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Applications Development Manager

JOB TITLE: APPLICATIONS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

JOB PURPOSE: To develop and maintain web based applications as well as the institution’s website.

POSITION LOCATION: Accra

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Participate in the development, testing and documentation of business application software based on Agile methodology.
  2. Timely implementation and effective maintenance of systems
  3. Provide inputs for the formulation and implementation of MIS strategy and policies.
  4. Design, develop and administer Microsoft SQL & MySQL Database Management Systems.
  5. Assists in the development and maintenance of a Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery plan.
  6. Prepare and maintain application software manuals with regards to the System Development Life Cycle.
  7. Design reports using appropriate reporting tool.
  8. Maintain the organization’s website.
  9. Perform application & database back-up and recovery.
  10. Provide status reports on project progress and outstanding issues.
  11. Analyze and amend software errors in a timely & accurate fashion & provide status reports.
  12. Administer Local and Wide Area Networks (LAN/WAN), ensuring proper installation of computer systems.
  13. Carry out training of personnel on ICT systems.

QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • A Master’s Degree in Computer Science or Information Communication Technology from an accredited tertiary institution.
  • A minimum of two (2) years relevant post-qualification work experience in a reputable organization.

COMPETENCIES

  • Excellent programming knowledge in Microsoft .NET, ASP.NET, MVC, C#, ADO.NET, Entity Framework, LINQ, WordPress, PHP, IoC Frameworks
  • Knowledge in Object Oriented Design and Programming
  • Proficiency in Web User Interface Design, Cross-Browser compatibility, Responsive UI using Ext JS Framework, HTML 5, CSS 3, jQuery & JavaScript
  • Expertise in Relational Database Management Systems Design and Administration such as Microsoft SQL and MySQL
  • Knowledge in Unit Testing, Stress Testing, Integration Testing, Functional Testing and .Net Mocking Frameworks
  • Knowledge in reporting tools such as Crystal Reports, Microsoft SQL Reporting Services & Microsoft Visual Studio Report Designer
  • Knowledge in Microsoft Visual Studio, Version Control (preferably Tortoise SVN)
  • Knowledge in Web Design using Adobe Photoshop or Corel Draw is a plus
  • Ability to write effective reports
  • Ability to prepare software manuals
  • Ability to work under pressure and strict timelines
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to keep to time and other commitments
  • Ability to build commitment to the job and the organization
  • Knowledge of control systems
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to analyze issues and recommend solutions

HOW TO APPLY

Interested persons who meet the requirements may submit their applications and recent CVs with full contact details and names and addresses of three (3) referees to:

The Administrative/HR Manager

PMB CT 223

Cantonments, Accra

Or email to: recruit@sltf.gov.gh  (Please indicate position applied for at the top left of the envelope or in the subject line of the email)

Closing date for the application is 15th September, 2017

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

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