Project Overview and Role
Palladium was recently awarded the Translating Data for Implementation (Data.FI) award. Data.FI is a five-year global project funded by the U.
S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). Data.FI partners with PEPFAR programs to accelerate and sustain access to high-quality data to expedite HIV epidemic control and maintenance.
Data.FI supports host country governments to enhance existing health information systems (HIS) and conduct in-depth analysis of HIV epidemiologic and program data to inform management responses to gaps in HIV and AIDS programming and sustain impact by supporting local partner transition.
Palladium is seeking a Software Architect for Data.FI Nigeria who will provide technical expertise for the development and implementation of HIV information systems toward a unified architecture.
With support of the regional digital team, develop, test, and support the implementation of software products and solutions as articulated in the systems and functional requirements
Integrate and deploy developed or packaged solutions in production environments or live service systems.
Develop, test, debug, implement and maintain applications while ensuring they meet required health information systems standards
Provide technical support including bug fixing, functional extensions and documentation for deployed solutions.
Manage software development cycles including testing and quality assurance while ensuring that deliverables meet software requirements based on agreed time-frames and milestones.
Participate in software and architectural development activities
Formulate and define system scope and objectives through research and fact-finding to develop or modify moderately complex information systems
Design, develop and test Java-based solutions using common standards and frameworks such as Angular 7, JAXB, JAX-WS, JAX-RS, JPA, JavaEE, Spring, and Hibernate
Help improve code quality by implementing the recommended best practices
Develop comprehensive technical documentation for application code.
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or other relevant field;
4 years' experience in software development; DHIS 2 configuration and deployment skills will be an added advantage
Experience with a variety of programming and scripting languages and frameworks, including ASP.NET Bootstrap, jQuery, Java, SOAP (XML), REST (HTTP) and Python
Excellent knowledge of SQL and hands on experience with ORM frameworks such as Hibernate
Ability to solve problems creatively and effectively
Ability to gather accurate requirements and work closely with stakeholders to prioritize tasks and the scope of development.
Strong attention to detail with the ability to identify errors and make adjustments in a testing environment.
Experience working in an Agile / Scrum development process
Experience programming with APIs and service-based architectures
Experience with databases and their integration into web applications
Strong attention to detail and understanding of architectural dependencies
Ability to engage closely with system architects and regional development teams to deliver highly available and scalable services with minimal / zero downtime
Extensive experience in system and data migration for mission critical technologies
Ability to coordinate and balance priorities of multiple projects and deliverables
Strong troubleshooting and problem-solving skills
Remain up to date on all current best practices, trends, and industry developments
Ability to maintain a high standard of work quality and encourage others to do the same.
Applications Closing Date
20th December, 2019.