TechnoServe works with enterprising people in the developing world to build competitive
farms, businesses and industries. We are a nonprofit organization that develops business solutions to poverty by linking people to information, capital and markets. Our work is rooted in the idea that given the opportunity, hardworking men and women in even the poorest places can generate income, jobs and wealth for their families and communities. With more than four decades of proven results, we believe in the power of private enterprise to transform lives.


The IT Department is responsible for planning, developing, acquiring, implementing and maintaining all of TechnoServe’s global systems.


Assist the Network Systems Administrator on new\spare laptop builds according with our IT standards. Distribute employees’ laptop working closely with employees to make sure all software, configuration, backups and data are transferred\installed\setup correctly on replaced machine. Discern the nature of technical problems and determine escalation paths of all technical problems as assigned. Assist on 2015 auction by making sure all selected laptops are within IT auction standards. Assist on maintaining\updating our US laptop inventory.


  • Configure (software\hardware) new laptops\spare as per TechnoServe standards
  • Install\distribute workstations on the LAN making sure employee’s configurations are within TechnoServe’s standards
  • Assist Network Systems Administrator with 2015 laptop auction
  • Assist Network Systems Administrator on US laptop inventory
  • Troubleshoot\solve technical employee issues in the office such as printers, Wi-Fi, hardware and phones.
  • Other tasks as assigned by the Network Systems Administrator


  • Enrolled in college courses
  • Ability to work independently when appropriate
  • Proficiency in all MS operating systems
  • Highly organized with strong attention to detail
  • Self-directed and enthusiastic self-starter
  • Interest in working in IT as a career
  • Must be a quick learner and be able to adapt quickly
  • Excellent oral & written communication skills
3E Company

3E Company is looking for a part time student (15 – 20 hours per week) to support our development of Expert Rules for SAP EH&S.

Key responsibilities:

  • Programming of rule logic for regulatory compliance in SAP EH&S
  • Support in development of documentation for rules


Graduate student in Computer Science preferred

Ability to quickly learn SAP EHS Expert language (based on BASIC)

  • Knowledge of SQL (Structured Query Language)
  • 2+ years experience in Information Technology with solid knowledge of windows operating systems, office automation and Windows software applications
  • Excellent technical aptitude required
  • Experience working on an IT project or in an IT product support environment is preferred
  • Strong English skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to manage numerous tasks simultaneously and deliver necessary documentation
  • Undergraduate chemistry degree a plus

Place of work: Flexible, although expected to be in Bethesda, MD office at least once/week.
Rates are commensurate with skill and experience. Candidate will act as an independent contractor.

Causal Links LLC

Causal Links LLC ( a small start-up company registered in Maryland, is seeking a part time Java programmer to further develop a user interface for a decision support tool that we have developed. We are a small research team working on applications of knowledge-based decision theoretic techniques in different sectors. This is not a computationally intensive work. rather, we need a programmer with a background in developing user interfaces. with a good knowledge of Java to develop a web-based user interface for our tool. Negotiable pay.

The programmer can work from his/her workstation or laptop from any location.


A small business is launching a website based on the WordPress template and we're looking for an experienced programmer. We'll need a site that is capable of registering users, storing excessive statistics on each user account, integrating a Python plugin into the WordPress website, manipulating said Python plugin, and having the plugin feed information into the user accounts based on the user's performance within the plugin . Our project is going to move fast so we need someone dedicated, motivated, and available to work quickly.

This can be a temporary or part-time position.

Seeking skilled computer expert to handle the transition from PC to Mac in a two-person interior design office.

The job includes:

  • Advising which Mac to purchase
  • Transferring files from PC
  • Connecting it to in-office network and server
  • Synchronizing with iPhone and iPad
  • Providing written instructions for usage.
  • Assisting with any problems that may arise after system is up and running

Vacancies: Seeking to fill 3 – 4 positions
Projected start date: Immediately, and on a rolling basis
Locations: Washington, DC Metropolitan area, San Francisco Bay area
Note: this start-up company is founded by a CS alumnus


Towers is a internet technology start-up focused on e-Commerce and social media. The disruptive technology is an innovative communication tool. The company plans to revolutionize an industry (real estate and hospitality) and launch at universities in the US. First Release plans to be launched at GWU in January 2014, so this is a chance to contribute to your community and witness growth on campus.

The start-up is looking for world-class Software Developer(s) / Internet Entrepreneur(s). The candidate will have the opportunity to be a part of something substantial. The candidate will NOT need to leave their full-time job; s/he could juggle this project while attending school or working. The opportunity is there to convert to full-time after funding.

Compensation: To be discussed during interview – equity stake or a combination of cash and equity.

US Citizens preferred. International candidates will be sponsored after funding early next year (April-May)


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in computer science, related professional experience advantageous
  • Experience with building responsive web UI using HTML 5 and CSS3
  • Advanced knowledge of JavaScript programming
  • Experience with JQuery
  • Understanding of Document Object Model (DOM) and JQuery selector syntax
  • Experience with AJAX web service calls (using JQuery) and JSON REST services
  • Code primarily in PHP, Ruby, or Python
  • Experience building applications in HTML, CSS or JavaScript. Experience with Local Storage, AJAX, JSON, JavaScript frameworks (jQuery, YUI, etc.) and mobile development a plus
  • Knowledge in working with networking API’s: Google, Facebook, Twitter, etc.
  • Work closely with our product and design teams to define feature specifications
  • Personal qualities include: Entrepreneurial spirit, driven, persistent, personal integrity, dedicated, passionate, leadership, energetic, excellent vision and stamina
  • A passion for innovative content
  • Ability to work as part of a team in an environment that demands excellence, time and energy
  • Someone who has the desire to build a company and enjoys creativity and freedom
  • Ability to establish priorities, work independently, and proceed with objectives without supervision
  • Strong multi-tasking and time management skills

WiserTogether, Inc., a healthcare IT company located in Georgetown, D.C. near the waterfront, is looking for
help with technical support tasks for our employees. The job pays $20/hr and hours will vary from
10 to 20 in a typical week. Sometimes irregular hours evenings
or weekends will
be required because of
the “on call” nature of some of the tasks. We’re a four year old, venture capital backed company doing very
innovative and exciting work in healthcare, and this job could be a great entry point to a permanent position
eventually. We were awarded Most Innovative Company in Healthcare in 2012 by the Healthcare
Consumerism Institute.

Technical support tasks include,

  • Processing returned computers and dispatching them to newly hired employees, etc.. (as needed)
  • Walking people thru everyday tasks like password resets, password changes, etc.. (12 times per week, probably)
  • Work thru provisioning/access issues (usually newly hired employees)
  • Help troubleshooting our supported apps like hipchat, onelogin, etc.. (few times/week)
  • Audit users' permissions, access, etc. for security (once a month)
  • Asset management / inventory (I don't think we do this much and we really should)

Things that could follow in this type of role if we determine works well:

  • provisioning/ deprovisioning of users
  • phone provisioning management (I think Alicia may be doing some of this, now?)
  • first tier administrative support for VPN and perhaps even OpenShift
  • triage of outages/monitoring alerts, and the like

This job requires the ability to respond to alerts and requests and does not always involve scheduled hours.
The key success criteria will be the staff member’s ability to keep the company moving by responding
helpfully to employees in need, often without much notice. Technical acumen is required and the company
will provide training on specifics.

National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland


The Computational Bioscience and Engineering Laboratory (CBEL) is looking for a motivated student
to assist in an ongoing research project aimed at automating behavior and activity detection in video
sequences of research animals. The project offers exposure to many disciplines in the fields of
computer vision, machine learning, and image/video processing. Prior knowledge in these fields is a
plus, although not required. The employment opportunity is a part-time (Pathways program position for students majoring in computer science,
electrical engineering, or computer engineering. CBEL is an advanced research and development
organization that supports cutting edge biomedical research activities at the National Institutes of
Health (NIH).

Class standing: Graduate, upperclassman undergraduate will also be considered.

Focus: Automatic video-based tracking and behavior detection for biological subjects.

Exposure to:

Cutting edge algorithm development in:
- Computer vision (foreground/background detection, wide-range of spatial and spatio-temporal feature detection/description methods)
- Image processing (registration, filtering)
- Machine learning (wide-range of classification/regression methods)
- Multi-target tracking methods
- Algorithm parallelization and optimization
- Multi-camera systems

Work environment:

- NIH is one of the world’s foremost medical research centers
- Academic/research environment conducive of learning and innovation
- Name recognition (e.g., journal publication, conference presentation) for significant contributions

Required background:

- Electrical engineering, computer engineering, or computer science major
- Matlab and C programming knowledge and abilities

Time commitment: Minimum 25 hours per week. Full-time in summer and winter breaks

Association for the Study of African American Life & History (ASALH Inc.)

Location: Washington, DC and ability to telecommute
Employee Type: Temp to Contract, Hours per week TBD (not less than 20)
Salary/Wages: Commensurate to Experience
Job Type: Information Technology
Industry: Non-Profit
Travel Required: Minimum travel required. Must be available for travel September 30- October 6, 2013.

The Association for the Study of African American Life & History (ASALH Inc.): Established in 1915 and headquartered in Washington, D.C., aims to promote research, preserve, interpret and disseminate information about Black life, history and culture to the global community.

The CRM (Customer Relationship Management) Development Analyst works with the lead consultant in the development, implementation, and support of the netFORUM Pro CRM for ASALH. This is a client facing role, responsible for maintaining the netFORUM entity to ensure the most complete and accurate delivery toward requirements. The successful candidate must demonstrate willingness to go the extra mile for the CRM team’s success. They will be a problem solver, creative thinker, and fast learner. Must be detail oriented, with keen focus and the ability to work independently, multi-task, and manage multiple delivery support projects simultaneously while meeting deadlines. Applies knowledge of the systems technology to solving business problems, with the objective of meeting the needs of the association.

Required Qualifications
-Associates Degree accepted, Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in information management and technology, computer science, management information systems or equivalent
-IT related field experience preferred
-Knowledge of MS Office Suite
-Excellent written and verbal communication skills
-Ability to cooperate and communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with users, technical staff, and management
-Ability to provide technical and operational expertise for systems/applications in a project and production environment
-Demonstrated initiative and adaptability in the use of software
-Demonstrated organizational, information prioritization, and time management skills
-Must be a team player
-Some night and weekend work may be required; must have the ability to work remotely when needed
-Project Development skills and/or aptitude gained through experience with implementation of software projects
-Solid understanding of business and information technology processes
-Ability to adhere to the Systems Development Life Cycle and Packaged System Selection Methodology

Preferred Qualifications/Skills
-Interest in and/or experience with the non-profit sector, or membership association
-Knowledge of MS Visio and MS Project
-SQL Server and/or reports development experience

Imagnus Biomedical Inc.

Imagnus Biomedical Inc. is a DC based start-up company that develops innovative products for research and medicine. We are looking for someone to implement a site design that was made specifically for our company.
Please send a resume to our hiring manager including a sample of your work. This position is paid upon completion of the contract. You may work remotely or out of our lab space located on GW’s campus.

Sherwood Employment

Please see the attachment for more information.

Aligning Forces for Quality (AF4Q)

Basic Function and Responsibility

Aligning Forces for Quality (AF4Q) is the signature effort of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to improve health care quality in targeted communities across the county.
George Washington University serves as the national program office for AF4Q and maintains the program website, This part-time position is required to assist AF4Q staff in the support and enhancement of, which is built on the Drupal content management system. As such, this part-time position will play a critical role in supporting the online communications of our health care communities and hospital research data collection efforts of the project. The student employee will spend the majority of his or her time, uploading content, making enhancements, and supporting website end users. This will be a temporary student position for a 6 month term.

Please see the attachment for more information.

Embassy of Gobon

The Embassy of Gabon is looking to fill two intern positions. We are seeking candidates with experience working in both the web design and the public policy fields. The intern’s primary responsibilities would include:

 Extensively updating and then subsequently maintaining the Embassy’s website with HTML,
 Assisting in the production of the Embassy newsletter,
 Small administrative and public policy component.

The internship will be part-time and paid. Interested applicants should send a cover letter detailing their qualifications and their resume to Ability to speak French is a plus.
Incomplete applications will not be considered and candidates must be available to begin to work immediately

Project 20-Something

The Web & Graphic Design Intern will have the unique opportunity to build, format, and design a website for a start-up business in Northern Virginia. The successful candidate will be a talented and experienced student with the creativity, motivation, and savvy required to construct a modern, professional, sleek website from the ground up. Ultimately, the right candidate will possess an obvious passion for the web/graphic design field, and will be able to translate this passion with skill and artistry.

Please see the attachment for more information.

Independent Project for Ragy Darweesh

I am working on developing an RFID Software Program. This software will assist in tracking and collecting pertinent data for industries. From this data, different progress reports will be developed and presented to users. This system will be web-based.

Job description/duties: Coding/Web-Development. Familiarity with RFID
Is job full time, part time, internship or contract? Part-time
Education requirements: Very well-versed in programming. C++, Java, Microsoft
SQL, etc.
Which students (Freshman, Sophomore, Graduate Students, Alumni, etc.) and majors
should attend and/or apply? Junior, Senior, Graduate
Is this a paid or unpaid position? Paid
Deadline to apply, if any 4/4/2012

Tailored solutions

Tailored Solutions, Inc. is seeking highly motivated individuals to join their team supporting a DoD customer located in Arlington, VA.

The candidate will perform roles as an Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) analyst providing real-time events monitoring and analysis of alert, full content, session and statistical data to identify and contain potential intrusions into computer networks.

The following Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) positions are available:

Core hours: 8am - 4pm Mon - Fri (3 positions available at Tier1 or Tier2)
Swing shift: 3pm - 11pm Mon - Fri, rotating weekends & holidays (3 positions available at any Tier)


DoD 8570 compliance must be met within a month of the hire date at the IAT II or IAT III (Security+, CISSP, etc.) and Computer Network Defense-Analyst (CEH or GCIA) levels. Candidate must be able to pass a background investigation and obtain a DoD security clearance.

BS Degree in Computer Science, Computer or Systems Engineering, Information Assurance or related discipline is preferred. MS degree is a plus.

please check the attachment for more information. has one of the best Information Security teams in the world and growing this piece of the business is a top priority! Our Information Security teams work hand in hand with the business to ensure the highest security around all of our applications. The Information security team is currently seeking an Information Security Engineer with a passion for Information Security and a strong understanding of Security Event Monitoring and Security Incident Management, Security Device Management, and
Vulnerability Assessment and Remediation.

As a key member of our growing Security Operations team, the Information Security Engineer will work on the ‘front lines’ of the production environment, protecting our critical infrastructure and
our customers’ data from the latest information security threats.

The Information Security Engineer is responsible for executing security operations processes, focused on real time security analysis, incident response, and ensuring the 24x7 availability of our production security

This position is based in one of our 24x7x365 operations centers. As a result, shift work (including on weekends) is required (between 10am-8pm EST).

Required Skills:

2-5 years experience in the Information Security field or a relevant undergraduate or Master’s
degree focused on Information Security/Information Assurance.
Strong technical understanding of network fundamentals and common Internet protocols.
Experience with Linux/Unix systems management.
Experience installing/configuring and utilizing network security devices such as intrusion
detection systems, vulnerability scanners, packet capture tools, etc.
Strong technical understanding of the information security threat landscape (attack vectors and
tools, best practices for securing systems and networks, etc.).
Must have strong verbal and written communication skills; ability to communicate effectively and
clearly to both technical and non-technical staff.

Desired Skills:

Operational experience monitoring devices such as network and host-based intrusion detection
systems, web application firewalls, database security monitoring systems, firewalls/routers/
switches, proxy servers, antivirus systems, file integrity monitoring tools, and operating system
Experience managing intrusion detection systems (such as IBM ISS or Sourcefire), including
initial provisioning, software patching/upgrades and signature creation/tuning,
Experience managing security incident and event management tools (such as ARCSight,
Symantec SIM, LogLogic), including creating event filtering and correlation rules and reports, and
deploying and managing log collection agents.
Prior experience in a 24x7x365 operations environment.
Scripting skills (i.e. Python/Perl, shell scripting) a significant plus.
CISSP and/or other security based credential desired (GIAC GCIH/GCIA, etc.)
Familiar with ITIL service management methodology.
Experience working with vulnerability management tools such as nCircle, Qualys, etc.

Sherwood Employment

We are seeking test preparation instructors for our GRE, GMAT, LSAT, SAT and ACT classes. Please see the attachment for more information.

Data Systems and Technology, Inc

DST is currently seeking a part-time web content manager to provide web support to our government customer. The position requires 16-20 hours per week of part-time support. The successful candidate will provide on-going support to the customer’s online web presence. Please see the attachment for more information.

University of Management and Technology
April 15th, 2012

Description: The University of Management and Technology is seeking a doctoral student of computer science to instruct a number of online computer science and IT courses at the undergraduate and graduate level. Course content includes, but is not limited to, programming in c++, data structures, distributed systems, operating systems principles, theory of programming language, and computer architecture.

Prospective candidates will also have an office space provided to them at the University of Management and Technology headquarters in Arlington, Virginia and will be asked to collaborate on a number of curriculum development and course maintenance projects within the computer science program.

The University of Management and Technology is a leading distance education institution, and has served thousands of degree seeking students since it was founded in 1998. UMT is chartered by the State Council of Higher Education of Virginia (SCHEV, and accredited by the Accrediting Commission of the Distance Education and Training Council (DETC, UMT's degree programs in project management also are accredited by the Global Accreditation Center (GAC) of the Project Management Institute (PMI, UMT is an institutional member of the Council of Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA, and a Global Registered Education Provider of PMI.

Time commitment: Approximately 20 hours a week.
Pay: To be determined.