Applications Developer – National Bank of Kenya – Nairobi

Position Scope:
The role holder will be responsible for detailed analysis, design and development of In-house systems, as well as maintaining and supporting applications within the department.

Key Responsibilities:
To Integrate existing systems on different platforms within provided framework and guidelines
To design and code reports according to business requirements with the key objective of delivering required standard of reports.
To develop, periodically review and maintain documentation/manuals on system configuration or setup.
Provide support in enhancing the existing systems to suit business requirements
To develop innovative solutions to solve emerging business gaps
To develop technical documentation based on business requirements document, carry-out analysis of the requirements and recommend solutions.
To design and code the system (web, desktop and mobile applications) or interface according to user specification, carry out technical user training and roll-out signed off systems to production.
Provide test systems for user acceptance tests and ensure that functions/features are tested before roll out to production.
Secure systems by ensuring to place adequate controls and restrict access to programs by users in accordance to the requirements of the Bank.
Address technical systems failures and resolve or coordinate the resolution of the problem within service level agreements and turnaround time.
Ensure to adhere to change control procedures in implementing solutions
To keep up with new technologies and ideas within applications development
Responsible for providing periodical reports for management / stakeholder review
To ensure adhere to change management policy, procedures and ensure that it is strictly adhered
Ensure adherence of the Bank policies, procedures, guidelines and regulations
To take up any other duties assigned by the Supervisor.

Qualifications, Experience, Skills & Personal Attributes:
Bachelor’s degree in ICT, Computer Science, Electronics Engineering, or related field from a recognised university.
Java, Dot Net development certification will be an added advantage.
At least three (3) years’ experience in programming and software development.
Excellent understanding of programming languages and other programming tools i.e. Android application development, Java programming (Java SE/ME/EE), JavaScript, C#
Knowledge of Web services (API), Windows Operating Systems and an understanding of UNIX and Linux.
Innovative and creative, with a concise, precise and effective approach to problem solving
Ability to develop, deliver and evaluate ideas founded on strategic thinking for delivering business objectives.
Passionate about Software Development with a general desire for digital knowledge and a significant interest in new emerging technologies.
Able to meet tight deadlines and remain calm under pressure
Knowledge on treads in the banking and IT Industry
Knowledge and experience in Project management
Demonstrate knowledge of relational database i.e. Oracle, SQL, MySQL.
Strong analytical skills with attention to detail and accuracy.
Good understanding of reporting & business analytics tools.
Appreciation of Information Security standards and practice.

Method of Application
Send your CV and application letter showing how you meet the role requirement stated above to: by Monday, 17th October 2022.