The Department of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) under the College of Information and Communication Technologies (CoICT) is located at CoICT Kijitonyama Campus along Ali Hassan Mwinyi Road, Dar Es Salaam. CSE has a long history of providing technical support to public and private sectors in the computing field. Besides its core research and training activities, it offers technical support in designing, developing, implementing, and evaluating computer-based information systems and other software applications.
One of its research and innovation projects, the UDSM DHIS2 Project (www.dhis2.udsm.ac.tz), has played a critical role in adopting and implementing digital health solutions in the Tanzania health sector for more than 20 years. The UDSM DHIS2 Project work with government ministries, departments, agencies, non-governmental organizations; private healthcare providers; and developing partners in designing, developing, training, and user support for the District Health Information Software Version 2 (DHIS2) and related applications and technologies. The DHIS2 is one of the global standard Health Management Information System (HMIS) platforms implemented and used in more than 100 countries worldwide. The Government of Tanzania has adopted the DHIS2 as its national HMIS software. In addition, DHIS2 is being used by other programs within and beyond the health sector.
The department now wishes to attract talented computer programmers (systems developers) to apply for a contractual engagement in the UDSM DHIS2 Project.
Job Title: Computer Programmer (Systems developer)
Location: CoICT Kijitonyama Campus, UDSM
Key Duties/ Responsibilities
The successful candidates shall be involved in designing, developing, implementing, supporting, and maintaining digital health information systems and related applications, including mobile apps. Specific duties are:
Desirables academic qualifications
Bachelor's degree qualifications obtained from reputable higher learning institutions in any of the following fields:
Terms and Remunerations
How to apply
Interested candidates may forward their applications with cover letters addressed to:
Computer Science and Engineering Department,
College of Information and Communication Technologies,
University of Dar es Salaam,
P.O. Box 33335, Dar es Salaam.
Applications (cover letters) should be accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae (CVs) and evidence of academic credentials (certificates and transcripts). The applications should be sent via email ONLY to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 04:00 pm on Friday 3rd June 2022. Manual/physical applications will not be considered, nor incomplete application packages. For any clarification, please write to the recruitment leader via the email address before Wednesday 1st June 2022.
Shortlisted candidates will be consulted and invited to participate in the screening process, including written and practical programming assessments and oral interviews.