Aga Khan Hospital Software Developer Job Vacancy in Kisumu, Kenya

Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu

Position Title: Software Developer

The Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu is an institution of the Aga Khan Health Service, Kenya, which is an Agency of the Aga Khan Development Network.

The Hospital is part of a network of health facilities, which includes Hospitals and Outreach Health Facilities across East Africa.

The Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu is in an exciting growth phase and has attained acknowledgment of its quality by achieving ISO 9001:2015 certification, ISO 15189:2012 accreditation for laboratory services, SafeCare level 5 accreditation and is at advanced stage of attaining Joint Commission International Accreditation.

The Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu has Outreach Health Services at Kisii, Kakamega, Kitale, Bungoma, Kericho, Kibuye-Kisumu, West End- Kisumu, Busia, Homa – Bay, Migori, Bomet and Eldoret.

The Hospital is seeking to attract interested and qualified applicants to fill the position listed below:

Software Developer

Vacancy No: AKHK/ICT/SD/02/23

Overall Responsibility

Reporting to the Manager – ICT, the successful candidate will offer technical support on building software by writing codes and modifying software to fix errors, adapt it to new hardware, improve its performance, or upgrade interfaces. This enables the provision of timely, reliable, accurate and efficient information systems services to both staff and the customers.

Other Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement In-house software applications by coding: (Testable, Clean, Reusable, Maintainable, Readable, Bug-free, and Smart Codes)
  • Identify areas for modification in existing programs and subsequently developing those modifications.
  • Support Multiple Business software applications by work with teams to understand issues and
    resolve at the earliest time.
  • Conduct Quality assurance (QA) Correction of errors through changes and constant checking.
  • Documentation of process workflows and easy to understand representations of coding instructions.
  • Organize processes followed for developing and revising software.
  • Work with Infrastructure team and Database Administrators to ensure that databases and
    applications are backed up for business continuity.
  • Adhere to coding standards.
  • Adherence to and practice of ICT Policies and legal requirements
  • Comply with Institutional regulation on Fire and Health and Safety Regulations
  • Environmental Care and Support for Going Green Agenda.


  • Four years Bachelor’s degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science, Information
    Technology, or related discipline. Master Degree will be an added advantage.
  • Expertise in Business Intelligence and Data Analytics platforms such as Power BI and Tableau is
  • At least 3-4 years supporting Oracle Database, MSSQL, MySQL
  • Over 4 years’ experience with responsibility for application development and database
    administration in software development, implementation, and customization.
  • Knowledge of programming principles involved software production methods, managing software
    products including analyzing information and using logic to address software related issues and
  • Must be a full-stack developer and understand concepts of software engineering with proficiency in any of these; Microsoft .Net, PHP, Python, C#, Java, Ruby, Web application frameworks, Font-end
    languages and libraries e.g., JavaScript, CSS, jQuery, XML and other languages VB
  • Knowledge of Hospital Information Management System will be added Advantage.
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and public relations skills.
  • Problem-solving and good analytical skills.

Application Instructions:

Interested candidates are requested to email their application letter and detailed curriculum vitae with position title and Vacancy number on the subject line, including names and contacts of three references, current and expected remuneration to on or before 2nd March 2023.

The email subject line MUST include Position title and Vacancy. Number being applied for e.g. “SOFTWARE DEVELOPER AKHK/ICT/SD/02/23”.

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Canvassing of any nature will lead to automatic disqualification.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

“AKHS is concerned about the climate and environmental crises we face and is doing everything possible to reduce our own impact, encouraging others to do the same, and advancing understanding in this field. AKHS has set itself the task of getting as close to net-zero carbon operations as possible by 2030. We expect all staff to contribute to achieving these aims in the context of their roles”.

Please note that Aga Khan Hospital Kisumu does not charge any fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview meeting or medical examination)

“Aga Khan Hospital Kisumu is an equal opportunity employer.”