Applications Analyst (Developer) Jobs – UGAFODE Microfinance Limited (MDI)

Job Title:  Applications Analyst (Developer)

Organisation: UGAFODE
Microfinance Limited (MDI)

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Manager IT Services

About US:

UGAFODE Microfinance
Limited (MDI) is a registered financial institution in Uganda and is adherent
to the Central Bank’s regulations and guidelines and was founded in 1994 to
provide quality microfinance services.

Job Summary:   The Applications
Analyst (Developer) is responsible for supporting bank automation by analyzing client
software requirements/needs and translating them into workable application
features through; designing, computer programming and coding functional
programs and other applications so as to enhance an efficient and effective
business operations for the bank in line with compliance and risk perspectives
.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

·        
System
Analysis:
Conducts system
analyses of bank’s software needs to translate them into computer applications.
Analyses the software within the development phase as well as analyses at the
sign off stage of the system development through user acceptance testing.

·        
System
Development:
Develops the
software (system) platforms arising out of analyses of client specific software
requirements or by way of internal observations of current bank software/system
challenges with the aim of supporting business automation.

·        
System
Integration:
Responsible for
enabling integration of the bank to internal and external software platforms
including supporting UGAFODE mobile banking platform on a continuous process.

·        
ICT
reporting
: Develops system
report formats to enable automation of business processing in the bank as well
as generating section accountability reports such as application reports, user
acceptance reports, feedback reports, financial reports etc.

·        
Ensure
ICT Compliance:
Operating in
total adherence to all ICT operational process requirements regarding
applications development and within; Risk, Ethical and Audit Compliance for all
system developments and addressing system recommendations arising out of system
analyses
.

·        
ICT
Projects:
Provide technical
support on all bank application development/analysis projects and ensure
attainment of Project success both (realization of project goals) and project
management success ( within budget, deadlines and quality expectations)

·        
Support
with Training:
Conduct and
manage trainings for team, staff and users on all systems developed, seek for
feedback and continuously manage system performances aimed at optimizing
benefits of automation for the bank.

·        
Supporting
Business Continuity:
Develop
and manage strategies for substantive Disaster

·        
Recovery
and Business:
Continuity for
all bank applications/systems developed and ensure regular testing and update
in line with ICT BCP processes.

·        
Technical
Records:
Develop technical
documents and handbooks to accurately represent application design and code to
aide users.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

·        
The
ideal candidate for the UGAFODE Microfinance Limited (MDI) Applications Analyst
(Developer) job must hold a Bachelor’s degree /Diploma in Computer Science, MIS
or equivalent, and CISCO Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification.

·        
Knowledge
of Software development Languages, java, C#, C++,php, Python and others

·        
Three years
of experience in microfinance or banking computer systems and micro credit
business knowledge.

·        
Software
houses, business/management.

·        
Knowledge
of related statutory IT compliance regulations, IT and MIS banking policies,
procedures and systems, and lending, banking and transformation products
policies and procedures. Experience in microfinance business processes

·        
Analytical
capabilities and attention to detail

·        
Ingenuity
and creativity.

·        
Logical
approach to problem solving.

·        
The
ability to work well under pressure

·        
Tenacity
and patience.

·        
Communication
skills – including the ability to convey information to non-technical
colleagues in a concise and clear way.

·        
An
understanding of business processes and constraints

·        
Extensive
and in-depth knowledge of ICT Operations in a Banking environment including
Microfinance setting.

·        
Working
knowledge of some or all of the following: Windows 7 to 10, Windows Server
2012, Microsoft Exchange 2012, SharePoint, VMware ESXi 6, Web hosting
technologies, Microsoft Office Products, Unix and/or Oracle.

·        
Knowledge
of ICT projects and familiarity with computers and standard software is
essential.

How to Apply:

If you believe you
meet the requirements as stated, submit an application letter together with an
up-to-date CV to our email: recruitment@ugafode.co.ug. Please indicate the job
title you are applying for in the Email Subject Line. Your applications should
be addressed to the Head of Human Resources

Deadline: 29th August 2019

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