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Umeme Limited is a major investment of Actis’ Infrastructure 2 fund. Actis is a leading investor in the emerging markets, investing exclusively in Asia, Africa and Latin America. 

Presently Actis manages over US$4.8bn worth of investment on behalf of more than 100 institutional investors. 

The Commonwealth Development Corporation (CDC) of the United Kingdom, a UK Government owned company, is the largest investor in Actis’ infrastructure 2 fund and as such has a relationship with Umeme Ltd indirectly through Actis.

As a responsible employer Umeme is committed to providing competitive employment terms to its employees, in addition to providing safe and reliable electricity, improving customer service, minimising energy losses and operating in a cost effective manner. 

To help in achieving these goals Umeme is looking to recruit individuals with high integrity, dedication and commitment to fill the positions described below.

ICT Vacancies

1. Software Services Manager
You will be responsible for managing software project support, change management, software implementation, data maintenance, design, testing and integration with existing systems. 

You will manage a team of software engineers and QA staff for system implementation as required.
A minimum of 8 years experience in software management is required as well as a good track record in systems implementation.
Have experience across the entire software development lifecycle.
2. Senior Network Administrator
Responsible for Design, implementation, troubleshooting, analysis, and maintenance of Umeme’s IT network.
The Senior Network Administrator will oversee the installation, configuration and maintenance of UMEME’s IT Network and countrywide WAN.
5 years Experience in a similar role
Post graduate qualification in MCSE, CCNA, CCNP, CCIE, CNE desired.
3. Senior Software Engineer
Responsible for all software development/maintenance related activities in UMEME. 

In addition he/she will implement and maintain development standards, source control and coding best practices.
5 years experience in a similar role
Detailed knowledge of at least one programming language
Experience using source control software i.e. SVN
In dept knowledge of UNIX/LINUX systems
Familiarity with RDBMS’s and SQL. (Oracle, SQL Server etc)
4. Software Test Engineer
Responsible for software testing and quality control for all software changes/enhancements. 

Will setup, maintain and develop systems test environments and prepare and implement test scripts and related items.
2 years gained mainly from working in a software testing environment

Familiarity with testing tools and techniques
5. Database Administrator
Responsible for maintenance and management of a corporate RAC/ASM Oracle log database and MS Sequel Server database platforms. 

Support UMEME database platforms in terms of availability and performance, as well as advising on future installations, and best database practice in solution development.

3 years of consistent experience in a similar role
Proven Oracle Database Administration experience
Proven MS Sequel Server Administration experience
Experience of managing multiple RDBMS on large systems
6. IT Security Administrator
  • Maintain and implement all IT related security Policies and Procedures. 
  • Ensure that appropriate technologies are implemented to protect Umeme systems from data loss and unauthorised access. 
  • Regularly monitor, audit and report all statuses and activity to management.
  • 5 years Experience in a similar role
  • Post graduate qualification in MCSE, CCNA, CCNP, CCIE, CNE
To apply please send your CV and cover letter with 3 work related referees to the address or e-mail below. 

Please mark your application : “Umeme - position name” where you replace position name with the position you would like to apply for.
E-mails must not exceed 2 MB.
Closing date is 5 PM on the 30th of November 2012
While we thank all applicants for your interest, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. Any form of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification.
People Performance Group
Plot 8 Kitante Close, Kitante
P.O. Box 12405, 
Kampala - Uganda

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