The Tor Project · Sep 3rd 2017
The Tor Project is looking for an Android OS Developer!
As an Android OS Developer, your job will be to work closely with other members of the development team to build and release a Tor Browser for Android with functionality and build processes in parity with the desktop browser. This is a full-time position.
Being a Tor developer includes triaging, diagnosing, and fixing bugs; looking for and resolving mobile privacy issues; responding on short notice to urgent security issues; and working collaboratively with coworkers and volunteers to implement new features and mobile behavior changes. We also need help making our code more maintainable, testable, and mergeable by upstream. The person in this position will review other people's code, designs, and academic research papers to make suggestions for improvement.
This position will also focus on the following tasks/projects:
Academic degrees are great, but not required if you have the right experience!
The team coordinates via IRC, email, and bug trackers. This position may be performed remotely, but we would be happy to provide a desk at our office in Seattle, Washington. We also have informal shared workspace arrangements in NYC and San Francisco.
The Tor Project, Inc., is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that provides the technical infrastructure for privacy protection over the Internet. With paid staff and contractors of around 30 technologists and operational support people, plus many volunteers all over the world who contribute to our work, the Tor Project is funded in part by government grants and contracts, as well as by individual, foundation, and corporate donations. We only write free and open source software, and we don't believe in software patents.
The Tor Project has a competitive benefits package, including a generous PTO policy; 14 paid holidays per year (including the week between Christmas and New Year's, when the office is closed); health, vision, dental, disability, and life insurance paid in full for employee; flexible work schedule; and occasional travel opportunities.
The Tor Project, Inc., is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.