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Internship Opportunities Open At Palladium

DWH Systems Developer Intern

Project Overview and Role:

Funded under the US President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) through a cooperative agreement with the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Palladium Development and Consultancy Kenya Ltd (Palladium Kenya) implements a 5-year HIS project in support the Kenya Ministry of Health, county governments and healthcare service delivery partners to implement technological innovations in health information systems.

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Community of Practice Internship:
HIS Community of Practice (CoP) is a program of KenyaHMIS project that engages and collaborates with implementers, developers, and users in order to realize the adoption and sustainable use of open source HIS products.

A key outcome of this program is to develop and make available skilled practitioners able to support Kenya’s HIS solutions in the future.

Community of Practice internship is a 3-month program to get technology students/ graduates to gain industry experience working on HIS solutions developed and implemented by KenyaHMIS project.

The January –March intake will focus on innovating and extending solutions for KenyaEMR and National Data Warehouse (DWH) platforms.

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Location:
The position is based in Palladium’s KeHMIS office, in Nairobi.

You and Your Career:
We are a learning organization and provide growth opportunities from the start.  We pride ourselves on giving you the freedom, resources, and guidance to chart a fulfilling career!

Reporting and Supervision:
Reporting to the Senior Architect, Data Warehousing, and Infrastructure, the intern will be embedded with developer teams of DWH and KenyaEMR to develop or enhance solutions that support EMR and DWH platforms in line with defined KenyaHMIS systems priorities.

 Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

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  • To discharge the above mandate the intern will be required to perform the following technical system development duties:
  • Development and Testing of DWH applications and frameworks.
  • Enhance and automate DWH metadata and data lineage documentation.
  • Work on HL7 FHIR standards and WHO SMART guidelines related work.
  • Contribute in development of ETL pipelines
  • Streaming support and DWH transmission work related to supporting facility wide EMR expansion.

Required Qualifications:

  • Hold/pursuing a bachelor’s degree in computer science, Software Engineering, or a related area. Current students who demonstrate software development mastery are encouraged to apply.
  • Development and implementation of data visualisation solutions.
  • Knowledge of multiple front-end languages and libraries.
  • Knowledge of multiple back-end languages.
  • Familiarity with database systems both relational and NoSQL
  • Ability to work independently and meet tight deadlines.
  • Good problem-solving and well-developed analytical skills.
  • Ability to work/adapt to cross-functional teams in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills.
  • Technical programming skills will be an added advantage. These includes an understanding of data structures and data modelling, working knowledge of mobile app frameworks and libraries, the ability to write code in Java, and experience in front-end development.

Company Overview:

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 neurodivergent individual or for any other circumstance, please email our team at accessibility@thepalladiumgroup.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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