Jacaranda Health Software Developer Jobs in Kenya

Jacaranda Health Software Developer Jobs in Kenya


  • Jacaranda Health a non-profit organization that believes every woman and her family should experience childbirth safely and with dignity.

  • Founded in 2011, we built gold-standard maternity hospitals to deliver high quality maternity care in the private sector.

  • We are now working with governments to improve the quality of care in the public sector, where the majority of under-served women deliver babies.

  • In a short period of time, Jacaranda has deployed innovative, low-cost tools and processes that are dramatically changing the status quo in government hospitals.

  • From 3 hospital partners in 2015, we now work with 100+ hospitals across 5 Kenyan counties.

  • Our digital health platform has enrolled 150,000+ pregnant women and new mothers, while our provider training programs reach 1500+ providers every quarter. We have an ambitious scaling strategy for catalyzing change across the country and the region.

  • Our technology and analytics team is building new tools and systems that form the core of our scaling strategy. Here are some examples of how this approach is having a direct impact on the lives of mothers and babies in Kenya: Teletriaging During COVID-19, Data for decision-making, Tech for nurse coaching, Using AI to help mothers get the care they need.

  • As a Junior Software Developer, you will take ownership, responsibility, and accountability for running, maintaining, and troubleshooting the organization’s codebase, systems, and data flows.
    Specific Responsibilities

    Software Development

  • Build and maintain data flows and integrations between various platforms and databases, including but not limited to messaging and ticketing platforms, GCP, AWS, MongoDB and more.

  • Create and maintain MongoDB and PostgreSQL databases for organization’s data.

  • Prepare technical specifications as well as documentation for software engineering analysis.

  • Develop and evaluate technical design, architecture and framework.

  • Contribute to the entire software development lifecycle inclusive of collection, design, analysis, development technologies and version control etc.

  • Conduct application testing of parts, modifications and entire systems.

  • Prepare and execute training plus documentation for software engineering applications.

  • Support task plans, estimation, schedules and staffing.

  • Direct and review software engineers plus consultants work on project teams.

  • Design and develop technical solutions on the basis of functional specifications.

  • Design code, install, maintain, unit test and retrofit software programs.

  • Evaluate code non-conformities and prepare code enhancements.

  • Develop documents for use through internal and external clients.

  • Provide technical support and information to various team members.

  • Review
    software design ideas and present work estimates.

  • Work closely with other members of the technical team, developers, UX designers, business, and systems analysts.

    Team

  • Collaborating with management, team leads, and team members to design and implement new processes, to resolve issues, and to ensure solutions are viable and consistent

  • Structuring and prioritising business requirements and communicating plans with stakeholders for review and approval

  • Maintaining and updating processes and procedures

  • Training team members on technical and non-technical subjects.

    Other

  • Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks;

  • participating in professional organizations

    Skill Requirements

  • Proven experience as a Software Developer, Software Engineer or similar role.

  • Extensive experience with Python development in a fast-paced business environment.

  • Experience creating and maintaining MongoDB and PostgreSQL databases.

  • Experience working with Cloud Services (AWS, GCP, Azure.)

  • Experience with Docker

  • Experience with Machine Learning platforms.

  • Extensive experience with RESTful Web Services.

  • A background in data science or data engineering will be considered a strong bonus.

  • Experience with software design and development in a test-driven environment

  • Knowledge of other coding languages (e.g. C++, Java, JavaScript) and frameworks/systems (e.g. AngularJS, Git.)

  • Experience with databases and Object-

  • Relational Mapping (ORM) frameworks.

  • Familiarity with UI toolkits and frameworks.

  • Ability to learn new languages and technologies.

  • Resourcefulness and troubleshooting aptitude.

  • Very strong attention to detail.

    Education

  • The candidate must have a bachelor’s degree in Software Development, Computer Science, Data Science, Information Technology, Information Systems, Statistics, Applied Math, or any other related field.

    Experience

  • The candidate must have at least 3-4 years’ experience in a software development position, preferably working as a software developer in a fast-paced and dynamic business setting.

  • A background in data science or data engineering will be considered a strong plus.

  • Experience working in the Health sector will also be considered a plus.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Jacaranda Health Software Developer Jobs in Kenya

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