Senior Programmer NGO Job Careers – African Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET)

Job Title:      Senior Programmer
Organisation: African
Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About US:
The African Field
Epidemiology Network (AFENET) is a not for profit, networking alliance and service
organization that brings together field epidemiology training programs (FETPs)
across Africa working side by side with Ministries of Health, regional and
international partners. AFENET works to strengthen epidemiology and disease
surveillance capabilities of African countries that are critical to meeting the
requirements of the Integrated Disease Surveillance and Response (IDSR)
strategy and the International Health Regulations (IHR).
About Project:
The African Field
Epidemiology Network (AFENET) was on 1 April 2016 awarded a five year Cooperative
Agreement (CoAg) to support the Uganda Ministry of Health (MOH) to strengthen its
capacity to execute core public health functions through embedded technical
assistance. The CoAg titled “Strengthen Uganda Ministry of Health Capacity to
Execute its Essential Public Health Functions through Provision of Technical Assistance,
Public Health Workforce Development and Institutional Capacity- Building in the
Republic of Uganda under the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief
(PEPFAR)” is in its fourth year of implementation whose budget period expires
on 30th September 2020.
Job Summary:    The Senior Programmer will design and implement
systems interoperability and health information exchanges and data warehousing
for data mining purposes for data based decision making
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·       
Plan and
design the Architecture, develop and implement software programs to meet
business requirements.
·       
Develop
application code, modules and systems for business and technical requirements.
·       
Design
information exchanges mediums and application programming interface for
interoperability of several information systems
·       
Design
and implement data marts for data warehousing and data mining
·       
Tune up
design for maintainability, scalability and efficiency.
·       
Develop
and implement programs, designs and codes.
·       
Coordinate
and support technical staff, operations and vendors.
·       
Interact
with users to determine their requirements and needs.
·       
Integrate
best qualitative practices in design and development aspects of programs.
·       
Programs
the computer by encoding project requirements in computer language;
·       
Confirms
program operation by conducting tests; modifying program sequence and/or codes.
·       
Provides
reference for use of prime and personal computers by writing and maintaining
user documentation; maintaining a help desk.
·       
Maintains
computer systems and programming guidelines by writing and updating policies
and procedures.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
The
applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Mathematics,
Statistics, Physics, Electrical with strong java, python and R language
programming skills,
·       
Excellent
at Analyzing Information, Problem Solving, Attention to Detail, Software
Design, Debugging, Development, Documentation and Testing,
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should submit their Application Letters
detailing their experiences and skills, Curriculum Vitae, copies of relevant
academic documents and 3 references online to:
The Human Resource
Office,
African Field Epidemiology
Network (AFENET)
Deadline: 10th July 2020 by close of business
5:30 pm
NB: Only
successful candidates shall be contacted for an interview.
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