MyPolice seek developer to co-found

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Nov 13, 2009, 3:41:35 PM11/13/09
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Mypolice is the winning idea from Scotland’s first Social Innovation
Camp. It is an online feedback tool for the public to voice their
experiences with the police and concerns in their area. You can learn
more about us here: www.mypolice.wordpress.com



We are looking for a developer to join the core team of this amazing
project, someone that practices things like:

-MUST have experience with the Methodology (with a capital M!) of MVC
development, agile release cycles, working from user stories,

- Someone that loves coding, loves to play with a range of languages
such as Ruby, Phython, PHP, Java etc

- Experience with test driven design a plus - (cucumber, rspec,
shoulda, etc)

- Agile-Fu skills. Understands working with user stories, iterations,
release early and release often

- The right developer will have the freedom to innovate around the
technologies used within the project

- Live and be around Glasgow, we need you to work closely with the
core team to build things quickly

-Desire to participate and collaborate with designers in generating
concepts, prototyping, sketching, user testing, workshops, etc.

- Understands deployment and hosting of website, basic sys-admin-fu
skills

-Experience with deploying and maintaining applications through
cloud / virtualised infrastructure, with services such as Amazon AWS,
RightScale, etc

To apply send us a link to your portfolio, linkedin, sites you have
created and we'll go from there!

We're looking for someone who will actually come in and be part of the
company, and work with us to make MyPolice something great. We need
someone who lives in Scotland with experience and commitment.
Ideally, we are looking for someone who has been through the
experience of setting up a business before.

We want our developer to work with us not for us, so we can look at
alternative ways of building the site. Basically our developer would
be a co-director and have a large input on the shape of the site.

We want someone who will work well with designers to create common a
understanding and language, rather than sitting at polar opposites as
is so often the case.

We're offering an immediate start. Salary 25 - 30K

Interest for this opportunity closes on Wednesday 18th of November...
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