Associate Site Reliability Engineer at journalism tech nonprofit
October 15, 2018 9:23 AM

The Freedom of the Press Foundation is seeking a diverse range of candidates for a full-time job helping defend public interest journalism by maintaining and improving FPF's public-facing websites and internal systems and services. This position (Associate Site Reliability Engineer) is open to remote work within American time zones, or work in FPF's New York or San Francisco offices. Non-binary individuals, women, and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

From the job description:

"In this role, you will empower the whole FPF team by participating in the development of a robust continuous deployment pipeline, by performing routine maintenance tasks, and by automating operations work, e.g., by using cluster and configuration management tools.

This position is open to recent college or university graduates, and to early-career and mid-career technologists whether or not you have a relevant degree. It is also open to candidates from non-technology career backgrounds with substantial applicable volunteer experience. We recognize the need to provide on-the-job mentoring and support to help you familiarize yourself with the technology stack we use....

Freedom of the Press Foundation serves its mission through three key program areas. We create open source technology like SecureDrop, which more than 60 news organizations use to communicate securely with whistleblowers. We provide digital security training to journalists. We monitor and report on press freedom violations in the United States and around the world....

If you are passionate about starting or continuing your career in the field of Site Reliability Engineering with a mission-driven nonprofit, we encourage you to get in touch. And if you’re not quite ready to apply but want to know more about whether you might be a fit, please reach out to request a short informational phone call."

Required skills/experience:

* Comfortable using the Unix command line to do basic tasks (such as navigating directories, editing files, piping command output, etc.)
* Comfortable automating tasks and reviewing code in at least one shell or programming language commonly used in an SRE context (e.g., Python, Go, Bash, Ruby)
* Strong interest in honing skills required to empower a distributed software development and operations team through automation and systems maintenance

The job description details futher preferred skills/experience, the kinds of projects you'd be working on and who you'd be working with, benefits, and application instructions.

Deadline to apply: November 4th, 2018.

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

payscale: competitive nonprofit salary
job type: full-time
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