Officer Job in Kenya - E-Academy (KRA)

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Officer Job in Kenya - E-Academy (KRA)

Officer - E-Academy

Job Summary:     

The job holder is responsible for development of new systems to automate business processes and maintenance of existing systems through change and enhancements.

Key Responsibilities:    

  • Work with development teams and product managers to design software solutions.
  • Implement software solutions and computer programs per standards and best practice.

  • Test software, troubleshoot, debug and upgrade software per requirements.
  • Diagnose and address issues arising from testing and deployments.
  • Developing software design specifications, conducting quality assurance reviews, system demos and walk-throughs.
  • Develop enhancements and maintain existing software.
  • Create security and data protection settings.
  • Prepare technical documentation.
  • Ensure developed products conform to policy and information security requirements.
  • Create and administer courses on the ELearning platform
  • Provide user support to eLearning participants.

Academic and Professional Qualifications         

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Information Technology, Electrical / Electronic Engineering, Telecommunications or any other IT related field. 

Professional Certification or Training in any one of the following areas will be an added advantage:

  • Software Development i.e Java Programming, Python, Web Design and Development, Oracle Developer etc.
  • Database Administration i.e. Oracle, PostgreSQL, MySQL, Microsoft SQL Server etc.
  • PRINCE2
  • CISA 

Relevant Work Experience Required        

  • Post-graduation work experience of at least one (1) year as a Software Developer, developing Web Applications.
  • Proven post-graduation experience in JAVA programming.
  • Experience in JAVA Spring framework programming.
  • Experience in design, development, implementation and maintenance of JAVA programs.
  • Working experience with relational databases and database management tools (Oracle, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Microsoft SQL Server etc.)
  • Proficiency in Object Oriented programming techniques, languages and frameworks (Spring, Struts, Django, Flask etc.)
  • Knowledge of web based technologies (HTML, XML, XHTML, DHTML, SOAP, JSON, etc.)
  • Knowledge of internet and messaging protocols i.e. HTTP, FTP, SOAP and REST
  • Working knowledge of Linux/Unix and Windows operating systems.
  • Working knowledge of System Design and Modelling techniques.

Competencies      

The job holder must have:

  • Excellent listening and communication skills
  • Ability to interact confidently with users to establish what the problem is and explain the solution
  • Be proactive with good analytical and problem solving skills
  • Team player
  • Ability to pay attention to details
  • Ability to prioritize competing work commitments and deliver on time
  • Passion for innovation and creativity
  • High levels of integrity
  • Ability to work under minimum supervision

How to Apply

Job Application Guidelines

Registration:

  • Go to https://erecruitment.kra.go.ke/login and then click on the ‘Register’ button to start the application process.
  • After registration, you will receive an email enabling you to confirm your email address and complete your registration.

Log on:

  • After registration go to https://erecruitment.kra.go.ke/login
  • Key in your username and password then click on ‘Log in’ to access your account.
  • After successful log in, the system will open the ‘Applicant Cockpit’.

Candidate Profile (To create or update applicant detail):

  • On the ‘Applicant Cockpit’ page, go to the tab ‘Candidate Profile’.
  • Click on ‘My Profile’ to create and update your profile.
  • Follow the instructions to complete your profile.
  • The process will end by clicking the tab “Overview and Release”.
  • Ensure you click the check box on the page to complete the profile.

Application process:

  • To view the open job postings, click on the tab ‘Employment Opportunities’ on the ‘Applicant Cockpit’ page.
  • Under the heading ‘Job Search’ click the ‘Start’ button to view all available vacancies.
  • Click on the Job posting to display the details of the position.
  • To apply for the position, click ‘Apply’ button at the top of the page.
  • Follow the instructions to complete and submit your application.
  • Kindly note that all mandatory fields must be completed.
  • To complete the process of application, click the ‘Send Application Now’ button after reviewing and accepting the ‘Data Privacy Statement’.

In case of any challenges, please send your email query to isupporthr@kra.go.ke

If you experience any delay in receiving an email notification at the end of the e-recruitment registration process, please refresh your email. In case of any challenge, please send your query to isupporthr@kra.go.ke

Kenya Revenue Authority does not charge any fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, shortlisting, interviewing, and/or offer)

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Closing Date

2022-11-28 00:00:00