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Technologist

Job Description

We are looking for a talented and self-motivated engineer to join us as a resident technologist and become a defender of digital freedom. If you love technology, policy, law and their combined impact on society, this is a good opportunity for you to make a career out of your passions.

Responsibilities

  • Administer GNU/Linux servers and workstations. Support our staff in using free software tools for their work.

  • Develop applications and tools to support and enhance research and campaign about digital rights.

  • Help our lawyers and researchers understand deeper technological aspects of the research that they undertake.

  • Liaison with free software and technology communities for collaboration and promoting SFLC.in’s work.­

  • Organize technology meetups and events.

  • Represent SFLC.in at conferences and meetings (domestic or international) and promote our work.

Eligibility

  • Strong experience in setting up, maintaining and administering GNU/Linux systems and networks; Troubleshooting problems.

  • Understanding of free software (FOSS): the technology, the ideology and the community.

  • Ability to read and understand software code; willingness to learn new

Nice to have

  • Love for Debian GNU/Linux (or its derivatives).

  • Experience in developing web applications using free (as in freedom) technologies.

  • An eye for free alternatives to popular but non-free software.

  • Strong understanding and practice of cryptography, anonymity and privacy tools.

  • Experience in community building.

Location

This is a full time position and the selected candidate will work out of our New Delhi office.

How to Apply

Interested candidates are requested to forward their applications with a cover letter and the latest resume in a free document format (.pdf/.odt/.txt) to apply -at- sflc -dot- in with the subject line – “Application for Technologist“. The deadline for sending in applications is 15th May, 2017. For any enquiries and clarifications regarding this position, feel free to contact Sarath at 011-43587126.