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Intermediate Developer


As a dynamic, experienced and well-qualified Intermediate Developer, keen to grow your career, we’d love to have you join our vibrant technology team; adding your own impact to supporting local and international digital health projects in the public health technology sector.

Working within Agile Software Engineering Teams, reporting to a Team Lead, you’ll use your social smarts and technical expertise to help us deliver impact across many Jembi projects. You’ll need a minimum of 3 years’ experience working with Java and Javascript technologies in production enterprise environments along with relevant education and/or training for this role.

Required skills & experience
  • You’ve gained experience as an intermediate software engineer or are ready to move into the role now

  • You have excellent coding skills and a solid understanding of web technologies and protocols

  • You have experience with NodeJS or Java

  • Experience with Docker - your knowledge of docker swarm would be a plus

  • You know Linux (including bash script coding)

  • You have solid expertise in SQL

  • You proudly take ownership of your software deliverables and work unsupervised by other senior developers

  • You’re great at critical thinking, resolving problems, and eager to explore new tech stacks and tools

Beneficial skills & experience
  • Experience in the public health sector

  • Have a good understanding of health interoperability standards and patterns

  •  Interest in DevOps

  • Experience with Ansible, Terraform, Golang, Typescript, or React


Jembi offers a highly attractive remuneration package commensurate with qualifications and experience.

What we offer:

● Jembi attracts top talent and offers an unparalleled opportunity to work with accomplished professionals at the forefront of global digital health and develop innovative programs in low resource settings.

● An opportunity to travel in Africa and make a real difference to strengthening health in low resource settings.

Please note

● Jembi may appoint this position at a different management level commensurate with the skill and experience of the successful applicant/s and, depending on qualifications.

● The role description, above, is not intended to be all-inclusive and will change to meet the ongoing needs of the organisation.

Enquiries and Applications:

Interested applicants are invited to submit an application to and include a comprehensive CV; together with your motivation for wanting to join our teams. Applicants may also request to speak with a senior person at Jembi to clarify any aspect of the position. Enquiries can be directed to Jembi Health Systems, Human Resources in Cape Town on +27 21 701 0939.

Jembi reserves the right to not appoint the position if it does not find a suitable candidate.

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Closing date:

31 Aug 2023



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Please note

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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