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Mikoko Development Foundation | Dar es salaam, Tanzania
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Mikoko Development Foundation


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Published 16 days ago

April 15, 2020
July 14, 2020
March 4, 2020
30 Hours/Week

The Software Engineer Intern will develop software and implement processes to meet various Mikoko business goals. He or she will be a member of one of our software development teams, where they will have a chance to work with and learn from experienced software engineers and analysts.

Essential Intern Functions and Leadership Responsibilities: 

  •  Develop Business Software (50%)

>Design and build software for current business projects

>Work in an agile team environment to complete projects

  • Develop Infrastructure Software (20%)

>Build tools to support mission critical IT systems

>Work with other Technology departments to improve operational performance

  • Support (10%)

>Find and fix bugs in released software

>Own the technical details of specific software

  • Research (10%)

>Research new technologies

>Work on innovative solutions for business problems

  • Expand Development Knowledge (10%)

> Work with other Software Engineers to develop a better understanding of software technologies


Qualifications

  •  Possess an undergraduate or graduate university degree, or a minimum of one years’ work experiences on related field.
  • Must be 19 years of age or older.
  • Have an interest in youth leadership, education and software service learning.
  • Be comfortable traveling to and working independently in remote, rural areas.
  • Be proficient in English (reading, writing and conversation) and/or in Kiswahili (reading, writing and conversation). Helpful to begin Kiswahili lessons prior to arrival.
  • Have good writing and interpersonal skills, along with the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously with a high level of attention to detail.
  • Enjoy meeting and talking with members of the public/colleagues
  • Have experience organizing and leading workshops or training events.
  • Prior experience living or working in Africa or a developing country is a plus.
  • Be comfortable using local transportation methods, such as dala dalas (local buses).

The Software Engineer Intern will develop software and implement processes to meet various Mikoko business goals. He or she will be a member of one of our software development teams, where they will have a chance to work with and learn from…

Details at a glance

  • Remote Possible
  • Academic Credits

Benefits

Benefits

  • Volunteers are guaranteed with full services available for their own cost. The positions offered by Mikoko Development Foundation will provie full technical capabilities that will give chance to the volunteers themselves to be inspired by self motivational duties and self driven goals towards achieve specific task based on his/her career strategies.

Benefits

  • Volunteers are guaranteed with full services available for their own cost. The positions offered by Mikoko Development Foundation will provie full technical…

How to Apply

Travel: Volunteers will be expected to travel to Mikoko Program field sites on a regular basis. All work-related travel expenses will be covered by the Mikoko Internship Program. Travel done outside of work will be the responsibility of the volunteer. There will be no vacation or annual leave time awarded to this position.

About Fees: A 30% nonrefundable deposit will be due six weeks prior to departure with the remaining 70% of the program fee will be due two weeks prior to departure. Covered by fee:

·        Accommodation

·        Basic Kiswahili Language Lessons (mandatory unless fluent in Kiswahili)

·        Local Travel & Communication (including simcard)

·        Airport Pick Up & Drop Off

·        Program orientation, training and materials

·        Staff coordination and support

·        Work related travel and expenses

·        Administrative fees

·        Residence permit

·        Work Visa Not covered by fee:

·         Immunizations (routine immunizations are recommended) Not covered by fee

o  If you plan travel elsewhere in Africa before/after your volunteer experience you may need proof of other immunizations.

o  If you are traveling to Tanzania from a country with a risk of Yellow Fever Virus transmission (including layovers greater than 12 hours), proof of Yellow Fever immunization is required.

Travel: Volunteers will be expected to travel to Mikoko Program field sites on a regular basis. All work-related travel expenses will be covered by the Mikoko Internship…

Location

Kisiwani, Ubungo - Tanzania, Dar es salaam 14115, TZ

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