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Raising The Village

Raising The Village



DEADLINE: Friday, May 19, 2023 at 12:00:00 AM







Location: Mbarara

Supervisor Team Lead – Software Development

Years of Experience: 2-4 years

Department: PEAL

Travel Required: 10%

About Raising The Village:

We are Raising The Village (RTV) – an international development organization and a registered charity – on a mission to end ultra-poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa. Raising The Village is a fast-growing organization on an accelerated growth path. We have 120+ national staff in Uganda and a team of 8 people in North America working together to lift communities out of ultra-poverty in last-mile villages. We operate at the intersection of direct implementation and advanced data analytics to inform progress, decision-making, and impact. Our programs are focused on removing scarcity barriers, increasing and diversifying incomes, and ensuring sustained outcomes through 24-month partnership with last-mile villages and local governments. We work in the thematic areas of agriculture; here is the agriculture page on the website:, WASH, Financial Inclusion through a gender transformative and community driven development approach.

To date we have supported more than 665,000 people through our innovative holistic approach and are on track to expand to reaching one million people annually in the region by 2027. We have achieved this tremendous growth with the support of our incredible partners from all around the globe who believe in our model and impact. Find out more about our programs and impact at:

Job Description

Under the Data Engineering Unit of PEAL, the Full Stack Developer shall initiate and take the lead on all PEAL development projects. He or She shall be engaged in all phases of the software development lifecycle which include: gathering and analysing user/business system requirements, responding to outages, and creating application system models. Participate in design meetings and consult with clients to refine, test and debug programs to meet business needs and technology initiatives.

Roles and Responsibilities

? Researching, designing, implementing, and managing software packages for program efficiency.

? Testing and evaluating new programs for integration.

? Identifying areas for modification in existing programs and subsequently developing these modifications and other functionalities.

? Write software applications and programs for backend/frontend purposes.?

? Test & debug programs and fix any reported bugs.?

? Collaborate with other developers and IT teams to improve our tools’ performance, efficiency, and scalability.

? Knowledge sharing through user training.

? Gather and evaluate user feedback for software improvements.

? Create technical documentation guides for reference and reporting.

Technical Requirements?

? BS/BE in Computer Science/Software Engineering.?

? Programming experience at least 2 years in Python language and expertise in at least one popular Python framework (like Django, Flask, Dash, etc).?

? Experience of at least 2 years in front-end technologies such as HTML5, CSS,?JQuery, JS, Flutter, Kotlin/android, Java, etc.?

? Working knowledge of PHP and PHP frameworks.

? Working knowledge of APIs, third party application integration and web services.?

? Working knowledge of Relational Databases (MySQL, PostgreSQL, SQL Server), NoSQL databases, and SQL language.?

? Working knowledge of cloud computing and DevOps is an added advantage.

? Working knowledge of Github and any version control systems.

? Experience of at least 2 years in Mobile Application development.

? Good understanding of the Software Development LifeCycle/Software Modeling.

? Good understanding of Integrated Development Environments such as Visual studio code, Jetbrains developer suite, Android studio, and Eclipse.

? Good understanding of graphic design software such as Adobe, and Sketch and user experience design will be an added advantage.

Personal Qualities

? Ability to work in a team environment.?

? Strong problem-solving skills and analytical skills.

? Resilience and a determination to?succeed.

? Independent thinker with a growth mindset.

? Must be?passionate,?self-motivated,?and able to learn quickly.?

? Strong sense of integrity.??

? Personal values that match our organization’s values.

Raising The Village is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We highly encourage female candidates to apply.






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