Consultant II – Junior Developer, DHIS

  • Anywhere
Organization: International Medical Corps
Closing date: 9 Jun 2022

JOB SUMMARY

The role of the District Health Information System (DHIS2) Developer is to provide technical support to the DHIS2 Analyst and end users during the implementation of evidence-based program/project management tools both at the field and at HQ level. The primary support area is for the DHIS2 and related subcomponents. The DHIS2 Junior Developer will be working closely with the DHIS Analyst during the requirement gathering and user acceptance phases of the application development lifecycle. S/he will be responsible for the creation of all DHIS2 back-end components during the development phase of the application development lifecycle. S/he will facilitate communication of complex technical information in an easy and user-friendly manner and will provide support for the systems after they go live.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function with or without reasonable accommodation:

MAIN TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide support to DHIS2 Analyst and end users throughout the entire application development lifecycle. The primary support area is for the District Health Information System and related subcomponents (DHIS2).
  • Work closely with DHIS2 Analyst during the requirement gathering and user acceptance sessions.
  • Create all relevant DHIS2 back-end objects during the entire application development lifecycle including but not limited to data elements, indicators, data entry forms, reports and dashboards, MS Excel import files.
  • Review and provide feedback on user testing plans, user manuals, and other supporting documents.
  • Facilitate communication of complex technical information in an easy and user-friendly manner.
  • Participate in the meetings related to demos and various client presentations.
  • Conduct technical research on the new system features and provide relevant presentations to the end users.
  • Recommending improvements and assist in changes to best practices.
  • Implement regular system upgrades.
  • Provide support for the systems after they go live in a very dynamic, geographically distributed and timeline sensitive work environment.
  • Effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
  • Effectively work in both independent and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
  • Automate the export functions for various global MEAL reports including but not limited to quarterly country report, COVID-19 frameworks to ease the integration with PowerBI.
  • Support the preparation of dashboards and inforgraphics in MEAL department using PowerBi, Venngage and other similar software.

Perform other duties as assigned. The duties and responsibilities listed in this document are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and not necessarily all inclusive.

Code of Conduct

As applicable to this position, an individual must promote and encourage a culture of compliance and ethics throughout the organization and maintain a clear understanding of International Medical Corps’ and donor compliance and ethics standards and adheres to those standards.

If this is a supervisory position, one must set an example of ethical behavior through one’s own conduct and oversight of the work of others; ensure that those who report to you have sufficient knowledge and resources to follow the standards outlined in the Code of Conduct & Ethics; monitor compliance of the people you supervise; enforce the Code of Conduct & Ethics and International Medical Corps’ policies, including the Safeguarding Policy and the Protection from Harassment, Bullying and Sexual Misconduct in the Workplace Policy, consistently and fairly; support employees who in good faith raise questions or concerns.

It is all staff shared responsibility and obligation to safeguard and protect populations with whom we work, including adults who may be particularly vulnerable and children. This includes safeguarding from the following conduct by our staff or partners: sexual exploitation and abuse; exploitation, neglect, or abuse of children, adults at risk, or LGBTI individuals; and any form of trafficking in persons. Staff are also responsible for preventing violations to our Code of Conduct and Ethics, which may involve Conflicts of Interest, Fraud, Corruption or Harassment. If you see, hear or are made aware of any violations to the Code of Conduct and Ethics or Safeguarding Policy, you have an obligation to report.

Equal Opportunities

International Medical Corps is proud to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or status as a veteran.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Typically, Bachelor’s degree in the field of computer science, information science, information systems or related. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substitute as appropriate.
  • Up to 3 years of experience developing DHIS2, as well as experience developing web applications with: Java/J2EE, Spring, Struts, Apache Velocity templates, Hibernate
  • Knowledge in Health Management Information Systems
  • Knowledge of SQL, MySQL and Oracle databases, PostgreSQL
  • Understanding of agile software development methodologies, values, and procedures
  • SOA design and web service development including REST, SOAP, JSON
  • Experience in client side scripting including JavaScript, JQuery, HTML5
  • Basic understanding of data modeling Data Modeling and Data Warehouse technologies
  • Hands on experience working in integrated development environments, including IntelliJIDEA, NetBeans, Eclipse
  • Experience working with enterprise applications, including ERP, CRM, etc.
  • knowledge of UML and Design Patterns.
  • Advanced proficiency in MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Visio
  • Advanced proficiency with TFS (Team Foundation Server)

Code of Conduct
As applicable to this position, an individual must promote and encourage a culture of compliance and ethics throughout the organization and maintain a clear understanding of International Medical Corps and donor compliance and ethics standards and adheres to those standards.

Safeguarding
It is all staff shared responsibility and obligation to safeguard and protect populations with whom we work, including adults who may be particularly vulnerable and children. This includes safeguarding from the following conduct by our staff or partners: sexual exploitation and abuse; exploitation, neglect, or abuse of children, adults at risk, or LGBTI individuals; and any form of trafficking in persons. Staff are also responsible for preventing violations to our Code of Conduct and Ethics, which may involve Conflicts of Interest, Fraud, Corruption or Harassment. If you see, hear or are made aware of any violations to the Code of Conduct and Ethics or Safeguarding Policy, you have an obligation to report.

Equal Opportunities
International Medical Corps is proud to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or status as a veteran.

How to apply:

https://internationalmedicalcorps.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/545

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