Weâ€™re a small company looking for a part-time (~5-10 hours per week) IT engineer. This may be you if:
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â€¢ You love figuring out technologies you havenâ€™t used before -- and youâ€™re very good at it. Whether itâ€™s debugging a troublesome wifi network, electric doorbell, smartphone, or mail delivery issue -- you can quickly figure it out.
â€¢Â Youâ€™re deeply familiar with OS X.
â€¢ You have a good understanding of practical IT security.
â€¢Â You enjoy managing your own time and you do that well.
â€¢Â You have fastidious attention to detail. You just hate seeing things out-of-place and canâ€™t resist putting them as they ought to be.
â€¢Â You are, ideally, familiar with G Suite and DNS administration.
â€¢Â You find quickly-changing needs enjoyable rather than stressful.
â€¢Â You enjoy working with a small, tight-knit, lighthearted crew, while simultaneously maintaining extremely high standards for yourself and for others.
You can work from anywhere but need to be able to come to SF at least once a week for a few hours. (You could choose the day.)
To apply, please answer these questions:
â€¢Â Are there meaningful practical security differences between SMS 2FA, app-based OTP 2FA, and U2F-based 2FA? Why?
â€¢Â What are some crazy or very arcane IT-related projects youâ€™ve successfully executed?
â€¢Â When the wifi network is broken (i.e., people canâ€™t connect to the internet), roughly how will you diagnose the problem?
â€¢Â If you wanted to securely send a file from one laptop in the office to another, how would you do that?
â€¢Â Have you used Linux? How much?
â€¢Â Whatâ€™s your favorite DNS hosting service and why?
â€¢Â In brief: in your opinion, are iPhones more secure than Android phones? Why?
â€¢Â What things have you been in charge of administering? (Servers, networks, AV setups -- anything counts.)
â€¢Â What kind of work makes you happiest?
â€¢Â What kind of job are you looking for?