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Jembi has a vacancy for an experienced and well-qualified Senior Developer to support its local and international digital health projects in the public health technology sector. The successful applicant will work with a vibrant business and technical team to deliver an effective health information system and integrated health architectures on several exciting digital and health information systems projects in South Africa and other African countries and also engage with a global set of stakeholders and international communities of practice.
The role of the Senior Developer is both leadership and technical expertise based – and will work with a team of developers on one or many Jembi projects. They should have a minimum of 5 years’ experience working with various technologies in production enterprise environments along with relevant education for this role.
Required skills & experience
Solid understanding of web technologies and protocols
Experience as a senior software engineer, with the ability to mentor a development team
Excellent coding skills and solid understanding of web technologies and protocol
Use of Agile development practices
Expertise in relational database development
Ability to take ownership of the software deliverables and work unsupervised by other senior developers
Ensure the features are produced to the highest possible quality
Responsibility for risk management of the overall software product
Mentorship of other software engineers
Have an in-depth understanding of health interoperability standards and patterns
Experience in the public health sector
Previous work with Electronic Health Record systems
NoSQL database development
Beneficial skills & experience
Depending on location of the right candidate
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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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