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Job Vacancy For Software Developer

Posted on: December 15th, 2014 by Ghana Jobs

{Confidential,Ghana,Full-Time,GH,N/A,N/A,28 Jan-2015};

We are an ICT company that provides cutting-edge mobile phone-based applications to a number of local and international organizations. Through close collaboration with International Non-Governmental organizations, our mobile platform is being used in 17 African countries.

We specialize in the integration of agricultural value chain actors through mobile phone and web applications. Our vision is “to become the preferred “mobile enabling” technology solutions to both businesses and media companies.’’

Qualification Required & Experience

The software developer should meet the following requirements:

•   3+ years of full LAMP stack experience
•   3+ years of either Php, java
•   JavaScript and HTML or HTML5 experience preferred
•   3+ years with SQL-based databases (writing queries and working with ORMs)
•   Experience with Version Control Software, preferably Git
•   MVC / Framework experience (Symfony, CodeIgniter, etc.)
•   Strong knowledge of test-driven development
•   Able to demonstrate knowledge of test suites or methods (PhpUnit, JUnit, Jenkins)
•   Good understanding of Agile methodology
•   Familiar with best practices, specifically for security-based companies / applications
•   BS/BA in Computer Science or equivalent experience
•   Fluency and Proficiency in French is a plus

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Interested and qualified applicants who meet the above stated requirements and should send an e-mail:-

[email protected]

Closing Date: 08 January, 2015

Job Vacancy For Software Developer At Grameen Foundation

Posted on: December 2nd, 2014 by Ghana Jobs

{Grameen Foundation,Ghana,Full-Time,GH,N/A,N/A,28 Dec-2014};

Grameen Foundation (GF) helps the world’s poorest people reach their full potential, by connecting their determination and skills with the resources they need.  In Ghana, Grameen Foundation develops mobile phone based solutions to strengthen health care delivery and improve health behaviors, particularly for the rural poor, and is starting up a new program that will use mobile phones to help smallholder farmers improve their efficiency and productivity.

JOB SUMMARY & KEY PRIORITIES:

This position will be responsible for software development for the ICT Challenge project.  The Software Developer, will work closely with the Technology Innovations Manager and Group Manager, Software Development and collaborate with key stakeholders to implement the ICT Challenge project, a USAID initiative focused on providing ICT support to accelerate the adoption of new technologies that will yield food security and nutrition crops.  This individual will use deep knowledge in software design and programming and proven skills in working with software development teams to develop a suite of mobile tools for a project focused on developing a scalable suite of ICT-based services that will enable extension networks, input suppliers, and other value chain players to reach Ghanaian farmers with critical information on new agriculture technologies and promote their adoption and correct use in specific value chains such as maize, rice, sorghum, cassava, yam, and cowpea .

KEY RESULTS:

Work involves partnering closely with the Technology Innovations Manager and Group Manager, Software Development, to configure, design, refine and build suite of mobile tools and deliver against deadlines and internal/external partner requirements.  The Software Developer will be accountable for:

•   Working with program team to develop/interpret technical specifications and designs
•   Translating such specifications into appropriate, high quality and documented programs/applications, on time, for Grameen Foundation
•   Adopting Grameen Foundation development processes, best practice methods, tools and coding guidelines
•   Successfully communicating with the rest of the development team throughout the development process, participate in brain storming sessions on design and implementation specifications, aid in code reviews, and incorporate feedback from code reviews into their own code
•   Attending trainings and participating in knowledge transfer exercises. Where the candidate has superior knowledge, they will be expected to guide and train fellow team members
•   Offering input in planning, brainstorming, specification and resource estimation processes prior to development
•   Assisting in deployment and technical support of developed systems and applications
•   Being aware of current trends and techniques in the chosen tools, platforms and technologies

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

•   Deep understanding of challenges facing poor, smallholder farmers and corresponding product/solution needs; combined with deep commitment to eradicating poverty
•   Understanding of the local context, target audience needs, and regulatory environment
•   Familiarity with system specification and design as well as various development processes and paradigms (required)
•   Knowledge of Java and multi-tier design (required)
•   Knowledge of salesforce.com development environment and knowledge of apex programming is a plus
•   Knowledge of data models, database design and object oriented programming is a plus
•   Familiarity with Test Driven Development (+)
•   Familiarity with J-unit (+)
•   Mobile application development (+)
•   Source/code control (+)
•   Web-services and cloud computing experience (+)
•   Familiarity with deploying and managing services on a UNIX/Linux operating system (+)
•   Programming in a team environment
•   English proficiency is needed

Database Skills

•   SQL Knowledge (Required)
•   Familiarity with Mysql and MSSQL (+)

Tools

•   Eclipse, Sublime Text or similar IDE tools
•   Git, Mercurial or similar source control tools/technologies  (+)
•   Familiarity with project management tools

Qualification Required & Experience

•   Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Computer Science, Engineering or a related field
•   2+ years’ or equivalent experience as part of a software development team
•   Experience in developing web applications. Development for mobile phones, J2ME and Android experience are a plus.

ADDITIONAL COMMENT

The above job description is not intended as, nor should it be construed as, exhaustive of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with this job.

Reasonable accommodations may be made in appropriate circumstances to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job.

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Interested applicants should submit the following documents in addition to a cover letter:

•   Detailed Curriculum Vitae stating current and latest posts  (WITH DATES) as well as summary of job responsibilities
•   Certifies photocopies of relevant certificates of highest academic qualification
•   Names, e-mail addresses and  telephone numbers of three (3) Referees (work-related)
•   Applications should reach the following address not later than November 30,2014

Ana Herrera:  [email protected]

Closing Date: 15 December, 2015

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Job Vacancy For Software Developer

Posted on: November 11th, 2014 by Ghana Jobs

{Confidential,Ghana,Full-Time,GH,N/A,N/A,30 Nov-2014};

A reputable software company is looking for experienced Software or Application developers for employment.

Qualification Required & Experience

Are you a skillful software Developer / Computer Programmer?

•   Visual Basic(VB)
•   C-Sharp
•   Visual Studio Dot Net
•   Java
•   Microsoft SQL Databases
•   HMTL

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Interested candidate should call the following phone number:-

0500-059585

Closing Date: 30 November, 2014

Job Vacancy For Software Developer At Global Health Systems Solutions (GHSS)

Posted on: September 17th, 2013 by Ghana Jobs

{Global Health Systems Solutions (GHSS),Accra,Full-Time, GH,N/A, N/A,30 Sep-2013};

Global Health Systems Solutions (GHSS) is a non-governmental and non-profit making organization dedicated to seeking innovative solutions to strengthen health systems in developing countries for effective service delivery and surveillance of infectious, non-infectious, and neglected tropical diseases.

We focus in three key areas: improve laboratory systems and services critical for disease management, surveillance, and prevention; enhance field surveillance and epidemiological training for relevant animal and human health to mitigate threats posed by diseases; and improve service delivery at all health levels. Our major collaborators include Ministries of Health, the World Health Organisation, the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and several bi-lateral organizations.

We are currently seeking an outstanding individual (s) to GHSS to serve as Software Developer for the Ghana Office. The successful candidate will be involved in all aspects of the software development lifecycle (i.e. new development and design), design and implement features using PHP and MySQL on the back-end and JavaScript and CSS on the front-end and design complex features and tools to support. Experience working with hospital and Laboratory Information Systems (LIS), will be preferred.

Qualification Required & Experience

The successful candidate should have

•   A degree in Information Technology
•   At least two (2) years experience working as an IT professional
•   Must be proficient in PHP and MYSQL
•   Experienced with MYSQL and database schema design
•   Excellent debugging and troubleshooting skills
•   Aware of web standards, their purpose, benefits and appropriateness
•   The ability to understand customer experience and create optimal experiences using modern web technologies
•   The ability to work independently and collaborate with a remote development team
•   Excellent communication skills
•   Understanding of AJAX and its appropriate usage
•   Familiar with JavaScript, CSS, and XHTML
•   Experience working with large Java script frameworks, such as JQuery,
•   Experience working with source code version control systems, such as Subversion Git is preferred
•   Ability to prepare detailed project development plans and activity reports
•   Excellent people skills and ability to work in a team.
•   Ability and willingness to travel and work throughout the Country as requested
•   Familiarity with dhis2 platform will be an advantage.

Salary: Very competitive

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Applicants should submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae to:

[email protected]  Or  [email protected]

Closing Date: 24 September, 2013
Interview Date: 27th September 2013

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