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Software Engineer at eHealth Systems Africa

eHealth Africa is focused on improving healthcare by creating effective ways to implement reliable health information management systems. We have developed eHealth and mHealth solutions that can be rapidly deployed to manage patient information, streamline clinical procedures, and provide data and analysis on health program outcomes.

Department: Informatics
Division: EHA Clinics
Reports to: Senior Manager, Clinical and Laboratory Informatics

Summary of Job

  • We uses the Odoo ERP to manage its entire business processes (recruitment, procurement, inventory, sales, accounting, CRM, etc), and a 3rd-party module called oeHealth to manage its EMR.  We are recruiting a Software Engineer ERP  with expert Odoo techno-functional experience.
  • The software engineer ERP is expected to have expert knowledge of Python and Javascript programming and experience developing and supporting a couple of Odoo modules including:
    • Website module
    • Inventory
    • Accounting
    • Sales
    • Subscription
    • Helpdesk
    • CRM

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Other duties may be assigned:

  • Guide problem solving and architectural decisions within the team and across the company
  • Work with other software developers, analyze and review the codebase to ensure security and scalability
  • Under study EHA Clinics’ business processes (EMR, Inventory, Accounting, etc.), and design systems that adequately address its business needs
  • Develop and optimize services with profiling, debugging, data structure, and algorithms
  • Design, architect, and refactor software for a wide range of services 
  • Collaborate with DevOps, QA Engineers, and other developers to drive forward how we build, test, and deploy our services 
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest technologies and best practices, inspiring colleagues and team members with examples and concepts 
  • Work closely with business stakeholders to define best practice standard operating procedures for all functional aspects of the business that are supported by the Odoo ERP 
  • Responsible for requirements gathering and scope definition together with various business stakeholders 
  • Assist in data integration and mapping — data is required to be transferred to and from Odoo to other mission-critical systems 
  • Determine reporting requirements, and fulfill the proper long-term solution for delivering this reporting 

Role Requirements
The requirements listed below are the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required to successfully perform this job: 

  • Good knowledge of technology across several domains, with expert level (minimum; 2 years, preferably 5 years’) knowledge of Python and Javascript application development 
  • At least 6 months’ Odoo techno-functional experience, having worked with modules such as website, sales, CRM, accounting, procurement, etc 
  • Experience upgrading Odoo from one version to another
  • Adequate knowledge of Odoo performance tuning
  • Expert knowledge of Relational Databases (Postgres) – design development, optimization, and performance tuning 
  • A rock-solid understanding of data structures, algorithms, and software design 
  • Rigor in high code quality, unit testing, automated testing, and other engineering best practices 
  • A good understanding of what is needed to get things done in a collaborative manner 
  • Attention to details, not only caring about writing codes that work, but about performance, scalability, security, and optimization 
  • Ability to look at the big picture and the small details, and make design and architecture decisions 

Desirable but not required:

  • An understanding of the agile methodology 
  • Experience with the following tools: Git, Jira, Docker, Circleci, Travis, Jenkins, Terraform, Kubernetes, Helm, CI/CD, Postgres 

Working Hours:

  • The Software Engineer – ERP  is a full-time position requiring a minimum of 40 hours per week.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified? Go to eHealth Systems Africa on to apply