Software Analyst Consultant (m/f)


TechnoServe is recruiting a Software Analyst Consultant (m/f), to be based in Maputo, Mozambique.
  • TechnoServe works with enterprising people in the developing world to build competitive farms, businesses and industries. We are a nonprofit organization that develops business solutions to poverty by linking people to information, capital and markets. Our work is rooted in the idea that given the opportunity, hardworking men and women in even the poorest places can generate income, jobs and wealth for their families and communities. With more than four decades of proven results, we believe in the power of private enterprise to transform lives
  • TechnoServe and the Instituto de Amêndoas de Moçambique (IAM) are implementing the ConnectCaju Project, a cost-sharing initiative with the Norwegian Embassy, developed under the coordination of TechnoServe (TNS), with a term of about two years, covering in this phase the provinces of Zambézia, Nampula and Cabo Delgado
  • This initiative aims to develop an electronic environment designed for the Cashew Subsector (the ConnectCaju Platform, or “CC2”), powered mainly by one or more applications installed on mobile devices (Smartphones, tablets) which can send data over the mobile data network, in real time, through its features
  • The ConnectCaju Platform consists of several functionalities, namely: registration of actors in the sector (cooperatives, spraying service providers, inputs providers, etc.), data management of farmers and their farms, monitoring of commercialization of raw cashew nuts, tracking of cashew seedlings, nursery management and climate information management. These functionalities will be part of the ConnectCaju platform and will be used by different players in the value chain with a view to promoting synergies for the development of the Cashew Subsector in Mozambique
  • In the implementation of the project ConnectCaju, TNS plans to hire for part of its working team 1 (IT)- Software Analyst Consultant, who will be reporting to the ConnectCaju IT Team Leader
IGeneral requirements
  • Software analyst position providing supervision and support of the software development standards and practices, from software architecture to programming conventions. Activity breakdown:
  • 30% software architecture design
  • 30% implementation of software development standards
  • 20% application & software design review
  • 20% software test organization & implementation
Expected deliverables
  • The candidate will undergo regular evaluations based on the following criteria:
  • 30% - Software architecture design [successfully design specific segments of the software tools under development]
  • 30% - Implementation of development standards [successfully implementing modern enterprise-level software development methods & standards]
  • 20% - Mobile Application Review [successfully creating and implementing a software review process for the mobile application]
  • 30% - Test Organization [successfully organizing & deploying software testing methodologies]
  • The candidate should be someone with a proven track record of developing successful software tools and products. They should also have a comprehensive understanding of industry development standards and product development roadmaps & methodologies
  • 5+ years’ experience in software product development
  • Demonstrable experience in managing mobile application development projects
  • 5+ years’ experience in deploying software products to 100+ end-users
  • Strong analytical skills & knowledge of modern software development paradigms
  • Strong experience in building product development roadmaps
  • Qualified and interested applicants should submit a single Word-formatted document consisting of cover letter and resume
  • Only applicants meeting minimum qualifications will be considered or contacted
  • TechnoServe is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities
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  • Published 18.02.2021
  • Expires 24.02.2021
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