technologies for implementation
xi. Maintain standards compliance
xii. Working closely with analysts, designers and staff
xiii. Producing detailed technical specifications and writing the programming codes
xiv. Production Support system maintenance
xv. Independent handling of work products and managing his/her deliverables
xvi. Execute other assignments as you may be assigned from time to time by your superiors
1.1.4 QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:
• Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree either in Information Technology, Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent degree from a recognized institution.
1.1.5 TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS:
i.Working knowledge of various software languages [Java (mandatory), C/C++, .NET, Python] will be added advantage
ii.Practical skills on Object Oriented Design and Analysis (OOA and OOD)
iii.Advanced knowledge in RESTful and SOAP APIs, Queue Management, SMS Gateway, SMPP Knowledge, Data Visualization, Database Optimization, and
Smartphone App Development using iOS, Android, Phone gap, etc. will be added advantage
iv.Possession of a relevant recognized ICT professional certification will be an added advantage.
An attractive remuneration package will be offered to successful candidates.
i. All applicants must be Citizens of Tanzania of not more than 45 years of age;
ii. Applicants must attach an up-to-date Curriculum Vitae (CV) having reliable contacts; postal address/post code, e-mail and telephone numbers;
iii. Applicants should apply on the strength of the information given in this advertisement;
iv. Applicants must attach their certified copies of the following certificates;
• Postgraduate/Degree/Advanced Diploma/Diploma/Certificates;
• Postgraduate/Degree/Advanced Diploma/Diploma transcripts;
• Form IV and Form VI National Examination Certificates;
• Birth certificate
v. Applicants who will attach copies of the following certificates strictly not accepted;
• Form IV and form VI results slips
• Testimonials and all Partial transcripts
vi. Applicants employed in the Public Service should route their application letters through their respective employers;
vii. Applicants who have/were retired from the Public Service for whatever reason should not apply;
viii. Applicants should indicate three reputable referees with their reliable contacts;
ix. Certificates from foreign examination bodies for Ordinary or Advanced level education should be certified by The National Examination Council of Tanzania (NECTA) and National Council for Technical Education (NACTE);
x. Certificates from foreign Universities should be verified by The Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU);
xi. Applicants with special needs/case (disability) are supposed/advised to indicate;
xii. A signed application letters should be written either in Swahili or English and Addressed to Secretary, Presidents Office, Public Service Recruitment Secretariat, 27 Bibi Titi Mohammed Road, P.O.Box 63100, Maktaba Complex, 11102 Dar Es Salaam.
xiii. Deadline for application is 11 November, 2017 and;
xiv. Only short listed candidates will be informed on a date for interview.
xv. Presentation of forged certificates and other information will necessitate to legal action;
All applications must be sent through Recruitment Portal by using the following address;
and not otherwise
(This address can also be found at PSRS Website, Click ‘Recruitment Portal’)
SECRETARY PUBLIC SERVICE RECRUITMENT SECRETARIAT