Software Developer at Kimberly Ryan

On Tuesday, January 20th, 2015
Location:  Nairobi
Reporting To: Manager Research and Development
Company Profile: Our client is a leading provider of ICT solutions, custom software and networking solutions to the African market.
Job Profile / Purpose: The Software Developer will provide full software development services to all our clients (internal and external) and provide a framework for maintaining good relationships within the limits of the company human resource policies.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Full lifecycle application development
  • Designing, coding and debugging applications in various software languages
  • Software analysis, code analysis, requirements analysis, software review, identification of code metrics, system risk analysis, software reliability analysis
  • Object-oriented Design and Analysis (OOA and OOD)
  • Software modeling and simulation
  • Front end graphical user interface design
  • Software testing and quality assurance
  • Performance tuning, improvement, balancing, usability, automation
  • Support, maintain and document software functionality
  • Integrate software with existing systems
  • Evaluate and identify new technologies for implementation
  • Project Planning and Project Management
  • Maintain standards compliance
  • Implement localization or globalization of software
  • Any other duties assigned
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:
  • Java/J2EE
  • Presentation technologies (Eclipse SWT, DHTML/HTML, JSP, XSL)
  • Distributed component technologies (EJB, application servers)
  • Database design and development and data modeling (SQL, XML)
  • Object-oriented Design and Analysis (OOA and OOD), data structures and algorithms
  • Development process tools: IDE’s, compilers, debuggers, profilers, version control systems, code coverage and automated testing tools
  • Requirements gathering, milestone-based development and triage
  • Multiple operating systems (Windows 2003, Solaris, AIX, Linux, HP-UX)
  • Application servers (WebLogic,  IBM WebSphere ,  JBOSS)
  • JBOSS SEAM stack
  • ORM – Hibernate, Datalink
  • LDAP
  • Web services, SOAP
  • Enterprise Relational databases (Oracle, SQL Server, DB2)
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Good customer relationship management skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Knowledge of programming language e.g. Delphi and database
  • Knowledge of structured query language
Qualifications and Experience Requirements:
  • Degree in computer science
  • Should have at least 3 years experience in a similar role
If interested, send in your CV and application letter to [email protected] indicating the Job position on the Job title.
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