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Nairobi, Kenya
JOB #R2203338

Senior Full Stack Software Developer- Nairobi, Kenya

ICF is seeking a Senior-level Full Stack Software Developer to support health information systems under the PEPFAR program. The Senior-level 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 5 years’ experience as a programmer or software developer, troubleshooting user support issues, testing components to deliver quality applications
  • At least 5 years’ programing experience using JavaScript, and either Java, or Python
  • At least 5 years’ experience with relational databases (PostgreSQL preferred) and knowledge of SQL
  • Experience developing Unix shell scripts
  • Experience working with RESTful APIs, JavaScript libraries/ frameworks (e.g. React), Node.js runtime environment
  • Experience working with agile software development methodology
  • Experience using GitHub for issue tracking and version control
  • Experience using continuous integration/ continuous deployment pipelines
  • 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

Professional Skills:

  • A strong self-starter
  • 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
  • Excellent verbal, interpersonal and communication skills

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.

Nairobi, Kenya (KE51)

Who is ICF?

A global consulting services company with approximately 8,000 people across 75+ countries, but we are not your typical consultants.
LEARN MORE ABOUT ICF

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