Software Developer job post at dfcu Bank

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dfcu Bank

dfcu Bank

Job Description

Job Category:
Computer/ IT jobs in Uganda

Job Location:

Education Level:
Bachelor Degree

Years Of Experience

4 years

Job Details

Job Duties and Responsibilities

dfcu Bank is a fast-growing Bank in Uganda offering a wide range of financial solutions to its chosen market segments. We are seeking to recruit for the role of Software Developer in our Operations (CCIO) domain to support our expansion strategy.

REPORTING TO: Manager- Applications Development

JOB PURPOSE: Reporting to the Manager- Application Development, the role holder will be responsible for designing, developing, and implementing new Business software systems as well as maintaining existing ones. The primary role is software design and development aimed at producing product solutions for specific business needs.



• To design and/or customize existing software solutions by studying information needs; systems flow, data usage, and work processes while adhering to the software development lifecycle.

• Support the development of an interoperability framework between the core banking application and its interfacing applications in order to develop automated interfaces for existing and new requirements.

• Prepare system documentation to provide user support for programs and for production/operating procedures.

• Analyze user requirements and application needs, determine, and evaluate potential solutions, develop system specifications and requirements, and design application programs to meet the requirements.

• Design integrated solutions which may include applications, databases, networks, and related systems.

• Interact with system vendors and other strategic business partners to understand and recommend data interchange formats, APIs, and messaging formats so as to achieve seamless integration.

• Execute test cases including debugging of subsystems and components in Test and Production environments.


Job Qualifications


• A Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Information Systems Engineering, Mathematics, or another related field.

• A Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or Information Technology will be an added advantage.

• In-depth knowledge of programming & prototyping languages such as C#, Java, Python, C++, JavaScript, PHP, HTML, CSS etc and ability to use one or more IDEs (e.g., Visual Studio) effectively.

• Advanced experience developing real-world data-driven applications utilizing relational database engines as part of the overall application architecture. Experience with Oracle or MS SQL Server is required; however, PostgreSQL or MySQL is desirable.

• Demonstrable success in developing a variety of software systems while taking on increasing responsibility for analysis, design, implementation, and development tasks using various SDLC methodologies like Waterfall and Agile.

• Knowledge & experience in administering Windows or Linux server operating systems will be an added advantage.

• A minimum of 4 years of experience as a software developer or engineer.

• Adept at Financial Technology & Innovation with strong understanding of Banking operations, FinTech, and Product Development trends. Technical experience with Digital Banking services will be an added advantage.

• Demonstrated ability to map and apply complex technologies to business strategies.

• Strong skills in Business process analysis and redesign and the ability to solve complex business problems.

• Familiarity with the financial services industry in Uganda.

• Strong understanding and experience in digital banking services.

• Experience with running test & learn methodologies, such as multi-variant testing.

• Ability to manage cooperation with third-party vendors.

• Entrepreneurial mindset, with a sense of urgency, positive attitude, and the ability to excel in a high-pressure environment.

• Exceptional interpersonal, communication and conflict resolution skills.

• Open and collaborative style; must be comfortable working in an environment where ideas are shared and challenged.

• Strong attention to detail and a high-level of integrity.

• Self-drive and initiative.

• Willingness to work flexible working hours.


Application Process

If you believe you meet the requirements as noted above, please forward your application with a detailed CV including present position and copies of relevant professional/academic certificates (University Transcript, O & A level), by close of business on Thursday 16th February 2023 to the email address indicated below.

dfcu Bank is committed to give equal opportunities in employment and aims to ensure that it does not discriminate against gender or race. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted through +256 312 300391.

Disclaimer: dfcu Bank does not solicit/accept payment in cash/kind from prospective candidates in exchange for shortlisting or job placement. Any candidate who engages in this kind of transaction is aiding and abetting fraud and will be automatically disqualified.

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