Summary: eHealth Africa is focused on improving healthcare by creating effective ways to implement reliable health information management systems.
We have developed eHealth and mHealth solutions that can be rapidly deployed to manage patient information and outbreak response, organize transport of health commodities, streamline clinical procedures, monitor vaccine usage and provide data and analysis on health program outcomes.
The Senior Developer is responsible for developing and supporting projects, functions and completing specific client work, projects and miscellaneous tasks.
This highly responsible position involves using established work procedures to analyse, design, develop, implement, maintain, re-engineer and troubleshoot applications.
Duties and Responsibilities
Directs technical aspects of operations related to client accounts or high severity issues
Participates in the evolution of company level software best practices, standards, and policies
Defines objectives by analyzing user requirements; envisioning system features and functionality
Works closely with developers and end users to ensure technical compatibility and user satisfaction
Collaborates with product owners, technical architects and other software developers to plan, design, develop, test, and maintain web- and mobile-based applications
Provides thought-leadership as to emerging technologies and integrate them into business operations
Assists in estimation and assessment of feasibility of solutions for upcoming projects
Qualifications and Experience
Bachelor’s degree from college or university in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Systems Technology or related field.
A postgraduate degree is desirable.
Minimum of 5 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, Agile, etc.)
Strong understanding of Python and desirably Django
Thorough understanding of RESTful API design, usage and best practices
Good understanding of asynchronous request handling, partial page updates, and AJAX
Good understanding of databases and SQL.
Exposure to NoSQL Databases ideal
Familiarity with front-end build tools, such as Grunt and Gulp.js
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 proficient understanding of code versioning tools (Git)
Experience in creation and review of software and architecture designs
Fluent in English
Why work for us?
Life at eHealth Africa means not only working towards saving thousands of lives, but also collaborating with dedicated professionals with a passion for innovative technology.
We offer a series of programs that enables them to pursue a career that fulfills their potential.
Our team members’ health and well-being is our priority as well as rewarding them for their hard work.