We're currently busy porting, which isn't very approachable for newer devs. I recommend playing around with creating smaller addons or mods first to get more familiar with the ecosystem. Pretty much all successful newer IC2 devs went this route, the…
I would actually be interested in contributing as well. At work I use Jenkins and Apex (A Java based language) and I have learned how to compile and modify existing mods. I am generally better tuned to writing logic based code rather than math based code.