Mar 28, 2019
Senior Information Systems Developer Featured
Pact seeks a Senior Information Systems Developer for USAID-funded project entitled Triple R locally known as lnsika ya Kusasa. This position will be responsible in providing technical leadership to Pact to optimize data management systems particularly DHIS2 and other systems for effective data management, developing, maintaining and rolling out of mobile App for reporting that will be linked to the DHIS 2 system. This position will provide guidance and/or develop, manage and maintain Pact’ s data warehouse and all related data management systems. This position will be based at Pact in Mbabane. Key Responsibilities: Information (data) systems development and maintenance Ensure configuration, maintenance, proper functioning and output of Pact’ s centralized DHIS2 system Develop a customized mobile application to be linked to DHIS2 platform for Pact’s reporting Ensure other data systems used by projects are well configured, maintained and proper functioning Provide guidance and supervise technical integration of all non-DHIS2 data systems to ensure data is submitted into the centralized DHIS2 repository Back- and front-end support of the Pact data warehouse and other data management systems Quality assurance of DHIS2 and other data systems across all projects and data warehouse Add and /or edit modules to the DHIS2 and other data management systems as needed. Facilitate requirements gathering and system design process for Pact’s data systems Manage the technical and non-technical documentation of Pact’ s data warehouse and other systems Analyze systems performance, identify challenges, troubleshoot and Produce regular reports Develop interoperability / data exchange between Pact DHIS2, USAID DATIM and other Pact systems. Capacity building for use of technology to improve data management Facilitate training of relevant projects staff on data access and use in DHIS2 and other data systems. Liaise with members of the M&E team to coordinate and streamline information systems, mapping and project Health initiatives with M&E, Research and Learning. Build in country capacity in data visualization and data use for decision. Data analysis, visualization and information dissemination Produce Monthly data quality updates from DHIS2 and other Eswatini data management systems Produce and update DHIS2 Dashboards to give weekly project status update on performance against key indicators and targets Create GIS maps for visualization of project coverage, performance and other relevant indicators as agreed with SI Technical lead Educational and Experience required Bachelor’s degree in computer science 7+ years of experience in the development and operations of health information systems Experience working with donor reporting particularly USAID (DATIM) Experience in roll outs of data management systems from National to community level Experienced in applying user-centered requirements processes for systems design Experience developing web-based and mobile applications, web-oriented programming language (e.g. Java, Java Script), and Unix/Linux system management. Expert in the use of database management systems (MS-Access and Visual Basic are vital, SQL language, SQL server or MySQL preferred) and in the operating environment of Microsoft XP or further upgrades. Proficiency in word processing, spreadsheets, databases, statistical analysis software such as R, SAS, STATA or ArcG IS Desired Qualifications/ skills Masters/Advanced degree in computer science, statistics, health informatics, public health (Bio statistics) or related fields such as health systems or health information Experience in development and operations of DHIS2 instance Salary: Compensation commensurate with experience and qualifications. All candidates must meet the minimum qualifications to apply. Applicants are invited to submit their applications via email including a resume, cover letter, references and salary history to: email@example.com . The deadline is April 05, 2019 . Please be advised that only short listed candidates will be contacted. Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation is on equal opportunity employer.
Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation Full time