Wikimedia Foundation is hiring for various positions

The Wikimedia Foundation is the nonprofit that hosts Wikipedia and their other free knowledge projects. Wikimedia Foundation wants to make it easier for everyone to share what they know. To do this, they keep Wikipedia and Wikimedia sites fast, reliable, and available to all. They protect the values and policies that allow free knowledge to thrive. They build new features and tools to make it easy to read, edit, and share from the Wikimedia sites. Above all, they support the communities of volunteers around the world who edit, improve, and add knowledge across Wikimedia projects. Check out their open vacancies.

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Senior Software Engineer

The Wikimedia Foundation is looking for a Senior Software Engineer to join their team, reporting to the Sr. Engineering Manager. As the Senior Software Engineer, you will be responsible for developing and executing on the long-term engineering strategy in collaboration with the product team. You will contribute heavily to the high impact challenges behind innovating, building, and maintaining Wikipedia’s data feeds for high volume reusers. In this role, you will foster cross team collaboration where necessary to address business goals, keep the team moving quickly by designing and implementing necessary tools and services, and guide the team on best practices for software engineering and infrastructure reliability.

Web Manager

The Wikimedia Foundation is looking for a Web Manager to join their team, reporting to the Senior Manager of Communications (Digital). This role requires a mix of technical and project management expertise, as well as an ability to build collaborative relationships with internal and external stakeholders, solve problems quickly and creatively, and balance multiple assignments at the same time. As Web Manager, you will serve as the lead strategist and advisor on all websites owned and operated by the Wikimedia Foundation, primarily the Foundation’s public website, note that this role is not responsible for the management of Wikipedia and other free knowledge Wikimedia projects.)

Technical Community Program Manager

The Wikimedia Foundation is looking for a Technical Community Program Manager to join their team, reporting to the Manager of Developer Advocacy in the Technology department.  As the Technical Community Program Manager, you will be part of a multifunctional team supporting their global communities of Free and Open Source developers. You will work closely with their technical community and staff, and help run programs, events and initiatives to foster technical community and capacity building and a fun, inclusive and productive environment.

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