Center for Open Science
Develop exclusively free, open source software to support open
science. The Center for Open Science (COS) is a funded non-
profit startup looking for OSS senior developers, with 10+ years of
professional software development experience, who are passionate about modern
web and API practices, love science, and posses expertise across the web
development stack. Open source has changed how software development works, and
we want to apply the same principles to science. Everything we develop is
exclusively free and open source. See more on GitHub.
* Micro-frameworks (e.g., Flask)
* No-SQL Databases (e.g., MongoDB)
* API development
We are much more concerned about collaboration, passion, and ability than the
actual technologies you use. A great developer will be a
great developer in any language. We focus on Python in that
Python development values readability and community. We are
missioned with connecting and educating the open science and open source
communities. The Python community represents what an effective community
should look like and has strong ties to the sciences. As long as your values
are aligned with those, we want to hear from you.
COS is located in Charlottesville, Virginia.
COS offers full time employees 401(k), health/dental/vision insurance, and 15
days of paid time off, in addition to a modern office space and other
COS is an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages applications from
members of groups underrepresented in science and technology
industries. Please submit a resume and cover letter
explaining your background and interest in the position.
COS offers $1,000 hiring bounty for this position. COS has a unique work
environment for extremely motivated and talented developers:  we develop
exclusively free, open source software;  we are a well-resourced, mission-
driven, non-profit tech startup; and,  we serve and support the open source
and open science communities. This is a great job for many
and a perfect job for a few. The perfect candidate is the person already doing
open source in their free time while wishing that they could make a living
doing it all the time. We need to find these people; you can help.
If you know someone who lives and breathes open source and is passionate about
collaboration, sharing, science, and making a difference, then encourage them
to apply. If we hire that person as a developer, we will send you a check for
This is not an invitation to spam others on our behalf. Reach out to people
you know personally, or tweet and post our link to your social communities. We
will ask applicants how they found about the position when they apply. COS
strongly encourages women and members of underrepresented groups in technology
and science to apply.
Main page: http://centerforopenscience.org/jobs/
Specific application page: http://www.jo
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