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Job: Odoo Senior Software Engineer – Consultant at eHealth Systems Africa

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Department: Informatics
Division: EHA Clinics
Reports to: Senior Manager, Clinical and Laboratory Informatics

Summary of Job

  • EHA Clinics uses the Odoo ERP to manage its entire business processes (recruitment, procurement, inventory, sales, accounting, CRM, etc), and a 3rd-party module called oeHealth to manage its EMR.  We are recruiting an Odoo Software consultant with expert Odoo techno-functional experience.
  • The Odoo software consultant is expected to have expert knowledge of Python and Javascript programming and experience developing and supporting a couple of Odoo modules including Website module, Inventory, Accounting, Sales, Subscription, Helpdesk, CRM

Role Requirements
The requirements listed below are the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required to successfully perform this job:

  • Good knowledge of technology across several domains, with expert level (minimum; 3 years, preferably 5 years’) knowledge of Python and Javascript application development
  • At least 3 years’ Odoo techno-functional experience, having worked with modules such as website, sales, CRM, accounting, procurement, etc
  • Experience upgrading Odoo from one version to another
  • Adequate knowledge of Odoo performance tuning
  • Expert knowledge of Relational Databases (Postgres) – design development, optimization, and performance tuning
  • A rock-solid understanding of data structures, algorithms, and software design
  • Rigor in high code quality, unit testing, automated testing, and other engineering best practices
  • A good understanding of what is needed to get things done in a collaborative manner
  • Attention to details, not only caring about writing codes that work, but about performance, scalability, security, and optimization
  • Ability to look at the big picture and the small details, and make design and architecture decisions

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Other duties may be assigned.
  • Guide problem solving and architectural decisions within the team and across the company
  • Mentor junior developers, analyze and review the codebase to ensure security and scalability
  • Understudy EHA Clinics’ business processes (EMR, Inventory, Accounting, etc.), and design systems that adequately address its business needs
  • Develop and optimize services with profiling, debugging, data structure, and algorithms
  • Design, architect, and refactor software for a wide range of services
  • Collaborate with DevOps, QA Engineers, and other developers to drive forward how we build, test, and deploy our services
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest technologies and best practices, inspiring colleagues and team members with examples and concepts
  • Work closely with business stakeholders to define best practice standard operating procedures for all functional aspects of the business that are supported by the Odoo ERP
  • Responsible for requirements gathering and scope definition together with various business stakeholders
  • Assist in data integration and mapping – data is required to be transferred to and from Odoo to other mission-critical systems
  • Determine reporting requirements, and fulfill the proper long-term solution for delivering this reporting.

Desirable but not required:

  • An understanding of the agile methodology
  • Experience with the following tools: Git, Jira, Docker, Circleci, Travis, Jenkins, Terraform, Kubernetes, Helm, CI/CD, Postgres.

Working Hours:

  • The Odoo Software Engineer – Consultant is a full-time position requiring a minimum of 40 hours per week.


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