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Purism is seeking to rapidly expand PureOS applications. This position is important for the long-term goal of making security, privacy, and freedom respecting software more appealing.

This role is one that will focus on PureOS curating and adding flatpaks as well as progressive-web-apps into PureOS and be available in the PureOS Store.

Scope of Work

We are looking for a team member with experience and a passion for application packaging to create a curated app discovery and install process for users.

Primary objectives:

  • Application packaging (debs and flatpaks)
  • Curation policy maintainer and implementation of that policy
  • Manual reviewing of applications against the policy
  • Scripting to automate packaging
  • Quality control of application packaging and customer experience
  • Payments processing for paid applications.

Secondary objectives:

  • Being comfortable working asynchronously and via written instruction with freedom respecting tools like email, gitlab, and matrix chat.
  • Previous experience in free/libre software is not required, but a willingness to engage in ethical software development is.

Some details for applying

Please use this template as your email:

  • Subject line: “PureOS Packaging Developer – your_name_here
  • What are you good at?
  • How you got good at it?
  • Why would you like to be involved with Purism

Please note that it will take some weeks for us to review applicants and get back to you.

 

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To apply for this job email your details to hiring@puri.sm