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Software Developer SDIT0118
Opening date: 10/01/2018
Closing date: 19/04/2018
Description: Under the direction of the IT Director, the Software Developer performs a variety of programming assignments requiring knowledge of established programming procedures and data processing requirements. Develop, maintain and modify programs, scripts and queries using Oracle and SQL. Performs integrated database design and systems analysis work. Prepares detailed specifications for programs to be written or configured. Designs, codes, tests, debugs documents and maintains programs or configurations.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Plans, develops, tests, and documents computer programs; applying knowledge of programming techniques and computer systems: Evaluates user request for new or modified program
  • Consults with user to identify current operating procedures and clarify program objectives
  • Formulates plan outlining steps required to develop program, using structured analysis and design and submit them to user for approval
  • Prepares flowcharts and diagrams to illustrate sequence of steps program must follow and to describe logical operations involved
  • Converts project specifications, using flowcharts and diagrams, into sequence of detailed instructions and logical steps for coding into computer processed language, applying knowledge of computer programming techniques and computer languages
  • Writes documentation to describe program development, logic, coding, and corrections
  • Writes manual for users to describe installation and operating procedures
  • May train users to use program, oversee installation of hardware and software and install and test software 
  • Experience in using Oracle development tools (Oracle Developer, Report builder¢€¦etc)
  • Experience in troubleshooting and resolving software problems
  • Experience in Oracle SQL and PL/SQL
  • Good communication and documentation skills
  • Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principals involved in production of computer systems
  • Experience in using project management tools such as Microsoft Visio
  • Experience on education sector is considers as a plus
  • Bachelor's in Information Systems or equivalent
  • Minimum 3 years of broad and extensive experience in systems analysis
  • Knowledge of Ellucian Banner system is considered as an added value
  • Oracle certified developers are preferable 
Skills and Interests
  • A willingness to keep up to date with developments in technology
  • Good team-working skills
  • Must have advanced level skills in SQL and reporting tools such as Cognos, APEX and/or Oracle Discoverer
  • A record on integrity and excellent interpersonal communication
  • Customer focused
  • Able to work independently and uses sound judgment
  • Ability to learn and support new systems and applications
  • Has the ability to create complex logical query statements for database manipulation and map preparation
  • Plan and prioritize work tasks in logical sequence
  • Assists in establishing workgroup goals and objectives
  • Makes recommendations for software and technology advances
  • Ability to process computer data and to format and generate reports
  • Ability to write technical instructions in the use of programs and/or program modifications
  • Ability to investigate and analyze information and to draw conclusions
Interested applicants are encouraged to:
  1. Submit a cover letter, and
  2. Curriculum vitae,
  3. Names and contact details of three personal references. 
In completing your application, please quote position code number in the email subject line:

The applicant must possess a valid residency in Kuwait
Incomplete applications will not be considered.
The position will remain open until filled.
Only selected candidates will be contacted.

Information should be sent to careers@auk.edu.kw
Please submit your Resume/CV for the selected job using the email(s) listed
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