ICT Officer Applications & Databases Development Jobs – Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)


Job Title:    ICT Officer Applications
& Databases Development

Organization: Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)

Duty Station: 
Kampala, Uganda


About UNRA:

The Uganda National
Roads Authority (UNRA) was established by the National Authority Act, No. 15 of
2006. UNRA became operational on 1st July 2008. The mandate of UNRA is to
develop and maintain the national roads network, advise Government on general
roads policy and contribute to addressing of transport concerns.


Job Summary:  The ICT Officer- Applications Development is
responsible for ensuring that sufficient development resources are available
and effectively applied to application development projects and that
development practices, standards and techniques are adhered to. The Officer is
also responsible for the development of software, web and multimedia
applications that facilitate the achievement of business outcomes and improve
business efficiencies and processes through leveraging technology.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

specialized code as required by user requirement specification to enable
application development;

technical expertise to requirements analysis to enhance the quality of solution
design (ensure the solution is fit for purpose and fit for use);

post release activities to develop a base of knowledge being incorporated in
future build and release cycles;

second level application support and problem resolution to minimize the impact
of application related service outages;

programming standards and techniques and provide advice and guidance for their
use to ensure compliance with standards;

and execute acceptance tests to improve the quality of the applications;

to audit reports and implement agreed recommendations within specified

risk matrix and put in place risk mitigation measures in the application
development processes at UNRA;

in planning, budgeting and reporting in line with departmental guide lines and


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

applicant for the Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) ICT Officer Applications
& Databases Development job must hold an Honors degree in Computer Science,
Software Engineering, Information Communication Technology or any other
relevant courses from a recognized University;

and deployed enterprise application for a Government entity with at least 2000
records (Please provide a url for access)

working knowledge in development of API’s in Python or Java, .Net Core API or
Node.js.  Should provide access to at
least one API’s with their detailed documentation for testing

Knowledge of Database design, programming and administration

Has a
three year working knowledge of development using Visual Studio or Java IDE’s
with UI development experience using JavaScript, Angular, Bootstrap

level of integrity;

track record of outstanding performance;

and problem-solving techniques.

interpersonal, particularly staff/management relations;

to work and produce accurate results in an environment with multiple and
challenging tasks;

oral and written communication skills


How to Apply:

All qualified
candidates who wish to join the Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) in the
aforementioned capacity should apply online.




Deadline: 21st October 2020


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