Friday, 5 January 2018

Job Opportunity at CCBRT, Software Developer

Comprehensive Community Based Rehabilitation in Tanzania (CCBRT) is a locally registered organisation first established in 1994. It is the largest indigenous provider of ophthalmic and rehabilitation services in the country. CCBRT aims to be the leading provider of accessible specialized health services in Africa and serves as healthcare social enterprise and through development programmes the community and the most vulnerable. Committed to preventing lifelong disabilities wherever possible, CCBRT is also engaged in extensive maternal and newborn healthcare (MNHC) activities including obstetric fistula repairs and is currently constructing a Maternity and Newborn Hospital.

In order to further enhance the developments in the organization, CCBRT is looking for a self-driven, passionate Software developer to design, develop and implement various software solutions in CCBRT.

The role
The developer is expected to actively participate in the entire Software development Life Cycle from requirement analysis to software implementation and deployment. Key deliverable is to build high-quality, innovative and fully performing software that complies with coding standards, technical design and business needs.
Being familiar with various industry standard programming concepts and best practices, the developer is flexible and quick to adapt to different programming languages but is also able to troubleshot, debug and upgrade existing systems and applications.

The candidate

  • Minimal a Bachelor degree in computer science or Information Technology
  • Proven working experience including at least 2 years of programming
  • Fluent in Java web development (Java, JSP, HTML and Javascript), PHP and MYSQL, SQL server, CSS and HTML5.
  • ITIL is an added advantage
  • Good understanding of the supporting technologies such as TCP/IP networking and relational databases like Microsoft SQL, MYSQL and PostgreSQL (transact SQL of ANSI SQL)
  • Preferably experience with XML, Eclipse, Netbeans IDE, Linux and/or Apache Tomcat Sevlet engine.
  • Proven innovator.
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to pay careful attention to detail.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team and a willingness to understand the various roles played by fellow team members.
  • Flexible to adapt to various programing languages and technologies.
  • Knowledge about the subject area in which he/she is working, or the intended audience, is valuable.
  • Excellent communication skills; Proficient in English, Swahili is an added advantage.
  • Self- motivated, flexible and ability to work with unpredictable and variable workload and tight deadlines.

Apply for this job
If you are interested, please submit your curriculum vitae with 2 references together with a cover letter telling us why you believe you are the right person for the role, and why you want to work for CCBRT in particular. We are an equal opportunities employer and encourage people with disabilities to apply. Please send your application via email to:

Please indicate job reference number: 2018-01| DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: 20TH JANUARY 2018