Senior Software Engineer – ERP at eHealth Systems Africa

eHealth Africa is focused on improving healthcare by creating effective ways to implement reliable health information management systems. We have developed eHealth and mHealth solutions that can be rapidly deployed to manage patient information, streamline clinical procedures, and provide data and analysis on health program outcomes.



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EHA Clinics

Technical Lead – Software Development

Summary of Job: The senior software engineer is expected to have expert knowledge in Python and Javascript Programming, with an understanding of business processes. In this role, through architecture and hands-on programming, you will support our products’ technical roadmap, and work with the development team to design and build advanced features into our products and ensure they are robust and reliable in 24/7 operations.


Lead Engineer, Senior Software Engineer, Python, Javascript, ERP, Java, databases, Postgres, Odoo ERP, business processes.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Guide problem solving and architectural decisions within the team and across the company.
  • Mentor junior developers, analyze, and review the codebase to ensure security and scalability.
  • Understudy our business processes (EMR, Inventory, Accounting, etc.),  and design systems that adequately address our business needs.
  • Develop and Optimize services with profiling, debugging, data structure, and algorithms.
  • Design, architect, and refactor software for a wide range of services.
  • Define, capture, and use real-time event data to build metrics and dashboards that support our data-driven development.
  • Collaborate with DevOps, QA engineers, and other developers to drive forward how we build, test, and deploy our services.
  • Stay up to date with the latest technologies and best practices, inspiring your colleagues with examples and concepts.
  • Work closely with business stakeholders to define best practice standard operating procedures for all functional aspects of the business that are supported by the Odoo ERP.
  • Responsible for requirements gathering and scope definition together with various business stakeholders.
  • Assist in data integration and mapping. Data is required to be transferred to and from Odoo to other mission-critical systems.
  • Determine reporting requirements, and fulfill the proper long-term solution for delivering this reporting.

Role Requirements: The requirements listed below are the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required to successfully perform this job:

  • Good knowledge of technology across several domains, with expert-level knowledge of Python and Javascript Programming.
  • At least 5 years of experience in building enterprise systems.
  • Expert knowledge of Relational Databases and NoSQL Databases – design development, optimization, and performance tuning.
  • A rock-solid understanding of data structures, algorithms, and software design.
  • Rigor in high code quality, unit testing, automated testing, and other engineering best practices.
  • A good understanding of business processes.
  • Relevant experience in working with an ERP, extended functionality to meet business requirements.
  • Rigor in high code quality, unit testing, automated testing, and other engineering best practices.
  • Experience in business application system development methodology and business process re-engineering.
  • A good understanding of what is needed to get things done in a collaborative manner.
  • Attentive to details, not only caring about writing codes that work, but about performance, scalability, security, and optimization.
  • Able to look at the big picture and the small details, and make design and architecture decisions.

Desirable but not required:

  • Understanding of mobile application development (android java, flutter/dart, firebase).
  • Understanding of agile methodology.
  • Experience with the following tools: Git, Jira, Docker, Circleci, Travis, Jenkins, Terraform, Kubernetes, Helm, CI/CD, Postgres.

Working Hours 

The Senior Software Engineer – ERP is a full-time position requiring a minimum of 40 hours per week. All staff at EHA Clinics are occasionally expected to work beyond the mandated 8 hours a day when the need occurs.


Competitive salary scale which is negotiable, but performance-based.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified? Go to eHealth Systems Africa on to apply

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July 2024