As a Systems Developer, you will help
us improve, deploy and maintain our SMS-based solution. You will help us expand
our reach within India and globally by adding multi-language support to our
existing English/ Hinglish-based code. You will also help us expand by leading
the development and integration of our application with technical partners. The
System Developer will be part of the CycleTel team in India, and work in a
focused team, reporting to our India CycleTel Manager, based in Delhi.
Develop, maintain and test our technology
solution in India and worldwide, ensuring that CycleTel remains and continues
to grow as a high quality and reliable service
features for our existing CycleTel solution with focus on improving user
interface and experience, and adding customer engagement features
the health of our application and ensure that it is fully operational at all
any defects in the application and providing Level 3 production support to
existing CycleTel users
the deployment and roll-out of the application to support CycleTel’s expansion
to additional countries
our solution with our partners’ technologies to expand our reach, providing
strategic guidance on technology and partnership options, as needed
customer and business electronic dashboards
3+ years of experience, including analysis, design, coding,
implementation and maintenance of web or network applications
Extensive experience in development or support for SMS-based
/ USSD or interactive messaging applications
Knowledge of test-driven development; unit testing
frameworks is a plus
Experience with application design and development for
networked Linux platforms
Experience working with localization of an English-based
software solution to non-Latin languages such as Hindi
Familiarity with interfacing software with third party web
platforms and APIs
Our solution uses the following tools, and successful
candidates will have experience in these or similar: Python, Django web
development framework, MySQL, Linux, Puppet, Git, Jmeter and Nagios
You are experienced in working with products that improve
lives and create social impact, with….
Passion for bringing life-changing and life-savings
products, services, and information to customers who need those the most, at an
affordable price point.
Proven experience or interest in working with hard-to-reach
markets and “push” products, preferably in health.
You are a self-starter and problem-solver, with….
Experience working in a start-up environment, executing on
technical strategies with limited data and resources. Must be able to think
creatively and operate nimbly.
and a positive attitude.
You are a strong communicator, with…
Excellent communication skills in English; written/spoken
fluency in Hindi required.
Public relations, interpersonal skills and a deep sense of
Deep understanding of the CycleTel value proposition and
ability to convey that to customers and partners.
Your education, professional network, and industry expertise
B.Tech in Computer Science from reputed college
A history of engagement with the technical community, particularly
in Python or mhealth
Knowledge of social innovation, mobile for development,
family planning, and women’s health issues is a plus.
Mobile VAS industry knowledge a definite plus
Please send cover letter and CV to the CycleTel team at
firstname.lastname@example.org, no later than Wednesday, April 16th with the
subject line “CycleTel Systems Developer Application”. Candidates will be
contacted for interviews on a rolling basis. Please apply early.
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