Medic Mobile – Software Developer in the Ecosystem Team

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Remote (Nairobi, Kenya)

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About the role

The Software Developer is a Product Team member in the Ecosystem team. You will develop essential components of the Community Health Toolkit (CHT), a leading open-source, global good for digital health and advanced community health systems. One of the main focuses of the Ecosystem team is interoperability with existing digital health standards. You will work with application developers and other users of the CHT directly – this includes building new features, ensuring support, fixing bugs, testing applications, and ensuring we’re working on the most impactful things. You will work with a distributed team based around the world, and you will report to an Engineering Manager.

Product Team’s Core Competencies

As a team, we have adopted a set of “core competencies” for how we show up for each other at work to be great teammates for each other.

  • Reliable – Sets and communicates clear expectations about when something needs to/will be done and does it without prompting.
  • Team Player – Acts in the team’s best interest and actively looks for ways to help their colleagues. Makes time to support teammates to be successful.
  • Growth Mindset – Always seeking to improve. Open-minded, teachable, and coachable.
  • Proactive – Sees things that need doing and takes action to keep things moving and make the team successful.
  • Effective Communicator – Communicates regularly, openly, and effectively using the appropriate channels.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop software – Contribute to our codebase, write and review code. Follow our development workflow and coding style. We use JavaScript, NodeJS, Angular, CouchDB, Docker, AWS, WebDriverIO as our primary stack, and we work with digital health standards such as OpenHIE and FHIR. We are looking for someone with experience with these or similar technologies.
  • Support scaling – Proactively seek new technologies or implementations that solve current problems better or more efficiently.
  • Troubleshooting – Prioritize and provide remote troubleshooting support to active deployments as needed.
  • Documentation – Write technical information, explain processes, clarify interactions when requested, and ensure proper documentation.
  • Mentorship – Support junior team members.

Skills Knowledge and Expertise

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • 2 years of experience with software development, with concrete results
  • Experience in one or more programming languages
  • Fluent in English and experience using it in a remote work environment, e.g., over video and text chats
  • Knowledge of software development processes
  • Ability to work in a remote and culturally diverse team
  • You must have valid authorization to work in the country that you are based without requiring sponsorship.

We will be reviewing applications on a continuous basis, and encourage interested candidates to apply as early as possible






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