Regional Health Systems Engineer, Digital Health, Dakar, Senegal 217 views


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IntraHealth International, Inc. is currently accepting expressions of interest from candidates interested in serving as RegionalHealth SystemsEngineer, Digital Health.


The RegionalHealth SystemsEngineer, Digital Health Lead and support various digital health product software development and implementation.


Software Engineering

Support software development of digital health technologies for project activities.

Work with other engineers, designers, program staff, and country stakeholders to manage the requirements gathering and documentation and communicate effectively across these diverse teams

Support software development process, including design, prototyping, documentation, testing, coding, deployment, bug fixes, site improvements, and enhancements, utilizing the Principles of Digital Development.

Write efficient code using current web technologies and conduct source code reviews to assure quality and functionality, and optimize site code for maximum speed and scalability

Communicate effectively in both the English and French languages

Technology Solution Leadership

Use innovative techniques to solve challenging technical problems under diverse circumstances

Support deploying and maintain software on Linux servers and cloud platforms

Support the production of technologies that are responsive to the user experience, including network conditions that are poor or unreliable with asynchronous processing

Advancement of Technical Knowledge

Maintain and expand knowledge of existing and new technologies and how they can be used to solve a wide variety of technical challenges

Maintain and expand knowledge of existing deployment platforms

Talent Development

Support Open communities using developed software


Education & Experience



data analysis

french language

global health

health systems

human rights



new technologies


software engineering

user experience

web development

Bachelor’s degree + 4 years of relevant experience or Master’s degree + 2 years of relevant experience

3+ years of experience in front and back-end web development

2+ years engaging with Ministry of Health stakeholders and adapting software to local needs

Bachelor’s degree in CS/EE/CE, or equivalent job experience

Other requirements


Ability to build web applications using front-end JavaScript frameworks such as Vue JS, Angular JS, React and Amber and HTML5 web technologies.

Proficiency with server-side languages such as JavaScript, PHP, Python, Java, Go

Experience with SQL, NoSQL and XML databases and data exchange standards like FHIR, CSD, and mCSD.

Experience deploying and maintaining software on local Linux servers and on cloud platforms in low-bandwidth environments

Proficient in spoken and written English and French, with native French language skills preferred.

Preferred experience with data analysis, PowerBI, R, ElasticSearch, or Kibana, and Global Goods such as DHIS2, iHRIS, or OpenMRS.


Continuous learning, Data gathering and analysis, Effective Communication, Initiative, Innovation, Problem Solving, Results Driven, Service Excellence, Technical Knowledge


Position involves both local and international travel.

Position is office-based and mostly involves sitting.

Position requires occasionally lifting up to 10 lbs.

Application deadline: February 10th 2021


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