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  • Posted: Nov 8, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Palladium develops and delivers solutions that create positive impact for communities, businesses, societies and economies. We transform lives and create enduring value by working with governments, corporations and non-profit organisations.
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    Software Developer (DWH Platform).

    Diversity, Equity & Inclusion – We welcome applications from all sections of society and actively encourage diversity to drive innovation, creativity, success and good practice. We positively welcome and seek to ensure we achieve diversity in our workforce; and that all job applicants and employees receive equal and fair treatment regardless of their background or personal characteristics. These include: (but are not limited to) socio-economic background, age, race, gender identity, religion, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability, nationality, veteran, marital or Indigenous status.  Should you require any adjustments or accommodations to be made due to a disability or you are a neurodivergent individual or any other circumstance, please email our team at [email protected]





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    Project Overview and Role:

    Funded under the US President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) through a cooperative agreement with the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Palladium Development and Consultancy Kenya Ltd (Palladium Kenya) anticipates 5-year funding to support the Kenya Ministry of Health, county governments and healthcare service delivery partners to implement technological innovations in health information systems.

    These innovations include the scale up of electronic medical records systems (EMRs) for clinical decision support and improved patient care,  the enhancement of the Kenya National Data Warehouse (NDWH), a centralized data repository of data from EMRs for analysis and reporting, the development of an interoperability layer to support the exchange of data across systems, the enhancement of mHealth solutions and numerous other innovations including  patient identification and informatics solutions to support health surveillance.

    Position Summary
    Reporting to the Lead Software Developer for the Data Warehouse, the Software Developer is responsible for the execution of software development tasks in line with work plan and team objectives and develops specific products assigned in adherence to the business and functional requirements, quality objectives and timelines set, and works with a team of individuals from development, quality assurance, business analyst, and solution architects on core systems for the Kenya National Data Warehouse.

    Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Design and develop software application using opensource tools and platforms based on user requirements and needs.
    • Produce clean, maintainable, and efficient code based on specifications.
    • Work closely with UI/UX designers to develop and implement highly responsive user interfaces.
    • Build reusable complex components and libraries for the Data warehouse applications.
    • Work with data scientists and analysts to improve existing software
    • Optimize and monitor software for maximum performance, responsiveness, and scalability.
    • Participate in developing and designing effective APIs for the Data warehouse ecosystem.
    • Working on troubleshooting and debugging and software application code.
    • Perform duties and tasks as assigned by Infrastructure and Sustainability lead

    Required Qualifications:

    • BSc in Computer Science or a related field.
    • 3+ years of experience in web application design, development, and implementation.
    • Knowledge of multiple front-end languages and libraries (e.g., HTML/ CSS, JavaScript, XML, jQuery)
    • Knowledge of multiple back-end languages (e.g., Java, Python, C#) and JavaScript frameworks (e.g., Angular, React, Node.js)
    • Familiarity with databases (e.g., MySQL, Postgres, MSSQL, MongoDB), web servers (e.g., Apache, NGINX, IIS)
    • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools (e.g., Git / Mercurial / SVN)
    • Experience in Continuous Integration (CI) and Continuous Delivery (CD) technologies to manage and execute code
    • Fluency in English language.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Palladium International on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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