Management Sciences for Health

Systems Integration Specialist

Job ID
Netherlands - Woerden
# of Positions
GEN (General)
A000 - None Specified
Reports To
Systems Integration Project Manager


The Systems Integration Specialist is responsible for developing and maintaining system integrations and components, including but not limited to; application to application integrations, services, internal and external API, file transfer, and EDI and SQL queries. The Systems Integration Specialist is fully responsible for participating in requirements analysis and decomposition, design, development, internal testing, and the documentation of same for the application-application integrations. Primary responsibilities will also include troubleshooting existing integrations and providing technical support to the application development team. The Systems Integration Specialist is part of the IT Operations implementation team and works in collaboration with the MIS Unit, closely with the Global Supply Chain project staff, and other PFSCM Units as applicable.


Please note: This assignment has a duration of 12 months.

Specific Responsibilities

Systems Integration:

  • Develop and maintain services used in application integrations.
  • Design integration solutions and document the design in accordance with best practices.
  • Work with development teams to architect, design, build, and implement application integrations.
  • Develop and maintain data integration components such as SQL queries, stored procedures, data extraction and cleansing, and integration with system front end components.
  • Write PL-SQL code to retrieve appropriate data as derived from requirements.
  • Build reports and/or data extracts to support business analysis.
  • Support development on resolving system defects, acting as liaison, and developing solutions.
  • Coordinate directly with business users and business analyst to best understand and analyze business specifications.
  • Provide technical assistance to troubleshoot and resolve integration errors.


Qualifications and Experience



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, related field, or equivalent experience.



  • 3-5+ years of development experience.
  • Prior experience working with ERP or Supply Chain solutions.
  • Experience in XML, and experience with PHP, Python or related language.
  • Experience in structured release & deployment best practices.
  • Development experience with Java language.
  • Demonstrated experience writing Web Services, RESTFUL, or SOAP, as well as experience writing fault-tolerant code.
  • Project management experience.

Knowledge and Skills

  • Demonstrated strong analytical/problem solving skills and ability to follow procedures and resolve exceptions.
  • In depth knowledge of PL-SQL.
  • Familiarity with database tools such as Toad or SQLDeveloper; Integration Architecture, and best practices.
  • Excellent written/verbal communication and interpersonal skills with strong sense of customer service.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously, set priorities, and work in a team with diverse cultural backgrounds.
  • Strong familiarity with agile software development practices and tools.


  • Demonstrated ability to design and document software solutions.
  • Team player who is also able to work independently and handle conflicting priorities while maintaining consistent, quality performance standards.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks within tight deadlines and prioritize effectively, while delivering high quality work.
  • Solution oriented with a high sense of quality, attention to detail, accuracy, efficiency, and meeting tight deadlines.

Physical Demands

  • Travel requirements: Availability to travel, and perform other duties as needed. Must be eligible to work in The Netherlands.
  • Keyboard use, Pulling drawers,
  • Lifting papers <10lbs., etc.

Background Information

Management Sciences for Health (MSH), a global health nonprofit organization, uses proven approaches developed over 40 years to help leaders, health managers, and communities in developing nations build stronger health systems for greater health impact. We work to save lives by closing the gap between knowledge and action in public health. Since its founding in 1971, MSH has worked in over 150 countries with policy makers, health professionals, and health care consumers to improve the quality, availability and affordability of health services. Working with governments, donors, non governmental organizations, the private sector, and health agencies, MSH responds to priority health problems such as HIV & AIDS; tuberculosis; malaria; maternal, newborn and child health; family planning and reproductive health; and chronic non-communicable diseases such as cancer, diabetes, and lung and heart disease. Through strengthening capacity, investing in health systems innovation, building the evidence base, and advocating for sound public health policy, MSH is committed to making a lasting difference in global health.

EEO Statement

Management Sciences for Health is an equal opportunity employer offering employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, citizenship, physical or mental disability, or veteran status.

Reports To

Systems Integration Project Manager

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