Senior Software Engineer, Ingénieur logiciel senior, SAVICS
Poste proposé : Senior Software Engineer
Savics is a Social Enterprise that leverages existing technologies and field knowledge to co-create and implement innovative products to enhance stakeholders’ impact on individualized patient care, disease surveillance, and healthcare management at the global and local levels.
We partner with health stakeholders to build simple, customizable, and patient-centric applications that gather field data and provide valuable insights for informed decision-making.
We have developed a suite of highly innovative mobile and web applications that support health systems, with the aim of strengthening and improving health outcomes for low and middle-income populations.
In 5 years’ time, we have deployed our products across fifteen countries; mostly in Africa and South-East Asia.
These positions are open to candidates based in Senegal (2 people), in Cameroon (one person), in Mali (one person), and one person based somewhere else in Africa. These positions are subject to project approval and have an expected start date at the beginning of Q4.
We are looking for five Senior Software Engineers to support the development, implementation, and/or strengthening of community-based surveillance products and their interconnectivity with existing health information systems. They will support landscape assessments and develop the existing national and point of care HIS applications (DHIS2, EMR, LIS), including the development of the APIs to enable interconnectivity.
You will be working alongside other engineers and developers working on different layers of the infrastructure and perform installations in health care centers. Therefore, commitment to collaborative problem solving, sophisticated design, and creating quality products is essential.
Develop software solutions by studying information needs; conferring with users; studying systems flow, data usage, and work processes; investigating problem areas; following the software development lifecycle
Determine operational feasibility by evaluating problem definition, requirements, solution development, and proposed solutions
Document and demonstrate solutions by developing documentation, flowcharts, layouts, diagrams, charts, code comments, and clear code
Prepare and install solutions by determining and designing system specifications, standards, and programming
Write well-designed and harmonious code
Provide training to the non-IT end-users to ensure sustainable use of the software
Collaborate with team to brainstorm and create new products
Write user guides and technical documentation.
Profil recherché pour le poste : Senior Software Engineer
Master\’s degree in computer science or equivalent experience
5+ years of experience as a Software Engineer
Experience working in an agile environment
Experience with DHIS2 and/or OpenMRS. Experience with OpenHIE, OpenHIM is a big plus
Hands-on experience with Windows/Linux/Mac OS environments
Comfortable with relational and NoSQL databases
Stay on the leading edge of development practices
Speak English. French is a plus
Comfortable traveling 25% of the time
Be available online during working hours
A permanent internet connection (Savics will support the monthly fees)
Why work at Savics?
You will work in a fast-moving self-managed environment
You will be a valuable actor in the development lifecycle of our eHealth solutions
We share a common passion – Read our Manifesto (Savics Manifesto)
We strongly believe that our actions shape the future
We have a work culture where team members are independent and encouraged to improve and evolve daily in a supportive environment
We learn new things daily
We love what we do and love to be the best
Your soft skills
Possess excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills and are comfortable working with multiple stakeholders to understand and explain highly technical information in a clear, concise manner
Empathetic to employee, customer and end-user needs
Team player with a fondness for mentoring and working within a culture of learning
Great at collaborating with cross-functional teams
Be a persistent, creative problem solver
Strong work ethics and humanist values
At Savics, you will work in an environment where humanist values are nurtured. You will be independent, responsible for finding solutions to local and global problems. We are all happy to be part of the team and learn from each other. Our goal is to make a significant impact on global health with appropriate technologies.
Kindly send us your resume and cover letter
As we are working towards gender parity at Savics, women are strongly encouraged to apply.
Critères de l\’annonce pour le poste : Senior Software Engineer
Informatique, nouvelles technologies
Métiers des services
R&D, gestion de projets
Secteur d´activité :
Informatique, SSII, Internet
Ingénierie, études développement
Recherche et développement
Type de contrat :
Bafoussam – Bamenda – Bertoua – Buéa – Douala – Ebolowa – Garoua – Maroua – Ngaoundéré – Yaoundé – International
Niveau d\’expérience :
Expérience entre 5 ans et 10 ans
Niveau d\’études :
Langues exigées :
Nombre de poste(s) :
Postuler (Apply for the job) sur son site Internet: https://www.emploi.cm/offre-emploi-cameroun/senior-software-engineer-727701
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