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Our client an NPC is looking for a Lead Software Engineer to join their cutting edge agile development team. The organisation is working on a number of projects focusing on interoperability and data exchange between health systems. The successful candidate will lead a team of developers on one or both of these projects. They should have a minimum of 7 years experience working with Java and JavaScript technologies in production enterprise environments.

The organization is an NGO specializing in Health Information Systems and Digital Health. They work for Ministries of Health all over Africa (South Africa, Rwanda, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Uganda), and partner with international organisations like MSF, the Rockefeller Foundation, UNICEF, CHAI, MSH, CDC and USAID to provide software solutions to improve health outcomes in low resource settings. Most of their coding is open source.

Other tools: Ansible, Docker, Vagrant, Jenkins, Travis and lots and lots of EC2 and Digital Ocean VMs. Applicants must have a strong background in computer science and experience working on enterprise software systems. They should be self-motivated, hardworking, and keen to learn and be interested in public healthcare.

Required Skills and Experience:

Solid understanding of web technologies and protocols
Experience as a lead software engineer, with the ability to lead a development team
Excellent coding skills and understanding of software design patterns and architecture.
Front End development experience with JavaScript, HTML, CSS and relevant web platforms and libraries
Use of Agile development practices
Expertise in relational and NoSQL database development
Ability to take ownership of the software deliverables and work unsupervised by other senior developers
Responsibility for risk management of the overall software product
Mentorship of other software engineers
Additional Skills and Experience:

Experience in the public health sector
Previous work with Electronic Health Record systems
Remuneration:

The successful candidate will be appointed to a one year contract (renewable) which is available immediately.
Highly attractive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience


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