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Jobs and opportunities

Sourcefabric is always looking for talented people who get things done.

Infrastructure / Platform Engineer

Sourcefabric believes in quality, independent journalism. We provide news organisations with award-winning software, expertise and support to produce it online, in print and on air. Sourcefabric is established as a Czech organisation with its headquarters in Prague, while most of the team works remotely from several different countries.

We have four open source software projects and offer a range of mission-critical hosted and managed solutions for newspapers, websites, radio stations and publishers all over the world. System Engineers are the backbone of our organisation. 

We offer you the opportunity to:

  • Work on meaningful open source projects that make the world a better place. 
  • Work with a great team: we are international, friendly, and enthusiastic, have years of open source experience, and your manager understands the software development process.
  • Work in an environment that allows you to improve your skills and keep up with the latest development technology; we all enjoy learning from each other.
  • Have your voice heard and considered in the decision-making processes in the company.


 What we’re looking for from you:

  • 3+ years of software development experience
  • 3+ years experience as a Linux system administrator, or in a DevOps environment
  • Ubuntu/CentOS/Debian server experience
  • Design, configure, and support software build/deploy pipelines (CI/CD, Git, GitHub/Lab) 
  • Assist with software deployment through various staged operating environments (e.g., Development, QA, Staging, Production) 
  • You should know how to install/configure/monitor/optimize/secure/repair the following: 
  • application servers: Apache, Nginx, HAProxy, Bind, isc-DHCP, Exim4, SSHd 
  • database servers: MySQL, Postgres, Mongodb, Elasticsearch, Redis 
  • file system/RAID volumes 
  • Containerized application management and orchestratio 
  • Shell, Ansible Playbook programming 
  • SSL certificate management: creating, revoking, user/web protection 
  • You should know how to troubleshoot software/hardware/network issues to identify where a problem is happening. We are also looking for the ability to integrate different open source applications together. 
  • Excellent spoken and written English, with additional languages a plus 
  • Ability to read man pages quickly i.e. a deep desire to learn  
  • Ability to work under pressure and/or in a high production environment


Other skills you can impress us with include SQL, PHP and Python programming, and/or Amazon services management experience. 

Candidates should be based in timezone EST

 If this sounds like you, we'd love to hear from you. Please send your CV, a cover letter and your salary expectations to [email protected].

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