Volunteer

The following are currently open positions for the nonprofit organization, Inland Empire Software Development, Inc (IESD). Although these are volunteer positions for a nonprofit organization, we do provide letters of recommendation and references. If you know anyone outside of IESD who may be interested, share this list with them. Our community can always use an extra hand.

Benefits include:

  • Get experience working on a large team
  • Making a difference in your community
  • Interacting with industry professionals
  • Getting experience in a position you are interested in

Available Opportunities

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DevOps Engineer

IT Department

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DevOps Engineer

IT Department

Skills: Jenkins, Git, Nginx, Apache, Docker, Ubuntu, Puppet or Chef, AWS, NPM, Shell Scripting, MySQL, MongoDB

Reports To: Executive Director

Spots Available: 1

This position will support the infrastructure of the platform that comprises of in house development and various managed services. Should have experience with some of the following: Jenkins, Git, Nginx, Apache, Docker, Ubuntu, Puppet or Chef, AWS, NPM, Shell Scripting, experience with services like MySQL, MongoDB, etc.

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Digital Media Officer

Marketing Department

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Digital Media Officer

Marketing Department

Skills: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe After Effects, typography, color theory, composition, optimization of assets, etc.

Reports To: Executive Director, Chief Administrative Officer and/or Chief Marketing Officer

Spots Available: 2

Responsible for editing and assembling recorded raw material into a suitable, finished product ready for broadcasting. The material may include camera footage, dialogue, sound effects, graphics and special effects. Responsible for overseeing the recording of material and overall handling of this content.

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Social Media Officer

Marketing Department

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Social Media Officer

Marketing Department

Reports To: Chief Marketing Officer

Spots Available: 2

Responsible for curating our social channels - monitor, moderate and respond to audience comments. Manage social media partnerships with other entities and create and/or post shareable videos and images. Will work with other members of the team, such as digital media officer, chief marketing officer, graphic designers, content writers, etc.

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Content Writer

Marketing Department

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Content Writer

Marketing Department

Reports To: Executive Director, Chief Administrative Officer and/or Chief Marketing Officer

Spots Available: 4

Will create and manage content for organization, which will be posted on internal blog -- Tech content, programming content, design content; anything tech related.

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Digital Content Editor

Marketing Department

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Digital Content Editor

Marketing Department

Reports To: Chief Marketing Officer

Spots Available: 2

Responsible for taking web content from concept to publication. Will work closely with internal marketing members. Goal is to develop strategies for generating meaningful content that garners increased interaction, encourages awareness and excitement around the organization and its offerings. Content typically includes written news articles, video interviews and behind-the-scenes features, podcast discussions, etc. Will also be responsible for making sure that all digital properties maintain one cohesive and uniform voice.

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Operations Officer

Operations Department

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Operations Officer

Operations Department

Reports To: Executive Director, Chief Administrative Officer

Spots Available: 1

Coordinates all events; speakers; venues; scheduling (includes Meetup.com/IESD site scheduling updates); orders food; keeps track of resources for events, such as eating utensils (plates, cups, etc.), oversees the overall operation of the organization.

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Fundraising Officer

Operations Department

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Fundraising Officer

Operations Department

Reports To: Executive Director

Spots Available: 2

Responsible for the coordination of fundraising events and initiatives for the organization. Essential duties include: • Identify and suggest fundraising opportunities • Develop a fundraising action plan • In conjunction with the Treasurer keep records relating to fundraising monies • Provide monthly updates to the committee regarding fundraising duties and events.

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Procurement Officer

Operations Department

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Procurement Officer

Operations Department

Reports To: Chief Administrative Officer

Spots Available: 1

Responsible for evaluating suppliers, products, and services, negotiating contracts, and ensuring that approved purchases are cost-efficient and of high quality. This includes working on procurement of sponsors for different services, wherever possible, in conjunction with others working towards this effort.

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Public Relations Officer

Marketing Department

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Public Relations Officer

Marketing Department

Reports To: Chief Marketing Officer

Spots Available: 1

Will organize and oversee PR activities and ensure effective communication with stakeholders, media and the public. PR officer should be an organized and cool-tempered individual who is able to handle a crisis. A creative mind and excellent communication skills will go a long way. If you are also confident in your public speaking and project management abilities, we could really use the help. Your goal will be to cultivate a positive company image and increase awareness. Essential Duties include: • Develop PR campaigns and media relations strategies • Collaborate with internal teams (e.g. marketing) and maintain open communication with senior management • Edit and update promotional material and publications (brochures, videos, social media posts etc.) • Prepare and distribute press releases • Organize PR events (e.g. open days, press conferences) and serve as the organization’s spokesperson • Seek opportunities for partnerships, sponsorships and advertising (work with other members pushing this effort) • Address inquiries from the media and other parties • Track media coverage and follow industry trends • Prepare and submit PR updates to board • Manage PR issues

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Cybersecurity Officer

IT Department

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Cybersecurity Officer

IT Department

Reports To: Executive Director

Spots Available: 1

In charge of designing and implementing security systems as well as assessing and resolving any security issues on our servers. Will focus on cybersecurity, identification of network weaknesses and remediation of these weaknesses.

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Project Manager

Operations Department

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Project Manager

Operations Department

Skills: Project scheduling, scrum / agile, strategic planning, subject matter expertise, project lifecycle management, agile software, scrum management, meeting facilitation, Kanban, lean thinking, performance tracking, Asana, GitHub project management, time budgeting

Reports To: Executive Director

Spots Available: 1

Project manager plays the lead role in planning, executing, monitoring, controlling and closing projects. They are accountable for the entire project scope, project team, resources, and the success or failure of the project. Project manager can assemble a team from our available developers, designers, etc. Useful skills and qualities include leadership, being motivated, good communication, organized, being able to prioritize, problem solving skills and adaptable. Useful technical skills include: project scheduling, scrum / agile, strategic planning, subject matter expertise, project lifecycle management, agile software, scrum management, meeting facilitation, Kanban, lean thinking, performance tracking, Asana, GitHub project management and time budgeting. Any skills missing can be taught in-house.

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Product Manager

Administrative Department

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Product Manager

Administrative Department

Reports To: Executive Director, Chief Administrative Officer

Spots Available: 1

Will be responsible for developing products through market research. Combining those findings with general requirements, specifications, timetables, pricing and plans to complete development and marketing strategies. Will work with other team members to make sure products go from ideation to release. Responsibilities will include: • Assess competition by comparing products • Develop product lines and appraise new ideas for market viability • Create product marketing communications objectives • Bring new products to market with return-on-investment analysis • Market new products with sales, advertising and production teams • Determine product pricing based on market research, production costs and anticipated demand

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Learning Officer

Operations Department

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Learning Officer

Operations Department

Reports To: Executive Director

Spots Available: 1

Responsibilities may include onboarding, training course assessment and compilation of learning resources, member development initiatives, executive coaching, knowledge management and succession planning. May also oversee the selection and/or development of learning technology. A background in education and management would be highly beneficial for this position.

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Graphic Designer

Marketing Department

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Graphic Designer

Marketing Department

Skills: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, typography, color theory, composition, optimization of assets, etc.

Reports To: Chief Marketing Officer

Spots Available: 1

Will create visual concepts to communicate ideas that inspire, inform, and captivate consumers. Will develop the overall layout and production design for applications such as advertisements, brochures, magazines, reports, websites and/or mobile applications (UI).

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Software Engineer

IT Department

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Software Engineer

IT Department

Skills: JavaScript, Python, C#, CSS, HTML, PHP, MySQL, Mongo, WordPress, GraphQL, React, UIKit, etc.

Reports To: Executive Director

Spots Available: 5

Nature varies [front-end, back-end, etc.] Members that contribute to our open source software are encouraged to apply. Will work on projects that interface with the community through partnerships, such as city entities, local businesses, grant based projects, etc. as well as internal projects. Competency in at least one skill required: JavaScript, Python, C#, CSS, HTML, PHP, MySQL, Mongo, WordPress, GraphQL, React, UIKit, etc. In order to provide our members with quality references, their contributions and work will be reviewed by other senior developers and be guided in order to improve their skills. This will provide some value in return for contribution to our internal open source projects.

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Lead Software Engineer

IT Department

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Lead Software Engineer

IT Department

Skills: JavaScript, C#, Python, React, HTML, CSS, etc.

Reports To: Executive Director

Spots Available: 3

Can specialize in different Tech (React, Express, HTML, CSS, Java, C#, etc) for the specific purpose of code reviews in that specific specialization and guiding/mentoring application developers.