Software Developer Intern

Daktari Online

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About the job

Daktari Media Africa is seeking a Software Developer Intern to join our dynamic team. This internship opportunity offers hands-on experience in developing and maintaining our innovative healthcare technology solutions. As a Software Developer Intern, you will work closely with experienced professionals in a collaborative environment to contribute to the enhancement of our platform’s functionality and user experience.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Assist in designing, developing, and maintaining a learning management platform, focusing on both front-end and back-end development, utilizing skills in Python, Rust, Flutter, JavaScript, and Laravel.
  • Contribute to writing clean, efficient, and maintainable code for implementing new features, enhancements, and bug fixes, leveraging knowledge of Python and Rust programming languages.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams including product managers, designers, and developers to understand project requirements and aid in solution implementation, demonstrating strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Provide technical support to users and internal teams, addressing issues related to platform functionality, usability, or performance, with a keen problem-solving mindset.
  • Investigate and troubleshoot reported problems, identifying root causes, and implementing solutions to ensure a seamless user experience, applying analytical and troubleshooting skills.
  • Assist users in navigating and utilizing the platform effectively, offering guidance and support to resolve technical difficulties, and showcasing customer service skills and user empathy.
  • Stay updated with technological advancements relevant to the platform and assist in implementing updates and upgrades as needed, demonstrating a willingness to learn and adapt to new technologies.
  • Ensure the integrity and efficiency of the platform’s databases, optimizing queries and managing data effectively, utilizing knowledge of database management systems such as PostgreSQL and MySQL.
  • Contribute to testing efforts for new features and bug fixes to ensure platform reliability and quality, participating in testing procedures and providing feedback.
  • Collaborate with other developers, IT professionals, and stakeholders to ensure successful feature implementation and issue resolution, working effectively in a team environment.
  • Maintain clear and comprehensive documentation for software development and technical support processes, aiding in knowledge transfer and process clarity.
  • Assist in researching and implementing new technologies to enhance platform capabilities, contributing to innovation and improvement efforts, and showcasing an interest in technology exploration and experimentation.


  • Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or related field.
  • Proficiency or strong interest in Flutter, JavaScript, and Laravel frameworks.
  • Experience in Python and Rust programming languages.
  • Familiarity with database management systems such as PostgreSQL and MySQL.
  • Proficiency in versioning tools/collaboration tools such as GitHub or Mercury.
  • Solid understanding of software development principles, practices, and methodologies.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to troubleshoot technical issues.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with a collaborative mindset.
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team in a fast-paced environment.
  • Eagerness to learn and adapt to new technologies and tools.
  • Prior internship or project experience in software development is a plus.

Join us in our mission to revolutionize healthcare technology solutions and contribute to building a platform that empowers healthcare professionals worldwide. Apply now to be part of our innovative team at Daktari Media Africa!

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