Associate Engineer – Mobile Devices Job Vacancy – Imagine Her

Job Title: Associate Engineer – Mobile Devices 

Organisation: Imagine Her

Duty Station:  Wakiso, Uganda

Reports To: Lead Engineer

 

About Imagine Her:

Imagine Her is a non-profit working to accessibly provide young vulnerable women and youth with a robust innovation skillset and essential resources to create sustainable social ventures and social impact in Uganda. We do this by providing tools and collaborating with communities as key advocates to prepare pathways for their socio-economic independence.

 

About Hello World Project:

As part of our work, we are implementing a Project dubbed Hello World for which we seek to fill some vacant positions. Project Hello World provides educational resources and Internet connectivity to isolated and vulnerable communities. We do this by building solar-powered, outdoor Internet kiosks— so that underprivileged children and adults can educate themselves, communicate with others, and have a voice in the global community. We do this by mobilizing communities to build Hello Hubs, solar-powered outdoor Internet kiosks, and state-of-the-art technology including high-quality solar panels, satellite connectivity, rugged, waterproof touch-screen screens, camera, and audio equipment. Hello Hubs are designed to withstand extreme outdoor weather and are energy-autonomous, which means that they can bring connectivity and education to even the most isolated communities.

 

Job Summary:  As an Associate Engineer- Mobile Devices, you will be working to improve the experience of the users while at the hub. The role would involve working on user stations and the content that they consume while at the hub. With the role, we are looking for someone who is deeply passionate about learning and skilling at all levels for children to adults with experience delivering this process on digital medium.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

Mobile Device Management

  • Manage and maintain the mobile devices used at the hubs.
  • Setup and monitor device availability with an MDM.
  • Fix and troubleshoot mobile device faults that might arise.

Content & Learning

  • Curating and monitoring applications that are used at the hub and constantly improving the offering. Curate content for the hello world learning portal for community skilling.

Training and Teaching

  • Training community support officers, community and in-house team

Hub Builds

  • Work with the community and Uganda team to build hello hubs across the country.
  • Support hub repairs.

Reporting

  • Prepare regular reports





Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in a related field. Required
  • Two years of related work experience
  • Great experience with Mobile Operating systems specifically android
  • Experience with Mobile Device Management Systems
  • Excellence in technical and non-technical communication
  • Experience with qualitative research and experiment design
  • Experience with electrical systems
  • Experience with community work and training
  • Passionate about learning and has participated in creating or maintaining user systems on mobile devices for school or education institutions.

 

Personal Qualities

Imagine Her is a small nonprofit organization that believes in leveraging the power and potential of every girl, woman, and youth to create sustainable futures and communities. Our model was developed to empower girls, women, and youth holistically to improve their lives and communities. We have very limited resources and staff. Each member of our team is working towards realizing our mission by dedicating their time and skills through a wholehearted commitment to it. Asa result, we are equally dedicated to those who work with us.

 

We’re looking for someone who can get their sleeves rolled up and their hands dirty. Someone who is kept up at night trying to find answers to the world’s most intractable problems and willing to make some errors along the way. We need an individual willing to share what they know and learn as they go – not afraid to take a step back and think around a problem. We’re looking for an expert with drive and heart. And we need someone who can do all those things, in some of the hardest places, and still have a lot of fun.

 

Things We’ll Bring To The Table:

  • A passionate and welcoming working environment in a small, fast-paced NGO
  • Building your capacity in all areas of your work

 

How to Apply:

All interested and qualified candidates should submit updated CVs and cover letters to info@i-her.org

Deadline: 30th July 2021 by 5:00 pm

 

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