Gov Web Portal

Ministry of Communications
and Digital Economy

Job Overview:

The Data and Applications Services Manager to lead the creation, deployment and maintenance of data-related services and applications. He/She will oversee design, implementation and optimization of application solutions related to data management; ensure availability integrity security of assets while encouraging collaboration across technical teams as well as stakeholders.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage a team of data engineers, application developers, and analysts in providing high-quality data services and applications.
  • Develop training plans for the staff under its unit or department and ensure the execution of training plans.
  • Utilise data design and management strategies including data modeling, data governance, data quality, and data lifecycle management, and enforce data standardization.
  • Ensure the successful execution of software development life cycles from requirements gathering through requirements definition, design, development, testing, deployment and post launch support.
  • Design and implement reliable data pipelines, ETL processes and integration solutions in order to facilitate the collection, processing, share/exchange, and storage of structured and unstructured data sets.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to identify data requirements, design data models and implement solutions that address business needs.
  • Oversee deployment and management of applications such as databases, ERP, data warehouses and data-hubs with optimal performance, scalability and security characteristics.
  • Evaluate and select suitable technologies, tools, and platforms for application development while taking scalability, security and long-term sustainability into consideration.
  • Assure compliance and adoption of best practice with data protection and privacy regulations as well as adhere to established cybersecurity regulations and standards.
  • Monitoring application systems relating to data, proactively detecting performance bottlenecks or data inconsistencies.
  • Lead development of data analytics and reporting applications that support decision-making within government.
  • Stay abreast of emerging data management tools, technologies, trends, and practices so as to recommend their adoption to increase government data capabilities.
  • Monitor application performance and user feedback in order to identify areas for enhancement and optimization, set and enforce coding standards, security protocols and development methodologies.
  • Prepare and present regular reports to the senior management on team performance, project status and key metrics.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by senior staff.

Application Deadline:

Wednesday, 4th October 2023. Candidates interested in applying should submit their CV, cover letters, and three references to info@gicta.gm by the deadline. Please include the position title in the subject line of the email. Late applications will NOT be accepted. Interviews will only be conducted with shortlisted candidates.

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