Newsroom Support Engineer for SecureDrop
May 3, 2018 2:49 PM

The Freedom of the Press Foundation is seeking a diverse range of candidates for a full-time job helping journalists protect whistleblowers with more secure software. Remote work is a possibility, but FPF has offices in San Francisco and New York City. Non-binary individuals, women, and minorities are especially encouraged to apply.

From the job description:

"Freedom of the Press Foundation (FPF), a San Francisco and New York-based non-profit organization dedicated to protecting journalists and whistleblowers, is looking for a full-time Newsroom Support Engineer for SecureDrop.

"SecureDrop is an open source whistleblower submission system used by journalists to communicate with sources. SecureDrop is currently in use at approximately fifty news organizations worldwide, including The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Guardian, The Intercept, and ProPublica.

"As Newsroom Support Engineer, you will be on the front line of interacting with news organizations using SecureDrop, including FPF’s priority clients. You will provide technical assistance via our support portal and forums, join client calls, participate in on-site technical work, and work in close partnership with FPF’s development and training teams to escalate issues and test upcoming releases."

The job description details required and preferred skills/experience, benefits, and application instructions.

Deadline to apply: May 9, 2018.

(I know multiple people at FPF and they're great.)

payscale: competitive nonprofit salary
job type: full-time
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