The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) is a not-for-profit institution that generates agricultural innovations to meet Africa’s most pressing challenges of hunger, malnutrition, poverty, and natural resource degradation. Working with various partners across sub-Saharan Africa, we improve livelihoods, enhance food and nutrition security, increase employment, and preserve natural resource integrity. IITA is a member of CGIAR, a global agriculture research partnership for a food secure future.

Job Position: Software Developer

Job Location: Ibadan, Oyo

Job Responsibilities

  1. Design, develop and implement computer application programs according to user requirements and system specifications in collaboration with stakeholders and Software Systems Unit (SSU) Digital Solution team.
  2. Translate system specifications and requirements into program code and database structures; code, install, debug and document routine application programs. Follow the progress of the programs to ensure they are functioning properly.
  3. Work with other developers and business analysts to design applications and related artifacts.
  4. Design and develop Web, Desktop, Mobile applications, and API.
  5. Design and develop database systems when required.
  6. Produce clean, efficient code based on specifications.
  7. Test and deploy completed system to both on-premises and cloud servers.
  8. Ensure applications are developed with standard security features.
  9. Debug and troubleshoot application to isolate and correct errors in program logic, syntax, and data entry.
  10. Prepare test data script and written instructions for user acceptance testing of systems.
  11. Provide post deployment and technical support to users.
  12. Assist in maintaining and improving existing systems and applications, gather and evaluate user feedback.
  13. Assist in solution testing, system documentation, user manual and user training etc.
  14. Integrate software components and third-party programs when required.
  15. Perform any other job-related duties as may be assigned by the Supervisor.

Job Requirements

  • BSc/HND in Computer Science, Information Systems, Software Engineering or related field with a minimum of four (4) years’ experience performing a similar role in a well-structured environment. Possession of Microsoft .NET Technologies Certifications, Secure Software Development Certifications is an added advantage.

The ideal candidate must:

  1. Have proven experience as a Software Developer with full stack development skills in Microsoft.NET Core, React, ASP. Net Core MVC, Web API, SQL Server database development, C#, JavaScript, Transact SQL, PL/SQL, React Native
  2. Have experience in software development process especially using Agile Scrum methodology.
  3. Have knowledge of Oracle database and Microsoft Power platform development.
  4. Be experienced in using best practices in software design and security,
  5. Have good oral and written communication skills in English.
  6. Be a good team player.

Application Deadline
2nd April, 2024.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online