Senior Applications Developer

Full Time

ABOUT US
Right to Care is at the vanguard in supporting and delivering prevention, care, and treatment services for HIV and associated diseases. We work with government and communities to find pioneering solutions to build and strengthening public healthcare.
We embrace a strong entrepreneurial culture and focuses on innovation and the use of technology to enhance services, address skills shortages, and deliver quality healthcare outcomes. Our areas of expertise include HIV and TB care and treatment, pharmacy automation, medical male circumcision, and cervical cancer diagnosis and treatment.
Right to Care Zambia has been awarded a five (5) year project funded by the USAID through the PEPFAR mechanism. The USAID – Action HIV project aims to reduce HIV mortality, morbidity and transmission by achieving the UNAIDS and PEPFAR goal of 95/95/95 HIV treatment coverage by providing comprehensive HIV Prevention, Care and Treatment maintenance services in Luapula, Northern and Muchinga provinces of Zambia. The USAID Action HIV project will work closely with and in support of the Ministry of Health.
ABOUT THE POSITION
Request to Hire No.: RTCZ22-002
Date Advertised: 16 January 2023
Closing Date: 20 January 2023
Position: Senior Applications Developer
Location: Lusaka Office
No. of Vacancies: 01
Contract Duration: Until September 2024
Contract Type: Fixed Term
Job Grade: TBA
Reporting To: Senior IT Manager
Contact Email: [email protected]g
Contact Person: Vacancy19
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
Minimum Required Qualifications and Experience:

Related Degree in Information Technology / Information Systems or Computer Sciences
2+ years IT developer experience using a combination of technologies (.Net – C#, Angular, JAVA Script, CSS, PHP, Web API 2.0,
Entity Framework, LINQ, JavaScript, jQuery, HTML 5, CSS 3, Bootstrap, JQX Widgets,
Developing databases using SQL and MySQL and
Current knowledge of trends and development in computer/ tablet and mobile health technology and the administration of   operations and long-range user requirements
4 years or more years in IT business/Industry

Desirable Qualifications and Experience:

Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Information Technology / Information Systems or Computer Sciences
5+ years IT developer experience using a combination of technologies (.Net – C#, Angular, JAVA Script, CSS, PHP, Web API 2.0, Entity Framework, LINQ, JavaScript, jQuery, HTML 5, CSS 3, Bootstrap, JQX Widgets,
Developing databases using SQL and MySQL and
Expertise in data visualizations, mHealth and GIS platforms
At least 5 years’ experience supporting M-health applications/ record systems
SmartCare Certification will be an added advantage

TECHNICAL AND BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES

Confidence & Self Control
Ethics and Integrity
Initiative
Planning and Organizing
Professionalism

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS

Thoroughly document technical designs (UID, System Architecture Design, File and Database Design) of IT Business Solutions before and during development
Ability to analyse and synthesize business requirements and convert the requirement to IT business solutions
Develop solutions using a variety of techniques to meet the requirements of business
Collaborate closely with Business Analysts to implement the requirements and provide necessary guidance to testers during QA process
To successfully produce error (bug) free IT Business Solutions
Collaborate closely with Business Analysts to implement the requirements and provide necessary guidance to testers during QA process
Carry out regular security checks and provide solutions to security threats, viruses, or errors that might hinder the performance of applications

APPLICATION PROCEEDURE

Applications in the form of a cover letter and CV must be submitted to [email protected]
All applicants are required to complete an online competency assessment accessible using this link
Only applicants that complete the two steps above will be considered.

DISCLAIMER
By applying for the above-mentioned position, you consent to Right to Care to conduct qualification, ID, criminal and reference checks (internal and external) which forms part of the Company’s recruitment policy and procedure. Should you not receive a response to your application from Right to Care within one month of this advert being placed, kindly consider your application as being unsuccessful.
Applicants are required to complete all screening assessment questions and completion of competency assessment using the link provided above for the application of this position to be complete. Only applicants meeting the strict criteria outlined above will be contacted as part of the shortlisting process.  Right to Care reserves the right to withdraw the vacancy at any time for whatever reason.
Right to Care is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer. The Company’s approved Employment Equity Plan and Targets will be considered as part of the recruitment process.  As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we actively encourage and welcome people with various disabilities to apply.
Right to Care Zambia is aware of fraudulent activities by certain individuals claiming to be representatives of the organization.
Be advised that Right to Care does not charge any fee at any stage of the recruitment process, and as such Right to Care Zambia assumes no responsibility for any announcements or activities by such individuals or entities.