[okfn-labs] Work for OCCRP!

Friedrich Lindenberg friedrich at pudo.org
Tue Apr 15 21:46:17 UTC 2014

Hey all, 

I thought I’d share this, it’s an opportunity to work for some of the very coolest guys in show biz! 

- Friedrich 

Begin forwarded message:

> From: Drew Sullivan <drew at occrp.org>
> Subject: Need programmer
> We need programming support for http://investigativedashboard.org, a research service for investigative journalists.
> You would be helping an award-winning network of journalists, creating tools to help them expose corruption and crime, and generating news stories around the world.
> The work consists of:
> - bugfixes and improvements on the frontend (built in python on google-appengine)
> - scraping websites to add to our search feature
> - integrating a network mapping tool
> You'll be working mainly with one in-house programmer (me). We'll start you off with some small tasks (20 hours or so). Assuming that goes well, there will be ongoing work available over the next 6 months or so.
> Required technical skills/experience:
> - strong knowledge of python
> - experience with python web development (we use webapp2 on google appengine, but django/pyramids/flask experience will help)
> - Javascript
> - English language
> Knowledge or experience in any of these areas is a bonus:
> - git or other version control
> - google developer APIs (appengine, drive, etc)
> - web scraping
> - web design
> - ElasticSearch, Solr, or other search/indexing systems
> - Linux
> We are based around eastern Europe. You can be located anywhere in the world, but you should be able to communicate with us primarily during working hours here.
> Drew Sullivan - Editor
> Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project
> Sarajevo/Bucharest/Tbilisi/Washington
> https://www.occrp.org
> twitter: @drewOCCRP
> +387 61 139 403 (mob)

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