Vacancy

Assistant Systems Development Engineer

February 14, 2020
Type:
Administrative
Category:
Contract
Section:
ICT Centre
Deadline:
February 28, 2020

ASSISTANT SYSTEMS DEVELOPMENT ENGINEER

Applications are being invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the post of Assistant Systems Development Engineer. Applicants should have a BSc in Computer Science or BSc in Information Technology or related fields from a recognized institution.

Experience

At least 2 years work experience in a busy software development house. Those with proven working experience in developing systems for supporting higher education will have an added advantage

Skills

  • A solid understanding of how web applications work including security, session management, and best development practices

  • Proven working experience in the following web programming languages: PHP, ASP.NET, JAVA, Python or Ruby

  • Proven working experience in the development of web applications using application frameworks such us Laravel or Ruby on Rails.

  • Proven working experience with front-end programming languages such as Javascript or JQuery Javascript Library

  • Proven understanding or working experience in relational databases such as MySQL, Microsoft SQL Server 20016 or above, and Oracle.

  • Ability to create and maintain software documentation.

  • Basic understanding of both LAN and WAN in as far as web applications are concerned

  • Aggressive problem diagnosis and creative problem solving skills

Responsibilities

  • Development of software systems to support academic processes as well as operations

  • Maintaining and upgrading existing systems

  • Provision of support to end users

  • System documentation

  • Design and implementation of databases

  • Monitoring performance of new systems

  • Any other duties as assigned from time to time

Procedure

All interested candidates should send their applications including a detailed curriculum vitae, copies of certificates plus names and addresses of three traceable referees not later than the 28th February 2020

to:

The Registrar, Chancellor College, P. O. Box 280, Zomba.

Only the shortlisted candidates shall be acknowledged.

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