[hcs-d] Software Engineering Position

Cole Scanlon colescanlon at college.harvard.edu
Tue Mar 22 07:47:02 EDT 2016


For anyone interested in tech, health, and/or international development,
Medyarn is looking for software engineers (descriptions below). To apply
for a position, email Medyarn's Co-Founder Rob Onah (rob at medyarn.com) with
a resume and brief statement of interest.

Medyarn is a cloud-based online community for African healthcare
professionals to connect and collaborate. Our mission is to improve
healthcare outcomes through secure networking, crowdsourcing, and
organization of data. Interns will play a critical role in the design of
the premier and largest social network for African doctors.

Software Engineer Intern will play an integral role in growing the
application:

*Responsibilities*

   - Backend development with team, working with JavaScript (Node.js)
   - Use software techniques to write readable, maintainable, and scalable
   code
   - Work collaboratively with team members to design and implement
   application architecture for web and mobile
   - Help manage cloud infrastructure including provisioning and pushing
   code to cloud servers
   - Maintain continuous backups with with Github repository

*Key Qualifications*

   - 1+ years of experience preferably in JavaScript development or
   equivalent programming languages
   - The desire to work in a collaborative team environment
   - The ability to stay current with new technologies, approaches, and
   best practices
   - Knowledge of Javascript, with exposure to Node.js and NPM plugins
   - Knowledge of UNIX environments

*Technologies We Work With*

   - HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript
   - Node.js, Require.js, jQuery, Dust, Underscore, NPM plugins
   - MySQL
   - Ionic
   - Git & Github
   - Linux hosting (Ubuntu / Centos)
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