Building Better Lives Together

NPC 2003/005786/08. (External advert)
Roles:Operations, Data and Systems Engineering Vacancies
Start Date:  01 July 2024
Location: Lesotho (Home Office and Kopano offices)
Duration: 5 years

HISP-SA provides technology that changes lives. We build and support software platforms,
integrations and various front-end solutions that help to strengthen health systems and
improve health, building better lives with our digital solutions.

HISP-SA engineering teams wish to recruit talented individuals to the software development and data engineering related roles listed below to become involved in several innovative projects.

Data Engineer (1 position) (Lesotho-based)

Data Engineer to develop, build and maintain complex data pipelines that will enable faster, better, data-informed decision-making within the business and for clients
Key Responsibilities:
•Develop and maintain complexed data pipelines as the primary responsibility of the position.
•Drive automation through effective metadata management.
•Remodel and improve the data management infrastructure to drive automation in data integration and management.
•Implement modern data preparation, integration and AI-enabled metadata management tools and techniques.
•Track, monitor and evaluate data consumption patterns.
•Contribute to the implementation of various methodologies for data quality and data consumption.
•Develop, monitor, evaluate and maintain schema changes.
•Work with data science teams and with business analysts to refine their data requirements for various data and analytics initiatives.
•Advise and recommend ways to improve data reliability, efficiency and quality.
•Develop and implement training counterparts such as data managers, data analysts, end users or any data consumers in data pipeline and preparation techniques.
•Ensure that data users and consumers use the data provisioned to them responsibly through data governance and compliance initiatives.
•Become a data and analytics champion by promoting the available data and analytics capabilities and expertise to business unit leaders and educating them in leveraging these capabilities in achieving their business goals.

Job Requirements:
•A tertiary qualification in computer science, data management, information systems, information science or a related field is required
•Experience in the health or IT domain specifically SQL experience will be an advantage
•3+ years work experience in data management disciplines including data integration, modelling, optimisation and data quality or any other areas directly relevant to data engineering responsibilities and tasks Research and development experience will be an advantage
•Experience managing a software development life cycle will be an advantage
•Experience working with Data Science technologies, such as predictive analytics, machine learning and neural networks will be an advantage
•Basic experience or skills with popular database programming languages including SQL for relational databases and also have a good working knowledge of advanced datatypes in Postgresql like JSONB and Geometry datatypes.
•Experience with the eRegister in Lesotho or Bahmni or OpenMRS

Application process
To apply, please complete the following form: Operations, Data Engineering and Systems Engineering Vacancies
Applications will close at midnight on 7 June 2024. Communication will be limited to shortlisted candidates.
In evaluating prospective applicants and making the final selection, consideration will be given to HISP-SA’s Employment Equity objectives. Should you not receive correspondence from HISP-SA within 14 days of the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.
HISP reserves the right not to make an appointment.

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