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  • Posted: Sep 9, 2021
    Deadline: Sep 24, 2021
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  • AIDS Prevention Initiative in Nigeria, Ltd./Gte. (APIN) is a non-governmental organization registered with the Nigerian Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC). APIN has built a strong partnership with the Nigerian Government, which is memorialized through a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the National Planning Commission. APIN is a leading Nigerian orga...
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    Senior PHI Software Developer

    Req ID: api-32273
    Location: Abuja, Federal Capital Territory, Nigeria
    Department: Strategic Information

    Position Summary

    • PHIS3 seeks a Senior Software Developer to lead its HIS solution development activities. The Senior Software Developer will provide the delivery units with the domain knowledge and support necessary to facilitate effective HIS solutions development.
    • The successful candidate will work with the other units in the management and development of the National Data Repository (NDR), the National Electronic Medical Records, Laboratory Information Management System, and any other HIS platform as directed by the funders.
    • The Senior Software Developer reports directly to the Public Health Information Systems Advisor in activity implementation and management.

    Duties & Responsibilities

    • Provide technical assistant to ensure the implementation, adaptation, and improvement of national interoperable electronic HIS platforms, to capture, store and transmit patient-level or service-based data.
    • Lead development and enhancement National Data Repository (NDR), the National Electronic Medical Records, Laboratory Information Management System, and any other HIS platform.
    • Participate in the design, implementation, testing, and launching of HIS Solutions by the organization.
    • Work closely with other developers, supporting and collaborating through frequent code review.
    • Oversee the work being done by other software engineers working on the team, coordinating team activities with other teams and product groups, maintaining software architecture standards.
    • Consistently defines and applies technologies, standards and software engineering practices, mentoring other team members
    • Lead and Direct software engineering resources to ensure timely and quality delivery of services.
    • Responsible for mentoring junior talent as well as directing technical staff through technical challenges, tasks, and projects.
    • Develop key product features within existing large-scale enterprise applications & new strategic initiatives.
    • Assist with the generation and analysis of business and functional requirements for proposed software solutions.
    • Participate in and sometimes lead architectural and database design discussions as they relate to product direction.
    • Create design specifications, documentation, and unit testing plans as defined by the Agile development process.
    • Generate data for project planning, including task breakdown and estimation of work for a project. Tracks status within the project as necessary.
    • Delegates tasks to project team members to balance work and increase team cross-training
    • Raises long-term architecture issues within the project
    • Own the delivery of an entire piece of a system or application, and serve as a technical lead on small to midsize complex projects.
    • Build software solutions where the problem is not well defined. Design and define the interaction between the other component pieces.
    • Maintain and support software solutions post-production.
    • Implements and debugs some of the more involved/complex functionality.

    Qualifications and Experience

    • Minimum of B.Sc in IT, Computing, Computer Engineering, and any other relevant areas. A master's is also desirable.
    • At least 5 years of experience in health informatics.
    • At least 8 years of experience in Architecting, Building, and maintaining live enterprise systems.
    • Proficient in Java, ASP.NET MVC (Comprehensive understanding with at least 3 years commercial experience of web technologies on the .NET platform), Typescript, Software Design, Database design, UML design, Software Development Lifecycle.
    • Proficient in any Java framework, Spring MVC would be an added advantage.
    • Knowledge of one or more software development methodologies
    • Experience working with health sector information systems is preferred
    • Experience with business process analysis, workflow, requirements specification development, and data modeling.
    • Strong knowledge and experience with data Extract, Transform, and Load (ETL) principles, methods, and technology, and the use of Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) for electronic data transfer.
    • Experience with software quality assurance and software development methodologies.
    • Experience working on a team to create interoperability among information systems, including the use of unique patient identifiers across systems, is desired.
    • Determine and communicate the implications of system-level decisions on subsystems and components, and help determine how best to mitigate or take advantage of these implications.
    • Strong written and oral communication skills for high-level policy audiences (writing examples may be required).
    • Excellent coordination and information management skills.
    • The ability to work well under pressure; skilled at change management, crisis management, and problem-solving.
    • Ability to develop and maintain relationships with users and various stakeholders (local and international); developed cultural awareness and innovation sense.
    • Good understanding of typical web application, SOA and microservices patterns.
    • Experience building and leading development teams.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to APIN on apin.org.ng to apply

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

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