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Solidaridad

Solidaridad is a global civil society organization (CSO) that provides market driven solutions for sustainable production practices across different supply chains. We envision a world in which all we produce, and all we consume, can sustain us while respecting the planet, each other and the next generations. Our mission is to bring together supply chain players and engage them with innovative solutions to improve production, ensuring the transition to a sustainable and inclusive economy that maximizes the benefit for all stakeholders.

Position in the Organisation

  • The Software Developer will be positioned in the Regional and Country Offices reports to the Regional Digital Innovations Advisor

Objective

  • This is an opportunity to work alongside professionals from other regions and gain valuable technical skills for your future. You will learn how we use innovation and technology to drive Solidaridad Digital agenda forward. Through project work, job shadowing, network collaborations, hands on work experience, and exposure to regional project teams you will expand your knowledge and experience.
  • Through our digital innovations, we aim to enhance speed and scale of our producers. In order to do this, we need you to help us in developing the organizational, technological, and data capabilities necessary to change the agribusiness sector! We will provide you with a place to grow, build a career, and where everyone truly is part of the team. At Farmers, you will have the opportunity to work on innovative projects in the IT space. We recognize that our success results from the success of our people and we strive to create a challenging environment that nurtures your talents.

Result Areas

  • Develop and implementing innovative digital solutions.
  • Ran comprehensive data analysis and generate regular project reports, dashboards and Business intelligence for Monitoring and Evaluation.
  • Ran data collection, transformation and management related to programmatic needs.
  • Analyze as a contributing member of the function in information technology capacity, vendor capabilities and business processes to suggest improvements and automation.
  • Interface with IT service providers and in-house project staff to determine nature of routine and act as a focal point on digital queries.
  • Develop software programs per technical specifications following programming standards and procedures, performing testing, executing program modifications, and responding to problems by diagnose and correcting errors in logic and coding.
  • Assist the business functions to define, determine, analyze, document and communicate the objectives, business requirements and priorities for information systems and solutions.
  • Work with project officers and technical experts on the solution design, implementation, support, maintenance and enhancement of the digital solutions.
  • Assist in providing application or infrastructure technical expertise, analysis and specifications for IT systems to meet programmatic requirements in accordance with Solidaridad’s Digital strategy.
  • Assist in translating requirements into technical specifications, create detailed solution design, coordinate construction, installation, configuration and testing of IT systems

Business Analyst

  • Partners with business functions to define, determine, analyze, document and communicate the objectives, business requirements and priorities for information systems and solutions; works with application and technical experts on the solution design, implementation, support, maintenance and enhancement of the information systems.

Applications Analyst

  • Provides comprehensive application functionality, configuration and support expertise for application software solutions; works with business analysts, architects, technical experts and software vendors on the solution requirements, design, configuration, functionality gap resolution, implementation, support, maintenance and enhancement of the applications.

Developer

  • Responsible for developing software programs per technical specifications following programming standards and procedures, performing testing, executing program modifications, and responding to problems by diagnosing and correcting errors in logic and coding.

Technical Analyst

  • Provides application or infrastructure technical expertise, analysis and specifications for IT systems to meet business requirements in accordance with IT architecture policies and standards; translate requirements into technical specifications, create detailed solution design, coordinate construction, installation, configuration and testing of IT systems; and identifies, troubleshoots and resolves system

technical issues.

Project Coordinator

  • Applies developing business process and project management skills within an area of business or technical specialty. Manage small portions of well-defined projects. Provides administrative and logistics support for a project team and project manager.

Knowledge and experience

  • Degree/Diploma in Computer Science, Information Technology or related discipline
  • A good understanding of relational databases management systems (RDBMS) (e. g. MySQL, MangoDB, Oracle, HANA, etc) as well as one or more Operating Systems (e.g Linux, Windows, etc)
  • Familiar with common IT methodologies (SDLC, ITIL, ITSM)
  • Ability to write programs of scripts in the current software development languages for both Web and Mobile
  • Excellent communication & documentation skills
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment with minimum supervision.
  • Passionate about technology with a strong urge to learn.
  • Excellent understanding of business processes & conceptual models, strong presentation skills, training skills etc. shall be required

How to Apply

Interested candidates that meet the above qualifications should send their cover letter, CVs and salary expectation to:

Emails: [email protected]

Subject: “Software Developer”

Deadline: 03 July 2020 at 5:00 pm (EAT).

The CVs will be evaluated as they are received only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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