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Safaricom Limited Principal Developer ERP Job in Kenya

We are pleased to announce the following vacancy in the IT Innovation Department within the Information Technology Division.

In keeping with our current business needs, we are looking for a person who meets the criteria indicated below:
Principal Developer ERP

Reporting to the Senior Manager Enterprise Systems Development
, the job holder will develop and provide 3rd line support of Oracle/SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) application and bespoke Oracle/SAP Interfaces and software components.
Key Responsibilities

  • Manage internal customers by ensuring effective communication with the Helpdesk and application support analysts. And perform root cause analysis for recurring incidents;
  • Conduct business user requirements analysis and specification;
  • Specify computer system requirements for the solution of complex business problems and formulate designs for their solutions;
  • Perform the necessary technical design and development functionality to ensure that business application systems are effectively developed and implemented;
  • Specify computer system requirements for the solution of complex business problems and formulates designs for their solutions.
  • Play a lead role in software design and programming, capture business applications information needs and mapping of the same to the software and /or database components;
  • Support new and existing application(s) development by creating modifications and enhancements for Oracle/SAP ERP applications and perform high level system design;
  • Review and provide input on Oracle/SAP ERP design approach, performance and base functionality and ensure integration of designs across the team;
  • Research and provide input on design approach, performance and base functionality improvements for various procedures and applications;
  • Appropriately monitor interfaces to Oracle/SAP ERP;
  • Provide training and support on Oracle/SAP ERP modules and development tools;
  • Interpret technical manuals for the Oracle/SAP ERP system and assist in creating/update Oracle TAR's or SAP Support requests;
Minimum requirements
  • Degree in Computer Science or technical related field;
  • 5 years experience in Oracle/SAP ERP applications development;
  • Experience with Microsoft development tools e.g. Java, VB, Fox Pro, Visual FoxPro;
  • Experience with RDMS preferably MS SQL Server, Oracle, Sybase, and Informix;
  • Experience in data warehousing, business analysis, knowledge in Business Systems modeling and data retrieval;
  • Experience in processes and procedures management will be an added advantage;
  • Good communication, interpersonal skills and
  • Highly analytical individual;
If you feel that you are up to the challenge and posses the necessary qualification and experience please send your resume and application letter indicating your experience and why you are the most suitable candidate for the role clearly quoting the job title to the address below.

The deadline for application is 24th August 2010.

The Senior Manager – Talent Acquisition
Safaricom Ltd
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