Raising the Floor - US
Headquarters: Washington, DC
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12-Month Contract Position
WHO WE ARE
Anytime, Anywhere, Any Computer Access. At Raising the Floor, we’re an international coalition of individuals and organizations dedicated to ensuring that the Internet, and everything available through it, is accessible to people with accessibility barriers due to disability, literacy, or age, and regardless of economic resources. Our vision is to revolutionize the landscape of assistive technology by creating an infrastructure to facilitate the development, distribution, and support of a wide range of affordable accessibility solutions around the world. That is, the Global Public Inclusive Infrastructure (GPII).
You will join a team of bright and talented software developers located across continents, who are passionate about our vision, that of radically improving the access to technology. How? By developing a system that supports the “portability” of user preferences across any platform or device. You will be working in an open source development environment, from anywhere in the world and enjoying a flexible schedule.
WHAT YOU WILL DO
WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR
Experience in an open source and global development environments.
Experience with Git and Github.
Clear communicator (written and verbal)
Ability to focus on deadlines and deliverables
Experience using JIRA and Agile development methodology.
- Highly motivated and self-directed.
This is a 12-month contract position.
Raising the Floor - US Inc, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable US federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. Raising the Floor - US is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment.
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