Software Developer job (Data System Integration Specialist)

Nyanza, South Province - Nairobi
December 2, 2023
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Job Description

Why Bluesquare?

Bluesquare is a rapidly growing tech company dedicated to improving global health through innovative digital solutions. Our work spans 30+ countries, partnering with organizations like the World Bank, WHO, and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Join us to make a positive impact on global public health in a collaborative and flexible environment.


We are currently seeking a highly skilled Software Developer with specialized expertise in data system integration to join our team dedicated to the DATIM project. The ideal candidate will possess a strong background in software development and a proven track record of successfully integrating data systems within the context of DATIM, a critical global health initiative.

DATIM is a US government funded project with the aim to collect all PEPFAR (AIDS relief programme) data in one DHIS2 powered data management system. This means integrating data flows from all government programmes and partners, but also, where possible, working with ministries of health is foreign countries to create an inclusive data repository.

Start date: 1 December 2023, contingent on contract award.

Location: The location can be remote, but the hiree will be expected to work partly at EST times (i.e. accommodate client meetings at that time). The team will be located across several African countries, Belgium and Washington D.C.

Roles & responsibilities

  • Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams to design, develop, and implement data integration solutions that facilitate the seamless exchange of information across DATIM’s complex software ecosystem.
  • Develop and maintain custom scripts, APIs, connectors, and applications as needed to support data integration efforts specific to DATIM requirements.
  • Work in tandem with business analysts and data stakeholders to comprehend data needs, perform intricate data mapping and transformation, and ensure the highest level of data quality and accuracy within DATIM.
  • Proactively identify and resolve data integration challenges within the DATIM project, collaborating with technical support teams to implement effective solutions.
  • Create, maintain, and update comprehensive documentation related to DATIM’s data integration processes, system configurations, and development activities.
  • Implement rigorous testing and validation procedures to guarantee the integrity and reliability of data integration solutions within the DATIM context.