Technology Lead International Jobs – Living Goods (LG)

Job Title:             Technology Lead
Organisation: Living Goods
(LG)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda or Nairobi, Kenya
About US:
Living Goods (LG) seeks to improve the lives of tens of millions of
underserved customers by revolutionizing the way community health is delivered
in the developing world.  To do this,
Living Goods not only grows its own business operations, but also dramatically
magnifies its impact through large-scale partnerships.  Living Goods supports networks of ‘Avon-like’
micro-entrepreneurs who go door-to-door teaching families how to improve their
health and wealth while selling affordable, high-impact products like basic
medicines, fortified foods, water filters, clean cook stoves, and solar lights.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
·        
Manage Project Technical Configuration:
Work independently and partner with project managers to write technical scope
of work, support service design, configure and customize communication
technologies and data visualization dashboards to meet  requirements, create user manuals, deploy and
train on technologies managing project timelines and monitor usage of the
technologies.
·        
Work with designers and project managers to
ensure that systems designs are feasible and building upon past work. Be
available to other teammates who may be building other systems, to maintain
best practices and quality. Manage project timelines, monitor usage of
platforms
·        
Support Product Development: Work
closely with Living Good’s designers to describe mHealth needs and
opportunities in your region and to ensure these needs are addressed in LG’s
current products or in LG’s Product road map.
·        
Post Deployment Product Support:
Support end users and stakeholders (internal and external) on any arising
technology issues/bugs working alongside tech support team to resolve or
escalate to other tech teams and follow up to resolution.



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in
Computer Science, Statistics, Engineering or Mathematics
·        
At least three years relevant experience or
equivalent combination of education and experience.
·        
Three years’ experience using command-line tools
on Linux (preferred) or another UNIX-like operating system. Be comfortable and
proficient in HTML, Javascript, Node.js, and JSON.
·        
Have experience with relational databases,
Postgres and MySQL
·        
Have experience in Scripting languages
Appscript/Shell/Awk
·        
Have experience with data analysis and data
visualization languages R/Matlab/Python
·        
Candidates should have the following personal
work ethics (essential qualifications):
·        
Good communication and interpersonal skills with
the ability to pass on information clearly to users and to grasp difficulties
perceived by users.
·        
Commitment to frequent and timely communication,
both in person and online (via email, Internet Relay Chat, and other online
chat applications).
·        
Strong problem solver with good logical
diagnostic skills and ability to exercise good judgement in the resolution of
problems
·        
Ability to multi-task in dealing with several
different problems at a time.
·        
Strong customer service orientation that
establishes a good working relationship with customers, with the attitude of
wanting to assist people and pass-on their knowledge and experience to others.
·        
Ability to work under high pressure, meet
deadlines, monitor and follow-up on pending matters under minimum
·        
Be based in Kenya /Uganda and/or have legal work
permits for Kenya/Uganda.
Compensation:  A competitive salary and benefits package
commensurate with experience including health insurance and bonus opportunity.
How to Apply:
All Ugandan candidates are strongly encouraged to Apply Online at the
web link below.

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