Medic Mobile Project Tech Lead Jobs in Uganda

Medic Mobile Project Tech Lead Jobs in Uganda


Background

  • Medic Mobile designs, delivers and supports world-class software for health workers who provide care in the hardest-to-reach communities.

  • Our software is free, open-source, and deployed at scale in the last mile of healthcare.

    Position Details

  • This is a unique opportunity to bring together your passion about global health and technology, and working at the grassroots level.

  • As a Project Tech Lead, you will manage project technical development/configurations.

  • We believe that the technologies, work environments, and approaches to global health and development you've experienced in the past, and have mastered in-depth will be useful to further build Medic’s tools and technology.

  • We expect that you are a quick learner and equally quick to adapt to new and changing technologies.

  • The Project Tech Lead works closely with design and project teams.

  • This role will report to Tech Lead Manager and will be based in Kampala, Uganda.

    Key Responsibilities

  • Manage project technical development/configurations: Work alongside relationship leads, project managers and designers to define scope, support service design,write technical specifications, configure and customize Medic Mobile tools

  • Develop internal and partner-facing dashboards and interactive data visualizations. Work with designers and project managers to ensure that dashboard designs are feasible within the Medic Mobile Analytics platform

  • Collate, contribute to and maintain a growing library of configuration settings, best-practises, dashboards, troubleshooting guidelines and interactive data visualizations building upon past work.

  • Conduct functional and unit testing on all developed code and scripts in line with testing frameworks to ensure conformance with defined requirements.

  • Manage client timelines, monitor usage of the platform, and any relevant software costs for invoicing purposes to foster strong relationships with partners.

  • Product Support Support end users and stakeholders (internal and external) on any arising technology issues/bugs working alongside Tech Support team to resolve or escalate to other tech teams and follow up to resolution.

  • Describe digital health needs and opportunities in your projects/region and propel these needs to be addressed in
    Medic Mobile’s current tool kit or product roadmap

  • Support in proposal writing, publications, present Medic Mobile in meetings, seminars, summits & forums when called upon to do so.

    Key Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Engineering or Mathematics and 3+ years relevant experience.

  • Have experience with relational databases, Postgres and MySQL

  • Have experience in Scripting languages Shell/Awk

  • Have experience with data analysis and data visualization languages R/Matlab/Python

  • Have experience using command-line tools on Linux (preferred) or another UNIX-like operating system.

  • Be comfortable and proficient in HTML, Javascript, Node.js, and JSON.

  • Be committed to frequent and timely communication, both in person and online (via email, Internet Relay Chat, and other online chat applications).

  • Have interest in working with and learning from a globally distributed team of mHealth technology experts.

  • Have good communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to pass on information clearly to users and to grasp difficulties perceived by users.

  • Strong user support orientation with an attitude of wanting to assist people and pass-on their knowledge and experience to others establishing a good working relationship with users/partners.

  • Ability to work under high pressure, meet deadlines, monitor and follow-up on pending matters under minimum supervision.

    Additional Skills

  • Be familiar with Android SDK, relational databases, document-based databases, and the map/reduce algorithm.

  • Project work experience with open source technology.

  • Good logical diagnostic skills and ability to exercise good judgement in the resolution of problems.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Medic Mobile Project Tech Lead Jobs in Uganda


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