Job Opportunities at | Nafasi za Kazi -Government Authority (eGa) ~ ICT OFFICER II (APPLICATION PROGRAMMER/MOBILE APPLICATIONS)
Who we are
The e-Government Authority (e-GA) is established in 2019 under the e-Government Act, No. 10 of 2019.
It is a public institution mandated to coordinate, oversee and promote e-Government initiatives as well as enforce e-Government related policies, laws, regulations, standards and guidelines in public institutions.
e-GA is a succeeding institution to e-Government Agency which was a semi-autonomous institution established in 2012 under the Executive Agencies Act, No.30 Cap. 245 of 1997 with the mandate of coordination, oversight and promotion of e-Government initiatives.
Before the establishment of the Agency, ICT initiatives in the Government were coordinated and managed by the then Directorate of Management of Information Systems (DMIS), now Directorate of Information and Communication Technology Systems (DICTS) under the President’s Office, Public Service Management.
The Agency became operational effective in April 2012 and officially inaugurated in July 2012 and ceased after seven years of operation.
The e-Government Act, No. 10 of 2019 stipulates the roles, functions and powers of the Authority for effective implementation of e-Government.
What we do
Enhancing provision of sustainable e-Government services to Public Institutions
e-GA is committed to undertake a number of interventions to enable public institutions to deliver efficient and effective ways of accessing and using e-services by:
Increasing channels to access Government e-services;
Streamlining consultancy, advisory and technical support service delivering mechanisms;
Improving e-Government Human Resource capacity in public institutions;
Facilitating public institutions to access reliable and secured shared e-Government infrastructure and systems;
Strengthening coordination of cyber security initiatives in Public Institutions.
POST ICT OFFICER II (APPLICATION PROGRAMMER/MOBILE APPLICATIONS) – 1 POST
POST CATEGORY(S) IT AND TELECOMS
EMPLOYER e-Government Authority (eGa)
APPLICATION TIMELINE: 2021-09-07 2021-09-20
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
i. To design, coding, and debugging mobile based applications based on various deployment platforms (e.g. USSD, SMS, Android, IOS etc.), operating systems, programming languages, database management systems, etc., software analysis, code analysis, requirements analysis, software review, identification of code metrics, system risk analysis, software reliability analysis, etc;
ii. To provide Administration, Operation and Maintenance support of Government Mobile Platform (m-GOV);
iii. To assist and participate in analysis of user requirements, prototyping, development of new functionalities, maintenance of applications, integration of technological components, testing, deployment;
iv. To design, coding and debugging SMS, USSD and mobile based applications in various software languages;
v. To carry out software analysis, code analysis, requirements analysis, software review, identification of code metrics, system risk analysis, software reliability analysis;
vi. To support, maintain and document software functionality
vii. Installation and configuration of appropriate application servers based on the application programs to be supported;
viii. Support, maintain, and preparation of technical and user documentations for various software functionalities;
ix. To carry out software testing and quality assurance;
x. To carry out performance tuning, improvement, load balancing, usability, automation; and
xi. To produce detailed technical specifications and software code documentation.
QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE
Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Engineering either in Information Technology, Information System, Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent degree from a recognized institution. Possession of a relevant recognized ICT professional certification, Strong knowledge on PostgreSQL and MySQL Database Management Systems, Knowledge on MS SQL Server, Oracle and other DBMS, Strong understanding of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) methodologies, Working knowledge of various software languages [PHP (mandatory), Java (mandatory), C/C++, .NET, Python] Practical knowledge in designing and development of chat BOTs and Payment Systems and Practical knowledge and skills relevant to the position will be added advantage.
REMUNERATION As per eGA Scheme of Service