Volunteer Software Developers Needed for Assistive Technology Design


Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

Design mobile apps...

About

Technology Research Services (TRS) currently has an opening for Volunteer Software Developers. You will find the details about our organization and the positions we wish to fill below.

Technology Research Services (TRS) is a nonprofit corporation recognized as a 501C3 charitable organization. TRS focuses on innovative technology based on new and existing research. The company’s core business model focuses on identifying causes impacting our lives, establishing or investigating the needed research, and commercializing the technology needed to make an immediate impact on society. This approach is based on a research-to-rapid prototyping methodology where emphasis is based on short term innovative solutions through the implementation of technology.

TRS was Founded in 2008 and reorganized in 2012, as an education based innovator. Our staff and support team combines industry and academia to identify the latest technology through student-lead research while collaborating with industry leaders to produce solutions impactful to the end-users.

The volunteer software developer will be a part of a development team focused on developing an open-source platform for the implementation of assistive technology. The software aspect of the assistive technology will focus on software solutions for data collection on mobile devices, data migration with remote systems, statistical data analysis, and reporting. The goal of this development team is to collaboratively develop mobile solutions to aid individuals challenged with Traumatic Brain Injury, Dementia, PTSD or other possible cross-compatible domains with core relativity to assistive technology for the impaired.

The welcomed candidate should have a winning attitude, willing to work with cross-functional teams, willing to share findings, meet deadlines/milestones, and have interest in philanthropy.

Candidates sought should have experience in some OR all of the following: software development, software integration, web-based software solutions, software deployment, and mobile software solutions. Participants in this program will be required to use GitHub for open development collaboration. A thorough understanding and experience in GitHub will be required. The following volunteers are needed:

-Volunteer Software Developer- Mobile Applications
-Volunteer Software Developer- Embedded
-Volunteer Software Developer- Information Security
-Volunteer Software Developer- Cloud Computing
-Volunteer Software Developer- Data Analytics

Feel free to email any suggestions for candidates and/or sources to volunteer at technology-research-services dot org. Also, please feel free to share this job specification within your network. You can also viist us on the web at www.technology-research-services.org

Skills

  • Software Engineering
  • Analytics
  • Information Architecture
  • Security / Network Administration
  • Mobile Programming
  • Software Development

Good Match For

Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • at least 1 hour per week
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