Medair Application & Integration Specialist Jobs in Kenya

Medair Application & Integration Specialist Jobs in Kenya

Project Overview

  • Global ITS provides Medair with centralised governance, strategy, direction, innovation and support in the use of the information technologies that amplify the people to people strategy.

  • Global ITS provides a centralised approach to ensure cost efficiency and integration, including country programmes in the strategic design of systems, & delivers services locally where practical to ensure that the day-to-day needs of our GSO & country programme colleagues are met.

  • The IMpact Programme is an exciting new Medair programme including a portfolio of IT projects that will provide the tools for Medair to: report on impact and indicators at a local and global, programme and sector level; collect and protect our beneficiary data; improve programming quality; create a better user experience for our staff; create operational efficiencies through automating processes and single data-entry points; increase our ability to have end-to-end accountability; and grow our ability for data driven/supported decision making.

  • The Application Development Team is responsible for designing and building these new tools.

    Our Culture

    Key Activity Areas


  • Translate technical requirements, business workflows and processes into design proposals.

  • Configure vendor solutions to meet requirements, implementing reusable components.

  • Augment existing vendor systems with new features, connectors and functionality by configuration, customisation and development of micro-services.

  • Document system implementation and support enabling business continuity.

    Agile Collaboration

  • Participate and facilitate agile activities such as scrum events, pair programming.

  • Implement agile software development processes.

    System Architecture

  • Design integrations for simplifying the application landscape.

  • Build on the architecture to connect applications, data and micro-services using various technologies from coding to SaaS.

  • Document system architecture.


  • Develop and support interfaces and connectors to enable interoperability of systems.

  • Ensure coherence in data models and information flow between the different systems.

    Innovation / Changes

  • Stay up-to-date with the latest trends and technologies
    related to system integration and interoperability.

  • Suggest new and innovative solutions, technologies or designs to improve operational efficiency, reduce costs and improve systems stability.

    Team Life

  • Reflect the values of Medair with staff, beneficiaries, and external contacts.

  • This job description covers the main tasks that are anticipated. Other tasks may be assigned as necessary.


  • Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s in Computer Science, Engineering, Software Engineering or a relevant field.

  • PSM, PSD or other agile certifications an asset.

  • Strong working knowledge of English (spoken and written).

    Experience / Competencies

  • 3+ years’ experience in agile software development desired.

  • 2+ years’ experience working in system integration.

  • Experience working in the field in the Humanitarian Sector – Medair experience preferred.

  • Experience working with remote geographically disbursed teams preferred.

  • Experience working with Health Information Systems an asset.

  • Familiarity with data warehousing, data lakes and data vaults principles.

  • Familiarity with Qlik tools for business intelligence, an asset.

  • Familiarity with SaaS used for integration.

  • Familiarity with the Apache Integration Stack such as Kafka, Nifi and data warehousing solutions.

  • Knowledge of software design and programming principles.

  • Familiarity with agile software development.

  • Knowledge of integration and interoperability tools and practices.

  • Excellent problem-solving and troubleshooting skills.

  • Committed to team-building and able to develop, coach and support other team members.

    How to Apply

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