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Recent Job Vacancies at eHealth Africa (eHA), 16th May, 2019

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eHealth Africa designs and implements data-driven solutions and technologies to improve health systems for and with local communities. eHA’s technology works in low connectivity settings and uses data to drive decision-making by local governments and partner agencies to get optimum results.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Intern, UI/UX Designer

Location: Kano

Purpose of the Position

  • The intern, UI/UX is responsible for gathering and evaluating user requirements in collaboration with product developers.
  • S/he will be responsible for illustrating design ideas using storyboards, process flows, and sitemaps.
  • S/he will design high fidelity mockups and user interface elements to be used in final production while under the supervision of a senior UI/UX Designer.

Job Responsibilities
What you’ll do:

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Other duties may be assigned.
  • Design web, desktop and mobile applications that deliver consistently engaging and delightful experiences that are simple to use and elegant.
  • Develop UI mockups and prototypes that clearly illustrate how sites/applications function and look like
  • Create original graphics designs (e.g. images, sketches, and tables)
  • Prepare and present rough drafts to internal teams and key stakeholders
  • Identify and troubleshoot UX problems (e.g. responsiveness)
  • Conduct layout adjustments based on feedback
  • Adhere to style standards on fonts, colors, and images
  • Present the user interface visually so information is easy to read, understand and find.
  • Exceptionally effective communicator with the design team, product management team, and software engineers capable of thriving with remote and on-premises dynamics.
  • Capable of working in a fast-paced iterative lean design environment.
  • Create a product style guideline and lead visual consistency

Who You Are

  • Ongoing or completed Bachelor’s degree from college or university in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Systems Technology or related field.
  • Experience designing with style guides and pattern libraries and using a variety of tools like Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, OmniGraffle, Sketch, etc.
  • Demonstrated track record of delivering innovative, elegant designs working under broad directives with minimal hand-holding or oversight
  • Comfortable with collaborating on and present work to a range of stakeholders – executives, engineers, product managers, business leaders, researchers, other UX, and visual designers.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in graphic design, animation, typography, iconography, color theory and visual layout.
  • Extensive experience with HTML/CSS layout and JavaScript prototyping.
  • Experience with responsive design principles.
  • Moderate or expert use of in UI design tools like Sketch and Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Experience in storyboarding, wireframing and creating design specifications.
  • Curiosity, creativity, and a problem-solving attitude is a must.
  • Ability to collaborate and communicate effectively across the organization.
  • Creative self-starter, team player with the ability to multi-task and focus.
  • Ability to adapt quickly to a fast-paced and dynamic environment.
  • Flexibility to work longer hours and meet tight deadlines as needs may require.
  • Fluent in English.

Work Environment:

  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate but can become louder at times due to group discussions or activities. eHA is a tobacco-free environment.

Physical Demands

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk.
  • The employee is frequently required to sit and use a computer and reach with their hands and arms.


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Job Title: Intern, Software Development

Location: Kano

Purpose of the Position

  • The Intern, Software & Solutions Developer is to support and organize all type of project tasks for a new Product launch.
  • Responsibilities include working closely with the other Software team member to prepare communications, coordinate meetings, and training sessions.
  • Also, perform administrative duties such as maintaining documentation, and project logs. Also, this will involve much customer support activities with different end users of the Product.

Job Responsibilities
What you’ll do:

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Other duties may be assigned.
  • Provide program and project support to the Health Informatics Manager and the Development management team.
  • Design and develop software applications as required by the organization and its donors.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve issues in existing software applications
  • Analyze and study complex systems requirements. Prepare design documentation.
  • Understand how data flows within various systems to provide input on requirements for databases to ensure data is organized properly for reporting and analytics.
  • Prepare training manuals for users to ensure application ease of use.
  • Works daily with a team of self-organized, cross-functional, talented developers to design, build and implement systems and software for a network.
  • Works with a collaborative software development team and end users to implement system functionality and new features based on user requirements, use cases, prioritized project needs and/or stakeholder direction.
  • Collaborates with product owners, and other software developers to plan, design, develop, test, and maintain both web-& mobile-based applications
  • Grows valuable skills in software interoperability, architecture, medical device integration, and component-based software design.
  • Contribute toward the continuous improvement of project management methodology utilized within the Development team.
  • Miscellaneous projects and duties as assigned to support the management team.

Job Requirements
Who you are:

  • Bachelor’s degree from college or university in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Systems Technology or related field.
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in Software Development or an equivalent of education and experience.
  • Well familiar with the whole software development life cycle (e.g. requirements, analysis, design, implementation, testing, and documentation) and execution models (e.g. Waterfall, Agile, etc.).
  • Strong understanding of JavaScript, its module loaders and frameworks such as AngularJS and ReactJS.
  • Strong understanding of Python and desirably Django.
  • Thorough understanding of RESTful API design, usage, and best practices.
  • Good understanding of asynchronous request handling, partial page updates, and AJAX.
  • Good understanding of databases and SQL. Exposure to NoSQL Databases ideal.
  • Familiarity with front-end build tools, such as Grunt and Gulp.js.
  • Understanding of accessibility and security compliance.
  • Knowledge of user authentication and authorization between multiple systems and environments.
  • Understanding of fundamental design principles behind a scalable application.
  • Understanding of the differences between multiple delivery platforms, such as mobile vs desktop, and optimizing output to match the specific platform.
  • Strong unit test and debugging skills as well as a proficient understanding of code versioning tools (Git).
  • Experience in creation and review of software and architecture designs.
  • Fluent in English.

Work Environment:

  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate but can become louder at times due to group discussions or activities. eHA is a tobacco-free environment.

Physical Demands

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear.
  • The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee is frequently required to sit and use a computer and reach with their hands and arms.


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


Job Title: Senior Software Developer – Consultant

Location: Kano

Purpose of the Position

  • The Senior, Software & Solutions Developer is responsible for developing and supporting projects, functions and completing specific client work, projects, and miscellaneous tasks.
  • This highly responsible position involves using established work procedures to analyze, design, develop, implement, maintain, re-engineer and troubleshoot applications.

Job Responsibilities
What you’ll do:

  • Directs technical aspects of operations related to client accounts or high severity issues
  • Participates in the evolution of company-level software best practices, standards, and policies
  • Defines objectives by analyzing user requirements; envisioning system features and functionality
  • Works closely with developers and end users to ensure technical compatibility and user satisfaction
  • Collaborates with product owners, technical architects, and other software developers to plan, design, develop, test, and maintain web- and mobile-based applications
  • Provides thought-leadership as to emerging technologies and integrate them into business operations
  • Assists in the estimation and assessment of the feasibility of solutions for upcoming projects

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws.  Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems. Supervises assigned Project Management staff.

Job Requirements
Who you are

  • Bachelor’s degree from college or university in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Systems Technology or related field. A postgraduate degree is desirable.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in Software Development or an equivalent of education and experience.
  • Well familiar with the whole software development life cycle (e.g. requirements, analysis, design, implementation, testing, and documentation) and execution models (e.g. Waterfall, Agile, etc.).
  • Strong understanding of JavaScript, its module loaders and frameworks such as AngularJS and ReactJS.
  • Strong understanding of Python and desirably Django.
  • Thorough understanding of RESTful API design, usage, and best practices.
  • Good understanding of asynchronous request handling, partial page updates, and AJAX.
  • Good understanding of databases and SQL. Exposure to NoSQL Databases ideal.
  • Understanding of accessibility and security compliance.
  • Knowledge of user authentication and authorization between multiple systems and environments.
  • Understanding of fundamental design principles behind a scalable application.
  • Understanding of the differences between multiple delivery platforms, such as mobile vs desktop, and optimizing output to match the specific platform.
  • Strong unit test and debugging skills as well as a proficient understanding of code versioning tools (Git).
  • Experience in creation and review of software and architecture designs.
  • Fluent in English.

Work Environment:

  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate but can become louder at times due to group discussions or activities. eHA is a tobacco-free environment.

Physical Demands

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk.
  • The employee is frequently required to sit and use a computer and reach with their hands and arms.


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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