ICT Officer (Back-end Developer)

Vacancy   April 25, 2024
May 5, 2024    [ Receiving Applications Closed ]

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for position of ICT Officer (Back-end Developer) tenable at MUBAS in Blantyre. 

Position Overview

The Back-end Software Developer is responsible for designing, developing, and maintaining backend systems and applications, collaborating with cross-functional teams, implementing APIs and databases, conducting code reviews, and staying updated with industry best practices. He/she will be responsible to the ICT Specialist (Software Engineering).

Key Roles and Responsibilities

a. Design, develop, and maintain backend systems and applications for the university.

b. Collaborate with front-end developers, designers, systems analysts and other stakeholders to create efficient and user-friendly software solutions.

c. Implement APIs, databases, and server-side logic to support desktop, web and mobile applications.

d. Conduct code reviews, automated testing, and debugging to ensure high-quality, reliable software.

e. Build reusable code and libraries for future use.

f. Provide training and support to internal teams.

g. Stay updated with industry trends and best practices to enhance system performance and security. 

Minimum Education Qualifications and Experience

• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field.

• Strong understanding of software development lifecycle, version control systems (e.g., Git), and agile methodologies.

• Hands on experience with programming languages like C#, Java, JavaScript/Node. js, Ruby, PHP and Python.

• Strong analytical, problem-solving, and communication skills.

• 2 years relevant experience.

Method of Application

Applications together with copies of relevant qualifications and detailed curriculum vitae with two traceable referees should be sent by Sunday, 5th May, 2024 to talentsearch@mubas.ac.mw or The Registrar, MUBAS, P/Bag 303, Chichiri, Blantyre 3. Applicants should indicate the position applied for in the subject line of their emails and the application package should be merged as one document.