JAVA Developer

at Organization for Public Health Interventions and Development (OPHID)
Location Harare, Zimbabwe
Date Posted January 31, 2021
Category Web Design & Development
Job Type Full-time
Currency ZWD


The Organization for Public Health Interventions and Development (OPHID) PVO 31/16 develops and implements innovative approaches and strategies to strengthen HIV Care and Treatment services in Zimbabwe, by providing enhanced access for communities to comprehensive HIV prevention, care and treatment. OPHID, works with the Ministry of Health and Child Care (MOHCC) in implementing these interventions. OPHID is looking for suitably qualified and motivated individuals to fill the following post:

Position summary

The successful candidate is responsible for the design, development, and management of OPHID’s Java-based applications.

Key responsibilities

Design, develop, implement high-volume and low-latency Java applications, required for mission-critical systems,
Work closely with all stakeholders to design and develop user interfaces to internet/intranet applications,
Maintain existing software systems by identifying and correcting software defects,
Provide all software updates,
Ensure all hardware specifications meets application requirement,
Adding new features to existing applications,
Support users by developing and maintaining documentation,
Provide End User Training,
Document and maintain a database of system errors and solutions,
Research and recommend new technological trends and technologies to application development,
Research on security tools, on databases, operating systems and networks that impacts on application development and performance


Degree in Information Technology Systems or Computer Science,
Java 8 or above certified,
At least three (3) years Java recognisable application development experience,
Knowledge of Android application development a distinct advantage,
Proficient in Java, with a good knowledge of its ecosystems,
Skill for writing reusable Java libraries,
Familiarity with concepts of MVC, JDBC, and RESTful,
Good understanding with code versioning tools (such as but not limited to Git and CVS),
Knowledge of continuous system integrations
For a detailed advert with the application process, visit our website on

Applying Instructions

Step 1: Complete the Application Form here
Step 2: Submit your CV and application letter via email to: clearly indicating the position you are applying for on the subject of the email.
OPHID and its Consortium partners are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate against any employee or job applicant on the basis of race, political affiliation, religion, tribe, national origin, gender, physical or mental disability, health status (including HIV status) or age.

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