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RFC Series Consulting Editor

IETF Administration, Remote, Work from USA

Work at IETF Administration

Duration: Full-Time


The Request for Comments (RFC) Series is a high quality, archival set of publications that define the technical functioning of the Internet. The Series predates the Internet, having started as working notes among the ARPAnet research community in 1969 and has grown to more than 9000 documents, ranging across best practice guidance, experimental protocols, informational material, and, of course, Internet standards.

The Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) is the premier Internet standards body and is a community-led organization that develops open standards through open processes. The IETF Administration LLC (IETF LLC) provides the corporate legal home for the IETF and its sibling organizations: the Internet Architecture Board (IAB) and the Internet Research Task Force (IRTF).

The IETF LLC is seeking a new RFC Series Consulting Editor (RSCE) who will help ensure the continued excellence of the RFC series. The series is the publication channel for archival documents of a diverse community consisting of organizations and individuals interested in the evolution of a reliable and secure Internet. The participants of the IETF and IRTF represent some, but not all, of the most visible members of that community.

We welcome applications from senior technical publishing professionals with deep and expert knowledge of publishing as it pertains to technical standards or specifications who can share and apply that knowledge to betterment of the RFC Series. This position will have flexible working arrangements and will be remote, with occasional need for international travel.

Applications should consist of a cover letter and curriculum vitae. These can be uploaded at www.perrettlaver.com/candidates quoting the reference number 5761. The closing date for applications is Friday, May 27, 2022.

IETF LLC follows a fair and equal opportunity employment policy and employs personnel without regard to race, gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, age, marital status, religion, ethnicity, national origin, ancestry or any other status protected by applicable laws. This policy applies to hiring, internal promotions, training, opportunities for advancement, and terminations.

Perrett Laver is a Data Controller and a Data Processor, as defined under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Any information obtained by our trading divisions is held and processed in accordance with the relevant data protection legislation. The data you provide us with is securely stored on our computerised database and transferred to our clients for the purposes of presenting you as a candidate and/or considering your suitability for a role you have registered interest in.

Our legal basis for much of our data processing activity is ‘Legitimate Interests’. You have the right to object to us processing your data in this way. For more information about this, your rights, and our approach to Data Protection and Privacy, please visit our website http://www.perrettlaver.com/information/privacy-policy/.

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