Information Technology Specialist – Software Developer (x2)

  • Full Time
  • Lusaka, Zambia
  • Applications have closed.

University of Lusaka

Career Opportunity
The University of Lusaka is inviting applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill up the positions of Information Technology – Software Developer in the Information Technology Department.

Information Technology Specialist – Software Developer (2)

The incumbent’s main responsibility will be to improve the University’s efficiency and effectiveness in the Information Technology Department by designing, installing, testing and maintaining software systems.
Summary of Job Responsibilities;
  • Maintaining, trouble-shooting and improving an already running web based and SQL database Server backed system.
  • Provide smart solutions to the various challenges faced by user departments.
  • Analyze system development requirements as presented by users departments, in order to ensure the developed ERP system is responsive to the needs of the business.
  • Ensures that system changes are tested before installation.
  • Develop new applications to enhance University operations.
  • Assist in the revision of User manuals for all online based systems
  • Participate in the design, testing, and documentation phases of software development.
  • Ensures that developed systems adhere to high levels of security and system/data integrity
  • Provide second line support for all ERP related queries coming through the IT service desk
  • A Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering with a bias in software development.
  • A Master’s Degree in Computer Science is an added advantage.
  • Experience with online Databases.
  • At least one (1) year experience in programming in Internet and non-internet or intranet based applications
  • Must have very good programming, execution and de-bugging skills in Java, ASP.NET, C#.NET, SQL, and MS.NET.
  • Must be conversant with programming languages and technologies (JavaScript, Web Services, C++, C-Sharp, Net-framework, etc.).
  • At least three (3) years’ experience in a similar position.
Key Qualities and skills:
  • Self-motivated, resourceful and innovative
  • Must be able to work with minimum supervision
  • Must be assertive with very good interpersonal skills
Interested candidates should send their application letters together with copies of their educational & professional certificates, and curriculum vitae with at least three traceable referees to the undersigned. The closing date for applications is 3rd June, 2022.
The Human Resource Department
University of Lusaka,
Plot 37413,
Off Alick Nkhata Road, Mass Media,
P O Box 36711,
Lusaka, Zambia
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