Jobs at NITA-U- Web Solutions Architect

Job Title: Web Solutions Architect

JOB DESCRIPTIONS

1. JOB TITLE: WEB SOLUTIONS ARCHITECT

DIRECTORATE: E-GOVERNMENT SERVICES
DEPARTMENT: APPLICATION SOLUTIONS
Job Role: Coordinate and provide technical oversight in the development of eGovernment portal and other Government websites.

Reports to: Manager, Application Solutions Department

Key Results Area
i. Plan and develop e-Government portal architecture;
ii. Responsible for maintaining the e-Government portal content and coordination of other Government content/information managers;
iii. Coordinate the implementation of Government web standards and web development efforts;
iv. Identity and document Government services that can be provided online (i.e. G2C, G2G, G2B, G2E);
v. Develop and implement web security and risk management strategy;
vi. Develop an award strategy for Government websites.
vii. Responsible for monitoring and publishing website statistics.
viii. Implementing test plans, migration plans & delivery plans
ix. Develop Government-wide intranet services;
x. Deliver project responsibilities in line with project plan derived by the Project Management office (PMO).
xi. Perform any other duties, which may be assigned from time to time

Critical Output
i. e-Government portal architecture developed;
ii. Government services that can be provided online (i.e. G2C, G2G, G2B, G2E) documented;
iii. E-Government portal developed and maintained.


Job requirement

Qualifications
i. A honours Bachelors degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Information Technology, Engineering or its equivalent
ii. A postgraduate qualification in a relevant discipline would be an added advantage
iii. Professional/ Industry IT Certification such as ITIL, CCNA, CCNP, MCSE, OCA, etc. is desirable.

Skills/Competencies
i. Hands-on development and delivery of web-based applications;
ii. Proficiency with content management systems and web databases;
iii. Basic project management skills
iv. Soft skills like management, leadership, communication, writing, presentation, listening skills, effective organizational and customer service skills;

Experience
i. Working experience in developing portals/websites using proprietary and open source tools for multiple platforms;
ii. Experience in graphic design applications and Macromedia Flash
iii. At least three years of relevant working experience in reputable organization.

How to apply

3. EMPLOYMENT TERMS

As a responsible and equal opportunity employer, NITA-U is committed to providing competitive employment terms, rich career development opportunities and a healthy working environment to deserving professionals with the right qualifications, skills, competencies and experiences.

4. APPLICATION PROCESS

Interested individuals who fully meet the required job specifications and with the right personal attributes are invited and encouraged to submit their job application package including: - a NITA- U application form (to be downloaded from the website), a cover letter, a detailed curriculum vitae specifying day time telephone contact, postal and email addresses of both the applicant and three referees and copies of certificates and testimonials,. The deadline for applications is 07th October 2011 at 5 pm to:

The Executive Director,

National Information Technology

Authority – UGANDA (NITA-U),

Statistics House, Plot 9 Colville Str.

P.O. Box 7817;

Kampala,

UGANDA

Tel: 0417 801 048

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