Full Stack Software Developer


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Full Stack Software Developer – The Role

ICF is seeking a Mid-level Full Stack Software Developer to support health information systems under the PEPFAR program. The Mid-level Full Stack Software Developer will join the software development team and provide development and technology support to mission-critical health information systems.  This position is in Nairobi, Kenya (though temporarily remote due to COVID-19).

Key Responsibilities

  • Work on programming and software development tasks under the guidance of the solution architect and senior developers on the project
  • Collaborate with various stakeholder developers, programmers, and testers to develop new features and program enhancements to existing components
  • Contribute to technical discussions about systems features, functions, and components necessary to continue the build-out of foundational elements that facilitate data exchange and interoperability
  • Assist with the documentation that third-party developers use to ensure smooth interaction with data components developed
  • Troubleshoot technical issues providing timely responses and user centered solutions
  • Support our client’s informatic initiatives to assist in-country stakeholders to maximize use of client systems and data assets and ongoing stakeholder self-service activities required to be completed on an annual cycle

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, software engineering, information systems or related technology field
  • At least 2 years’ experience as a programmer or software developer, troubleshooting user support issues, testing components to deliver quality applications
  • At least 2 years’ programing experience using JavaScript, and either Java, or Python
  • At least 2 years’ experience with relational databases (PostgreSQL preferred) and knowledge of SQL
  • Experience developing Unix shell scripts
  • Experience working with RESTful APIs, JavaScript libraries/ frameworks (e.g. React), Node.js runtime environment
  • Experience working with agile software development methodology
  • Experience using GitHub for issue tracking and version control
  • Experience using continuous integration/ continuous deployment pipelines
  • Authority to work in Kenya

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience as a programmer or developer DHIS2 (District Health Information System)
  • Experience working with or in low technology resource environments
  • Willingness to travel internationally approximately 30% time
  • Interest in and commitment to international development outcomes

Professional Skills:

  • A strong self-starter
  • Ability to work cross-culturally
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making capabilities
  • Team player with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent verbal, interpersonal and communication skills

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