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Software Developer1

  • Company: Summit Recruitment & Training Ltd
  • Deadline: Thursday 25th October 2012
  • Location: Westlands
Job Description

Software Developer

Job Title                            Systems Analyst and Software Developer
Salary                                80-130k Ksh commensurate with skills and experience
Location                            Nairobi, Kenya
Start Date                 Flexible

Please send an up to date CV, stating your current salary, accompanied by at least 3 referee telephone numbers/email addresses to: recruit@summitrecruitment-kenya.com Summit recruitment & Training, Rhino House, Karen Road, Karen. Only short listed candidates will be contacted. Please indicate in your email which position you are interested in.
Only applicants who are successful will be contacted.
PLEASE DO NOT APPLY IF YOU DO NOT MEET THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE JOB

Position Overview

THE CLIENT is a social enterprise that offers comprehensive professional information services to government agencies, regulatory bodies, and private organizations globally.  Employees are given an opportunity to work on projects with high public impact in an environment that is exciting, innovative, and flexible.  THE CLIENT’s organizational competencies include:

  • Health and Human Services
  • Program Management
  • Information Analysis
  • Information Management
  • Information Technology
  • Information Policy and Privacy

THE CLIENT is seeking a professional to join its growing development team in Kenya, which brings new technologies to market in complicated, fast pace business environments.   The successful candidate will assist in the design, construction and enhancement of various software products. In addition, they will participate in technology development activities for THE CLIENT’s custom software products.

Essential Qualifications, Experience and Skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Four-year college degree with a major in computer science, computer engineering, or other technical/IT degree
  • 5+ years of recent experience developing in C# using the .Net Framework in Windows Forms or  ASP.NET projects
  • 1-2 years of recent experience developing in Silverlight, WPF, WCF
  • Strong understanding of C#,  XAML, Web Services and ORM (NHibernate)
  • Excellent working knowledge of MS SQL Server
  • Ability to work under pressure with frequent deadlines
  • Ability to work effectively with clients and other team members
  • Flexibility to work evenings and/or weekends
  • Self-motivated with ability to learn and work effectively and independently at home, including during periods of limited direction
  • Must have home office with access to good, reliable internet connectivity

Asset Qualifications, Experience and Skills

 

  • Ability to work in flexible methodologies (both agile/SCRUM and more traditional as necessary)
  • Excellent understanding of database design and XML
  • Experience with SSIS, SSRS, SSAS
  • Experience with GIS
  • Experience with Test-Driven Development
  • Experience with continuous integration
  • Experience with mobile application development
  • Experience with web portal development in ASP.Net
  • Ability to effectively manage projects and teams
  • Experience with developing and testing end-to-end business applications
  • Eagerness to work hard, learn, and develop new skills

 

 

How to apply

Please send an up to date CV, stating your current salary, accompanied by at least 3 referee telephone numbers/email addresses to: recruit@summitrecruitment-kenya.com Summit recruitment & Training, Rhino House, Karen Road, Karen. Only short listed candidates will be contacted. Please indicate in your email which position you are interested in.
Only applicants who are successful will be contacted.
PLEASE DO NOT APPLY IF YOU DO NOT MEET THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE JOB