Senior JavaScript Software Engineer

Jembi Health Systems NPC, is looking for a Senior JavaScript Software Engineer, to join our cutting edge agile development team to work on a number of projects, with a focus on interoperability and data exchange between health systems. The successful candidate will work with a team of developers on one or both of these projects. They should have a minimum of 5 years working with Java and JavaScript technologies in production enterprise environments.

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Solid understanding of web technologies and protocols
  • Experience as a senior software engineer, with the ability to lead a development team
  • Excellent coding skills and understanding of software design patterns and architecture
  • Front End development experience with JavaScript, HTML, CSS and relevant platforms and libraries
  • Use of Agile development practices
  • Expertise in regional 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

Additional Skills and Experience:

  • Experience in public health sector
  • Previous work with Electronic Health Record systems
  • Docker experience would be advantages
  • Familiar with Node.js, React.js and Typescript

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.

Application process:

Interested applicants are invited to submit an application to and, include a

comprehensive CV, and letter of motivation. Please use the recruitment reference number when applying

for the post: JEM-OpenCRVSRC-01. Closing date for applications 12 March 2019.


The position is a one- year contract position that may be renewed for a further defined period if funding is

secured. Remuneration will be negotiated in accordance with the qualifications and experience. 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.