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Software Development Internship with Non-Profit Consultancy

From: Sobya
Sent on: Tuesday, April 24, 2012 12:22 PM
 
Hi Guys
 
Please take a look at this interesting & unique internship opportunity with the Revenue Development Foundation (RDF).
 
RDF is a non-profit consultancy supporting governments to efficiently manage and increase their domestic revenues. The foundation provides advisory services and technical solutions to governments in low-income countries focused on improving revenues from natural resources and property tax.
 
To apply, please send your CV and a cover letter explaining why you are suitable for the role to Aasmund Anderson
 
 
If this is not suitable for you, please pass on to anyone that may be interested. If you can help spread the word by tweeting or facebooking that would be great!
 
Good luck and let me know how you get on if you apply!
 
Thanks
Sobya
 
Company
 
Revenue Development Foundation (RDF)
 
What is the size of the Company? How many employees in total?

10 staff and expanding

What is the team culture?
 
RDF is a flat organization and our staff are motivated by generating real impact on improving governance in poor countries like Sierra Leone, Liberia and soon Mali. We use IT systems to develop a more efficient and accountable public administration in areas of natural resource governance. Our systems help governments manage mineral rights and forestry rights in a more systematic and accountable  manner. All revenues accounted in our systems are published online to stakeholders and the public.

What will the intern be doing/outline of role:
 
RDF produce in-country administrative systems and online systems for
transparency. The intern will be working on the online system, supporting the tech leader on the RD Fusion application, developed in Grails/Groovy on Postgresql, using Spring/hibernate. We work using Jira Issue tracker and a CVS code repository

What are the benefits to the intern?
 
Developer experience on live cloud-based systems and be fully part of a team working to find the best requirements and user experience.
 What are the core skills that applicants need?
 
Good knowledge of Java, Ajax, Jquery. Knowledge of Grails/Groovy is an advantage.

 Anything that would really make an application stand out?
 
All RDF staff are strongly motivated by making governments in developing countries more accountable and transparent. It is an
advantage if the applicant understands and appreciates the impact we > are trying to make.

Pay
RDF will provide lunch and transport allowance

What is the duration of the internship? How long will you need to commit to the project?
 4 Months. After the period, RDF will consider possibility for extension and promotion to System Specialist.
How to Apply:
 
 
 
 
Sobya Bibi
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