Helping as a sysadmin

<hidden> anonymous
Created: 4 years and 10 months ago • Updated: 4 years and 10 months ago
Hey all,

I was curious about getting involved. I work as a sysadmin with 8+ years experience on some very large infrastructures. Is there any room for contributing within my skillset?


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posted by crazedpsyc 4 years and 10 months ago Link
That implies that I'd have to get involved/help outside of being an employee to ever be considered for a job there. Am I misinterpreting? I was sort of hoping to just help out/volunteer my skills.
posted by <hidden> • 4 years and 10 months ago Link
For the most part, that is correct. We are fans of inbound hiring--hiring directly from the community. That means we like to see developers (or sysadmins) from the community get involved in our open-source projects before bringing them into the core team.

If you were looking to volunteer as a sysadmin (as in non-paid) -- I'm afraid there's not much which can be done from the "outside."
posted by crazedpsyc 4 years and 10 months ago Link
We actually are looking for a bit of help on the sysadmin side (specifically for those with experience in automation). Please feel free to reach out to me at if you're interested!
posted by jaryd Staff4 years and 10 months ago Link