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:  

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

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

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

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

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

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

·        Respond to audit reports and implement agreed recommendations within specified timeframes;

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

·        Participate in planning, budgeting and reporting in line with departmental guide lines and targets.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        The 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;

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

·        Has 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

·        Working 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

·        High level of integrity;

·        Proven track record of outstanding performance;

·        Analytical and problem-solving techniques.

·        Excellent interpersonal, particularly staff/management relations;

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

·        Excellent 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.


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Deadline: 21st October 2020


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