IT Jobs – Software Engineer – Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU)

Job Title:       Software
Organization: Petroleum
Authority of Uganda (PAU)
Duty Station: Kampala,
About US:
The Petroleum
Authority of Uganda (PAU) is a statutory body established under Section 9 of
the Petroleum (Exploration, Development and Production) Act 2013, and in line
with the National Oil and Gas Policy for Uganda which was approved in 2008. The
PAU’s mandate is to monitor and regulate the exploration, development and
production, together with the refining, gas conversion, transportation and
storage of petroleum in Uganda. This includes ensuring that petroleum
operations in Uganda are carried out in accordance with the relevant laws,
regulations, guidelines, statutes and in line with international best practice
for the petroleum industry.
Job Summary: The
Software Engineer will be responsible to and report to the Senior Software
Engineer and will be responsible for developing software applications and
participate in software quality assessments to enable automation and
interfacing of business processes in order to enhance organizational
efficiency. He/she will also undertake development and support of the PAU’s web
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Actively participate in gathering user requirements to inform
    development of software and analyse the requirements to come up with
    software design
  • Develop software to automate various business processes that may
    necessitates automation from time to time
  • Deploy developed applications into production and offer technical
    advice on acquisition of outsourced software
  • Carryout software testing to evaluate whether it meets the user
    requirements and the business needs
  • Write test report to document and inform stakeholders of the test
  • Research, identify and develop templates for documenting processes,
    designs and test results
  • Carryout reviews on technical documents to identify gaps in
    processes and ensure conformity to industry standards and make
    recommendations on how gaps can be fixed
  • Identify inefficiencies in exiting systems and processes and gather
    recommendations from users on how to improve the current systems
  • Develop and deploy patches (new software versions) to improve the
    effectiveness of exiting systems
  • Creates user information solutions by developing, implementing, and
    maintaining Internet/intranet applications throughout development life
  • Ensure that the website implementations based best practice industry
  • Design, implement web interfaces and create multimedia applications
    to interact with web interfaces;
  • Integrates applications by designing database architecture and
    server scripting, studying and establishing connectivity with network
    systems, search engines, and information servers.
  • Carry out user sensitization and training on how to use the
    developed application
  • Support business units and guide the documentation of business
  • Perform any other IT related work like Computer configuration,
    networking on projects
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU) Software
    Engineer job placement must hold an honors bachelor’s degree in either,
    Computer Science, Information Technology, Statistics with computing,
    Computer or Software Engineering from an internationally recognized
    University or institution.
  • A minimum of three (3) years working experience of active software
    development from a reputable organization.
  • Knowledge of software quality assurance standard (IEEE, ISO/IEC
  • Software testing standard (IEEE829, ISO/IEC/IEEE29119)
  • Database management (SQL, Oracle, Postgres, Maria DB)
  • Programming languages (Java, C#, Python, Ruby, Go-programming, and
  • Familiar with iOS and Android SDK
  • Knowledge in mobile hybrid technologies like Ionic, React Native.
  • Experience on web service integration (PYTHON, SOAP, REST, JSON,
    XML) and development using web technologies
  • Previous experience building web and native apps and using social
    media APIs with version controls
  • Masters’ Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology,
    Statistics (Computing option), Software or Computer Engineering or related
    field from an internationally recognized University or Institution.
  • Certifications in Web Technologies and Frameworks such as Angular,
    Python, OWASP or a related Certification.
  • Possess excellent project management skills.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to conduct research into enterprise networking issues and
    products as required.
  • Highly self-motivated and directed, with keen attention to detail.
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize tasks in a high-pressure
  • Strong customer service orientation
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to apply online by clicking
on the link below.
Click Here (Register)
-> Proceed to Application
  • ONLY online applications will be
  • Applicants are required to scan and
    attach CERTIFIED copies of the required academic documents only e.g.
    Degree, Transcript, Diploma, A-level and O-level certificates and PLE results
  • Academic documents for the successful
    candidates will be vetted and background checks conducted before they are
    considered for appointment into the Authority.
  • Only short listed and successful
    candidates will be contacted.
  • All appointments shall be subject to a
    probationary period of not more than six months and subsequent
    confirmation in service will be based on satisfactory performance of the
Deadline: 18th March 2019 by 11:59 pm.
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