Volunteer Database As A Service Developer

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Technology Research Services (TRS) currently has an opening for Volunteer Database As A Service (DBaaS) Developer. 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 combine industry and academia to identify the latest technology through student-lead research while collaborating with industry leaders to produce solutions impacting to the end-users.

Volunteer Roles & Responsibility
The volunteer DBaaS developer will be a part of a development team focused on developing web accessible databases exclusively for the use of mobile app data exchange. The DBaaS will be used as an integral part of a mobile development platform for the implementation of assistive technology. This opportunity will follow strategies derived from the CouchDB OpenSource project. The software development aspect will focus primarily on developing a server-side solution geared toward the health and welfare of individuals with impairments with limitations of self monitoring or providing self-regulated care.

Required Skills
The welcomed volunteer would be familiar with JSON, GitHub, JavaScript, Http, and basic understanding of SQL.

Other Relevant Skills
Other relevant skills beneficial to the program would include Web Services and/or Amazon Web Services (AWS).

Intended Use of DBaaS Solutions
The volunteer DBaaS developer will develop a server-side solution to support applications of Traumatic Brain Injury, Dementia, PTSD or other possible cross-compatible domains with core relativity to assistive technology for the impaired.

Additionally, 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. Participants in this volunteer program will be required to actively volunteer each week. The amount of hours you volunteer are based on your initial pledge.

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.


  • SQL / MySQL
  • Analytics
  • Database Administration
  • Mobile Programming
  • Software Development
  • Information Architecture

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Minimum of 1 to 5hrs per week

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