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  • Posted: Mar 23, 2021
    Deadline: Apr 13, 2021
  • KNH has turned 115 years and it had its Centenary Celebration in 2001. The Hospital was built to fulfill the role of being a National Referral and Teaching Hospital, as well as to provide medical research environment. Established in 1901 with a bed capacity of 40, KNH became a State Corporation in 1987 with a Board of Management and is at the apex of the ...
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    Information Communication & Technology Officer (Application/Systems Development)


    Job Purpose

    The ICT Officer (Application/Systems Development) will be responsible for delivering high quality, maintainable and robust software solutions that fit the hospital end user requirements.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Design and implement applications/solutions based on given requirements, documenting the designs and providing time estimates to meet business requirements
    • Translate design requirements into reliable and user-friendly solutions using appropriate technologies, languages and tools.
    • Modify existing or create new application programs to address business requirements
    • Developing, optimizing and normalizing database structures to ensure optimal database performance of application systems.
    •  Developing interfaces for user data capture and generation of reports as required by users
    • fProduce automated Unit/Integration tests during development and support System/UAT testing in conjunction with interested parties.
    • Integrate applications both internally developed as well as outsourced systems to ensure seamless exchange of data across multiple application systems and databases.
    • Troubleshoot technical issues in software applications and identify modifications needed in existing applications to meet changing user requirements
    • Give technical and business support to customers, helpdesk, Data Centre and other ICT personnel in order to meet business and operational needs
    • Prepare and test sample datasets to ensure that output from new or modified systems work as intended.
    • Conduct user acceptance testing to ensure the program can be used easily and functions as intended
    • Write detailed documentation for the operation of the program by users and computer operators;
    • Undertake such other duties as may be reasonably required and which are consistent with the level of responsibility of this job role.

    Qualification and experience

    • Bachelor’s degree in any of the following field: Computer science, Computer software, Information Technology or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution
    • Fluent in at least two programming languages / tools e.g. demonstrated .NET development experience.
    • Knowledge of Object Orientated (OO) principles and OO Design experience
    • Experience and technology competence in using .Net with Visual Studio,, HTTP, HTML, Javascript, ORACLE, MSSQL, SVN, ASP, C#. (Evidence provided by previous industry experience or relevant certifications).
    • Complied with the requirements of chapter six (6) of the constitution of Kenya, 2010

    Method of Application

    All those Interested in the above positions and meet the minimum requirements are requested to download and fill the application form available at KNH Website The application form together with a detailed C.V indicating qualifications, experience, current responsibilities, copies of testimonials and certificates must be submitted on or 13th April 2021 to the address below:-

    The Chief Executive Officer
    Kenyatta National Hospital
    P.O Box 20723-00202

    Download the KNH Job Application Form

    “Kenyatta National Hospital is an equal opportunity employer and qualified candidates with disabilities are encouraged to apply”.

    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and must present the following documents during the interview:-

    1. A certificate of good conduct from the National Police Service
    2. EACC Clearance
    3. Credit Reference Bureau Clearance
    4. HELB Compliance
    5. KRA Tax Compliance

    “Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification”.

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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