Cyrus Developer 2015
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FastMail is a key contributor to the open-source
Cyrus IMAPd server.
FastMail is a hosted messaging service, pushing the envelope to make
email better. A key differentiator for FastMail is our deep knowledge
and ownership of the entire software stack.
We are looking for a strong C programmer to work in our Melbourne,
The primary focus of this role is the continuing design, development,
maintenance and improvement of the open source Cyrus IMAP/POP/CalDAV/CardDAV
server. It's expected that the vast majority of code you develop will be fully
open source (e.g. https://github.com/brong/cyrus-imapd/)
and contributed back to the public project.
The role also entails supporting the branch of Cyrus used in the
production FastMail platform, and there is scope to take on additional
responsibilities within the operations team.
- Solid understanding of the C programming language
- Experience with Unix/Linux/POSIX platforms and related software
- Experience developing and delivering server applications
- Understanding of best practice software architectural issues as they
are implemented in C
- Ability to work and problem solve on your own with minimal guidance
- Good analytical, mathematical, and research skills
- Ability to work well with others and contribute to a team environment
- A wide degree of creativity
Strong preference for:
- BS in Computer/Electrical engineering or equivalent
- Knowledge of email (IMAP, POP, sieve, etc) and collaboration (CalDAV,
- Knowledge of Perl programming language
- Good working knowledge of Open Source projects
Drop us a line at email@example.com
and let us know why you think you'd be a great fit; including some links
to code you've written might be helpful.
(please note, you must already have the right to work in Australia; we
are unfortunately unable to help with visas or sponsorship)