Systems Programer

Salary: Dependent on Experience

Contract length: Full-Time Position

Deadline to apply: Applications accepted on a rolling basis sent to

We are looking for a System programmer to join our team. You will be working with a team of developers and designers to develop circumvention technologies to help people go around internet censorship, helping them access information and support freedom of expression.  

We expect you to have:

  • High level of proficiency with TCP/IP network protocols
  • Experience with Go, C, C++ and Python programming language
  • Experience writing well-tested code
  • Complete comfort with software development tools (git, JIRA, CI)
  • Strong interest to collaborate with teams across the entire app lifecycle from concept, design, build, deploy, test, release and support
  • Passion to learn, and pick up new languages/concepts hyper-fast 
  • A strong grasp of CS fundamentals and design patterns

Big plus:

  • Experience with Virtual Private Network protocols
  • Experience with Mobile application development frameworks (Electron, Cordova, ReactNative)
  • Experience with DevOps technologies including Kubernetes

We Offer:

  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • All the hardware you need and more
  • Catered lunch and healthy snacks
  • The chance to be part of a meaningful challenge in a growing team
  • An open culture that welcomes ideas and values innovation

We welcome and encourage applications from individuals from all groups, including aboriginal, women, visible minorities, and persons with disabilities, regardless of race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, creed, family status, national origin, age and gender.

ASL19 is a civic technology company based in Toronto. We are an interdisciplinary team conducting research and building technology to support human rights and civil society around the world. Currently we are focused on building technology for countering misinformation online and developing solutions to help users go around Internet censorship. We also support a number of civil society organizations and host an annual human rights and technology conference.

Our Mission is to build tools and media for people to exercise their rights and hold power to account.

If you like what we do and enjoy working with a team that cares about having a positive social impact, send us an email.