Odoo Software Engineer - Consultant

Job Title

Odoo Software Engineer, Consultant                      



Reports to


EHA Clinics

Senior Manager, Clinical and Laboratory Informatics

Who we are: EHA Clinics, a subsidiary of eHealth Africa,  is a chain of clinics spread across Nigeria that provides innovative and technology-driven healthcare to the population. EHA Clinics currently operates three Clinics located in Abuja and Kano and is working to expand to other parts of Nigeria. EHA Clinics uses state of the art equipment to bridge the gap in the provision of high-quality diagnostics and healthcare through routine services (general consultations, laboratory investigations, pharmaceuticals, annual medical checks, child wellness checks, ultrasonography...etc) and specialized services (telemedicine, medical evacuation, home care, dental care, ophthalmology, and radiology).


Within every clinic location, EHA Clinics simultaneously implements a Community Health Program which utilizes an innovative financing mechanism to promote universal health coverage and access for the low-income, uninsured and underserved population through a low-cost, pro-poor prepayment scheme.  These programs form the basis of care EHA Clinics provide, catering to different cadres of the population based on economic profiles.


Summary of Job

EHA Clinics uses the Odoo ERP to manage its entire business processes (recruitment, procurement, inventory, sales, accounting, CRM, etc), and a 3rd-party module called oeHealth to manage its EMR.  We are recruiting an Odoo Software consultant with expert Odoo techno-functional experience.

The Odoo software consultant is expected to have expert knowledge of Python and Javascript programming and experience developing and supporting a couple of Odoo modules including

  • Website module

  • Inventory

  • Accounting

  • Sales

  • Subscription

  • Helpdesk

  • CRM

Role Requirements: The requirements listed below are the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required to successfully perform this job: 

  • Good knowledge of technology across several domains, with expert level (minimum; 3 years, preferably 5years’) knowledge of Python and Javascript application development 

  • At least 3 years’ Odoo techno-functional experience, having worked with modules such as website, sales, CRM, accounting, procurement, etc 

  • Experience upgrading Odoo from one version to another

  • Adequate knowledge of Odoo performance tuning

  • Expert knowledge of Relational Databases (Postgres) - design development, optimization, and performance tuning 

  • A rock-solid understanding of data structures, algorithms, and software design 

  • Rigor in high code quality, unit testing, automated testing, and other engineering best practices 

  • A good understanding of what is needed to get things done in a collaborative manner 

  • Attention to details, not only caring about writing codes that work, but about performance, scalability, security, and optimization 

  • Ability to look at the big picture and the small details, and make design and architecture decisions 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Other duties may be assigned.


  • Guide problem solving and architectural decisions within the team and across the company

  • Mentor junior developers, analyze and review the codebase to ensure security and scalability

  • Understudy EHA Clinics’ business processes (EMR, Inventory, Accounting, etc.), and design systems that adequately address its business needs

  • Develop and optimize services with profiling, debugging, data structure, and algorithms

  • Design, architect, and refactor software for a wide range of services 

  • Collaborate with DevOps, QA Engineers, and other developers to drive forward how we build, test, and deploy our services 

  • Stay up-to-date with the latest technologies and best practices, inspiring colleagues and team members with examples and concepts 

  • Work closely with business stakeholders to define best practice standard operating procedures for all functional aspects of the business that are supported by the Odoo ERP 

  • Responsible for requirements gathering and scope definition together with various business stakeholders 

  • Assist in data integration and mapping -- data is required to be transferred to and from Odoo to other mission-critical systems 

  • Determine reporting requirements, and fulfill the proper long-term solution for delivering this reporting 


Desirable but not required

  • An understanding of the agile methodology 

  • Experience with the following tools: Git, Jira, Docker, Circleci, Travis, Jenkins, Terraform, Kubernetes, Helm, CI/CD, Postgres 

Working Hours 

The Odoo Software Engineer - Consultant is a full-time position requiring a minimum of 40 hours per week.