Apply to be a Sysadmin
If you would like to help improve IRC while learning sysadmin and coding skills, we would love to have you join our team.
- Become an IRC oper and staff on IRCNow
- Free OpenBSD VPS
- Learn UNIX sysadmin with real servers
- Learn to write code for real users
- Hang out with friends while improving IRC
- Add a new work experience for your CV/resume
- Help improve freedom on the internet
We would like to someday pay salaries to our staff, but we cannot afford to do so at this time.
How to Apply
- Request a shell account
- Learn the system by following our UNIX tutorials. We require all recruits finish training tutorials before applying.
- Learn how to ask smart questions.
- Take the time to learn OpenBSD.
- Become familiar with our goals for IRC and our commitment to user freedom.
- Send an email application to the server you want to apply to. Each team will have its own interview procedure. They will conduct an interview which may ask for a resume including your full legal name, address, phone number, work references, or your websites/social media.