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Our client is seeking to recruit goal oriented persons for the positions of senior software solutions developer and software developer


1. Senior Software Solutions

Job description

  • Strong understanding of object-oriented programming & design principles
  • Programming background in object-oriented languages (Java or C#) is required
  • Strong understanding of Unix-based operating system is required
  • Familiarity with databases, data modeling and database programming
  • Strong understanding of Unix-based relational database management systems (postgresql, mysql etc) is required
  • Prior experience with scripting languages (php, ruby or python) will be an added advantage
  • Strong understanding of software development test methodologies (Unit, Functional Testing etc)
  • Experience with development of IVR applications will be an added advantage
  • Prior experience with mobile application (SMS, WAP, J2ME) development will be an added advantage
Competencies
  • Result-oriented, Passionate with Integrity
  • Focus, energy and enthusiasm for creating ground-breaking and high-quality software products
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent analytical skills, and be able to act on your own initiative
  • Team player who works collaboratively with other programmers, architects, testers and program managers
  • Self-starter who excels in a culture that is young, vibrant, customer-driven and demands noting less than technical excellence
  • Strong sense of ownership and proven delivery record
  • Experience with large-scale software projects with emphasis on functionality, performance, supportability, and documentation.
  • Strong research skill is required
Desired Experience
  • A minimum of 3 years experience in software development
  • Prior experience with mobile application (SMS, WAP, J2ME) development will be an added advantage
  • Relevant certifications in software development
  • Degree in computer engineering/IT or relevant  course from recognized university
  • Well vast with mobile applications and integrated systems experience
Key Performance Indicators:
  • Deliver software products to detailed specifications
  • Number of successfully completed software projects within approved time duration and budget
  • Stability of delivered software products
  • ease of code re-use by you and other developers in the team
2. Software Solutions Developers

Reports to: Head of Department, Technology Solutions Kenya

Availability: Two weeks or less

Programming Background: 
  • Strong understanding of object-oriented programming & design principles
  • Programming background in object-oriented languages (Java or C#) is required
  • Strong understanding of Unix-based operating system is required
  • Familiarity with databases, data modeling and database programming
  • Strong understanding of Unix-based relational database management systems (postgresql, mysql etc) is required
  • Prior experience with scripting languages (php, ruby or python) will be an added advantage
  • Strong understanding of software development test methodologies (Unit, Functional Testing etc)
  • Experience with development of IVR applications will be an added advantage
  • Prior experience with mobile application (SMS, WAP, J2ME) development will be an added advantage
Experience required and qualifications;
  • At least 3 years active software development experience                         
  • Good First Degree
  • Relevant Certifications will be an added advantage
  • Well vast with mobile applications and integrated systems experience
The ideal person must possess the following qualities:
  • Result-oriented, Passionate, Integrity
  • Focus, energy and enthusiasm for creating ground-breaking and high-quality software products
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent analytical skills, and be able to act on your own initiative
  • Team player who works collaboratively with other programmers, architects, testers and program managers
  • Self-starter who excels in a culture that is young, vibrant, customer-driven and demands noting less than technical excellence
  • Strong sense of ownership and proven delivery record
  • Experience with large-scale software projects with emphasis on functionality, performance, supportability, and documentation.
  • Strong research skill is required
Key Performance Indicators:
  • Deliver software products to detailed specifications
  • Number of successfully completed software projects within approved time duration and budget
  • Stability of delivered software products
  • Ease of code re-use by you and other developers in the team
If you have what we are looking for kindly send your application letter and CV to jobs@jantakenya.com by 7th July 2013 indicating clearly the job you are applying for on the subject line. 


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