Software Developer Job Vacancy in Nairobi Kenya 2013


Position: Software Developer
Ref: J20/13
Experience: 3 + years relevant experience in functional domain
Qualifications & Skills required

Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in MIS / Computer Science

Good working knowledge on PL, SQL & Linux.
A team player able to work with and through others.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Define site objectives by analyzing user requirements; envisioning system features and functionality.
  • Design and develop user interfaces to internet/intranet applications by setting expectations and features priorities throughout development life cycle; determining design methodologies and tool sets; completing programming using languages and software products; designing and conducting tests.
  • Recommend system solutions by comparing advantages and disadvantages of custom development and purchase alternatives.
  • Integrating applications by designing database architecture and server scripting; studying and establishing connectivity with network systems, search engines, and information servers.
  • Create multimedia applications by using authoring tools.
  • Complete applications development by coordinating requirements, schedules, and activities; contributing to team meetings; troubleshooting development and production problems across multiple environments and operating platforms.
  • Support users by developing documentation and assistance tools.
  • Update job knowledge by researching new internet/intranet technologies and software products; participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
  • Enhance organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
Required skills:
  • Core Java/J2SE / Java Applets
  • C++
  • Knowledge of threading/concurrency
  • Knowledge of a Scripting language – Bash/Ruby/Shell/Python/Lua
  • Knowledge of j Unit /mocking tools
  • Proven experience of Test-Driven Development/Agile processes
  • Web Programming skills/ Web User Interface Design.
  • Software Requirements/ Software Development Process/ Object- Oriented Design (OOD).
  • Multimedia Content Development/ Software Debugging
Duty station: Nairobi
Age: Below 35 years.
Commencement date: Immediately
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Please do not apply if you do not have the required experience & skills.

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