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JOB TITLE: SOFTWARE ENGINEER/ FULL STACK DEVELOPER

REPORTING TO: ICT MANAGER

CONTRACT PERIOD: 1 YEAR

ABOUT FARSIGHT AFRICA TECHNOLOGIES:

Farsight Africa Technologies was established in 2012 as a subsidiary of Farsight Africa Group, with a mission to digitally enable and empower last frontier markets by promoting technology adoption in Africa emerging markets. The company has invested in developing solutions and platforms that will address the gaping needs for automation of government services, including financial management information systems, tax revenue collection and administration, and public utility service provision platforms.

A passion for innovation drives our team, and we strive to deliver robust software and hardware solutions that create and enhance value.

BE THE STRATEGY BEHIND THE GAME.

Farsight Africa Technologies is seeking a Software Engineer/ Full stack developer to join our Farsight Technologies Unit. They will be responsible for supervision of systems development teams, development of new systems to automate business processes and maintenance of existing and development or enhancements of new systems as per the Requests for Change(RFCs) and in line with procedures and standards.

WHAT YOU’LL DO AS A SOFTWARE ENGINEER/ FULL STACK DEVELOPER:

  • Creating prototypes, designing and building modules and solutions in an iterative agile cycle, developing, maintaining, and optimising the business outcome
  • Estimating user and technical stories, designing and developing code, writing and executing unit and integration tests, and supporting testing of deliverables against user and technical story acceptance tests
  • Performing peer reviews, collaborating with architects and other developers to produce “just enough” design, and ensuring that enough technical documentation and training is provided for reference and operational support
  • Developing and executing automation scripts and maintenance jobs
  • Conducting peer reviews and maintaining coding standards
  • Resolving incidents as level two and level three support
  • Resolving problems as level two and level three support
  • Estimating user and technical stories to help inform and prioritize the backlog
  • Designing modules according to user stories, UX/UI designs, and technical stories
  • Developing solutions according to module designs and deploying using a delivery pipeline
  • Developing and executing unit and integration tests; supporting testing against user and technical story acceptance tests.
  • Reviewing design and architecture to guarantee service availability, performance and resilience.
  • Prepares documentation (User manuals, Technical manuals, deployment instructions, rollback instructions, etc.) to ensure that they meet set quality standards
  • Ensures that the approved coding standards are consistently applied in every solution developed.
  • Participates in system demonstration, and ensures issues arising in demos are addressed.
  • Diagnoses complex application issues and provides guidance and support to subordinates.
  • Addresses issues that arise during deployment of the newly developed solutions in the QA test environment.
  • Resolves issues arising from QA tests, for solutions that do not pass QA standards and Information System Security policies.
  • Ensure conformity to ISO (9001:2015 and 27001:2013) and data security requirements.

WHAT YOU’LL BRING:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Information Technology, Electrical / Electronic Engineering, Telecommunications or any other IT related field.
  • At least three (3) years’ experience as a software developer in a busy organization.
  • Systems Development i.e. Java Programming, Python, Web Design and Development, Oracle Developer etc.
  • Business Systems Analysis i.e. CBAP Certification / Training
  • Systems Modelling and Design Techniques
  • Process Modelling and Design Techniques
  • Training in middle level management / Supervisory Skills courses.
  • IT Governance i.e. ITIL or COBIT 4/5
  • Project Management i.e. PMP or Prince 2
  • Training or Certification in Database Administration i.e. Oracle, PostgreSQL, MySQL or Microsoft SQL Server.

WHO ARE WE A GOOD FIT FOR?

Our benefit comes from our client’s success; our approach is therefore client-centric. Recognizing this balance of mutual achievement, our operations teams create the framework from which we can best respond to our client’s needs. Our professional, experienced workforce connecting across Farsight departments as a unified team applies the tailored programmes for each client. Suppose that sounds like you, apply and join our team.

WE, AS FARSIGHT AFRICA TECHNOLOGIES.

Our mission is to promote Development and Prosperity through concise, consistent, innovative services and products. We strive to become the go-to advisory services company contributing to a better tomorrow for our clients and communities.

BE PART OF THE TEAM!

Farsight Africa is a diverse and dynamic organization, developing relationships through its reliability, innovation and accountability. We seek long-term partnerships, with clients returning to us as they benefit from the tailored solutions of the Farsight Africa team.

How to apply

READY TO JOIN AN EXCITING TEAM AND MAKE A CHANGE? APPLY NOW.

Kindly send your application letter and CV to jobs@farsightafrica.com before 14th June 2023. Applications shall be reviewed on a rolling basis until the right candidate has been selected.

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