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.

Lead Program Officer, Community Resources (North Western Europe)

In the role, you will be responsible for 1) outreach to the grantee partners supporting their application, reporting and learning pathways, 2) manage the participatory decision making process and facilitating the NWE regional fund committee, and 3) work with the Community Resources team to review, iterate and adapt to meet its goals of moving towards a trust based philanthropy approach. This is a remote role. Interested applicants from Europe and with French or Spanish language skills are encouraged to apply.

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