IT Applications Administrator Career Jobs – Housing Finance Bank

Job Title:       IT
Applications Administrator
Organization: Housing
Finance Bank
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Senior
Information Systems Manager
About US:
Housing Finance Bank
was incorporated as a private company under the Companies Act in December 1967,
the Bank has become a household name and has grown in leaps and bounds with a
good track record among the pioneers of a mortgage lending. National Housing
& Construction Corporation, a parastatal involved in real estate business
has 5% shareholding and National Social Security Fund (NSSF) holds 50% and the
Government of Uganda holds 45%. Today, the bank looks back with pride on the
business accomplished in the mortgage lending business. Through innovation and
placing emphasis on Honesty, Integrity, Efficiency and Customer care, Housing
Finance Bank is the leader in the mortgage, holding a 90% market share.
Job Summary:  The IT Applications Administrator will design,
implement, and maintain all Bank IT applications in line with policies and
operating procedures, departmental plans, risk and regulatory frameworks.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Maintain all IT application services including but not limited to
    Core Banking Systems, Investment Management, RBX, CB, Treasury, ARX, LOS,
  • Test, install, upgrade and monitor all IT applications across the
    Bank in line with departmental plans.
  • Diagnose, fix and report system errors through logical execution and
    complex troubleshooting methods.
  • Monitor utility and warranty for all Bank IT application services in
    line with the Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
  • Maintain and monitor disaster recovery and business continuity of
    all IT application services in line with the risk and regulatory
  • Regularly analyse customer business needs and translate them into
    application and operational requirements
  • Develop, document and improve the various processes and procedures
    for the systems under the function in line with business goals and
  • Develop mechanisms for the resolution of all IT application service
    requests in line with service level agreements.
  • Develop, document and improve the various processes and procedures
    for the systems applications under the function.
  • Prepare and submit reports for systems under your docket as and when

Qualifications, Skills and
  • The ideal candidate for the Housing Finance Bank IT Applications
    Administrator job opportunity must hold a BSc (Honours) Information
    Technology, computer science, Electrical engineering or computer
  • ITIL Foundation Certificate in IT Service Management
  • A minimum of three years of experience in managing business
    applications running on Web Logic.
  • Technical Training in Basic Linux Systems Administration
  • Web logic System Administration
  • Product Knowledge and development certification
  • Knowledge of PC and Server operating systems
  • Understanding of Microsoft SQL and Oracle Databases
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills.
  • Ability to handle sensitive information in a confidential and
    professional manner
  • Confidentiality is of the highest priority in all aspects of duties
    performed and all communications, both written and verbal.
  • Ability to work with others as a cohesive team
How to Apply:
All candidates who
wish to join the Banking sector are invited to send their applications
including an updated CV, certified copies of all academic transcripts,
certificates and testimonials, daytime telephone contact, and email address of
both applicant, and three competent referees addressed to:
Head Human
Resources, Housing Finance Bank, Plot 4 Wampewo Avenue, P. O. Box 1539,
Kampala. Uganda.
Only successful candidates will be contacted. All applicants who will not have
heard from us within five weeks of closing date should consider their
application unsuccessful.
Deadline: 2nd July 2018 by 5:00pm
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