Senior Software Developer (Programming– .NET) for Laboratory Information Management System

Last date of application
 10-Sep-21 23:59 HR

JOB DESCRIPTION
Senior Software Developer (Programming– .NET) for
Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)

 Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics (FIND) India, New Delhi

1. POSITION(S) VACANT: Senior Software Developer (Programming– .NET) for Laboratory Information Management (LIMS), Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics (FIND) India, New Delhi

2. ORGANIZATION BACKGROUND:
The Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics (FIND) is an international non-profit organization that contributes to the development and delivery of much-needed diagnostic tests for poverty-related diseases, including Tuberculosis, Malaria, Sleeping sickness, Hepatitis C, HIV, Leishmaniasis, Buruli ulcer and Chagas disease. In India, FIND is extensively involved in the area of Tuberculosis (TB) and assists the National Tuberculosis Elimination Program (NTEP) in TB surveillance along with setup of TB diagnostic laboratories and associated training on a pan-India level.

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 three 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 Senior Software Developer (Programming– .NET) for Laboratory Information Management (LIMS) shall have the following responsibilities:

Key Job 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) Development of Technical design documentation/solution, Presentations, User manual etc.;
(c) Piloting testing at field site level;
(d) Implementation of solutions at sites in a phased manner;
(e) Provide support for troubleshooting networking issues at the site or server level;
(f) 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 with Stakeholders:
(a) Liaison with team in FIND, the Central TB Division & all other relevant stakeholders to understand requirements of software, desired functionality, user-ability parameters etc;
(b) Coordinate and manage the activities for integration with Nikshay;
(c) Coordinate with CTD/ GOI officials for obtaining NIC registration and STQC audit processes;
(d) Coordination with stake holder for support for development and implementation of connectivity solution (TrueNatTM, CBNAAT and HIMS).

(4) Prepare documents and clear 3rd party audit with STQC audit of software;
(5) Provide onsite/offsite trainings and support in finalization of user manual and training material for end users;
(6) Any assignment, which may be given /assigned to him/her from time to time by supervisor.

4. QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE AND COMPETENCIES:

Qualifications.

Applicants must have MCA/ M.Tech. (Computer Science & IT)/ M.Sc. (Computer Science) with three years’ experience or B.Tech./ BCA/ B.Sc. (IT) with four years of experience.


Experience

(1) Applicants must have experience in Information Systems, Software designing (development of source code in Asp.net using C#, MVC 4.0/5.0, ADO.Net, CSS, XML, AJAX, HTML5, Database Management (SQL 2012 with store procedure) & website management;

(2) Development of ETL, Web services & Web API;

(3) Understanding of cloud environment (AWS/Azure/NIC), deployment and management of cloud server;

(4) Prior experience in managing health information systems development cycle shall be preferred.

Skills and Competencies
(1) Good oral and basic written communication skills ;
(2) Flexibility and willingness to work on a range of tasks;
(3) Ability to plan, set priorities, handle 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.

 

5. COMPENSATION OFFERED:
Gross compensation budgeted for the position is attractive. The offer made to the selected candidate shall be commensurate with qualifications, experience, and salary history.


6. NATURE OF ENGAGEMENT:
The selected candidate shall be initially offered full time fixed term employment contract for a period of one year. The position will be continued subject to satisfactory performance, project extension and fund availability.

7. 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). 

8. REFERENCE: SSD-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.: 011- 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 September 10, 2021.