Software Engineer

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Location: Lusaka

KEY QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS, QUALITIES & COMPETENCIES

The job holder will be reporting to the Business Applications Manager

  • Full grade twelve certificate with at least merit in Mathematics & English
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Information Management Systems, or a related discipline.
  • Experience in Python, Java , JavaScript and data base languages like . PLSQL, SQL.
  • Experience working with containers (e.g.: Docker, K8s) and microservice architectures.
  • Experience in writing Database Packages, Stored Procedures, Functions, Triggers, Views, and Objects/Collections in PL/SQL
  • Experience in multi-platforms such as Apex, PHP, VB.Net and JavaScript.
  • Strong knowledge in Web Applications Design, Web Application Development and Sound documentation
  • Performance tuning. Databases: ORACLE 11g, 12c, MySQL, MS SQL Server,
  • Ability to translate low level designs into programs/applications.
  • Familiarity with Functional Hierarchy Diagrams, Entity Relationship models and server model design.
  • Ability to apply estimation techniques to software development efforts.
  • Ability to identify and manage risk
  • Ability to effectively communicate your work with both technical and non-technical peers.
  • Exposure to SaaS Cloud Product Development and Micro Services Architectures
  • Preferable working experience in financial services company (Life Insurance Company)

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Creating new applications or APIs to enhance existing applications.
  • Enhancing applications by identifying opportunities for improvement, researching solutions, making recommendations, designing, and implementing solutions
  • Troubleshoot, debug and upgrade existing systems
  • Database and application tuning
  • Managing and maintaining user/system documentation
  • Conducting end user training, support, and feedback evaluation
  • Assist others in the use of software engineering tools to support process improvement.
  • Engaging with external service provide

Method of Application

Interested applicants should forward their detailed Curriculum Vitae and copies of certified qualifications (as one document) to the Human Resource Manager.

Only shortlisted candidates will be acknowledged.

Application deadline
30 Sep 15:00