Senior ICT Officer III (Software Development And Programming) at Co-operative University of Kenya



The Co-operative University of Kenya (CUK), formerly Co-operative College of Kenya was established through The Co-operative University of Kenya Order, Legal Notice NO. 161 of 4th November 2011 as a Constituent College of Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT). The University aims at becoming a leading centre of academic excellence in co-operative education, research, training and community service in Kenya and the region. The Co-operative University of Kenya is an equal opportunity employer. Women, marginalized groups and persons of living with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

GRADE 11 , CUK/NT/ICT/SICTO/5/21

Remuneration

Basic Salary per month: Kshs. (79,344/= – 112, 312/=)
House Allowance per month: Kshs . ( 47, 915/=)

Applicants should meet the following requirements:

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

OR

  1. Must possess Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, IT or related field from a recognized institution;
  2. Must possess nine (9) years of relevant experience since attainment of a bachelors 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;
  3. Must possess five (5) years experience with any modern programming tools/platforms e.g. PHP, .NET, JavaScript, Java etc;
  4. Must possess experience with web servers and application servers e.g. Apache, IIS, Apache Tomcat, JBoss, WebSphere, WebLogic;
  5. Must possess experience in data warehousing, business analytics, knowledge in Business Systems Modelling and data retrieval;
  6. Must possess Wide knowledge of testing approaches, manual and automated software testing;
  7. Must possess Unix user skills;
  8. Must possess experience in processes and procedures management;
  9. Must possess good understanding of Service Oriented Architecture (SOA);
  10. Must possess experience in full stack web applications development, including system customizations, Integrations & Report designs for/in a University setting;
  11. 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;
  12. Must be knowledge in Systems Integrations using both RESTful and SOAP based APIs;
  13. Must possess advanced knowledge in University’s ERP Systems and Business Processes workflows;
  14. Must demonstrate integrity and professional competence as reflected in work performance and results;
  15. Must be a member in a relevant professional body; and
  16. 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).

Terms & Conditions of Service

The successful candidates will be offered a competitive remuneration package, including house allowance, medical benefits, and other benefits in accordance with the University Terms of Service.


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Closing Date : 17th June, 2021




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