Saturday, December 08, 2007

Job Opportunity

Please contact me if you are interested & have the skills (mike at-sign csinitiative dot com:

Collaborative Software Initiative

Web application developer(s) to join an all-star team building a high quality, commercial open source, platform neutral, public health application utilizing state-of-the-art FOSS tools. This is an opportunity for a self-starting individual to participate in a ground-breaking effort that combines non-technical subject matter experts with skilled professional developers in a major, well-funded, open source community and project.

Job Details

Reports to: Project Program Manager

* Compensation: Salary & Benefits or Contract

* Location: North America work from home (if out of Portland, OR) with occasional US travel


* Develop high quality test cases and application code

* Contribute to release planning, iteration planning, and retrospectives

* Communicate clearly via strong oral and written communication skills

Technical Skills


* Ruby

* Java

* Testing frameworks

* Relational databases (Postgres experience preferred)


* Javascript



* Ajax

* Linux


* JRuby

* RESTful Web Services

* Java GUI / Java Web Start / Eclipse RCP

* Systems integration


* Open Source Software Development Best Practices

* Lean Software Development / Agile

* Test Driven Development

Update 11-DEC-2007 I got several questions on preference of Ruby vs. Python. Ruby is the preference. To make that clear I removed Python and Jython. Sorry for the confusion. I also added systems integration as there will be a fair amount of that as well.

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