[tor-commits] r25741: {} first draft of the project coordinator position we'll announ (website/trunk/about/en)

Andrew Lewman andrew at torproject.org
Fri Aug 3 00:47:08 UTC 2012

Author: phobos
Date: 2012-08-03 00:47:08 +0000 (Fri, 03 Aug 2012)
New Revision: 25741

first draft of the project coordinator position we'll announce in a month or so.

Added: website/trunk/about/en/jobs-projectcoordinator.wml
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+## translation metadata
+# Revision: $Revision: 25666 $
+# Translation-Priority: 3-low
+#include "head.wmi" TITLE="Tor Project: Jobs (browser hacker)" CHARSET="UTF-8"
+<div id="content" class="clearfix">
+	<div id="breadcrumbs">
+    <a href="<page index>">Home » </a>
+    <a href="<page about/overview>">About » </a>
+    <a href="<page about/jobs>">Jobs</a>
+  </div>
+	<div id="maincol">
+<h1>The Tor Project is looking for a Project Coordinator!</h1>
+A project coordinator is the person who coordinates and helps track
+deliverables, progress, and provide metrics on past and current
+performance of projects.
+<p>Your impact will involve:</p>
+<li>Deriving deliverables, deadlines, and milestones for each active
+<li>Developing timelines and schedules for completion of milestones and
+ deliverables for each active, and occassionally proposed, contract.<li>
+<li>Collecting ideas and potential deliverables for the future.</li>
+<li>Raising concerns, timeline slips, and probability of missed deadlines
+to management.</li>
+<li>Helping with managing people's schedules, work load, and keep various
+people or teams in communication with one another.</li>
+<li>Tracking deliverable completion.</li>
+<li>Developing and maintaining metrics about project completion rate
+and other measures as based on <a
+project management</a>.</li>
+<li>Helping contractors develop their contract deliverables for six month
+periods based on expected workload.</li>
+<li>Maintaining project status pages on trac (or whatever system we have)
+with deliverables, tickets, and monthly summaries of progress.</li>
+<li>Helping to write the monthly progress reports required for contracts.</li>
+<p>In general, you should be:</p>
+<li>Be comfortable and experienced justifying and documenting technical
+decisions for a public, world-wide technical audience.</li>
+<li>Be comfortable working remotely.</li>
+<li>Be comfortable and experienced with interacting with users and other
+developers online.</li>
+<li>Be comfortable with transparency: as a non-profit, everything we do is in
+public, including your name (or at least your business name) and pay
+<p>An ideal candidate would also:</p>
+<li>Have experience with open-source software development, including
+working with distributed teams across different time-zones containing
+employees and volunteers of differing skill levels over multiple mediums,
+including email, instant messaging, and IRC.</li>
+<li>Have basic familiarity with distributed version control systems.</li>
+<p>Other notes:</p>
+<li>Tor has an office in Walpole, MA. However, you can work from
+wherever you want, in basically any country. You'll need to be
+comfortable in this environment! We coordinate via IRC, Instant
+Messaging, email, phone and video chats, and bug trackers.</li>
+<li>Academic degrees are great, but not required if you have
+the right experience.</li>
+<li>We only write free and open source software, and we don't
+believe in software patents.</li>
+How to apply:
+	<li>Link to a sample of projects you've coordinated in the past that
+	you're allowed to show us.</li>
+	<li>Provide a CV explaining your background, experience, skills,
+	and other relevant qualifications.</li>
+	<li>List some people who can tell us more about you: these
+	references could be employers or coworkers, open source projects,
+	etc.</li>
+	<li>Email the above to jobs at torproject.org, specifying the
+	"Project Coordinator" position.</li>
+About the company:<br>
+ The Tor Project is a US 501(c)(3) non-profit dedicated to research,
+ development, and education about online anonymity and privacy. The Tor
+ network's 3000 volunteer relays carry 14 Gbps for upwards of half a
+ million daily users, including ordinary citizens who want protection
+ from identity theft and prying corporations, corporations who want
+ to look at a competitor's website in private, people around the world
+ whose Internet connections are censored, and even governments and law
+ enforcement. Tor has a staff of 15 paid developers, researchers, and
+ advocates, plus many dozen volunteers who help out on a daily basis. Tor
+ is funded in part by government research and development grants, and
+ in part by individual and corporate donations.
+  </div>
+  <!-- END MAINCOL -->
+  <div id = "sidecol">
+#include "side.wmi"
+#include "info.wmi"
+  </div>
+  <!-- END SIDECOL -->
+<!-- END CONTENT -->
+#include <foot.wmi>

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