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.