Head – Software Development and Quality Assurance jobs at National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) Nigeria 2013

National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) Act 2007 provides for the establishment of the NIMC, its functions, powers, establishment of the National Identity Database, assignment and use of General Multi-purpose cards, and the National Identification Number (NIN). The Act also provides the Commission with powers to make regulations connected with its functions. The NIMC Act 2007 provides the repeal of the law that created the former Department of National Civic Registration (DNCR) and the transfer of its assets and liabilities to the NIMC.

NIMC is currently recruiting to fill the below position:

Job Title: Head – Software Development and Quality Assurance
Job Code: NIMC057
Department: Info. Tech. & Identity Management
Reporting To: Head, Information Technology Security Services

Location: Head Quarters

Job Description
Reporting to the Head, Information Technology Security Services the successful candidate will be responsible for developing and installing application software and also develop testing programs that address areas such as database impacts, software scenarios, regression testing, negative testing, error or bug retests, or usability.

Key Requirements

  • A bachelors degree or equivalent in Information Technology, Computer Science, Engineering, or other relevant fields.
  • A minimum of 8 years’ post-qualification experience, with at least 4 years’ relevant professional experience or 16 years in service at related position
  • Relevant programming skills is required, previous SDK testing experience is also a plus;
  • Hands-on knowledge of the overall product development lifecycle and the software quality assurance components

Application Closing Date
26th December, 2012

Method of Application
Interested and qualified applicants should click here to apply online and supply the following information:

  • Correct Bio-data information, Education and Training Information, Ward/Community of Origin, Local Government of Origin, date of completion of NYSC and the Discharge Certificate Number or relevant Exemption Certificate Number at the point of application.
  • Functional email address and valid GSM number through which applicant can be reached at all times during the course of the selection exercise.
  • An electronic (scanned/ digitally captured) copy of their most recent passport photograph in order to complete the online application. Passport photograph must be of size 12Opx by  140px. Please download free Image Processing software from www.picturesize.org/download.html to resize your passport photographs to be uploaded while completing your application on-line.
  • During the course of your application, you will be issued an Application Reference Number (ARN). Please take note of the number as it would be required for subsequent access to your information page on the application portal.
  • It is important to print out the acknowledgment slip at the final submission of the online application.


  • Should you experience any difficulty completing this application, please contact us through the Help Centre numbers 01-843-8823, 01-843-8824, 07098038255 or e-mail nimcjobs@gmail.com, nimc.helpdesk@gmail.com. Live Complaint Form can also be completed on the website:www.nimcjobs.com/livecomment.aspx.
  • Applicants are to use the indicated Job Reference Codes for the position they wish to apply for.
  • Applicants are advised to apply for the role they can best compete for, as applying for multiple roles will lead to disqualification.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted by email and GSM and shall be expected to attend an Aptitude Test.
  • Applicants should also note the following: Forensic and security clearance will be conducted for applicants of all positions.  Educational qualification will be investigated and screened.
  • Submission of hard copy applications and CVs will not be entertained
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