Medic

App Developer

Medic

App Developer

Medic builds mobile and web tools for health workers, helping them provide better care that reaches everyone. Operating as a unique, nonprofit technology company, we develop free and open-source tools that can be adapted for specific uses, backed by evidence. Health workers currently use Medic Mobile to register every pregnancy, immunize infants against illnesses, track disease outbreaks faster, keep stock of essential medicines, and communicate about emergencies. Medic Mobile has worked with over 60 partners across 23 countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the US. Based in San Francisco with regional offices in Africa and Asia, our technology supports over 24,000 frontline health workers, improving health systems for over 12 million people.

Medic is growing! We have an opening for the following position and would like to invite applications from qualified candidates.

Medic builds mobile and web tools for health workers, helping them provide better care that reaches everyone. Operating as a unique, nonprofit technology company, we develop free and open-source tools that can be adapted for specific uses, backed by evidence. Health workers currently use Medic Mobile to register every pregnancy, immunize infants against illnesses, track disease outbreaks faster, keep stock of essential medicines, and …

App Developer

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Basic Job Information

Job Category : IT & Telecommunication > Technical Lead (Software)
Job Level : Mid Level
No. of Vacancy/s : [ 1 ]
Job Location : Remote
Offered Salary : $. 20,000.00 - 23,000.00 Yearly
Apply Before(Deadline) : Jan. 29, 2022 23:55 (13 hours from now)

Job Specification

Education Level : Bachelor
Experience Required : More than 5 years
Other Specification
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, or equivalent. 
  • Proficiency in both English and Nepali communication both written and spoken.
  • Proficient in Javascript or other programming languages. 
  • Proficient in relational databases (Postgres) or MySQL
  • Experience delivering and monitoring software services.
  • Familiarity with the Community Health Toolkit is an asset.
  • 5+ years of progressive experience in similar roles with demonstrated technical leadership.
  • Proficient with relational databases, Postgres or MySQL
  • Experience with data analysis and data visualization languages R/Python would be of benefit
  • Have experience using command-line tools on Linux (preferred) or another UNIX-like operating system.
  • Be committed to frequent and timely communication, both in-person and online (via email, Slack, and other online chat applications).
  • Have an interest in working with and learning from a globally distributed team of mHealth technology experts.
  • Have good communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to pass on information clearly to users and to grasp difficulties perceived by users.
  • Strong user support orientation with an attitude of wanting to assist people and pass-on their knowledge and experience to others establishing a good working relationship with users/partners.
  • Ability to work under high pressure, meet deadlines, monitor and follow-up on pending matters under minimum supervision.

Additional Skills: 

  • Familiarity with Android SDK, NoSQL databases.
  • Project work experience with open source technology.
  • Good logical diagnostic skills and ability to exercise good judgment in the resolution of problems.
  • Fluency in other languages would be nice to have.


Job Description

  • Manage project technical development/configurations: Work alongside partnerships leads, project managers, and designers to define scope, design, write technical specifications, and build public health applications
  • Develop internal and partner-facing interactive data visualizations. Work with designers and project managers to ensure that dashboard designs are feasible within the Medic Analytics platform
  • Help partners and project teams extract data and reports
  • Contribute to and maintain a growing code base of JavaScript, JSON configuration, technical documentation, and interactive data visualizations.
  • Conduct functional and unit testing on all developed code and scripts in line with testing frameworks to ensure conformance with defined requirements.
  • Manage client timelines, monitor usage of the platform, and any relevant software costs for invoicing purposes to foster strong relationships with partners.
  • Support end users and stakeholders (internal and external) on any arising technology issues/bugs to resolve, escalate, and resolve.
  • Describe digital health needs and opportunities in your projects/region and propel these needs to be addressed in Medic’s current tool kit or product road map
  • Support in proposal writing, publications, present Medic in meetings, seminars, summits & forums when called upon to do so.

Benefits

Why Medic?

Purpose & Impact

  • Ability to create and see real impact in your work
  • Freedom to take initiative and innovate, bonus of an agile, small team
  • Work for a globally awarded social enterprise recognized for developing a solution that can create global systems change in the health sector

 The Team

  • Work with a value and mission driven team that is consistently described as warm, incredibly kind and supportive
  • Exposure to a diverse team: over 15 different nationalities
  • Opportunities for global travel: all team meet-up + functional team meet-up + field visits

Work/Life, Benefits & Growth

  • Generous leave time: vacation, sabbatical leave, leave of absence, maternity/paternity, bereavement, & sick days
  • Professional development funds & opportunities + 5 days off for prof dev
  • Flexible, remote schedules
  • Benefits for Nepal Staff ( SSF/ Gratuity/ PF) 

Apply through: https://medic.pinpointhq.com/en/jobs/34305






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