Software Developer (Programming- .Net) for Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)

Last date of application
 17-May-21 23:59 HR

JOB DESCRIPTION
Software Developer (Programming- .Net) for Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics (FIND) India, New Delhi

1. POSITIONS VACANT: Software Developer (Programming- .Net) for Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS), Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics (FIND) India, New Delhi

2. ORGANIZATION BACKGROUND:
The Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics (FIND), is established in India as an independent, non-profit, created under Section 8 (Indian) Companies Act, 2013, with its office in New Delhi. FIND India is the key implementing partner of Central TB Division, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India, for strengthening and expanding TB laboratory diagnostic capacity under the National Tuberculosis Elimination Program (NTEP) with the support of the Global Fund.

FIND India is a subsidiary of FIND, an international non-profit organization based in Geneva, Switzerland. The organization is dedicated to activities that result in: 1) new diagnostic tools; 2) expanded access to these tools; and 3) strengthened diagnostic testing capacity for poverty-related diseases in low-and middle-income countries.

For more information about the organization, please visit http://www.finddx.org/

MISSION AND OBJECTIVES:
Presently, for diagnosis of patients who are suspected to have drug resistant TB, samples are referred to advanced Laboratory facilities available at district, regional or State levels. Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) was developed for digitization of laboratory data recording and reporting to referring facilities via Nikshay and is being implemented by various TB Culture and Drug Susceptibility Testing (C&DST) Laboratories under NTEP.

Under the new Global Fund (TGF) project spread over 3 years from 2021-24, FIND in consultation with NTEP aims to expand LIMS to various CBNAAT/GeneXpert and TrueNatTM facilities (currently >3000 facilities, more getting established) along with automated data capture from the machines.

FIND will strengthen LIMS to cover newer TB C&DST labs as well as from the perspective of sustainability and mainstreaming. Further, FIND will support in integration of various Laboratory related portals such as EQA portal and e-training with LIMS. FIND will also work towards promoting integration of other HMIS systems with NTEP’s Nikshay portal. Staff of various facilities will be trained to use various IT solutions provided to them under NTEP.

3. JOB DESCRIPTION/ RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Software Developer (Programming-.Net) shall have the following responsibilities:

Key Responsibilities:
(1) Development, Testing, Implementation, and maintenance for connectivity of CBNAAT and TrueNatTM and other HMIS with Nikshay. This includes:
(a) Development of source code for connectivity solutions;
(b) Support in development of Technical design documentation/solution, Presentations, User manual;
(c) Piloting testing at field site level;
(d) Implementation of solutions at sites in a phased manner and provide support for Troubleshooting networking issues at the site or server level;
(e) Understanding existing HMIS (at identified sites), find solutions for integration with LIMS and Nikshay; develop and test solution and support basic maintenance.

(2) Maintenance of AMC Portal, EQA portal, E-learning, and LIMS portal;
(3) Coordination for maintenance activities with CTD for integration with Nikshay;
(4) Coordination for maintenance activities with stakeholders esp. for the connectivity solutions;
(5) Support preparation of documents & clearance of 3rd party audit /STQC audit of software;
(6) Any assignment, which may be given /assigned to him/her from time to time by supervisor.

3. QUALIFICATION, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:     
Qualification:
Applicant must have Bachelors’ degree in Computer Application, Technology (B.Tech. Computer Science and IT) along with three years of relevant experience or Masters’ degree in Computer Application, or Science (Computer Science) along with two years of relevant experience from a recognized university;

Experience:
(1) Applicants must have minimum two years of experience in Information Systems, Software designing (development of source code in Asp.net using C#, CSS, XML, AJAX, HTML5, Database Management (SQL 2012 and store procedure) and website management;
(2) Should have good understanding of Development of ETL, Web services & Web AP;
(3) Should have good understanding of cloud environment (AWS/Azure/NIC), deployment and management of cloud server;
(4) Experience in managing health information system development cycle shall be preferred.

Skills and Competencies
(1) Excellent oral and basic written communication skills;
(2) Good analytical, problem-solving approach, strong user-interaction skill and co-ordination skill;
(3) Experience of strategic planning, and handling multiple tasks with tight timelines;
(4) Strong team orientation as well as ability to work independently (with minimum handholding and supervision);
(5) Willingness to travel as per project needs;
(6) Energetic, professional, mature, and confident.

4. NUMBER OF VACANCY: One vacancy

5. LOCATION: New Delhi

(Note: Considering the current situation, it will be office and work from home mixed approach. Travel may be required to various laboratories implementing LIMS (travels will be reviewed before approval based national/ state safety guidelines during this Covid pandemic).

6. COMPENSATION OFFERED:
The gross remuneration budgeted for the position is attractive and shall be commensurate with the qualifications, experience, and salary history, of the selected candidate.

7. CONTRACT TYPE AND PERIOD:
This is a full-time position, and the initial contract will be offered for a period of one year, which shall be renewable based on performance, project extension and fund availability.

8. REFERENCE:
SD-NET-FIND

9. CONTACT INFORMATION:
Team SAMS
Strategic Alliance Management Services P Ltd.
1/1B, Choudhary Hetram House, Bharat Nagar
New Friends Colony, New Delhi 110 025
Phone Nos.: 2684 2162; 4165 3612

10. APPLICATION PROCESS:
Eligible candidates interested in this position are requested to apply online to https://recruitment.samshrm.com/JOBS/FIND by or before May 17, 2021.