Free Software Job Page
Welcome to the Free Software Job Page. This page is maintained by the
Free Software Foundation as a service to the free software community.
If you are a job seeker, you should consider listing yourself in the GNU Service Directory.
(Employers are encouraged to look for help there as well.)
employers may submit jobs offers in the following job boards:
The job offer will show on this page, if it fits one of the
- Development or maintenance of software for distribution to the
public, if all the software to be
developed or maintained is free
- Writing or maintenance of documentation for software, if all the
software to be documented is free
software, and all the
documentation to be written or maintained is free in the same sense.
- Development or maintenance of software for private use
by specific clients, if the clients will have the source code and
rights to modify and distribute it, and if the software to be
used for the development is all free
- Providing support of software, if all the software to be supported
is free software.
- Promotion or marketing of software, if all the software to be
promoted and/or marketed is free
- Installation of software, if all the software to be installed is
Postings should not mention any specific non-free software by name unless it
is very widely known, because we do not want to provide free advertising to
- Lucas C. Wagner, of Spindletop Software Dynamics, Inc. says:
- "The GNU jobs page represents, to me, one of the
easiest and most effective ways to post jobs that require the
knowledge and expertise of the free software community at large.
Applicants are often extremely experienced, talented individuals who
are donating their time both 'on the clock' and 'after hours'
improving or extending the GNU software or other free software
projects that their employers depend on. Additionally, applicants
are often more than willing to help their employers connect (or
remain connected) to the free software community so that further
contributions to enterprise-critical projects can be gained from a
network of thousands of people, from independent programmers to
other employers just like you. It is for this reason that I highly
recommend the GNU jobs page to employers serious about their
commitment to using and/or building upon free and/or GNU
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