Job Description: The National Insurance Corporation of Tanzania (NIC (T) Ltd) is a state owned insurance company with a branch network all over the country. In order to strengthen its operations, the Corporation now needs to fill vacant posts in order to obtain dynamic, dedicated and self-motivated employees who will enable the Corporation to meet the aspirations of all its stakeholders especially customers. The Corporation therefore invites candidates with competent skills to fill the following vacancies:- INFORMATION COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY COMPUTER PROGRAMMERS - THREE (3) POSITIONS. Required Qualifications and Experience:
The holder of this post must have a Bachelor Degree in Computer Science or Computer
Engineering or Information Technology plus working experience of not less than three (3) years in respective discipline.
Reports to: Chief Manager - Information Communication Technology Key Duties and Responsibilities:
To Write, Update and Expand Programs in existing Software and Applications.
To work effectively with business partners to capture specifications for system changes/enhancements.
To assist in preparing business cases for changes, and designing those changes and enhancements.
To provide analysis and recommendations based on evidence to business leaders in order achieve unit business objectives _
Be-able to identify risks in solutions, processes and to provide risk mitigation techniques.
To actively participate in keeping business leads and technology leads adequately informed of progress and issues/risks, including the impact of changes.
To participate in the creation and execution of test cases to ensure robustness and reliability of the software designs/programming that is developed or vendor solutions that are implemented.
To follow NIC and ICT guidelines and software development practices for developing software solutions or implementing vendor software solutions to ensure the solution is robust and ensures business continuity.
To support and maintain existing software solutions including upgrading, patching, debugging and/or applying fixes to existing production problems ensuring reliability and that the software functions according to specifications
To provide estimates of effort to complete solutions and be accurate in developing and delivering those solutions within those estimates
Be able to elicit estimates from other team members in order to facilitate creating a plan
To Document program changes and creating or updating documentation maintained by the team.
To assist subject matter expert sing developing and executing user acceptance tests
To manage movement of programming objects among development, test, and production environments
To provides input to own professional development and seeks materials to complete identified goals
Any other related task as may be assigned from time to time by his/her Supervisor
Mode of Application:
Qualifying candidates should apply in writing to or lodge their applications at the address below enclosing:
An application letter showing how you meet the post's requirements and comprehensive
Copies of relevant certificates and awards,
Contact address including telephone number (s) and email addresses.
One passport size photograph attached to application letter
Successful candidates will serve the Corporation under specific employment contract.
All travelling and lodging costs when attending the interview will be borne by the applicant.
MANAGING DIRECTOR, NATIONAL INSURANCE CORPORATION OF TANZANIA LTD, P.O. BOX 9264, DAR ES SALAAM, TANZANIA. Deadline 4 April 2017