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Applications Development Officer

Date Posted: Dec 13, 2019

Job Description

Details of Vacancy

Position: Applications Development Officer

Department: Information Technology Department

Reporting Line : Applications Support Manager

Duties and Responsibilities

Brief outline of duties and responsibilities:

  • Develop high quality software code in accordance with established company standards and development guidelines.
  • Assist in design of application solutions that fully implement business requirements.
  • Produce technical documentation that accurately and thoroughly depicts the software design and code base.
  • Perform adequate unit testing of own and other developers’ application development work.
  • Expeditiously troubleshoot application production issues that resolve the issues without causing additional problems.
  • Review and analyze the effectiveness and efficiency of existing systems and develop strategies for improving or further leveraging these systems.
  • Provide updates on work in progress, work completed, work planned, and issues potentially impacting the on-time completion or quality level of work.
  • Define and document e2e User Acceptance test case scenarios/ plan for application fixes in liaison with business function and ensure all application changes are change managed.

Job and Person Specifications

Education, Technical or Professional Requirements

  • Ability to resolve problems efficiently and effectively;
  • Experience programming in a database query language will be an added advantage
  • Ability to recognize competence level of the user and address each situation appropriately
  • Ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
  • Willing to contributing to a team-oriented environment
  • Ability to balance, prioritize and organize multiple tasks
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
  • Fluency required in English.

Qualifications and Experience

  • University Degree in Computer Science, Business Information Management Systems or related discipline.

Special attributes

  • Must have either Software Development and Business Analysis passion.

How to apply

Please send your application including three traceable referees to the address below. Applications to be received not later than 20th December, 2019.

The Human Capital Manager,
Old Mutual,
P. O. Box 393

Further details about Old Mutual can be found here:

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