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C++ Programmer for a remote Ventilator

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We seek volunteers that are prepared to provide the necessary expertise for this life saving work for the duration of the emergency. For clarity, this means work without pay. However, there will be formal acknowledgements and expressions of gratitude in a variety of formats.

We are relatively close to having a functionally MK2 that can be used to raise funds and justify supply chains and plans for assembly. In a final sprint to create a deployable Ventilator, we are looking for somebody who could spend as many work hours as possible in the coming weeks. We need another C++ Developer who could imagine to dig deeper into the code, contribute to the overall structure and run tests and bug trials.

Minimal requirements:

  • 3 years of full-time C++ experience
  • strong experience with object-orientated programming
  • Clear and clean coding style
  • Standard version control and workflow habits
  • Stable experience with debugging and testing
  • 25h per week time availability
Additional optimal requirements:
  • Experience with microcontroller
  • 5+ years C++ experience
  • Rough understanding or ability to learn about ventilator mechanics
  • 40h per week time availability

Whats in it for you?
  • Be part of the team
  • Save some uncles and grandmas
  • Make the economy more stable
  • Opportunity to expand your skillset
  • Get a certificate for your CV

If you feel you have the knowledge and skills necessary to assist with this position and you are interested in volunteering with us, please apply directly through our organization here: https://jira.ardenmed.com/plugins/servlet/loginfreeRedirMain?portalid=11&request=100

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About ArdenVent


Brigham Creek Rd 174, Hobsonville, Auckland 0618, NZ

Mission Statement

Our mission is to maximize the efficiency and effectiveness of the world's medical workforce fighting COVID-19


We are a non-profit organization building an infrastructure to develop, manufacture, distribute and operate remote-controlled ventilators and oxygen concentrators that will also gather high-resolution treatment data for scientific research and treatment optimization.
Our equipment will be distributed on a "what you can pay" basis. Our Ventilator is different from other Ventilators in that it will provide the doctors with powerful automation infrastructure and be fully controllable over the Internet, with the medical professional observing the patient over a phone camera, thus reducing viral load on the medical professionals at the front line, enabling those in stable countries to help and allowing one doctor to have an overview over many patients.

Given the rapidly deteriorating situation in India, we are currently focusing our efforts on the development of a low-cost, high-efficiency oxygen concentrator but are continuing our ventilator development as well.

Our Ventilator is now undergoing some changes that are required for medical compliance in our target countries. Parts cost for a single unit are US$300 but will drop in mass production and bulk ordering maybe even down to US$200. The oxygen concentrator is estimated to cost between US$150 - US$200

Computers & Technology
Disaster Relief


We'll work with your schedule.


This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.


  • Information Architecture
  • Software Engineering
  • System Engineering
  • Software Development
  • Robotics




  • We need somebody who can understand the program more thorough. We would need you to contribute at least 25h per week.
  • Please apply directly through our organization here: https://jira.ardenmed.com/plugins/servlet/loginfreeRedirMain?portalid=11&request=100

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