NAFASI ZA KAZI WIZARA YA FEDHA NA MIPANGO

President’s Office, Public Service Recruitment Secretariat on behalf of the Ministry of Finance and Planning, invites qualified Tanzanians to fill twelve (12) vacant posts as mentioned below;

1.0 BACKGROUND

1.1 MINISTRY OF FINANCE AND PLANNING

The Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs manages the overall revenue, expenditure and financing of the Government of the United Republic of Tanzania and provides the Government with advice on the broad financial and economic affairs of Tanzania in support of the Government’s economic and social objectives.

1.1.1 ICT OFFICER GRADE II– Application Programmer – 7 Posts

1.1.2 JOB PURPOSE:
Responsible for designing and developing software applications based technical
solutions to solve business problems, which includes coding, software deployment,
initial testing, and maintenance of software application systems. The primary
objective is to help businesses be more efficient by developing technology
solutions in a cost-effective way by determining the software requirements of
projects, and communicating them clearly to stakeholders.

1.1.3 DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
i. Full lifecycle software application development
ii. Designing, coding and debugging software applications in various software languages
iii. Software analysis, code analysis, requirements analysis, software review, identification
of code metrics, system risk analysis, software reliability analysis
iv. Software modelling and simulation
v. Front end graphical user interface design/programming
vi. Software testing and quality assurance
vii. Performance tuning, improvement, balancing, usability, automation.
viii. Support, maintain and document software functionality
ix. Integrate software with existing systems
x. Evaluate and identify new technologies for implementation
xi. Maintain standards compliance
xii. Working closely with analysts, designers and staff
xiii. Producing detailed technical specifications and writing the programming codes
xiv. Production Support system maintenance
xv. Independent handling of work products and managing his/her deliverables
xvi. Execute other assignments as you may be assigned from time to time by your
superiors

1.1.4 QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:
• Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree either in Information Technology, Computer Science,
Computer Engineering or equivalent degree from a recognized institution.

1.1.5 TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS:
i.Working knowledge of various software languages [Java (mandatory), C/C++, .NET,
Python] will be added advantage
ii.Practical skills on Object Oriented Design and Analysis (OOA and OOD)
iii.Advanced knowledge in RESTful and SOAP APIs, Queue Management, SMS
Gateway, SMPP Knowledge, Data Visualization, Database Optimization, and
Smartphone App Development using iOS, Android, Phone gap, etc. will be added
advantage
iv.Possession of a relevant recognized ICT professional certification will be an added
advantage.

1.1.6 REMUNERATION:
An attractive remuneration package will be offered to successful candidates.

1.1.7 ICT OFFICER GRADE II– Mobile Application Developer – 2 Posts

1.1.8 JOB PURPOSE
Responsible for design and developing mobile-based software applications based
on technical solutions to solve business problems, which includes coding, software
deployment, initial testing, and maintenance of mobile software application
systems. The primary objective is to help businesses be more efficient by
developing technology solutions in a cost-effective way by determining the
software requirements of projects, and communicating them clearly to all
stakeholders.

1.1.9 DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
i. Full lifecycle software application development
ii. Designing, coding and debugging software applications in various software languages
(Java (mandatory), C/C++, .NET, PHP)
iii. Software analysis, code analysis, requirements analysis, software review, identification
of code metrics, system risk analysis, software reliability analysis
iv. Software modelling and simulation
v. Front end graphical user interface design/programming
vi. Software testing and quality assurance
vii. Performance tuning, improvement, balancing, usability, automation.
viii. Support, maintain and document software functionality
ix. Integrate software with existing systems
x. Evaluate and identify new technologies for implementation
xi. Maintain standards compliance
xii. Working closely with analysts, designers and staff
xiii. Producing detailed technical specifications and writing the programming codes
xiv. Production Support system maintenance
xv. Independent handling of work products and managing his/her deliverables
xvi. Execute other assignments as you may be assigned from time to time by your
superiors

1.1.10 QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
• Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree either in Information Technology, Computer Science,
Computer Engineering or equivalent degree from a recognized institution.

1.1.11 TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS:
i. Advanced knowledge in RESTful and SOAP APIs, Queue Management, SMS
Gateway, SMPP Knowledge, Data Visualization, Database Optimization, and
Smartphone App Development using iOS, Android, Phone gap, etc. will be added
advantage.
ii. Practical skills on Object Oriented Design and Analysis (OOA and OOD)
iii. Possession of a relevant recognized ICT professional certification will be an added
advantage.
iv. Practical knowledge and skills relevant to the position will be added advantage

1.1.12 REMUNERATION:
An attractive remuneration package will be offered to successful candidates.

1.1.13 ICT OFFICER GRADE II –Database Administrator – 2 Posts

1.1.14 JOB PURPOSE:
This individual provide operational database technical services to support the
application development, database production support and various requirements
for distributed technical support to ensure applications are running smoothly. The
responsibility also involve effective provisioning, installation, configuration,
operation, upgrades and maintenance of server systems hardware, software and
infrastructure.

1.1.15 DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
i. Responsible for systems and database administration, server virtualization and server
infrastructure.
ii. Manages security access to assigned systems, databases, integrity controls, related
records, and documents
iii. Installation, upgrade, and maintenance of software applications and databases
iv. Maintenance, administration, monitoring, problem management, and production for
databases.
v. Daily maintenance, testing, backup, and recovery of systems and databases.
vi. Apply patches and upgrade of systems and databases.
vii. Install and build database structures
viii. Query and performance tuning of databases
ix. Provision, install, configure, operate, upgrade and maintain assigned server systems
hardware, software and infrastructure
x. Provide appropriate infrastructure technology solution to support MoFP Operations.
xi. Maintains the strict confidentiality of all records and documents stored in the assigned
systems and infrastructure
xii. Confers with employees and the project team to provide technical advice and to
resolve problems
xiii. Contributes to the disaster recovery and business continuity planning process
regarding the assigned systems and infrastructure
xiv. Assist in management of hardware devices, licensing and all programs as assigned.
xv. Ensure high-availability of systems and services.
xvi. Execute other assignments as may be assigned from time to time by superiors.

1.1.16 QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:
• Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree either in Information Technology, Computer Science,
Computer Engineering or equivalent degree from a recognized institution..

1.1.17 TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS:
i.Working knowledge of MS Windows, Linux and Unix Server platforms.
ii.Working knowledge of databases (e.g. MS SQL, PostgreSQL, MySQL, Oracle, etc.)
iii.Working knowledge in Clustering, Security/encryption, Fail over management and
automatic switch over
iv.System Backup types and administration (full, incremental, etc.)
v.Practical skills in configuring access to file services as Access Control, managing
NTFS file and folder permissions, managing permissions for shared resources,
determining effective permissions, configuring and managing distributed file
system as Distributed File System (DFS) Overview, configuring DFS
Namespaces, configuring DFS replication, deploy file sharing services; deploy an
FTP server and a web server.
vi.Working knowledge in Clustering, Security/encryption, Fail over management and
automatic switch over
vii.Practical skills on Database schema creation and management
viii.Practical skills on Performance management and tuning.
ix.Knowledge of Storage management techniques
x.ERP and business knowledge will be an added advantage
xi.Possession of a relevant recognized ICT professional certification will be an added
advantage.
xii.Practical knowledge and skills relevant to the position will be added advantage

1.1.18 REMUNERATION:
An attractive remuneration package will be offered to successful candidate

1.1.19 ICT OFFICER GRADE II – (Business Analyst) – 1 Post

1.1.20 JOB PURPOSE:
Responsible for requirements gathering and designing applications based technical
solutions to solve business problems, which includes defining, analyzing and
documenting software and system requirements. The primary objective is to help Public
Institutions implement technology solutions in a cost-effective way by determining the
requirements of software projects, and communicating them clearly to stakeholders,
facilitators and partners.

1.1.21 DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
i. Act as a bridge between business group with need or problem and the Technology
teams offering a solution to a problem or need.
ii. Drives and participates in design, development and implementation of enterprise wide
applications.
iii. Work closely with developers and testers to ensure requirements and functional designs
are translated accurately into working technical designs.
iv. Manage projects including responsibility for a project and project budget.
v. Actively involving in development of new systems, business processes improvement,
strategy planning or potentially organizational change.
vi. Actively involving in product testing and evaluation as providing quality assurance and
control and communicating the deliverables state to the users.

1.1.22 QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:
Minimum of Bachelor degree in Computer Science/Information Technology/ Computer
Engineering or related discipline from a recognized institution

1.1.23 TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS:
i. Technical knowledge in determining end to end design requirements for projects
involving line of business, software/hardware developers and vendors.
ii. Strong skills in project planning, controlling and delivery management
iii. Capable of performing reviews and edits requirements, specifications, business
processes, feasibility studies, business cases and recommendations related to
proposed solution for Government ICT projects/requests
iv. Knowledgeable in Quality Assurance for developed ICT products/services
v. Understanding of systems engineering concepts & modelling techniques and
methods.
vi. Possession of an ICT related certifications (CISA, CRISC, CISM etc.) and/or
certification in Project Management will be an added advantage.

1.1.24 REMUNERATION:
An attractive remuneration package will be offered to successful candidates.

GENERAL CONDITIONS
i. All applicants must be Citizens of Tanzania of not more than 45 years of age;
ii. Applicants must attach an up-to-date Curriculum Vitae (CV) having reliable
contacts; postal address/post code, e-mail and telephone numbers;
iii. Applicants should apply on the strength of the information given in this
advertisement;
iv. Applicants must attach their certified copies of the following certificates;
• Postgraduate/Degree/Advanced Diploma/Diploma/Certificates;
• Postgraduate/Degree/Advanced Diploma/Diploma transcripts;
• Form IV and Form VI National Examination Certificates;
• Birth certificate
v. Applicants who will attach copies of the following certificates strictly not accepted;
• Form IV and form VI results slips
• Testimonials and all Partial transcripts
vi. Applicants employed in the Public Service should route their application letters
through their respective employers;
vii. Applicants who have/were retired from the Public Service for whatever reason
should not apply;
viii. Applicants should indicate three reputable referees with their reliable contacts;
ix. Certificates from foreign examination bodies for Ordinary or Advanced level
education should be certified by The National Examination Council of Tanzania
(NECTA) and National Council for Technical Education (NACTE);
x. Certificates from foreign Universities should be verified by The Tanzania
Commission for Universities (TCU);
xi. Applicants with special needs/case (disability) are supposed/advised to
indicate;
xii. A signed application letters should be written either in Swahili or English and
Addressed to Secretary, Presidents Office, Public Service Recruitment Secretariat,
27 Bibi Titi Mohammed Road, P.O.Box 63100, Maktaba Complex, 11102 Dar Es
Salaam.
xiii. Deadline for application is 11 November, 2017 and;
xiv. Only short listed candidates will be informed on a date for interview.
xv. Presentation of forged certificates and other information will necessitate to legal
action;

NOTE: All applications must be sent through Recruitment Portal by using the following address; http://portal.ajira.go.tz/ and not otherwise (This address can also be found at PSRS Website, Click ‘Recruitment Portal’)
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