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In order for Arabeyes to function as a project, leaders are needed. Leaders are those who do not require direction and motivation but are rather, the motivating and directing factor for the remainder of the contributors.

The positions listed below not only require a high level of competency in their related fields, but a sense of urgency and responsibility. Taking up one of the following positions requires commitment. Commitment to get the job done and commitment to let others know the status of the job as it gets done.

Also, please have a look at ArabeyesTodo and the various projects on the Main Page.

Position: MediaWiki Administrator

POSITION FILLED

Requirements:

  • Very good knowledge of Mediawiki

Responsibilities:

  • Manage user accounts and rights
  • Check pages content and improve the overall quality and homogeneity
  • Reducing spam or handling it better
  • Animate the Wiki

Position: Linux System Administrator

POSITION FILLED

Requirements:

  • Intimate knowledge of GNU/Debian Linux
  • Excellent administrative skills (bugzilla, mail (postfix/imap/ssl), cvs, wiki, etc.)
  • Must check/reply to email frequently
  • Must be able to write scripts (shell and/or Python/Perl) to automate administrative tasks

Responsibilities:

  • Implement solutions required by the Arabeyes project as requested by the Arabeyes Core Team
  • Maintain smooth operation of Arabeyes' server and all running services on it
  • Update software for features and security
  • Document all changes/modifications to ensure transferrability and delgation of responsibilities in the future if necessary.


Position: KDE Arabic Localization Coordinator

POSITION FILLED

Requirements:

  • Familiarity with the use of CVS (beyond the average use)
  • Excellent reading/writing skills in both Arabic and English
  • Familiarity with KDE and its many components
  • Familiarity with ["Gettext"] tools
  • Familiarity with PO file formats and their editors (["KBabel"], etc.)
  • Must check/reply to email frequently

Responsibilities:

  • Recruit translators and mentor them
  • Sync Arabeyes' CVS repository with that of KDE (the mothership)
  • Pariticipate and implement decisions taken by the Quality Assurance Committee (QacDescription)

A more detailed description of the responsibilities is listed in the Translator Guide.