VillageReach transforms health care delivery to reach everyone, so that each person has the health care needed to thrive. We develop solutions that improve equity and access to primary health care. This includes making sure products are available when and where they are needed and primary health care services are delivered to the most under-reached. Radical collaboration with governments, the private sector and other partners strengthen our ability to scale and sustain these solutions. Our work increases access to quality health care for more than 40 million people in sub-Saharan Africa. VillageReach in incorporated in Washington State and has offices in Seattle (USA), Democratic Republic of Congo, Malawi, and Mozambique.
Associate Software Engineers work full-time based out of one of the VillageReach offices, although some offices are working remotely from home during the COVID-19 pandemic. Associate Software Engineer is an entry-level position that works closely with other VillageReach Software Engineers and with VillageReach program staff on a variety of activities to support the work of the Digital Solutions team and programs. Associate Software Engineers are a critical part of the team and interact directly with country-office and program staff in sub-Saharan Africa to support VillageReach’s work.
The specific project contributions and scope of work of the Associate Software Engineer will be determined by the supervisor based on time availability, experience, and program needs.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties, responsibilities, and activities may change or be assigned at any time.
The following competencies reflect what is expected of all VillageReach employees; including examples of how one might demonstrate each of these competencies in one’s role.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Supervisory Responsibilities: This position has no supervisory responsibilities.Education amp; Experience:
In cities where VillageReach has an office, VillageReach offices have no private office rooms, employees work in a shared, open environment with task and conference rooms accessible to employees for privacy and meetings. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet. During the COVID-19 office closure, we expect employees to work remotely from home including video calls. Due to the time zone differences between our Seattle office and our Country Offices and location of other global staff, US based staff are expected to be available for morning meetings starting at 6am PT. Our global HQ and Country office staff are expected to be available for late afternoon/evening meetings up to 6pm local time.APPLICATION INFORMATION:
This is an immediate hire and therefore resumes will be reviewed on a rolling basis until filled. To apply, please submit your resume and a cover letter including a link to code you have contributed to an open source project, if any, to our online portal: http://www.villagereach.org/join-us/
COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY amp; INCLUSION:
VillageReach is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer committed to workforce diversity. We believe that diverse, equitably weighted perspectives foster an organizational capacity to create novel solutions that improve health in the most underserved and hard-to-reach areas. To align our values, innovations and impact, VillageReach is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse global workforce.Compensation:
VillageReach has an established compensation structure that is based on the relevant market and internally transparent. We hire people into the established range based on one’s experience and education and considering internal equity. We do not inquire about salary history.