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Software Developer

Posted: ( 15 October, 2021, Lusaka)

Job Purpose

  • The Software Developer is responsible for software development, design, documentation, deployment and maintenance. The role is responsible for ensuring correct requirements are collected from customers and appropriate systems are developed, tested and commissioned to clients. The role shall ensure best practice is upheld in developing software solutions. The software developer shall align to current software development trends in order to attain efficiency. The developer shall perform full-stack roles.

Key Responsibilities

Requirements Collection            

  • Collect, Document and Review Customer Requirements
  • Interpret requirements for the developers

Software Design & Analysis       

  • Design and Model software solutions based on collected requirements
  • Develop and maintain effective systems and software for both internal and external stakeholders
  • Software Development, Integrations & Maintenance

Proficiency in developing full-stack

  • Proficiency in various languages such as Java, C#, C++, Python etc.
  • Developing server-side solutions following industry best practices
  • Integrate software applications for internal and external use
  • Customize Software Solutions for internal and external customers
  • Design and develop web applications, mobile applications, and websites for the company and for customers

Software Testing            

  • Review and debug code
  • Perform Validation and verification Testing
  • Perform Sign Offs for each and every project

Software Deployment &Commissioning             

  • Plan strategies for software deployment
  • Maintain software releases, versions, and patches

Systems Training and Documentation    

  • Maintain documentation for all systems
  • Train users for various applications

Software Quality            

  • Create and execute detailed test scripts, test plans and test cases
  • Work closely with developers to create test specifications.

Technology Updates     

  • Update the Data Centre Manager on all relevant changes in the industry



Knowledge, Skills, Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field

  • Member of either EIZ or ICTAZ

  • Minimum of three (3) years of information technologyexperience with a focus on software development


Competencies required for this Role

Key Knowledge                               

Candidate should have extensive technical knowledge in software development lifecycles and agile methodologies

Good knowledge of various software development frameworks

Good knowledge of various programming languages

Good knowledge of Software Testing

Good knowledge of Object-Oriented Programming

Experience in developing software for distributed systems with high performance, scalability, and availability.

Key Skills            

leadership skills for management and development of staff

Ability to collaborate and work with a team

Strong oral and written communication skills.

Strong background in various aspects of software development

Good customer support skills

Project Management

Key Attributes/Competencies   

Logical thinking and problem solving

Highly proven ethical conduct and free from criminal record; and

Highly computer literate and presentation skills.

Interest and ability to learn other coding languages as needed.

Ability to work in agile environment

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