Database/Software Developer Non-profit Jobs – African Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET)

Job Title:      Database/Software Developer

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 Database/Software Developer will
primarily design and implement mobile applications and integrate them with web
based systems

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Design,
develop and implement mobile based applications on requirements.

·       
Optimize
database systems for performance efficiency.

·       
Prepare
design specifications and functional documentations for assigned database
projects.

·       
Perform
space management and capacity planning for database systems.

·       
Develop
database tables and dictionaries.

·       
Ensure
data quality and integrity in databases.

·       
Identify
any issues related to database performance and provide corrective measures.

·       
Create
complex functions, scripts, stored procedures and triggers to support
application development.

·       
Participate
in database design and architecture to support application development
projects.

·       
Perform
data back-up and archival on regular basis.

·       
Test
databases and perform bug fixes.

·       
Troubleshoot
database related issues in a timely fashion.

·       
Develop
security procedures to protect databases from unauthorized usage.

·       
Evaluate
existing database and recommend improvements for performance efficiency.

·       
Develop
best practices for database design and development activities.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Software Engineering, Computer
Science, or a related subject.

·       
A
master’s degree with a concentration in information systems. Alongside a
degree, database programmers should have previous experience in a similar role
as well as additional certification where possible. Database programmers should
have skills in SQL Server Reporting Services, Oracle, and Microsoft Excel.

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)

Email: sec@afenet.net

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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