United States of America: Software Developer for Humanitarian Health Technology

Organization: Global Health Corps
Country: United States of America
Closing date: 18 Jan 2017

Position Overview:

Vecna Cares seeks an enthusiastic software developer who is passionate about making a positive real-world impact in underserved settings throughout the world. The software developer will work at the Vecna Cares headquarters in Boston.

The software developer will work primarily on the development and support of an Electronic Health Record (EHR) software that is currently being used for patient tracking and healthcare provision tracking. The developer has the opportunity to work on a number of different projects for multiple clients, all within the global health space.


  • Design a flexible and scalable Electronic Health Record (EHR) system for diverse, underserved health systems
  • Develop features that span the technology stack for rapid deployment and evaluation in the field
  • Collaborate with top UI/UX designers, project managers, hardware engineers, and quality assurance test engineers to deliver robust health system platforms
  • Shape and align product roadmap with client needs and market opportunities

Desired Skills and Experience:
Items indicated with an asterisk (*) are required

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or any engineering discipline*
  • Preferred: Master’s degree in above or related field
  • Experience with Java, SQL, Javascript, CSS, and XML*
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office software, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint*
  • Interest in technology for problem solving*
  • Highly motivated and self-driven, self-managing and accountable personality*
  • Any experience in computer programming, networking, and information systems including SQL, Struts, Hibernate, Spring, Eclipse, JSP, JavaScript, Maven, Tomcat, PostgreSql, Oracle, Sql Server, Groovy, Jasper Reports, Mobile Development
  • International development or travel experience
  • Health care delivery exposure or experience
  • Previously illustrated creativity using technology for problem solving

How to apply:

To apply to this position click here: http://ghcorps.org/fellows/apply-to-be-a-fellow/application/

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