Software Development Officer

  • Senior-level, Full-time staff position
  • Posted on 14 February 2019

Job Description

  • Architects solutions by studying existing technology architecture, evaluating solution alternatives, developing prototypes
  • Delegates tasks to team, and manages software delivery schedules

  • Works with software developers to plan and execute projects

  • Collaborates with FMOH stakeholder in Ethiopia

  • Reports to SR Tech Advisor Digitalization

  • Regional informatics hub member - report to Matthew Deas.

  • BSc/BA in Computer Science, Engineering or a related field.
  • Significant experience as a successful Software Developer, Software Engineer, or similar role.
  • Strong working knowledge of Agile development methodologies.
  • Strong working experience in data exchange, particularly with DHIS2 systems integration
  • Extensive experience with software design and development in a test-driven environment.
  • Solid knowledge of coding languages (e.g. C#, Java, JavaScript) and frameworks/systems (e.g. AngularJS, Git).
  • Relevant experience with databases and Object-Relational Mapping (ORM) frameworks (e.g. Hibernate).
  • Ability and willingness to learn new languages and technologies.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Resourceful and troubleshooting aptitude.

About the Organization

QED Group is a global consulting company with 20 years of experience providing data-driven, insightful solutions for international development, defense, and diplomacy. We never lose focus on how an organization uses its resources to make better decisions, improve performance, change behavior, and manage adaptively. We are passionate about evidence-based decision making and are working to improve the quality and use of data through the implementation of smart measurement and evaluation strategies, organizational learning, the appropriate use of technologies and innovation, and the promotion of increased capacity in data visualization.

The QED Group is seeking a Software Development Officer for a USAID Ethiopia Health Information Systems (HIS) project to support USAID/Ethiopia in providing technical assistance and other services for the implementation of the Electronic Health Information Systems (eHIS) Activity. The project is aimed to support the Government of Ethiopia (GOE) to improve the quality of health service and create a sustainable health care system through use of data for decision making and for providing similar services and deliverables to other countries in Africa or to respond to a crisis in Ethiopia.

The Software Development Officer will provide software development and programming service for new and additional modules of software for the health system. This position will be full time and based in Ethiopia.

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