Project Overview and Role:
Job Title: Front End Developer
Data.FI is a five-year global project funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to support the HIV and COVID-19 response. Data.FI partners with programs to accelerate and sustain access to high-quality data to expedite HIV and COVID-19 epidemic control and maintenance. By improving global, regional, national, and community/local in-depth analyses of HIV and COVID-19 epidemiologic and programmatic data, Data.FI expedites program achievements to improve client services and attain and sustain control of the epidemics. Data.FI supports host country governments to enhance existing health information systems (HIS), informing management responses to gaps in programming and sustaining impact by supporting local partner transition.
Purpose of Position
Palladium is seeking to recruit a for a skilled react.js programmer to join our front-end development team. S/he will be responsible for developing and implementing user interface components using React.js concepts and workflows, and will be responsible for the design, development, coding, testing, and debugging of applications towards the defined product vision and technical strategy. The programmer will also be responsible for profiling and improving front-end performance and documenting the front-end codebase while working closely with the agile country and regional team to ensure the projects’ digital products meet user requirements and global standards.
The Programmer will report to the Senior Front End Developer.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities of Front End Developer
•Responsible for the front-end design, development, coding, testing, and debugging of country level digital tools.
•Developing and implementing front-end architecture to support user interface concepts.
•Monitoring and improving front-end performance.
•Implementation of project’s technical strategies and solution architectures, and design of the project’s suite of technologies.
•Work closely with stakeholders including the product owners, BA and system analysts to understand business requirements and help translate these into technical requirements for front-end development.
•Participate in the planning and documentation of technical specifications of system design and features.
•Participate in sprint planning and scrum meetings as part of the agile team.
•Implementation of Palladium’s standardized software development approach, including accompanying tools and standard operating procedures (SOPs).
•Responsible writing of testable, scalable, and efficient code and participating code reviews
•Adoption and compliance to global best practices including the principles of digital development, applicable coding conventions, open standards, and security standards.
•Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or a related field.
•3 years of experience in development and implementation of digital tools specifically relating to technology and data solutions in a data driven environment.
•High-level expertise using React and a deep understanding of all stages of the software development life cycle
•Familiarity with front-end build pipelines and development tools
•Good command of Git, continuous deployment and integration, and other modern fundamentals
•Strong troubleshooting ability and technical analysis skills – web performance optimization included
•Experience with the Atlassian suite of tools – JIRA, Bitbucket, Confluence, etc.
•Exceptional time management skills and solid interpersonal skills
•Solid knowledge of responsive web design using Bootstrap and related technologies.
•Experience deploying large scale solutions using containers and other cloud technologies.
•Experience working with technology teams to ensure design and solution architecture outputs meet the business requirements.
•Solid technical background with understanding or hands on experience in development and implementation of Information Systems that support health and social protection programs will be an added advantage.
About Palladium – Palladium is a global leader in the design, development and delivery of Positive Impact – the intentional creation of enduring social and economic value. We work with governments, businesses, and investors to solve the world’s most pressing challenges. With a team of more than 3,000 employees operating in 90 plus countries and a global network of over 35,000 experts, we help improve economies, societies and, most importantly, people’s lives.
Equity, Diversity & Inclusion – Palladium is committed to embedding equity, diversity, and inclusion into everything we do. We welcome applications from all sections of society and actively encourage diversity to drive innovation, creativity, success and good practice. We positively welcome and seek to ensure we achieve diversity in our workforce; and that all job applicants and employees receive equal and fair treatment regardless of their background or personal characteristics. These include: (but are not limited to) socio-economic background, age, race, gender identity and expression, religion, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability, nationality, veteran, marital or Indigenous status.
Should you require any adjustments or accommodations to be made due to a disability or you are a neuro divergent individual or for any other circumstance, please email our team at email@example.com and we will be in touch to discuss.
Safeguarding – We define Safeguarding as “the preventative action taken by Palladium to protect our people, clients and the communities we work with from harm”. We are committed to ensuring that all children and adults who come into contact with Palladium are treated with respect and are free from abuse. All successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced selection process including safeguarding-focused interviews and a rigorous due diligence process.
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