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Volunteer Senior DeveloperSan FranciscoRemote Work



Software Engineering
Posted on Wednesday, April 26, 2023
Job Title: Volunteer Senior DeveloperOrganization: accesSOSLocation: RemoteVolunteering Commitment: 10-15 hrs a week
accesSOS is a tech nonprofit on a mission to make emergency help accessible to all, particularly to deaf, hard-of-hearing, and non-English speaking communities. We are looking for a highly motivated and collaborative Senior Developer to join our team and help refine our products. As a Volunteer Senior Developer with accesSOS, you’ll work closely with a small team of software developers and our Product Manager to build, customize and integrate our current mobile and native products.
You’ll be at the forefront of innovation in the tech nonprofit world, making access to emergency services available to everyone nationwide. The job will also include updating existing systems and integrating improvements to work on the user interfaces already in operation. As a Volunteer Senior Developer, you’ll gain valuable management experience delegating responsibilities to the rest of your team and reviewing the work of junior developers. If you’re a creative problem-solver with the technological skills to make your vision a reality, apply today!
As a Volunteer Senior Developer you will work together with our Product Manager to:
Develop high-quality software design and architecture
Identify, prioritize and execute tasks in the software development life cycle
Develop tools and applications by producing clean, efficient code
Automate tasks through appropriate tools and scripting
Review and debug code
Perform validation and verification testing
Collaborate with internal teams and vendors to fix and improve products
Document development phases and monitor systems
Ensure software is up-to-date with latest technologies
5+ years of mobile app development experience (both in iOS and Android)
Advance knowledge in our techstack: React, React Native, Git and GitHub
Strong complex problem solving capabilities
Availability to commit 10-15 hours per week
Ability to thrive in a start-up, semi-structured environment
Cybersecurity for mobile app development
Experience in high-level architectural solutions that achieve high performance at scale, reliability, and long-term maintainability
Experience building PWAs
Great documentation skills
We value diversity of experiences and perspectives, and most of our team are people of color with personal experience in underserved communities. Our work has been recognized by Forbes, the San Francisco Chronicle, presented at SXSW, and is funded by Google, MIT Solve, and Stand Together.
Please note: Applications will be reviewed on May 8, followed by one or two virtual interviews. It might take us a few days to get back to you, so we appreciate your patience. We will try to keep transparent communication throughout the process and keep you updated on what steps are next.
To learn more about accesSOS check out this resources:
Latest video feature on NowThisNews
www.contact911.org our main app, released in Santa Fe, NM. Testing link for main app: dev.contact911.org
text911.info (visual map database of text to 911 available areas)
If you are passionate about our mission and have a personal connection to serving our communities, apply using this application link: