Software Developer
Posted 4 years ago

Innovation Streams Limited (iStreams) is a Ugandan I.T company that empowers businesses and the community in Africa with suitable and affordable technologies that meet, simplify and exceed their needs. We currently support more than 400 businesses and thousands of individuals in Uganda. We are a team of young, innovative and dynamic tech-enthusiasts that build computer systems, provide services and solutions to businesses in Uganda. We are looking for a talented ‘innovative stream’ to join our team of ‘innovation streams’.

Position: Software Programmer

In this role, you’ll work collaboratively with software engineering to deploy and operate our systems. You will help automate and streamline our operations and processes. You will build and maintain tools for deployment, monitoring and operations and troubleshoot and resolve issues in our dev, test and production environments. In addition, you will develop software programs for projects that Innovation Streams Limited is working on.

Other roles include:

  • Reviewing current systems for bugs and maintenance fixes
  • Working closely with analysts, designers and staff to develop good quality software
  • Producing detailed specifications and writing the program codes
  • Testing the product in controlled, real situations before going live
  • Preparation of training manuals for users
  • Maintaining the systems once they are up and running
  • Document and publish issues met on the company’s blog and on international platforms
  • Mentor and nurture more software developers


Degree in computer science, computer engineering, information technology or related field

Skills required

Candidate should have good knowledge about software programming and in particular be proficient with PhP/Laravel application development framework.

  • Candidate should have Strong background in Linux/Unix Administration skills
  • Experience with automation/configuration management using either Puppet, Chef or an equivalent
  • Ability to use a wide variety of open source technologies and cloud services
  • Strong experience with SQL and MySQL
  • Knowledgeable about agile software development
  • Knowledge of best practices and IT operations in an always-up, always-available service

You will need to show: communication and interpersonal skills, analytical skills, the ability to use initiative, the capacity to work under pressure, creativity, drive, flexibility, numeracy, teamwork, influencing and negotiation skills, oral and written skills, business awareness and IT literacy.


The software programmer will be paid a monthly salary and a bonus payment for exceeding the set targets. All other benefits enjoyed by Istreams staff; lunch every day of work, overtime, leave, per diems, holiday packages etc will apply

Work hours

Monday to Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm, Saturday 8:00am to 1:00pm

Work location

The Software Programmer will be based at our Kampala office

How to apply

Apply online at 

Copies of certificates, CV and any other support documents should be attached.

Key deadlines

Application deadline: 10th October, 2020

Notification of candidates for interview: 15th October, 2020

Start of duty: 1st November, 2020

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