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FreeBSD OpenJDK Porter Full-time

Published at 2023-10-13 - Viewed: 1896 times - The FreeBSD Foundation (Worldwide/Remote)

The FreeBSD Foundation is searching for a contractor whose role will be to do all that is necessary to make FreeBSD/amd64 and FreeBSD/arm64 officially supported OpenJDK platforms. In the past, Oracle was willing to upstream the port under certain conditions:

- The FreeBSD port must pass the JCK test suite.
- New changes must be tested.
- FreeBSD support must be added for new mandatory features.

Other tasks may include:

- Setting up OpenJDK CI for FreeBSD
- Handling bug reports related to running Java on FreeBSD
- Working to build a community around Java on FreeBSD

Required skills:

- Strong C/C++ background
- Strong systems programming background
- Familiarity with Java

The contract is for a six-month term with a possible renewal at the end of the period.

Please send your cover letter and resume to jobs@freebsdfoundation.org.


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