AAL Solutions and System Developer

Role title: AAL  Solutions and System Developer
Also known as: AAL Component Developer / AAL Application Developer
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Summary statement: Developes, implements and tests AAL components and systems according to customer needs.
Mission:
To create AAL components and systems  incl. devices (software, hardware, interfaces). Ensures building and implementing of ICT applications. Contributes to planning, low level design. Compiles diagnostic programmes, and designs and writes code for operating systems and software to ensure optimum efficiency and functionality. Produces components that implement specific functionality, within the context of a software architecture. He knows the technical 'state of the art' and is able to implement innovative solutions.
Deliverables: Accountable
Responsible Contributor
  • AAL related technologies.
  • Product specifications.
  • Product evaluation.User requirements.
  • AAL systems architectures Implementation scenarios.
  • AAL systems deployment.
  • AAL tools and applications.
  • User manuals/ training materials.
  • Engineer component.
  • Shape documentation.
  • Employ technologies for the creation of AAL productsthat best meet customers’ expectations.
  • Solution Documentation.
  • Potential risks and contingency plans.
  • Usability evaluation.
  • Interaction interfaces design.
  • Ergonomics design.
  • Usability issues analysis.
  • Suggestions for usability improvements.
  • Remote monitoring procedures and emergency actions.
  • Communication infrastructure.
  • Suggestion of privacy rules??
Main task/s:
  • Analyzing the requirements of the application.
  • Translating the requirements into IT solutions.
  • Choosing and planing needed technology.
  • Identifying the use cases and transferring into IT-structures.
  • Implementing required functions in software modules.
  • Designing relevant test cases.
  • Implementing test systems.
  • Eveluating hardware and software solutions under test.
  • Documenting the hardware, software and interface components.
  • Incorporating feasibility and risk of implemented solutions.
Environment: Usually works in tandem with several internal teams (evaluation, development, technical support teams etc.) and reports to a sector manager. Close cooperation with research institutions and caregivers is an asset in an early stage of market development.
Usually works with his peers component developers and hardware/software technicians. He receives guidelines / orders and reports to the AAL System Architect.
KPI’s:
  • Product effectiveness.
  • Stable, easy-to-use, high quality products at affordable prices.
  • Fully functional ICT components.

CompAAL project has been funded with support from the European Commission.
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