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  • Posted: Sep 18, 2019
    Deadline: Sep 20, 2019
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  • Driven by the pursuit of excellence, the University of Maryland has enjoyed a remarkable rise in accomplishment and reputation over the past two decades. By any measure, Maryland is now one of the nation's preeminent public research universities and on a path to become one of the world's best. To fulfill this promise, we must capitalize on our momentum, full...
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    NPHL Systems Specialist and Administrator

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Day to day administration of applications and data servers on Linux and Windows environments.
    • Technical data systems assistance related to the Ministry of Health programs and partners in areas relating to NPHL.
    • Continuous support and capacity building of staff on ICT and management of the help desk.
    • Continuous systems improvement and provide support and automation of laboratory services.
    • Administration and maintenance of database management systems and data warehouse
    • Support, configure, maintain and upgrade NPHL networks and in house servers
    • Install and maintain network hardware and software
    • Ensure network security and connectivity
    • Monitor network performance (availability, utilization, throughput and latency)
    • Set up user accounts, permissions and passwords for NPHL staff
    • Development and implementation of NPHL network policies and procedures
    • Vendor and inventory management for ICT procurements and equipment
    • Vendor and inventory management for ICT procurements and equipment
    • Technical support and implementation of Laboratory Information Systems at NPHL and other county facilities
    • Maintenance of the organization communication services including corporate website and email, VoIP and Video Conferencing
    • Technical data and systems assistance to related Ministry of Health programs and
    • partners in areas relating to NPHL
    • Continuous support and capacity building of staff on ICT and management of the help desk.
    • Continuous systems improvement projects on support and automation of laboratory services.
    • Performing any other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

    Skills and Experience

    • Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology. A Master’s degree will be a definite plus.
    • Formal training or certification on Project Management
    • At least 5 years experience in the following:
      • Planning, implementation and management of Health Information Systems projects
      • Implementing and support for Laboratory information systems Labware LIMS in referral & public health facilities
      • Integrating networks and Information systems HIS, LIS, including EMR, DHIS
      • Designing mobile data collection tools and hosting environments for DHIS2 and ODK
      • Data mining and warehousing from different sources /database ETL
      • Software development using ASP.NET, MS SQL Server and Dev Express 3rd party visualization tools
      • Coordinating National Information System projects with other MoH departments, county and local implementing partners.
      • Developing requirement specifications for Information Systems at national and county level
      • Development of curriculum and training super users on Labware (LIMS)

    Method of Application

    Interested candidates who meet the above-mentioned qualifications, are requested to send their cover letter and resume to MGIC_Recruitment@mgic.umaryland.edu indicating the position being applied for on the subject line of the email by 20th Sept, 2019. Applicants are advised to include the position title as the subject.
    The University of Maryland is an equal opportunity employer.
    Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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