Helping as a sysadmin

<hidden> anonymous
Created: 4 years and 7 months ago • Updated: 4 years and 7 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?

Thanks!

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crazedpsyc
Not specifically looking for sysadmins at the moment, but check out https://duck.co/help/company/hiring
posted by crazedpsyc 4 years and 7 months ago Link
anonymous
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 7 months ago Link
crazedpsyc
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. https://github.com/duckduckgo

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 7 months ago Link
jaryd
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 iwanttohack@duckduckgo.com if you're interested!
posted by jaryd Staff4 years and 7 months ago Link