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Mid- Level Node.js Software Developer
Jembi Health Systems is a not for profit company specializing in Health Information Systems and Digital Health. We do work for Ministries of Health all over Africa (South Africa, Rwanda, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Uganda), and partner with international organizations like MSF, the Rockefeller Foundation, UNICEF, CHAI, MSH, CDC and USAID to provide software solutions to improve health outcomes in low resource settings. A large portion of our code is open source (check us out at https://github.com/jembi), and we run a tight-knit, awesome agile team, each with particular skills. We also run our sprints using JIRA.
Required skills & experience
Solid understanding of web technologies and protocols
Experience with Node.js
Experience as a Mid- Level software engineer, with the ability to work within team
Excellent coding skills and understanding of software design patterns and architecture.
Use of Agile development practices
Expertise in relational and NoSQL database development
Ability to take ownership of the software deliverables and work unsupervised by senior developers
Responsibility for risk management of the overall software product
Mentorship of other software engineers
Beneficial skills & experience
Experience in public health sector
Previous work with Electronic Health Record systems
Docker experience would be advantageous
Experience with React.js and Typescript and related frameworks
NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.
05 Aug 2021
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All new Jembi positions are linked to specific project funding and include a three-month probationary period.
There is no guarantee the advertised position will be recruited as it will depend on funding being place and the candidates applying meeting the criteria required to fill this position. Preference will be given to SA citizens and permanent residents. Applicants with work visas must possess visas which will permit them to work for Jembi Health Systems.
In evaluating prospective applicants and making the final selection, consideration will be given to Jembi Health Systems Employment Equity objective.
Jembi Health Systems is committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regards to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or status as a veteran with respect to policies, programs, or activities.
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