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Software Developer on the Infrastructure team Full-time Job

May 9th, 2023 at 16:03   General   Nairobi   Reference: 1857
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Job Description


Medic Mobile is a nonprofit organization on a mission to improve health in the hardest-to-reach communities. We build world-class, open-source software that supports health workers delivering equitable care that reaches everyone.

What you’ll do in your day-to-day:

Proactive Monitoring and Team Support: 60%

  • Monitor all notification channels (Slack, GH, Support Dashboard CHT forums, partner outreach), ensure timely response and escalate as necessary. Be available (subject to time zones of team members) to respond to, troubleshoot, remediate, and document expected or unexpected outages, incidents, or problems in production.
  • Proactively monitor performance and reliability of production systems
  • Produce status pages consumable by non-technical users
  • Consult on technical needs for larger-scale deployments, including local hosting, scalability, etc.
  • Provide remote troubleshooting support to active deployments as needed
  • Prioritize urgent troubleshooting problems in live instances
  • Identify possible production problems by checking through or reviewing the issues that have been reported
  • Follow up and investigate questions asked on Slack channels and the CHT forum
  • Provide technical information, explain processes, clarify interactions when requested and ensure proper documentation

Software engineering, and deployment support: 40%

  • Manage upgrades and upgrade processes on production instances
  • Automate deployments to increase testability and reliability
  • Automate deployment monitoring and alerting
  • Onboarding and training teammates and/or partners on our platform, as well as providing them with post-onboarding support
  • Guiding trouble-free deployments on clients/partners projects
  • Specifying, implementing, documenting, and rolling out features/updates
  • Deep diving into engineering and architecture topics, supporting the improvement and growth of our products and services

Here’s what we use to make all that happen:

We want to be as inclusive as possible in our hiring process. If you don’t have 100% of what we’re looking for, but feel like you’re pretty close to growing into the role — please still apply. We care more about having strong teammates that contribute and can learn whatever else they need along the way.

  • Good understanding of DevOps concepts and best practices
  • Automation mastery
  • Bug resolution
  • Detective Skills: troubleshooting and debugging
  • Checklists and documentation for processes and systems
  • Cloud infrastructure (AWS but experience with others such as Azure and GCP is also valid)
  • Docker
  • Orchestration technologies
  • Linux system administration, monitoring, security best practices, networking, and logging
  • JavaScript
  • Proactive and transparent communication
  • Software development experience


Purpose & Impact

  • Ability to create and see real impact in your work. You will run (and teach others to run) technical systems that support large community health programs in Asia and Africa!
  • Freedom to take the initiative and innovate, bonus of an agile, small team
  • Work for a globally awarded social enterprise recognized for developing a solution that can create global systems change in the health sector

The Team

  • Work with a value and mission-driven team that is consistently described as warm, incredibly kind, and supportive
  • Exposure to a diverse team: over 15 different nationalities
  • Opportunities for global travel: all team meet-up + functional team meet-up + field visits

Work/Life & Growth

  • Generous leave time: vacation, maternity/paternity, bereavement, & sick days
  • Professional development funds & opportunities + 5 days off for professional development
  • Flexible, remote schedules

Method of Application

Submit your CV and Application on Company Website : Click Here

Closing Date : 31 May. 2023


Company Description
Medic Mobile