British-American Investments Company (Kenya) Ltd. (Britam) is one of East Africa’s leading financial services provider, offering life insurance, health insurance and property/casualty insurance products as well as unit trust, asset management and property investment.
The company is listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange.
As part of our growth strategy and to strengthen the team to achieve our ambitious performance objectives, we are seeking to fill the following positions with individuals who are proactive, self
driven and who can apply their knowledge, diligence, and experience to contribute to the achievement of our mission which is to provide outstanding financial services to our customers.
Senior Systems Developer
Nature and Scope of Work
Reporting to the Assistant Manager Systems Development, the jobholder will be responsible for the design and development of business applications in line with defined business requirements.
Design and development of front-end tier(s), middle tier(s), and /or back-end database tier(s) for business applications.
Conduct business user requirements analysis and specifications for solutions to complex business problems and formulate designs for the solutions.
Perform data modeling to analyze and specify data structures within an application system; developing database objects and structures for data storage, retrieval and reporting according to specifications
Create test plans, test data sets and perform automated testing to ensure all components of the developed systems meet specifications
Research and provide input on design approach, performance and base functionality improvements for various procedures and applications.
Qualifications, Knowledge and Experience
Degree in Computer Science or technical-related field
Certification in Database Systems (RDBMS).
Certified Solution Developer
3 years’ experience with RDMS preferably MS SQL Server, Oracle, MySQL, Sybase, and Informix.
Experience with web servers and application servers e.g. Apache, IIS, Apache Tomcat, JBoss, WebSphere, WebLogic.
Experience in data warehousing, business analytics, knowledge in Business Systems Modelling and data retrieval.
Knowledge of Mobile infrastructure, Internet technologies, ecommerce and e-payment technologies, Unix user skills.
Experience in processes and procedures management.
Key Skills/Specialization: Database Systems
How to apply:
Please visit http://careers.britam.co.ke
Deadline for applications is 15th March, 2013
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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