Job Description: Linux DevOps Specialist

Location: Anywhere within the timezones GMT-3 to GMT-8. Other locations possible for the right candidate.

Availability: Immediate

Meedan builds digital tools for global journalism and translation. We are a team of designers, technologists and journalists who focus on open source investigation of digital media and crowdsourced translation of social media. With commercial, media and university partners, we support research, curriculum development, and new forms of digital storytelling.

Meedan’s product suite includes Check, which brings newsrooms and citizen journalists together to verify news anywhere in the world; Montage, which focuses on video annotation; Keep, an integrated archiving tool; and Bridge, which enables collaborative teams of translators and cultural experts to translate and contextualize global social media quickly and accurately. Our recent partners have included some of the world’s most innovative digital news initiatives, like AJ+, Animal Politico, ProPublica, First Draft, Bellingcat, Rappler and others.

We seek an experienced DevOps engineer to help us enhance the reliability, performance and security of our software, within a small team of competent technologists and designers. Some of the technologies we’re currently using include the following:

This is a full-time position.

Responsibilities

Qualifications

Meedan is a fast-paced, small software development startup that relies heavily on the unique skills and motivation of each team member. Our team members are able to work flexibly and respond to challenges across a range of project areas.

Salary and equity commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Please send CV, Github repo and statement of interest to jobs@meedan.com.