eHealth DevOps Engineer (m/f/x)

  • Contract
  • Brussels Belgium
  • TBD USD / Year
  • Salary: TBD
  • Closing date: 15 Apr 2022


Are you an experienced #ICT #devops professional, and do you want to use your skills and contribute by being part of one of the leading #nonprofit helping people across the globe? Then #MSF has the right opportunity for you, we are #hiring an #eHealth DevOps engineer!”


Integrated within the headquarters ICT DevOps team, as an eHealth DevOps Engineer you will support your colleagues in the eHealth unit and the countries where we have deployed our principal applications, DHIS2 and Bahmni, on Linux. The eHealth team is responsible for the functional and user-facing aspects of our health information systems and medical databases. You will work with the eHealth Project Managers and Technical Advisors on the requirements definition, development, configuration, test development, user acceptance testing, user training, deployment and long-term maintenance and services. The job is based in our headquarters in Brussels. You will be involved in the whole software development lifecycle (SDLC) of new eHealth projects.

A great challenge of IT at MSF is to provide services where the conditions of use are unstable such as low, intermittent, and often expensive connectivity, secure contexts and extreme sensitivity of data, or harsh environmental conditions.


We expect you to collaborate closely with the other members of the team (program/project managers, integrators/developers) and even with senior users:

  • Assist the eHealth team in defining the strategies and roadmap for eHealth applications
  • Provide technical advice to the eHealth team
  • Act as 3rd line technical support on the eHealth projects
  • Evolve our application environment towards best practices
  • Implement and support technical implementation of eHealth solutions
  • Support functional stakeholders in market intelligence and vendor selection
  • Supporting Mobile Implementation officers and/or the eHealth applications administrators
  • During field trips troubleshoot, provides functional and operational support and monitors eHealth application.
  • Proactively collaborate on eHealth related technologies with relevant actors across the MSF movement


Education and experience:

  • Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems Management, or related fields, or equivalent workforce experience

  • Experience of at least 5 years in DevOps or system administration

  • Experience with MSF or other NGO’s in similar contexts will be an advantage

  • Languages: good command of English; French is an asset

Technical knowledge:

  • Must have knowledge of DHIS2, and OpenMRS or Bahmni

  • Must have knowledge of software development lifecycle

  • Should have knowledge of Linux, Docker, CI/CD principles, version control using Git

  • Should have knowledge of the Internet protocols such as TCP/IP, HTTP, and DNS

  • Experience of Python, Java, Nix, or Kubernetes is a plus

  • Experience in database design, management, reporting, and analysis of data needs is an asset

  • Experience with web & application servers (Apache, Tomcat, Nginx) is an asset

  • Experience with middleware technologies & patterns is an asset

  • Experience of Web Services: REST, SOAP is an asset

Competences required:

  • You are autonomous, self-organized, pragmatic, flexible, and a team player

  • You can adapt to changing circumstances, contexts, tasks, responsibilities, and people

  • You are an active listener capable of challenging given situations with adequate methodology, and with a strong ability to synthesize, and good at communicating

  • You are curious and a fast learner; you are open to share your ideas

  • You’re a good generalist

  • Familiarity with project management concepts and methodologies is an asset

  • Familiarity with documentation systems and collaboratives tools is an asset


  • Expected starting date: As soon as possible

  • Contract type: open-ended (CDI), full-time

  • Location: based in Brussels (HQ)

  • Salary according to MSF-OCB HQ grid – Hospital Insurance (DKV) – Pension Plan – Meal vouchers – 100% reimbursement for public transportation costs

  • Adhere to the MSF principles and to our managerial values: Respect, Transparency, Integrity, Accountability, Trust and Empowerment

  • Adhere to the MSF Behavioral Commitments

Deadline for applications: 15th April 2022

How to apply

How to apply?

Please, send your CV and cover letter to [email protected] by 15th April 2022 and mention “**eHealth Devops Engineer**” in the subject of your email.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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