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[liberationtech] fyi, only the messenger

L Jean Camp ljcamp at
Mon Oct 13 09:39:17 PDT 2014

Simply Secure is a small group (aiming to get not-for-profit status) that
focuses on improving the usability of open-source secure-communications
tools. We launched last month with support from Dropbox, Google, and the
Open Technology Fund, and we're now hiring for the following positions:

+ Research Director (or Associate Director) - ideally with a background in
UX research, product/project management, and security
+ Operations Manager - with a background in grants management,
communications, and admin support

Our immediate efforts will include partnering directly with open-source
toolmakers to help them improve the usability of their tools (by bringing
in UX researchers and UX designers), and building a repository of online
resources that toolmakers can use without working directly with us.

The team will be small to start, so folks hired into these roles will have
a lot of responsibility and a lot of potential for impact and growth, both
on the open-source secure-communications ecosystem and on the culture of
the organization. Both positions are full time and located either near
Philadelphia, PA or remotely (and yes, we're serious about accepting
remote-work candidates).

The group of folks with a background at the intersection of usability and
security is small, so we need your help to spread the word! To learn more
about the company, the open positions, and how to apply, please visit or drop me a line at scout at

Many thanks,

Sara "Scout" Sinclair Brody

Prof. L. Jean Camp
Human-Centered Security
Economics of Security
Congressional Fellow
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