Integration Specialist Job – National Information Technology Authority-Uganda (NITA-U)

Job Title:  Integration Specialist

Organisation: National Information Technology Authority-Uganda (NITA-U)

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

About US:

The National Information Technology Authority-Uganda (NITA-U) is an autonomous statutory body established under the NITA-U Act 2009, The Authority is under the general supervision of the Ministry of Information Communications Technology and National Guidance (MOICT&NG). The National Information Technology Authority, Uganda was established with a mandate to coordinate, promote and monitor the development of IT in the context of social and economic development of Uganda.

Job Summary: The Integration Specialist will ensure high-quality systems integration management procedures and services in support of the successful achievement of UGHUB (Government Integration Platform) specific outputs.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Research, evaluate, and recommend systems/equipment/technologies based on client needs for the integration of systems.
  • Develop technical designs, as well as other systems integration-related documents including testing plans and procedures based upon system recommendations.
  • Develop and execute the integration of new interfaces and/or Applications into existing systems.
  • Develop and manage API of legacy or architectures in government systems.
  • Ensure that integration projects meet business requirements and goals, fulfill end-user requirements, and identify and resolve systems issues.
  • Develop standards and processes to support and facilitate integration projects and initiatives.
  • Utilize interface development tools to create data sharing, and analyze user requirements for reports, forms, queries, and data extraction.
  • Utilize practices and tools for data extraction, queries, and data manipulation in accordance with business processes.
  • Document data and systems integration requirements for all MDAs intending to share data

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Information Technology, Software Engineering, or similar field from a recognized university;
  • Certification in Jenkins and WSO2 API Manager
  • Certification in Flutter application development is an added advantage.
  • At least three years of working experience in Applications Integration and/or Systems Administration or Software development for a large organization.
  • Experience in the development and management of integrations of systems, both legacy and modern
  • Experience with technical requirements analysis, process modeling and/or methodology development, and data mapping.
  • Direct hands-on experience with automated integration tools for large-scale systems integration projects.
  • Demonstrated project management and communication experience will be required.
  • Technical Knowledge in programming languages like Java, C++, Python, PHP and C#.
  • Technical Knowledge in SOA, API development, consumption, and Database manipulation.
  • Expert knowledge in working with WSO2 open source technology/platform is mandatory
  • Aggressive problem-diagnosis and creative problem-solving skills
  • Strong organizational skills to juggle multiple tasks within the constraints of timelines and budgets
  • Ability to work and thrive in a fast-paced environment, learn rapidly, and master diverse software technologies and techniques.
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal & written)
  • Ability to effectively manage user expectations

How to Apply:

All interested applicants who meet the job requirements/specifications and with the right personal attributes are invited to complete and submit their application for, Download Here, with a cover letter, supported by curriculum vitae, copies of certificates and testimonials, and must specify day time telephone contact and email addresses of both the applicant and three referees, to the address below.

The Executive Director,

National Information Technology Authority – UGANDA (NITA-U),

Palm Courts, Plot 7A, Rotary Avenue (former lugogo bypass)

P.O. Box 33151, Kampala-Uganda

Tel: 0417 801 038

via email: hr@nita.go.ug

Deadline: 7th June 2023 by 5:00pm

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