Senior Technical Project Analyst (COVID-19 Response)

  • Mid-level, Short-term contract assignment
  • Posted on 20 July 2020
  • Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • Closing on 19 August 2020
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Job Description

About the position:

Dimagi’s technology is being utilized for the COVID-19 response, and we are seeking someone who wants to use their technical background and project management knowhow to get things done.

Dimagi is looking for a Senior Technical Project Analyst to join our COVID-19 response team. This position will be based out of our office in Cambridge, MA, but is also open to remote employment within the US. This role is a 6-month fixed-term position with the option for converting to a permanent status pending re-evaluation of requirements at the end of the contract.

In this role, you will support a project team working on the optimal design and development of mobile applications built on our flagship platform CommCare. This position will support the team with the appropriate management of business requirements, coordinating expectations across multiple stakeholders, and implementing technical deliverables as per the specifications in a timely fashion.

You will be working in an agile environment, alongside a dynamic, multi-skilled team of developers, engineers, public health, and development specialists.

Responsibilities:

Technical design and development of creative mobile technology solutions together with your project team, which includes:
Project scoping to combine technical and non-technical workflows for building a sustainable solution that works for users in low-resource settings
Supporting the app building process alongside a team of resources
Manage project quality throughout the software development lifecycle
Create process and workflow mapping, diagrams, use cases, and other documents in support of projects.
Liaison between the broader project team and end-users.
Work together with team leadership to continuously improve the Project Management methodology from a technical standpoint

Minimum Requirements:

3+ years of experience in a technical position, producing technical designs for software solutions.
Demonstrated expertise in collecting and managing requirements from different stakeholders and delivering against those.
Must be technically savvy and enjoy the design process to build applications that meet business goals and objectives.
Experience working in and coordinating with dynamic teams.
Self-motivated results-oriented team player.
Demonstrated reliability to predict time expectancy on job completion, and the ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Be able to manage company and developer expectations through honest and timely updates.
Analytics and process-driven thinker.
Excellent organization skills.
Interest in making a social impact.
Eligible to work in the United States

Bonus skills:

Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or relevant technical diploma or degree
Agile experience
Leadership experience in the adoption of best practices
Previous experience working within project management for software developers
Product management or software development experience (Python, Django, Javascript/jQuery, HTML5/CSS, Knockout, CouchDB, Postgres)
Experience in delivering enterprise software implementations
Experience with systems integration and/or databases
Data analysis experience
Experience with system and scenario flow diagrams, functional user assessments and testing, architecture and content structure and technical specifications

Benefits Provided:

We aim to make a difference, not just as a company, but as an employer as well. The benefits we offer are geared towards having a strong impact on our staff’s well being. A few of our key benefits are outlined below:

100% employer-sponsored medical insurance paired with a generous Health Reimbursement Account (HRA) fund
Access to voluntary dental and vision insurance plans
A 401K plan with up to a 4% employer match
30 days paid time off inclusive of holidays
Unlimited sick time and excellent parental leave policy
Access to a flex-time policy that allows employees to work based on a flexible work schedule
Access to an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) through Magellan Healthcare
Occasional opportunities to travel internationally

Dimagi is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We celebrate and support diversity and are committed to providing a work environment that is inclusive and free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions are based on individual qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, family or parental status, veteran, or disability status.

Note: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

About the Organization

Dimagi helps organizations deliver healthcare everywhere. We design clinical interfaces, health information systems, and mobile technologies to manage global disease. Since its founding in 2002, Dimagi has successfully executed numerous international and domestic public health informatics projects. Dimagi has a unique approach. We build health systems with patient-level interactions at the core. Each time a patient visits a clinic, we collect information. This influences the actual delivery of health care. To accomplish this, Dimagi's exceptional technical team designs elegant and intuitive interfaces on handhelds, cellular phones and low-cost mini-computers. From the patient-level databases, we create aggregate databases. This is for monitoring and evaluation purposes and helps organizations manage their health projects and comply with grantor requirements. To date, our clients have included NGOs, governmental organizations, academic institutions, businesses, and passionate individuals.

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