[Owasp-board] IT support contractor

Matt Tesauro matt.tesauro at owasp.org
Tue May 8 00:43:39 UTC 2012


I understood that we were giving this guy a trial (seeing how he did fixing
the Mailman bounce notification issue) and then would discuss actually
hiring him at the next board meeting partially based on his performance
solving the Mailman bounce issue.

I assume we'd do what we've done for the other employees: Write up a job
description and get some sort of agreement/contract in place after the
board has discussed and approved bringing him on.  I do not think any
employee should be added to the Foundation's payroll without a board
discussion and vote.  Its also very hard to judge performance without some
sort of job description.

There's the IT list that Tom put up on the Wiki (which I believe was the
source for your draft agreement) but there items in there that don't make
sense - e.g. centralized repository of projects aka Sourceforge & Lulu book
publication administration.  There is also the IT administration gap
analysis I created for the last board meeting:

If we really want to evaluate someone, lets first do a explicit task for a

I'd be game to have someone to the Akamai integration (or something
similar) for flat fee as an evaluation prior to setting up a yearly

I'm meeting with relators this week to get my house listed in preparation
for a move further south (likely New Braunfels) to get me closer to
Rackspace's San Antonio office.  Considering the technical nature of this
opening, I don't think Kate is the one to write up the job description.

Tom:  Is that something you could knock out?

-- Matt Tesauro
OWASP Board Member
OWASP WTE Project Lead
http://AppSecLive.org - Community and Download site

On Mon, May 7, 2012 at 4:32 PM, Kate Hartmann <kate.hartmann at owasp.org>wrote:

> Tom, it looks like the final decision was made to bring Kevin on board as
> IT support.  I suspect his first “assignment” would be the mailman
> configuration problems.****
> ** **
> What did you discuss with him as far as responsibilities.  Is he now our
> go-to-guy for all things IT?****
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> Based on the threads I’ve seen, we will just pay him a quarterly stipend.
> We will need to discuss some sort of invoice for services – could be simply
> a log of hours and tasks – to pay.****
> ** **
> I have taken a pass at drafting a contract between Kevin and OWASP.  It is
> attached.****
> ** **
> Kate Hartmann****
> Operations Director****
> 301-275-9403****
> www.owasp.org ****
> Skype:  Kate.hartmann1****
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