Ushahidi is currently seeking to hire individuals in the following full-time and contract positions: Sr. Web Application Developer, Online Ethnographer/Behaviorist, Computational Linguistics Expert. As these positions are filled this post will be updated to reflect what’s still available.
Contact: Jon Gosier, Director of SwiftRiver at firstname.lastname@example.org
Sr. Web Application Developer (Python/PHP) Experience Requirements: At least 4 years professional experience in PHP/XHTML/MySQL/CSS building web applications. This position is minimum full-time for 12 months. Developers with a background in Design, experience with Ruby (Rails), Python (Django) and PHP Frameworks are definitely preferred but all candidates are welcome to apply. Location: Anywhere, Global Salary: [Negotiable]* 75% full-time commitment expected although candidates are welcome to maintain side-projects so long as they don’t affect primary deliverables and deadlines. Online Ethnographer/Behaviorist Experience Requirements: PHD or PHD-Candidate level with a background in the qualitative study of network dynamics and ethnography of online communities. Position will require deep analysis of dynamics in online communities, and work alongside computer science teams to assist in the development of applications and algorithms based upon their research. This position is minimum full-time for 12 months. Location: Anywhere, Global Salary: [Negotiable]*, U.S. dollars. 75% full-time commitment expected although candidates are welcome to maintain side-projects so long as they don’t affect primary deliverables and deadlines. Computational Linguistics Expert (Python) Experience Requirements: At least 5 years professional experience in the development of computational linguistic algorithms using Python. Applicant would supervise the development of open-source semantic technologies, with an emphasis on modularity and scalability. This position is contract. Location: Anywhere, Global Salary: Contract. Negotiable.
*Earlier versions of this post had some errors, each position will be negotiated on a case-by-case basis. Any position marked through has been filled.