Entry Level Junior Software Developer Jobs – Living Goods (LG)

Job
Title:              Junior Software Developer
Organisation: Living Goods (LG)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: IT Projects
Manager
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.
Job Summary: The Junior
Software Developer will work on new and existing web and mobile applications
for deployment and use by staff, agents and partners.   The Junior Software developer will work as
part of a collaborative team writing, testing, and deploying our web and mobile
app solutions.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
        
Maintaining coding standards and participating
in peer code reviews.
        
Post Deployment Product Support: Support end
users and stakeholders (internal and external) on any arising technology
issues/bugs working alongside tech support team follow up to resolution
.
        
Document and demonstrate solutions by developing
documentation, flowcharts, layouts, diagrams, charts, code comments and clear
code
.
        
Software testing and quality assurance:
Responsible for developing new programs and proofing the program to develop
needed changes to assure production of a quality product
.
        
Front end graphical user interface design



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
        
The ideal candidate for the Living Goods Junior
Software Developer job placement should have one year of 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 with data analysis and data
visualization languages R/Matlab/Python
        
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.
NB: Please note that only
candidates meeting the minimum qualifications will be considered.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are strongly
encouraged to apply online at the web link below.
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