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There are new positions open for student software developers and system engineers!

The Open Source Lab is looking for motivated students to work on Open Source projects and help build the OSL here at OSU.

Openings are available for immediate hire with work up to 20 hours a week during the term and full-time during the summer.

Ideal candidates will be either of the following:

Systems Engineer:

  • Skilled with Linux administration
  • Familiar with installing, maintaining and using network services such as Apache, PHP, MySQL, Tomcat4, Postfix (SMTP), LDAP, etc.
  • Work will include system administration, routine maintenance and troubleshooting of OSL servers and services, and assisting administrators of our hosted clients (some of which include the Mozilla Foundation, Gentoo Linux, and the Freenode network).
  • Ability to collaborate with people worldwide in an online environment, such as Internet Relay Chat.


  • Proficiency with one of the following: Java, Perl, PHP, etc.
  • Has developed or contributed to Open Source projects
  • Work will include development of Open Source applications that help drive campus productivity as well as other applications that enable collaboration across the Open Source community.
  • Strong desire to work in development teams and contribute to the Open Source community.

For developers, you don't necessarily need to have all of the above skills. You do need to have good understanding of development techniques and tools.

If you are looking to learn in a fast-paced environment while working with some of the finest minds in the Open Source community then please send a resume and cover letter to .

Best regards and we look forward to working with you!

The Open Source Lab
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