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Software Developer

  VFH8ML Adventist Volunteer Service
  Australian Union Conference


• Software development as part of technology refresh project.
• Troubleshooting and resolving playout and cloud system faults.
• Deployment-preparation for new playout systems.
• Deployment-support for field staff & volunteers for new transmitter sites.
• Updating and migrating software, scripts and cloud services.
• Documenting these activities and improving overall platform documentation.
• Involving other volunteers in these activities.
• The Faith FM network includes 150 low-powered FM radio stations and utilizes cloud-based technologies to digitally distribute radio content to each of these broadcast sites. 
• Faith FM’s playout systems utilize industrial single-board computers running open source software and custom playout scripts. 
• In the cloud, Faith FM currently maintains a custom media asset management system, scheduling system, and a variety of web dashboards. 
• A technology refresh project is underway for Faith FM’s aging systems that were initially developed by volunteers in 2008-2012.
Current & Planned Technology Stack:
• Cloud-based systems: Primarily Amazon Web Services
• Playout system: Ubuntu/Voyage image + MPD player + Python
• Scheduling system: MySQL + PHP
• Media Asset Management: MySQL + PHP + Python + Lambda
• Web dashboards: MySQL + PHP. Moving to React/Vue + Serverless APIs.
• Software repositories: GitHub


  • Bachelors
  • Language; English
  • 3+ years experience in software development


Professional/Smart Casual


Either boarding or renting in a unit. All facilities will be provided except cell phone and internet (sim card will be provided).


  • Visa
  • Medical/Inoculations
  • Travel to and From Location
  • Local Travel
  • Insurance
  • Accommodations
  • Utilities
  • Food/Meals
  • Monthly Living ALlowance  -  $866 AUD

Not Included

  • Spouse Travel
  • Excess Baggage


Monthly Living Allowance - $866 AUD


Photo by Fotis Fotopoulos on Unsplash


To share the gospel of Jesus Christ with Australian communities through FM radio and supporting technologies.

Wahroonga, Australia

9-12 Months

October 2019 - October 2020

Age 21-30

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