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[liberationtech] 3 Job Openings at Syria Justice & Accountability Center

Peter Fein pete at wearpants.org
Mon Feb 3 10:53:16 PST 2014


I'm helping IREX (irex.org) and the Syria Justice & Accountability
Center (syriaaccountability.org) with technical hiring for the 3
positions listed below: Technology Officer, Web Developer & System
Administrator.

For any questions or to apply, please contact Andrew White awhite at irex.org

Technology Officer
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Position Summary

IREX, an international nonprofit organization, seeks a Technology
Officer for the Syrian Justice & Accountability Centre (SJAC). SJAC
promotes justice and accountability in Syria by ensuring that
violations of international criminal, humanitarian, and human rights
law are documented to serve as a deterrent to continuing abuses and
for future accountability and transitional justice efforts. The
officer will use their expertise to lead the center's IT strategy and
systems development and implementations.


Required Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Information Management, Computer Science,
Computer Engineering or related field. Significant work experience in
IT may be acceptable in lieu of formal degree

At least 3 years of experience in managing IT projects, staff,
contracts and infrastructure

Knowledge of Python, Django, Solr & MySQL

Experience architecting distributed systems supporting large
heterogenous data sets

Deep understanding of web development, data modelling and software testing

RFP writing skills and proposals evaluation and vendors management


Preferred Qualifications

Cyber security background is preferred

Familiarity with Javascript, AJAX, AWS, video and image processing,
geographic data

Ability to handle confidential information

Arabic language is a plus


System Administrator
------------------------------
Position Summary

IREX, an international nonprofit organization, seeks a System
Administrator for the Syrian Justice & Accountability Centre (SJAC).
SJAC promotes justice and accountability in Syria by ensuring that
violations of international criminal, humanitarian, and human rights
law are documented to serve as a deterrent to continuing abuses and
for future accountability and transitional justice efforts. The
sysadmin will use their expertise to manage, update, backup, debug and
ensure security of all systems, platforms and infrastructure within
the SJAC.


Required Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Information Management, Computer Science,
Computer Engineering or related field. Significant work experience
with IT infrastructures may be acceptable in lieu of formal degree

Deep knowledge of Linux operating systems (Fedora, CentOS, Ubuntu) is a must.

Strong knowledge in Bash scripting

Experience in administering databases, web servers and security
services such as SSH, VPN, Nginx, Apache, Solr, MySQL & RabbitMQ

Cyber security background and experience.

Familiarity with AWS and other cloud services.


Preferred Qualifications

Familiarity in Python is a plus.

Experience with modern devops tools (Chef, Ansible, Salt) is desirable.

Ability to handle confidential information.

Arabic language familiarity is a plus



Web Developer
-----------------------
Position Summary

IREX, an international nonprofit organization, seeks a Web Developer
for the Syrian Justice & Accountability Centre (SJAC). SJAC promotes
justice and accountability in Syria by ensuring that violations of
international criminal, humanitarian, and human rights law are
documented to serve as a deterrent to continuing abuses and for future
accountability and transitional justice efforts.The developer will use
their expertise to design, develop, implement and debug solutions,
websites and web application within the SJAC.


Required Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Information Management, Computer Science,
Computer Engineering or related field. Significant work experience in
web development may be acceptable in lieu of formal degree

At least 2 years web development experience in a best practices
environment, including testing and documentation

Strong programming skills in Python and Javascript.

Deep understanding and previous experience in Django, Solr, MySQL,
haystack, celery, Backbone

Strong understanding of AJAX and responsive design

Good understanding of modern web stacks, including caching, web server
configuration and database design and querying


Preferred Qualifications

Familiarity in AWS, video and image processing, geographic data is a plus

Ability to handle confidential information

Arabic language familiarity is a plus


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