ICT officer (application Programmer/Mobile Applications) Jobs at Dar es Salaam Rapid Transport (DART) – 1 Post

On behalf of Dar es Salaam Rapid Transport (DART), Treasury Registrar Office and Ministry of Lands, Housing and Human Settlements Development, Public Service Recruitment Secretariat (PSRS) invites dynamic and suitable qualified Tanzanians to fill vacant post mentioned below;


To accomplish Software Application Development Full Lifecycle:-

i. To design, code, and debugg mobile based applications based on various deployment platforms (e.g., USSD, SMS, Android, IOS etc.), operating systems, programming languages, database management systems, software analysis, code analysis, requirements analysis, software review, identification of code metrics, system risk
analysis, software reliability analysis, etc;
ii. To provide Administration, Operation and Maintenance support of Dar City Navigator Mobile Application and other mobile Applications in DART System;

iii. To assist and participate in analysis of user requirements, prototyping, development of new functionalities, maintenance of applications, integration of technological components, testing, deployment;
iv. To design, code and debugg SMS, USSD and mobile based applications in various software languages,
v. To support, maintain and document software functionality;
vi. To install and configure appropriate application servers based on the application programs to be supported;
vii. To support, maintain, and prepare technical and user documentations for various software functionalities;
viii. To undertake software testing and quality assurance; ix. To perform tuning, improvement, load balancing, usability, automation and
x. To produce detailed technical specifications and software code documentation.

• Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Engineering in one of the following fields; Information Technology, Information System, Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent degree from a recognized institution.
• Practical knowledge and experience of at least three (3) years in developing large systems will be an added advantage.
• Working knowledge of various software languages [PHP (mandatory), Java (mandatory), C/C++, .NET, Python], Strong knowledge on PostgreSQL and MySQL Database Management Systems; Knowledge on MS SQL Server, Oracle and other DBMS, Practical knowledge in designing and development of chat BOTs
and Payment Systems, Conversance with PCI/DSS requirement in software development, practical knowledge and skills relevant to the position, and possession of relevant recognized Software developer professional certification will be added advantage.

i. Strong understanding of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) methodologies;

ii. Experience in design and development of SMS/ USSD/iOS and Android based Applications;

iii. Experience in installation and administration of SMS, USSD and IVR Platforms;

iv.  Technical knowledge in determining end-to-end software requirements specification and design;

v. Practical skills on Object Oriented Design and Analysis (OOA and OOD);
vi. Knowledge in approaches containerization and micro services application development;
vii. Working knowledge ofLinux and Unix Server platforms;
viii. Experience in SOAP/REST/Web Services, Application Servers (Apache, Apache Tomcat, WebLogic etc;

ix. Experience in Spring Framework (Spring MVC) and other similar application development frameworks;
x. Hands-on experience with Jenkins, Git, Junit;
xi. Experience/knowledge on JSON, XML, JWTZ and other similar data exchange protocols;
xii. Familiarity with software code versioning and repository systems; and
xiii. Ability to work both front end and back end for developing APIs.

SALARY SCALE: As per DART salary scale

i. All applicants must be Citizens of Tanzania generally with an age not above 45 years of age except for those who are in Public Service;
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;
• Professional Registration and Training Certificates from respective Registration or Regulatory Bodies, (where applicable);
• Birth certificate;
v. Attaching copies of the following certificates is strictly not accepted:-
• Form IV and form VI results slips;
• Testimonials and all Partial transcripts; vi. An applicant must upload recent Passport Size Photo in the Recruitment Portal;
vii. An applicant employed in the Public Service should route his application letter through his respective employer;
viii. An applicant who is retired from the Public Service for whatever reason should not apply;
ix. An applicant should indicate three reputable referees with their reliable contacts;

x. Certificates from foreign examination bodies for Ordinary or Advanced level education should be verified by The National Examination Council of Tanzania (NECTA).
xi. Professional certificates from foreign Universities and other training institutions should be verified by The Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU) and National Council for Technical Education (NACTE); xii. An applicant with special needs/case (disability) is supposed/advised to indicate;
xiii. A signed application lettershould be written either in Swahili or English and Addressed to Secretary, Presidents Office, Public Service Recruitment Secretariat,P.O. Box 2320, Utumishi Building at University of Dodoma – Asha Rose Migiro Buildings -Dodoma.
xiv. Deadline for application is 13rd April, 2022;
xv. Only short-listed candidates will be informed on a date for interview and;
xvi. 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 also can be found at PSRS Website, Click ‘Recruitment Portal’)

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