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Nairobi, Kenya
JOB #R2101481

Full Stack Software Developer- Nairobi, Kenya

ICF is seeking a Full Stack Software Developer to support health information systems under the PEPFAR program. The Full-Stack Software Developer will join the software development team and provide development and technology support to mission-critical health information systems.  This position is in Nairobi, Kenya (though temporarily remote due to COVID-19).

Key Responsibilities

  • Work on programming and software development tasks under the guidance of the solution architect and senior developers on the project
  • Collaborate with various stakeholder developers, programmers, and testers to develop new features and program enhancements to existing components
  • Contribute to technical discussions about systems features, functions, and components necessary to continue the build-out of foundational elements that facilitate data exchange and interoperability
  • Assist with the documentation that third-party developers use to ensure smooth interaction with data components developed
  • Troubleshoot technical issues providing timely responses and user centered solutions
  • Support our client’s informatic initiatives to assist in-country stakeholders to maximize use of client systems and data assets and ongoing stakeholder self-service activities required to be completed on an annual cycle

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, software engineering, information systems or related technology field
  • At least 3 years’ experience as a programmer or software developer programming technology components, troubleshooting user support issues, testing components to deliver quality technology tools   
  • At least 3 years’ programing experience using JavaScript, and either Java, or Python, or PHP
  • At least 3 years’ experience with relational databases (PostgreSQL preferred) and knowledge of SQL
  • At least 1 years’ experience developing Unix shell scripts
  • Experience working with RESTful APIs, agile software development methodology, JavaScript libraries (e.g. React), and Node.js runtime environment
  • Experience using GitHub for issue tracking and version control
  • Excellent verbal, interpersonal and written English communication skills
  • Authority to work in Kenya

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience as a programmer or developer DHIS2 (District Health Information System)
  • Experience working with or in low technology resource environments
  • Willingness to travel internationally approximately 30% time
  • Interest in and commitment to international development outcomes
  • Proficient in the French language

Professional Skills:

  • A strong self-starter especially in self-teaching and exploring new programming languages and technical concepts
  • Ability to work cross-culturally
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and decision-making capabilities 
  • Team player with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment

Working at ICF

Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth. If you’re seeking to make a difference in the world, visit www.icf.com/careers to find your next career. ICF—together for tomorrow.

Nairobi, Kenya (KE51)

Who is ICF?

A global consulting services company with +7,000 people across +70 countries, but we are not your typical consultants.
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