Software Engineer Job in Kenya

Aug 28, 2016

Software Engineer
Description: We are an international training and consultancy organization offering technical training and education services designed for individuals, and organizations working in the agriculture, climate change and environment; disaster management; education; food and nutrition; health;  humanitarian relief; logistics and telecommunication; recovery and reconstruction; safety and security; water sanitation and hygiene sectors .
We are looking for a Software Engineer to work in our ICT4D Institute.
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Writing specifications, designing, building (developing), testing and implementing (installing a program into production) programs.
  • Breaking down program specifications into their simplest elements and translating this logic into a programming language.
  • Preparing solutions by determining and designing system specifications, standards, and programming.
  • Conceptualizing software solutions by studying information needs; conferring with users; studying systems flow, data usage, and work processes; investigating problem areas; following the software development lifecycle.
  • Documenting and demonstrating solutions by developing documentation, flowcharts, layouts, diagrams, charts, code comments and clear code.
  • Determining operational feasibility by evaluating analysis, problem definition, requirements, solution development, and proposed solutions.
  • Improving operations by conducting systems analysis; recommending changes in policies and procedures.
  • Obtaining and licensing software by obtaining required information from vendors; recommending purchases; testing and approving products.
  • Updating job knowledge by studying state-of-the-art development tools, programming techniques, and computing equipment.
  • Providing information by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing development and service issues.
  • Protecting operations by keeping information confidential.
  • Keep up to date on the latest industry trends and technologies.
  • Explain technologies and solutions to technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • Attend industry events/ conference – both attending and presenting.
  • A degree in computer science, software engineering, IT or any other related field
  • Knowledge and skills required
  • Experience in software engineering, development and cross platform/devices integration.
  • Excellent knowledge in LBS (Location Based Systems).
  • Excellent mobile development skills.
  • Excellent web development skills.
  • Excellent database development skills.
  • Vast knowledge in the software engineering and development domain.
Application procedure   
If you meet the above criteria, please send your application to on or before 12th September 2016.

Please use the job title as the subject of your application email.


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