Sunday, 26 February 2012

KCB - Application Developers Job in Kenya

Application Developers

Job Ref IT 05/2012

The Position

Reporting to Senior Manager, Application Development, the developer will require interaction with third party service providers as well as other internal IT units.

The developer must demonstrate a strong understanding of and high regard for hand-held devices and web solutions as business delivery channels for both bank corporate and retail customers as well as for online agency banking services.

Key Responsibilities
  • Design, Develop and Install developed components.
  • Work closely with IT Security to ensure that applications are well secured.
  • Understands the necessity of and contributes to coding standards.
  • Accountable for preparation and timely delivery of quality applications.
  • The responsibility includes requirements definition, review of design documents, user test planning and review, defect tracking, and project closure tasks.
  • Have expert knowledge on Dot Net programming, Share point, Active Server pages development and Database Management.
  • Work with Excel services and Sql analysis services to provide results on data collected.
  • Provide the bank with statistical reports on research and performance of various services using system tools.
  • Develop Business Continuity plans for solutions.
  • Specifying and ensuring application controls are incorporated during design of the software in order to check on risk exposure.
The Person
  • A Bachelors of Science in Computing or related degree from a recognised University.
  • Java programming certification.
  • The developers should have in depth skills in jbase/java that is provable and quantifiable (code samples and/ or project descriptions) as the bulk of our development work is in or interfaced with T24 banking system (T24 is a jbase/java system).
  • Interested in learning and has a creative mind set.
  • Provable experience working on web or mobile application projects (work history with links to previous website projects).
  • In particular, the applicant should have at least 2 years working experience in:- Developing applications, defining and testing the software or systems after development to ensure that the set functional and security parameters are in place.
  • Internet connectivity security. Java programming and .net
  • Knowledge of SQL programming.
  • SQL Server 2005/8 Administration and performance tuning will be an added advantage.
  • In depth skill with the tools of the trade in web and mobile development.
  • Familiarity with networking and IT security will be an added advantage.
  • Good knowledge of the workings of the internet, firewalls and VPN technology.
  • Some working knowledge of PC hardware.
  • Possess sound negotiation, excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.
  • Be pleasant, outgoing, aggressive and self-driven.
  • Appreciates the value of great user experience in building applications.
  • Responsive to user needs.
  • Enjoys interacting with users and solving problems.
The above position is a demanding role which the bank will provide a competitive package for the successful candidate.

If you believe you can clearly demonstrate your abilities to meet the criteria given above, please submit your application with a detailed CV, stating your current position, remuneration level, e-mail address and telephone contacts quoting the job title/reference in the subject field to

To be considered your application must be received by 3rd March 2012.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted



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