Become a Minute-min!
Minute-min are chatter sysadmins who train themselves to defend their network. They got the name for being ready at a minute's notice to respond immediately to network threats.
- Become an IRC oper and staff on IRCNow
- Free Homestead 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
- If you're new to Unix, create a free shell account and finish the unix101 tutorial.
- Join us over on IRC on one of our servers on #team
- Send an email to email@example.com
- Get verified using any one method below:
- Find a mutual friend who can refer you to IRCNow staff, OR
- Contribute 5 articles, OR
- Share a code project you've worked on, OR
- Share a personal social media/website/blog you write for
- After you finish training, you'll get interviewed, and if you qualify, you'll be promote to staff!
- Commit to help your team for a minimum of 5 hours per week
- Finish Sysadmin Training in 4 weeks.
- After joining the team, commit to ongoing training
- Work on the IRCNow Roadmap
- You can optionally work on third party software
- You must be willing to help with customer support, documentation, and basic coding