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Python Developer for F-Droid Full-time

Published at 2016-12-01 - Viewed: 2643 times - Guardian Project (Worldwide/Remote)

December 2016: Python developer with a love for fun and privacy needed for open source
mobile security project.

Guardian Project has a contract opening for someone who can help us expand our work on building usable, friendly privacy enhancing apps for Android, focused on working on the python backend for a free software app store (F-Droid).

  • at least 2 years working with Python
  • Android experience very relevant
  • comfortable working with Free Software communities in public
  • Debian/Ubuntu experience is also interesting
  • an understanding of web development is useful

Your work will be 100% Free Software. There are lots of other possible chunks of work, depending on your skillset, including:

  • Android development
  • iOS and macOS apps
  • cross-platform desktop app
  • technical community management, including translation and localization

The working language is English. Other language skills are a bonus, including Arabic, Chinese, Farsi, Spanish, Tibetan, Turkish.

If you have a knack and passion for usability, are team-oriented, dependable, and deliverable high quality work on time, then you’re a great fit for this project! Examples of existing released apps or other projects contributed to is a must. References will also be expected.

Your focus will be on a rewarding sub-project of the Guardian Project Team, but participation in the larger mission and community is highly encouraged. We pay top of the line for an open source, grant funded project organization. The upside is you can literally live anywhere you wish [almost!], and other than a few scheduled scrums, set your own schedule.

Underrepresented minorities in technology are especially encouraged to apply.

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