Dashboard / Visualization Developer in R / Shiny (Consultancy) Vacancy at the African Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET) – 3 Openings
African Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET)
Abuja, Nigeria
4d ago
source : MyJobNigeria


Dashboard / Visualization Developer in R / Shiny (Consultancy) job opportunity is available at African Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET) for individuals who possess Bachelor degree.

Project Description

  • The consultant will be responsible for turning datasets into interactive dashboards, and supporting the cleaning and structure of these datasets to be incorporated into the dashboards.
  • The consultant will also be expected to know and apply best-practice design principles, and advise on design and implementation considerations.
  • Additionally, the consultant should provide mentorship and guidance to other staff, both within AFENET team and to external stakeholders.
  • This may include but not limited to preparing and delivering training, presentations; or ad-hoc support to resolve coding problems.

  • Develop, maintain and deploy the front and backend code of the Shiny applications
  • Cooperate with Product Owner, product team, and other developers from the team.
  • Troubleshoot and bug fix issues reported by the technical team
  • Create and maintain documentation

  • Minimum Bachelor degree or higher in one of the related fields (Computer Science, Data Science, Health Informatics, Computer Engineering, and Mathematical Engineering ) or related field;
  • or equivalent work-related experience

    Required Skills :

  • Excellent programming skills in R
  • Expertise in Functional and object-oriented programming in R
  • Good knowledge of R package structure
  • Minimum 3 years of hands-on experience with Shiny
  • framework.
  • Hands-on experience with data visualization in R (ggplot2, plotly)
  • Excellent experience developing interactive dashboards using Shiny package; applications should include links to portfolio and role in developing project
  • Additional experience in enterprise software development and languages a plus; as are experience using other prominent visualization tools (such as D3, Tableau, Power BI, Qlik)
  • Graphic design skills a plus
  • Experience with good software engineering practices, including unit testing, technical
  • documentation, code encapsulation and version control systems (Git)
  • Basic knowledge of Continuous Integration principles and tools
  • Experience working in diverse and geographically distributed teams
  • Being a self-starter and problem solver; able to work independently; and comply with multiple, tight deadlines; and deliver highest quality results;
  • applications should include references, which will be checked

  • Creative, innovative problem solver : ability to turn data into compelling visualizations with the programming mettle to solve intractable problems to achieve results through beautiful code
  • Excellent communication, advanced English reading, writing, listening and speaking
  • Nice to have skills :

  • Knowledge of (bio)statistics and / or bioinformatics
  • Experience with virtualization technologies (e.g. Docker) and Linux shell
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