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Job Grade: E1 – Reporting to: Deputy Director Information Technology Services.
Job Purpose
The job holder will be charged with the responsibility of Designing, developing and unit testing applications in accordance with established standards for the Agency.
Responsibilities and Duties
1. Designing, developing, and unit testing applications in accordance with established standards.
2. Producing clean, well-documented, efficient, and standards-compliant code.
3. Assisting in the collection and documentation of user’s requirements and estimates.
4. Monitoring, and evaluating system performance.
5. Designing and implementing new programs and features.
6. Testing and modifying systems to ensure that they operate reliably.
7. Training and support users.
8. Diagnosing and fixing bugs.
9. Backup data, programs and documents according to backup policy.
10. Website, database development and maintenance.

Qualifications, experience, attributes and competences
1. Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related field.
2. Minimum of 2 years working experience.
3. Excellent computer skills including use of Statistical Analysis System (SAS), CSPro and statistical software, systems software. including server, office, and exchange an added advantage.
4. Knowledge of C++, Java, Python, JavaScript, MySQL and PHP.
5. Excellent leadership and communication skills
6. Must be a good team leader
7. Ability to work under pressure
8. Strong analytical skills and problem-solving skills
9. Technical aptitude in computer hardware installation and support, wireless technology applications and interface, and IT security