OUR MISSION

VecnaCares is a non-profit that designs and deploys information management and technology solutions to create measurable impact and help people in low-resource settings live better, healthier lives.

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36 Cambridgepark Dr.

Cambridge, MA 02140

info@vecnacares.org

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We're hiring!

 

Join a team that works hard, plays harder, and makes a difference. And while you're having fun changing the world, enjoy 100% paid medical and dental, employer-funded HRA card, generous paid time off, tuition reimbursement, transportation reimbursement, and 401K matched retirement plans. 

As our projects scale and partnerships grow, so does our team. Openings change regularly. If you don't see what you're looking for, be sure to check back soon!

Openings

July 08, 2019

New Grad Software Developer - Burlington MA

VecnaCares, a humanitarian technology NGO, seeks an enthusiastic software developer who is passionate about making a positive real-world impact in underserved settings throughout the world. You will use your technical expertise across a variety of different projects focused on implementing technology in a low-resource setting to create a measurable impact. Current projects include the development of an electronic medical records system for refugee camps and rural health facilities in Kenya, Zanzibar, Haiti, and Nigeria, deployment of an application to monitor safe births in labor wards in Kenya; and a data management system for athlete data for the Special Olympics. With a number of projects globally located, there are opportunities for travel to support implementations. The position relies on a foundation of development skills coupled with encouragement for creative approaches to challenges and improvements. You will be part of a mission-oriented, dynamic, team who are determined to provide technology in challenging areas to create measurable impact. This is a full-time, salaried position for a recent graduate able to start as soon as possible.

Responsibilities:

  • Design a flexible and scalable Electronic Health Record (EHR) system for diverse underserved health systems.

  • Develop features that span the technology stack for rapid deployment and evaluation in the field.

  • Collaborate with top UI/UX designers, project managers, hardware engineers, and quality assurance test engineers to deliver robust health system platforms.

  • Shape and align the product roadmap with client needs and market opportunities.

Requirements:

  • Bachelors or Masters degree in CS.

  • Familiar with experience with any of the following: Java, SQL, Javascript, CSS, and XML.

July 08, 2019

Full Stack Senior Software Engineer - Burlington MA USA

VecnaCares, a humanitarian technology NGO, seeks an enthusiastic senior software developer who is passionate about making a positive real-world impact in underserved settings throughout the world. You will use your technical expertise across a variety of different projects focused on implementing technology in a low-resource setting to create a measurable impact. Current projects include the development of an electronic medical records system for refugee camps and rural health facilities in Kenya, Zanzibar, Haiti, and Nigeria; deployment of an application to monitor safe births in labor wards in Kenya; and a data management system for athlete data for the Special Olympics. With a number of projects globally located, there are opportunities for travel to support implementations. The position relies on a foundation of development skills coupled with encouragement for creative approaches to challenges and improvements.  You will use your technical expertise to lead the development of our CliniPAK software projects. This is a full-time, salaried position.

Responsibilities

·         Write, debug and deploy code to production

·         Develop and follow coding conventions, architectures and best practices

·         Collaborate with project managers, hardware engineers, and quality assurance engineers to deliver a robust health system platform

·         Perform peer code review to ensure quality code is being deployed

·         Advise, mentor or manage members of the team to maximize productivity and effectiveness

Requirements

·         Bachelors or Masters degree

·         4+ years experience in a software development role

·         Familiarity with Java, Javascript, SQL, XML, Linux/UNIX, and Tomcat

·         Experience working with or contributing to open source projects including OpenMRS or DHIS2 

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Fellowships

We partner with Global Health Corps to mobilize a global community of emerging leaders to build the movement for health equity. Global Health Corps recruits and selects highly qualified applicants with diverse skill sets to work with high-impact organizations in year-long paid positions. During their fellowship year, fellows make a significant and measurable contribution to VecnaCares' mission.

Applications are due January 17, 2018.

Program Manager, Global Health Corps Fellow

The Program Manager will work at the VecnaCares headquarters in Boston and will act as the intermediary between the technical team designing the technology applications and the product users of the technology in the field. S/he will be responsible for helping to ensure that the product is functional, useful and effective for the users and for helping to set and achieve program and solution goals within budget and schedule. The manager will assess the efficacy and capacity of the products, demonstrate the impact of the product on healthcare challenges and identify new market opportunities.

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