Senior Odoo Developer


CTG overview:
CTG staff and support humanitarian projects in fragile and conflict-affected countries around the world, providing a rapid and cost-effective service for development and humanitarian missions. With past performance in 17 countries – from the Middle East, Africa, Europe, and Asia, we have placed more than 20,000 staff all over the world since operations began in 2006.
CTG recruits, deploys and manages the right people with the right skills to implement humanitarian and development projects, from cleaners to obstetricians, and mechanics to infection specialists, we’re skilled in emergency response to crises such as the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Key to successful project delivery is the ability to mobilise at speed; CTG can source and deploy anyone, anywhere, in less than 2 weeks and have done so in 48 hours on a number of occasions.
Through our efficient and agile HR, logistical and operational services, CTG saves multilateral organisations time and money. We handle all our clients’ HR related issues, so they are free to focus on their core services.
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Overview of position:
We are seeking an experienced Odoo Developer who will be responsible for maintaining, developing, customising & integrating high quality Odoo ERP business applications with other systems & providing ongoing support & future enrichment of those solutions to support business processes. You will be required to apply your depth of Odoo framework, programming knowledge & expertise to all aspects of the software development lifecycle, propose the best technical solution by understanding business requirements from a techno functional aspect & remain involved in all development related aspects of our operational software. You will work in a collaborative, trusting & thought provoking environment.

The Senior Odoo Developer’s responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
Carrying out development activities for customization, code migration, data integration & reports automation in Odoo framework.
Design technical structure of the solution.
Work closely with the Program Manager to plan, scope, design, develop, release & enhance features / solutions.
Participate in project planning by providing estimation of technical / development effort.
Application development using Odoo framework & components.
Bug fixing, performance optimisation & product support.
Ensure that you follow the prescribed coding & development best practices to give high quality output as per the requirement.
Adhere to the latest development methods like continuous deployment & integration.
Assess the impact of changes / customisations in the existing Odoo app, implement solutions to mitigate negative outcomes & optimise performance.
Ensuring that you keep the code clean, readable & optimised & the code quality is maintained at a high standard.
Troubleshoot & debug issues that arise during development & testing.
Must possess a strong learning curve & should be willing to stay updated of the development tools, programming techniques, latest cloud services, modern programming & technical concepts & apply them to improve the software development process.

Project reporting:
This role reports to the Program Manager.

Key competencies:
Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information technology or a related field.
At least 6 – 8 years’ experience in software development, with a minimum of 3 – 5 years’ experience in developing applications using Odoo & Python.
Prior & relevant work experience in the Middle east & / or Africa is desired.
Fluency in English is required.
Proficiency in Python, Javascript, XML, HTML, CSS, JQuery & Postgres SQL.
Must have good knowledge of core python & programming concepts; python development frameworks.
Must have knowledge about popular open source IDE such a Eclipse or PyCharm.
Good understanding of object oriented design principles, web services, Restful APIs & design patterns.
Experience with version control systems (Git, Bitbucket).
Must have code optimisation skills & proactively look for ways to make architecture, code & operations better.
Software development life cycle in an agile environment.
Strong problem solving & analytical skills, with the ability to quickly identify & resolve technical issues.
Ability to learn fast & execute accordingly.
Excellent time management, communication skills, attention to detail, strong organisational skills with the ability to multitask.
Ability to work independently & collaboratively in a fast paced, dynamic environment.

Team management:
This role has no team management responsibility.

Further information:
Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply for this role.

How to apply

Closing date: 30 Nov 2023