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Software Engineer Job Opportunity in Uganda at UMEME

Job Title: Software Engineer

Umeme Limited is a major investment of Actis Infrastructure 2 fund. Actis is a leading investor in the emerging markets, investing exclusively in Asia, Africa and Latin America. Presently Actis manages over US$4.Sbn worth of investment on behalf of more than 100 institutional investors. The Commonwealth Development Corporation (CDC) of the United Kingdom, a UK Government-owned company, is the largest investor in Actis' infrastructure 2 fund and as such has a relationship with Umeme Ltd indirectly through Actis."
As a responsible employer Umeme is committed to providing competitive employment terms to its employees in addition to providing safe and reliable electricity improving customer service, minimizing energy losses and operating in a cost effective .manner. To help in achieving these goals Umeme is looking to recruit individuals with high integrity, dedication and commitment to fill the following positions;

Job Title: Software Engineer

-REF No UM/IT/01/07/11
Reports to: Software System Manager
Job purpose:
UMEME want to recruit a senior software engineer with extensive domain knowledge in the electricity distribution and retail sector, to support and implement software enhancements, application interfaces, corporate report¬ing, and other software related activities as required.

The Role
• Develop and implement software enhancements for data warehousing, reporting, e-Services and corporate web.
• Provide and manage related documentation
• Prepare and implement interface specification for a variety of applications including pre-payments, AMR, corporate web. billing and finance.
• Meet and deliver against tight deadlines
The Person
The software development manager wilt
• Have a Degree in Computer Science c- related discipline Have at least 5 years experience in software development
• Be a proficient programmer with extensive Oracle development expertise.
• Be capable and competent in preparing business and technical specifications and related documentation.


The Package
• A one year contract with potential for extension
• Excellent salary to commensurate with experience and a good overall benefits package
• A challenging but rewarding performance scheme
• Full mobilization and repatriation expenses


Job requirement

The following attributes would be advantageous
Strong Oracle development experience
• Technical knowledge of Oracle, SQL and C programming language
• Web development expertise using the following technologies Java script. JSR SPRING, HIBERNATE, and PENTAHO String database modeling and process design skills
• Reporting expertise with Oracle reports, ETL and Pentaho Bl. Operating systems. AIX, MS Windows and Linux


How to apply

How to apply
If you fill you are the right candidate for this challenging position, please submit your CV which should include basic bio data and should not exceed two A4 pages and should focus on the requirements set out under "The Person" above to the Head Of Human Resources-Lugogo or email recruit.
hr@umeme.co.ug or post your application to P.O.Box 23841,
Kampala.
Applications should be received by 05:00 Friday 15th July 2011

UMEME is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Influence peddling will lead to automatic disqualification

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