Graduate Junior Software Developer at eHealth Africa

eHealth Africa is focused on improving healthcare by creating effective ways to implement reliable health information management systems. We have developed eHealth and mHealth solutions that can be rapidly deployed to manage patient information, streamline clinical procedures, and provide data and analysis on health program outcomes.

Job Title: Junior Software Developer

Description

  • The Junior Developer is responsible for analysing, designing, developing, implementing, maintaining, re-engineering and troubleshooting customer's’ applications, whilst working with other team members using established procedures.

Responsibilities

  • Plans, designs, develops, tests, and maintains web- and mobile-based applications
  • Designs solutions attending to both business and technical considerations
  • Analyzes user requirements, envisions system features and functionality
  • Collaborates with product owners, team leads and other software developers 
  • Works closely with end users to ensure technical compatibility and user satisfaction
  • Works on bug fixes and improving application performance
  • Participates in the evolution of company level best practices, standards, and policies

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree from college or university in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Systems Technology or related field
  • 1 - 4 years of experience in Software Development or an equivalent of education and experience
  • Familiarity with JavaScript is desired. Alternatively, knowledge of either Java, C# or Ruby.
  • Basic knowledge of software development life cycle (e.g. requirements, analysis, design, implementation, testing, and documentation) and execution models (e.g. Waterfall, Agile, Iterative Development, etc.)
  • Basic understanding of asynchronous request handling, partial page updates, and AJAX
  • Basic understanding of databases, including SQL
  • Familiarity with build tools
  • Basic understanding of web markup, including HTML5 and CSS3
  • Basic understanding of using data to drive decisions and data visualization
  • Understanding of the differences between multiple delivery platforms, such as mobile vs desktop, and optimizing output to match the specific platform
  • Unit test and debugging skills
  • Understanding of code versioning tools (Git) is a plus
  • Fluent in English

Location: Kano

Closing Date
Not Specified.



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