App Developer

Medic. Inc

Experience: 2-5 years

Level: Intermediate

Total Positions: 1

Job Type: full-time

Salary: Negotiable

Education: Bachelor Degree

Location: Kathmandu, Nepal

Apply Before: 2022-01-31

Key Responsibilities

Manage project technical development/configurations: Work alongside partnerships leads, project managers, and designers to define scope, design, write technical specifications, and build public health applications

  • Develop internal and partner-facing interactive data visualizations. Work with designers and project managers to ensure that dashboard designs are feasible within the Medic Analytics platform
  • Help partners and project teams extract data and reports
  • Contribute to and maintain a growing code base of JavaScript, JSON configuration, technical documentation, and interactive data visualizations.
  • Conduct functional and unit testing on all developed code and scripts in line with testing frameworks to ensure conformance with defined requirements.
  • Manage client timelines, monitor usage of the platform, and any relevant software costs for invoicing purposes to foster strong relationships with partners.
  • Support end users and stakeholders (internal and external) on any arising technology issues/bugs to resolve, escalate, and resolve.
  • Describe digital health needs and opportunities in your projects/region and propel these needs to be addressed in Medic’s current tool kit or product roadmap
  • Support in proposal writing, publications, present Medic in meetings, seminars, summits & forums when called upon to do so.

Skills Knowledge and Expertise

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, or equivalent.
  • Proficiency in both English and Nepali communication both written and spoken.
  • Proficient in Javascript or other programming languages.
  • Proficient in relational databases (Postgres) or MySQL
  • Experience delivering and monitoring software services.
  • Familiarity with the Community Health Toolkit is an asset.
  • 5+ years of progressive experience in similar roles with demonstrated technical leadership.
  • Proficient with relational databases, Postgres or MySQL
  • Experience with data analysis and data visualization languages R/Python would be of benefit
  • Have experience using command-line tools on Linux (preferred) or another UNIX-like operating system.
  • Be committed to frequent and timely communication, both in-person and online (via email, Slack, and other online chat applications).
  • Have an interest in working with and learning from a globally distributed team of mHealth technology experts.
  • Have good communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to pass on information clearly to users and to grasp difficulties perceived by users.
  • Strong user support orientation with an attitude of wanting to assist people and pass-on their knowledge and experience to others establishing a good working relationship with users/partners.
  • Ability to work under high pressure, meet deadlines, monitor and follow-up on pending matters under minimum supervision.

     Additional Skills: 

  • Familiarity with Android SDK, NoSQL databases.
  • Project work experience with open source technology.
  • Good logical diagnostic skills and ability to exercise good judgment in the resolution of problems.
  • Fluency in other languages would be nice to have.