Mid-Level Software Developer at eHealth Africa

eHealth Africa designs and implements data-driven solutions and technologies to improve health systems for and with local communities. eHA’s technology works in low connectivity settings and uses data to drive decision-making by local governments and partner agencies to get optimum results.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Mid-Level Software Developer

Location: Abuja / Kano
Department: Software Engineering
Employment Type: Full Time National Employee

Purpose of the Position 

  • The Software Developer will be responsible for developing and supporting the architecture, infrastructure and software applications for the eHA.
  • This technical position involves using established agile methodologies to analyze, design, develop, implement, maintain, re-engineer and troubleshoot applications.
  • S/he will work closely with the other Software team members to prepare communications, coordinate meetings, and training sessions.

What You’ll Do  

  • Provide program and project support to the Health Informatics Manager and the Development management team.
  • Design and develop software applications as required by the organization and its donors.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve issues in existing software applications
  • Analyze and study complex systems requirements. Prepare design documentation.
  • Understand how data flows within various systems to provide input on requirements for databases to ensure data is organized properly for reporting and analytics.
  • Prepare training manuals for users to ensure application ease of use.
  • Works daily with a team of self-organized, cross-functional, talented developers to design, build and implement systems and software for a network of primary health clinics and research laboratories.
  • Works with a collaborative software development team and end users to implement system functionality and new features based on user requirements, use cases, prioritized project needs and/or stakeholder direction.
  • Collaborates with product owners, and other software developers to plan, design, develop, test, and maintain both web-& mobile-based applications
  • Assists in the estimation and assessment of the feasibility of solutions.
  • Participates in the evolution of company-level software best practices, standards, and policies
  • Grows valuable skills in software interoperability, architecture, medical device integration, and component-based software design.
  • Contribute toward the continuous improvement of project management methodology utilized within the Development team.
  • Miscellaneous projects and duties as assigned to support the management team

Who You Are

  • Bachelor’s Degree from college or university in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Systems Technology or a related field.
  • A postgraduate degree is desirable.
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience in Software Development or an equivalent of education and experience.
  • Well familiar with the whole software development life cycle (e.g. requirements, analysis, design, implementation, testing, and documentation) and execution models (e.g. Waterfall, Scrum, Agile, etc.).
  • Strong understanding of Java or Kotlin, and Android development..
  • Understanding of accessibility and security compliance.
  • Knowledge of user authentication and authorization between multiple systems and environments.
  • Understanding of fundamental design principles behind a scalable application.
  • Understanding of the differences between multiple delivery platforms, such as mobile vs desktop, and optimizing output to match the specific platform.
  • Strong unit test and debugging skills as well as a proficient understanding of code versioning tools (Git).
  • Experience in creation and review of software and architecture designs.
  • Fluent in English.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Note: Qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

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