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Are you looking for Government jobs in Uganda 2024? If yes, then you might be interested in System Development Assistants job at The National Identification and Registration Authority (NIRA)

Kampala, Uganda

Full-time

Deadline: 

March 12, 2024 at 2:00:00 PM

About the Organisation

The National Identification and Registration Authority is a government-owned organisation in Uganda, mandated to register births and deaths in the country and to develop a National Identification Register for both citizens and legally resident non-citizens.

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System Development Assistants job at The National Identification and Registration Authority (NIRA)

Job Description

The National Identification and Registration Authority (NIRA) was established by the Registration of Persons Act (ROPA), 2015 and is mandated to establish and maintain the National Identification Register (NIR). The Authority is also charged with among others; the registration of citizens and legally resident aliens; assigning National Identification / Alien Identification Numbers (NINs/AINS) to qualifying persons and issuing Identification Cards to those 16 years and above; registration of births, deaths and adoption orders and issuance of the relevant certificates.

The first release of National Identification Cards in Uganda was issued in 2014 with validity of ten (10) years. NIRA intends to conduct a mass renewal and mass enrolment exercise for all expired cards and unregistered citizens. Section 66 of the Registration of Persons Act, 2015 makes possession of a National Identification Card or National Identification Number (NIN) a mandatory requirement for persons to access public services.

To support the above exercise, NIRA wishes to recruit suitable candidates for the following temporary positions:

9.Job title: System Development Assistant
Reports to: Manager Information Systems
Department: ICT

Job Summary: The System Development Assistant will be responsible for assisting in supporting the system development team, coding and contribution to the overall software and application development process.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assists in planning, writing, maintaining, testing and documenting code for the New NSIS applications and platforms that adheres to internal coding standards.

  • Assists in monitoring the technical performance of the National Security Information System.

  • Assists in gathering additional requirements arising from reported bugs about program functionality and issues reported by system users.

  • Functions as an integral part of the project development team, actively contributing towards the development of the new NSIS tools, services and platforms.

  • Assists in conducting development tests.

  • Assists in writing, debugging code and troubleshooting software issues.

  • Participating in code reviews and quality assurance activities.

  • Ensuring that data protection and privacy in accordance with the Data Protection and Privacy Act 2019 is embedded.

  • Perform any other related duties as may be assigned by the Manager Information Systems.

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Qualifications and Competencies

  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree with Honors in Computer Science, Information Technology, Information Systems or related field

  • Proficient programming skills in languages; Java, Python, kafhka and Angular is a must and will be tested.

  • Excellent knowledge of data backup, recovery, security, integrity and SQL

  • Familiarity with database design, documentation and coding

  • Previous experience in application development and web design is an added advantage.

  • Possession of the relevant industry certification will be an added advantage.


Experience and Skills

  • Proven working experience as a developer, experience in oracle and Postgres will be an added advantage.

  • Problem solving skills and ability to think algorithmically, Ability to work under pressure and deadlines, Ability to work with or without supervision, Ability to sit for long working on a computer, Flexibility to work night shift and weekends, good communication skills, High moral character and integrity.

  • Good writing and comprehension skills, Flexibility, Accuracy, Team player, Good organizational skills, Cost awareness.

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How to Apply

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