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[Gnumed-devel] GNUmed - job openings

From: Sebastian Hilbert
Subject: [Gnumed-devel] GNUmed - job openings
Date: Mon, 14 Feb 2011 21:18:53 +0100
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This is not meant to be overly serious. However below is a bit of information 
what it would take to develop GNUmed from scratch. I encourage everyone to 
apply for one of these jobs. You will be reimbursed by the respect from your 
peers and the cosy feeling of having done the right thing.

GNUmed public relations manager

It will be your job to handle all kinds of communication with interested 
parties such as media, users, developers and either respond yourself or 
forward the issue to one or more people on the team that might handle the 
issue more profound. Furthermore it will be your job to research document and 
shape if neccessary the GNUmed project's visibility in media , search engines 
and user/developer communities. When new releases are made it part of the job 
to forward information or press releases to interested parties and parties 
that might have interest.

GNUmed wiki manager

It will be your job to document important information from all kinds of 
sources (e.g. design discussions on the mailing-list). You will be responsible 
for updating content as the need arises (e.g. new GNUmed release). It will be 
part of the job to work with the public relations manager and the IT-system 
administrator to keep the Wiki running and secure. This includes monitoring 
security related announcements. Furthermore it will be your job to initiate 
and work on improvements to the content and usability of the Wiki with regards 
to GNUmed users and developers.

GNUmed system admin

It will be your job to keep the infrastructure such as webserver, buildserver 
running. You will be responsible for security related issues and it is 
expected of you to initiate, plan and execute inprovements to the 

GNUmed release manager 

It will be your job to communicate with all parties regarding new releases of 
the GNUmed software. You will working with the PR manager and the system 
admin. It is your responsibility to ensure the availability of packages for 
all major platforms. You will be responsible for the creation and availability 
of demo media such as Live-CD, VMware images.

GNUmed webinterface developer

It will be your job to work with all other developers to develop a webbased 
interface for GNUmed. Preferred technologies are python based frameworks and a 
modern UI framework (e.g. Pyjamas, AJAX, HTML5, no Flash). It is expected that 
you have very good skills in python, Javascript, webframeworks or are willing 
to invest significant time into learning those skills in a reasonable 
You will work with the interface designer to develop and deploy an interface 
that fits a physician's workflow.

GNUmed medical user interface designer

It will be your job to design medical user interfaces (web, fat client) that 
fits physician's workflow. You are expected to communicate with all developers 
including the webinterface developer and the core developers. You should have 
at least basic knowledge in python. It is expected of you that you have good 
skills or are willing to learn interface design and that you keep in mind 
industry standards.

GNUmed application developers

It will be your job to research , develop and deploy  the GNUmed application. 
You will be responsible for creating , documenting and maintaining a solid 
database backend based on proved database technology (e.g. PostgreSQL). You 
will be writing code to abstract the user interface from the backend. It is 
essential for senior application developers to have excellent python, 
wxpython,  SQL skills and a track record of active communication with all team 

GNUmed application documentation manager

It will be your job to work with the developers and testing specialists to 
establish and keep up to date all programming information, guidelines, 
manuals. You will be working with users to find out what information is 
missing and you will be responsible for creating missing content. You will be 
responsible for setting up 

GNUmed application testing specialist

It will be your job to establish a toolchain and testbed for continous testing 
of all aspects of the GNUmed application.  You will be responsible for 
creating test routines and working with developers to turn test results into a 
better application. 

GNUmed application support specialist

It will be your job to take care of the infrastructure to handle incoming 
support requests. You should furthermore have experience in triaging support 
requests and working with application developers and all other team members 
until an issue is resolved. It is part of the job to gather missing 
information and interact with the inquiring party until a solution has been 

GNUmed translator

It will be your job to translate the user interface, the technical and user 
manuals and the online content into a number of languages. It is part of the 
job to work with users and developers to find the correct translation not only 
literally but context-wise and language-specific.

Take care,

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