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mHealth Kenya Ltd: Python/Django Developer

About the Organization

mHealth Kenya is a limited liability company in Kenya that brings together a team of experts with a diversity of knowledge and experience, and a deep understanding of ICT for Health. mHealth Kenya’s purpose is to bridge communication gaps among remote healthcare facilities, community workers, and central government headquarters to improve care and treatment. mHealth Kenya endeavors to explore numerous applications of mobile health (mHealth) technology, such as increasing direct patient care, rapid lab results communication, worker training, and drug supply-level management. Over the last several years, mHealth Kenya has risen to be at the forefront of facilitating improved public health through use of mobile technologies.

mHealth Kenya in collaboration with the National Ministry of Health and CDC Kenya have identified a number of priority areas to help bridge the gap within the Kenyan Ministry of Health systems. The “Phones for Health” program, which focused on the utilization of mobile solutions within the public health sector to improve access and enhance efficiencies within selected HIV/AIDS health care services was implemented from 2009 to 2015. mHealth Kenya is now enhancing the innovations developed and working with the Ministry of Health to implement them at the various levels.

Position Description

Designing, building, and maintaining a large scale Django application for a rapidly growing product.
Along with creating and maintaining new and existing python packages and code, you will be responsible for performance tuning and streamlining our current Python/Django codebase.
Reports to: Lead Developer

Qualifications/Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in Software Development/Computer Science
At least 3 years of related work experience
Absolute expert in designing, building, and maintaining web applications built with Python and Django.
Solid foundation in developing REST API’s
Working knowledge of GIS and visualization tools e.g . Highcharts.js,D3.js,Leaflet.js
Creating application layer tests in Python’s unit test package and creating UI tests with Selenium
Strong background in SQL, specifically Postgresql.
Great team player
HOW TO APPLY

All application letters and detailed CVs, copies of certificates, telephone contacts together with names of three referees should reach us no later than 23rd Jan 2017 to Email: info@mhealthkenya.org

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