Social Impact Project for Hardware-Software IoT Analyst in Tanzania


How This Works

In the MovingWorlds Institute Global Fellowship, you will learn how to advance your for-good career while getting hands on experience on projects like this one.

Project Description and Impact

Work with a pioneering social venture in Tanzania. For an experienced electronics professional or engineer, this is a great opportunity to learn about how the IoT is revolutionizing energy and finance in Tanzania.  

You will be responsible for working with and training technical staff on a variety of mission critical areas; in the process you will see all aspects of our operations, technology and impact.  Some of the areas you'll need to be proficient in to improve the capacity of our staff:

  • Best practices for prototyping: from assembly, to programming and testing;
  • How to evaluate product prototypes against specifications; 
  • Testing and quality control of solar, battery & communications hardware received from manufacturer;
  • Product development guidance and support, including hardware programming, measurement & testing;
  • Reviewing how we troubleshoot hardware failures, determining root cause and potential fixes;
  • Standardization and automation of processes where viable.

Interested but not the right length of time for you? Like this organization and have an idea how your skills can help them in other ways? Message us at: match@movingworlds.org.

 

Learning Opportunity

By participating in the MovingWorlds Institute, you will first learn social impact frameworks and human-centered design before putting your existing skills and new knowledge to action.In addition, this organization will expose you to new things, like:

How mobile money is revolutionizing financial inclusion for rural, lower income residents.  

How equipment integration with mobile networks and with mobile money providers works in practice. 

How to apply human-centered design of agricultural and small-business products for rural clients.

Food Stipend

Lunches are provided and the chef can cook extra to provide leftovers for dinner.  Beyond that, you can cook or get food at a nearby eatery.  We can accommodate vegetarians, too.

Additional Benefits

We can arrange a trip to the Serengeti, to island preserves on Lake Victoria, and to other areas of interest.  We can also connect you with others in the community.

About the Hosting Organization

Simusolar is a For-profit working on Global Development.

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