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Wikimedia Foundation

Engineering Manager


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{linebreak}Summary{linebreak}{linebreak}The Wikimedia Foundation is looking for an experienced Engineering Manager on our Core Platform team to help build features that enable our communities to achieve our Vision: a world in which every single human being can freely share in the sum of all knowledge. As an Engineering Manager, you will support engineers building features, products, and services used by hundreds of millions of people around the world. This is an opportunity to do good while improving one of the best known sites in the world.{linebreak}{linebreak}Engineering Managers at Wikipedia support engineers who build features and products used by people around the world. The Core Platform Team is responsible for the maintenance and development of the MediaWiki and Wikimedia specific services that allow our software to scale to serve millions of users. MediaWiki is an open source, PHP/MySQL web application that powers Wikipedia and other Wikimedia Foundation websites. It has been incrementally developed over the past 15 years to become a richly featured wiki engine, and the basis for hundreds of extensions and skin, and has a vibrant volunteer community.{linebreak}{linebreak}Responsibilities{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Coach engineers in being effective at meeting their goals{linebreak}{linebreak}* Develop goals and track progress publicly and collaboratively{linebreak}{linebreak}* Help to review code changes made by your team{linebreak}{linebreak}* Represent team members within the organization and publicly{linebreak}{linebreak}* Coordinate with other teams and departments{linebreak}{linebreak}* Support your team members to develop their career paths{linebreak}{linebreak}* Recruit and hire new team members{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}Qualifications{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* 4+ years of software development experience{linebreak}{linebreak}* 3+ years of leadership experience in the internet industry (team lead, senior developer, or manager){linebreak}{linebreak}* 5+ years experience supervising software engineering teams{linebreak}{linebreak}* Excellent verbal and written communication skills{linebreak}{linebreak}* Experience with services and server side development{linebreak}{linebreak}* BS in Computer Science or other relevant technical field or the equivalent in related work experience{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}Nice to Haves{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Previous experience working on a large, mature, open source project{linebreak}{linebreak}* Experience working with a geographically distributed software engineering team{linebreak}{linebreak}* Knowledge of PHP and JavaScript{linebreak}{linebreak}* Experience with open source software development{linebreak}{linebreak}* Contributing to the Wikipedia or Wikimedia project communities{linebreak}{linebreak}* Experience leading teams to refactor large code bases{linebreak}{linebreak}* Experience developing distributed systems{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}If you have any existing open source software that you've developed (these could be your own software or patches to other packages) or presented on, please share the URLs. Links to your projects on GitHub, GitLab, BitBucket, Presi, YouTube, Medium, etc. are exceptionally useful.{linebreak}{linebreak}The Wikimedia Foundation is... {linebreak}{linebreak}...the nonprofit organization that hosts and operates Wikipedia and the other Wikimedia free knowledge projects. Our vision is a world in which every single human can freely share in the sum of all knowledge. We believe that everyone has the potential to contribute something to our shared knowledge, and that everyone should be able to access that knowledge, free of interference. We host the Wikimedia projects, build software experiences for reading, contributing, and sharing Wikimedia content, support the volunteer communities and partners who make Wikimedia possible, and advocate for policies that enable Wikimedia and free knowledge to thrive. The Wikimedia Foundation is a charitable, not-for-profit organization that relies on donations. We receive financial support from millions of individuals around the world, with an average donation of about $15. We also receive donations through institutional grants and gifts. The Wikimedia Foundation is a United States 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization with offices in San Francisco, California, USA.{linebreak}{linebreak}The Wikimedia Foundation is an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage people with a diverse range of backgrounds to apply{linebreak}{linebreak}Benefits & Perks *{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Fully paid medical, dental and vision coverage for employees and their eligible families (yes, fully paid premiums!){linebreak}{linebreak}* The Wellness Program provides reimbursement for mind, body and soul activities such as fitness memberships, baby sitting, continuing education and much more{linebreak}{linebreak}* The 401(k) retirement plan offers matched contributions at 4% of annual salary{linebreak}{linebreak}* Flexible and generous time off - vacation, sick and volunteer days, plus 19 paid holidays - including the last week of the year.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Family friendly! 100% paid new parent leave for seven weeks plus an additional five weeks for pregnancy, flexible options to phase back in after leave, fully equipped lactation room.{linebreak}{linebreak}* For those emergency moments - long and short term disability, life insurance (2x salary) and an employee assistance program{linebreak}{linebreak}* Pre-tax savings plans for health care, child care, elder care, public transportation and parking expenses{linebreak}{linebreak}* Telecommuting and flexible work schedules available{linebreak}{linebreak}* Appropriate fuel for thinking and coding (aka, a pantry full of treats) and monthly massages to help staff relax{linebreak}{linebreak}* Great colleagues - diverse staff and contractors speaking dozens of languages from around the world, fantastic intellectual discourse, mission-driven and intensely passionate people{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* for benefits eligible staff, benefits may vary by location{linebreak}{linebreak}More information{linebreak}{linebreak}WMF{linebreak}{linebreak}Blog{linebreak}{linebreak}Annual Report - 2017{linebreak}{linebreak}Wikimedia 2030{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}

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{linebreak}Location: San Francisco, CA or Remote{linebreak}{linebreak}Summary{linebreak}{linebreak}Engineering Directors in Wikimedia Foundation’s Technology department support, motivate, and guide engineers who build and maintain the infrastructure of Wikimedia. The Director of Technical Engagement works with a cross functional group of operations engineers, software engineers, technical writers, developer advocates, and others with specialized roles to support and grow technical communities in the Wikimedia movement.{linebreak}{linebreak}This role focuses on creating teams and executing programs which empower technical contributions to the Wikimedia movement and efficient use of Wikimedia's internal and public APIs. Our programmatic work provides computing resources, custom data services, training in the use of software and services, and community growth support. We seek to attract new contributors interested in solving technical problems for the Wikimedia movement and to support their efforts to collaborate in producing sustainable, volunteer led, free and open source software projects. We also collaborate with other Wikimedia Foundation and affiliate organization teams to support use of Wikimedia's APIs and free/libre and open source software projects by organizations and individuals inside and outside of the Wikimedia movement.{linebreak}{linebreak}As with all Technology department Directors, this role has a significant people leadership component, including recruiting, retaining and developing a top notch, diverse and inclusive workforce and maintaining a positive and inclusive work environment in culture that embodies and celebrates our values. This role reports to the CTO.{linebreak}{linebreak}Key responsibilities:{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Ambassador for our values, code of conduct, and team norms{linebreak}{linebreak}* Collaboratively define departmental direction{linebreak}{linebreak}* Select, train, and support front-line managers{linebreak}{linebreak}* Lead program development aligned with departmental and organizational goals{linebreak}{linebreak}* Create and manage programmatic budgets{linebreak}{linebreak}* Develop team goals and track progress publicly and collaboratively{linebreak}{linebreak}* Organize teams to be effective in meeting their goals{linebreak}{linebreak}* Coordinate and communicate with other teams, departments, and the Wikimedia communities on relevant programs and projects{linebreak}{linebreak}* Represent team members within the organization and publicly{linebreak}{linebreak}* Support  team members individual career path development{linebreak}{linebreak}* Support and implement engineering  & management best practices{linebreak}{linebreak}* Lead efforts to recruit and hire new team members{linebreak}{linebreak}* Participate in organizational development working groups{linebreak}{linebreak}* Lead special projects as designated by the CTO{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}Job Skills:{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* BS in Computer Science or other relevant technical field or the equivalent in work experience{linebreak}{linebreak}* Significant  leadership experience in the internet industry{linebreak}{linebreak}* Proven experience managing software, operations engineering, or similar  teams{linebreak}{linebreak}* Outstanding written and verbal communication skills in diverse settings and audiences{linebreak}{linebreak}* Passion for technical community outreach and support{linebreak}{linebreak}* Demonstrable experience working in an agile software development environment{linebreak}{linebreak}* Experience managing geographically distributed teams{linebreak}{linebreak}* Understanding of cloud computing technologies{linebreak}{linebreak}* Experience with free and open source software development {linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}The Wikimedia Foundation is... {linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}...the nonprofit organization that hosts and operates Wikipedia and the other Wikimedia free knowledge projects. Our vision is a world in which every single human can freely share in the sum of all knowledge. We believe that everyone has the potential to contribute something to our shared knowledge, and that everyone should be able to access that knowledge, free of interference. We host the Wikimedia projects, build software experiences for reading, contributing, and sharing Wikimedia content, support the volunteer communities and partners who make Wikimedia possible, and advocate for policies that enable Wikimedia and free knowledge to thrive. The Wikimedia Foundation is a charitable, not-for-profit organization that relies on donations. We receive financial support from millions of individuals around the world, with an average donation of about $15. We also receive donations through institutional grants and gifts. The Wikimedia Foundation is a United States 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization with offices in San Francisco, California, USA.{linebreak}{linebreak}The Wikimedia Foundation is an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage people with a diverse range of backgrounds to apply{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}Benefits & Perks *{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Fully paid medical, dental and vision coverage for employees and their eligible families (yes, fully paid premiums!){linebreak}{linebreak}* The Wellness Program provides reimbursement for mind, body and soul activities such as fitness memberships, baby sitting, continuing education and much more{linebreak}{linebreak}* The 401(k) retirement plan offers matched contributions at 4% of annual salary{linebreak}{linebreak}* Flexible and generous time off - vacation, sick and volunteer days, plus 19 paid holidays - including the last week of the year.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Family friendly! 100% paid new parent leave for seven weeks plus an additional five weeks for pregnancy, flexible options to phase back in after leave, fully equipped lactation room.{linebreak}{linebreak}* For those emergency moments - long and short term disability, life insurance (2x salary) and an employee assistance program{linebreak}{linebreak}* Pre-tax savings plans for health care, child care, elder care, public transportation and parking expenses{linebreak}{linebreak}* Telecommuting and flexible work schedules available{linebreak}{linebreak}* Appropriate fuel for thinking and coding (aka, a pantry full of treats) and monthly massages to help staff relax{linebreak}{linebreak}* Great colleagues - diverse staff and contractors speaking dozens of languages from around the world, fantastic intellectual discourse, mission-driven and intensely passionate people{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* for benefits eligible staff, benefits may vary by location{linebreak}{linebreak}More information{linebreak}{linebreak}WMF{linebreak}{linebreak}Blog{linebreak}{linebreak}Annual Report - 2017{linebreak}{linebreak}Wikimedia 2030{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}

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{linebreak}Location: Remote{linebreak}{linebreak}Contract period: 6 months{linebreak}{linebreak}Summary{linebreak}{linebreak}Wikimedia projects are built to be collaborative, multilingual and usable by people from around the world. The Language team works on projects that enable users to work together, and to contribute in more than 300 languages. Currently the team is developing and maintaining translation tools and localisation infrastructure for software developed in Wikimedia Foundation.{linebreak}{linebreak}As a Software Engineer on the team you will be working with other Software Engineers, Product Managers, Designers and QA Engineers to write, review and test code, write documentation and participate in engineering discussions and other engineering activities.{linebreak}{linebreak}Our team is fully remote and team members work from various places around Europe and India.{linebreak}{linebreak}As a Software Engineer, we would like you to:{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Follow common software development discipline, which includes use of issue trackers and version control, code peer review, and synchronous and asynchronous communication methods.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Improve the reliability and maintainability of Wikimedia’s continuous localisation infrastructure by fixing bugs and developing new features, executing manual tasks and automating them.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Develop our translation tool (Translate) to enable our volunteer translators and translation admins to be more productive while translating various kind of for non-article content.{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}We value:{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Clearly and concisely communicating ideas about software and software development{linebreak}{linebreak}* A desire to create features that work well for everyone{linebreak}{linebreak}* Comfortable working in a multi-cultural, remote, distributed team across various time zones{linebreak}{linebreak}* An interest in working with legacy software and modernizing code{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}Requirements{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Bachelor's or master's degree; or equivalent professional experience{linebreak}{linebreak}* 2+ years of experience in software development{linebreak}{linebreak}* At least basic knowledge of web technologies, mainly PHP, JavaScript and CSS and desire to learn more on the job{linebreak}{linebreak}* Comfortable working with the command line{linebreak}{linebreak}* Knowledge of developing and debugging in Linux/Unix (LAMP) environments.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Interest in focused software engineering: you enjoy writing unit tests, reviewing code and responding to code reviews, and discussing architectural approach{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}Plus{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Experience with open source software development processes{linebreak}{linebreak}* System administration experience{linebreak}{linebreak}* Knowledge about ElasticSearch{linebreak}{linebreak}* Practical experience or studies in internationalization, localisation, linguistics or translation{linebreak}{linebreak}* Good command of more than one language{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}We'd like to see your work!  Here are a few things you'll need:{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* If there are any existing open source software that you've developed or translated (these could be your own software or patches to other packages), please share the URLs for the source. Links to your projects on GitHub, GitLab, BitBucket, etc. are exceptionally useful.{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak} The Wikimedia Foundation is... {linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}...the nonprofit organization that hosts and operates Wikipedia and the other Wikimedia free knowledge projects. Our vision is a world in which every single human can freely share in the sum of all knowledge. We believe that everyone has the potential to contribute something to our shared knowledge, and that everyone should be able to access that knowledge, free of interference. We host the Wikimedia projects, build software experiences for reading, contributing, and sharing Wikimedia content, support the volunteer communities and partners who make Wikimedia possible, and advocate for policies that enable Wikimedia and free knowledge to thrive. The Wikimedia Foundation is a charitable, not-for-profit organization that relies on donations. We receive financial support from millions of individuals around the world, with an average donation of about $15. We also receive donations through institutional grants and gifts. The Wikimedia Foundation is a United States 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization with offices in San Francisco, California, USA.{linebreak}{linebreak}The Wikimedia Foundation is an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage people with a diverse range of backgrounds to apply{linebreak}{linebreak}More information{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}WMF{linebreak}{linebreak}Blog{linebreak}{linebreak}Annual Report - 2017{linebreak}{linebreak}Wikimedia 2030{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}

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Software Engineer iOS


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{linebreak}Location: San Francisco, CA or Remote{linebreak}{linebreak}Summary{linebreak}{linebreak}The Wikimedia iOS team is a small but impactful group. We’re passionate about our global community of users and want to leverage the strengths of iOS to bring a world class Wikipedia experience to their fingertips.{linebreak}{linebreak}The team is looking for an experienced iOS software engineer who loves to empower and delight users with thoughtfully crafted apps. In this role, you will create new features, fix bugs, and define the future of Wikipedia on mobile devices.{linebreak}{linebreak}Responsibilities: {linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Ensure the quality of the app through thoughtful code architecture decisions, automated testing, and a passion for world class user experiences{linebreak}{linebreak}* Collaborate with design and product management to iterate on new features{linebreak}{linebreak}* Write clean, concise code in Objective-C and Swift{linebreak}{linebreak}* Mentor fellow engineers through technical collaboration and discussion {linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}Requirements:{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* 3+ years iOS development experience{linebreak}{linebreak}* 5+ years related professional experience{linebreak}{linebreak}* Work experience with both Objective-C and Swift{linebreak}{linebreak}* Contributed to at least one published app in the App Store{linebreak}{linebreak}* Technical leadership, including involvement in definition of software architecture{linebreak}{linebreak}* Familiarity with the iOS Human Interface Guidelines, implementation, and best practices{linebreak}{linebreak}* Excellent verbal and written communication skills{linebreak}{linebreak}* Bachelor’s degree in computer science or management information systems (or related area), software bootcamp certification, or equivalent work experience{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}Pluses: {linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Experience working in a remote environment{linebreak}{linebreak}* You have automated development processes (Bash, Ruby, Fastlane, etc){linebreak}{linebreak}* Your development workflow involves writing unit and UI tests using XCTest{linebreak}{linebreak}* Experience building software with web technologies (JavaScript, HTML, and CSS){linebreak}{linebreak}* Development of web services with Node.js or PHP (or both){linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}Got code?{linebreak}{linebreak}Show us your stuff! If you have any existing work that you’d like to highlight (these could be your own software or patches to other packages), please share the URLs. Links to GitHub or the App Store are exceptionally useful.{linebreak}{linebreak}And it would be even more awesome if you have this:{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Passion for Wikipedia and other Wikimedia projects{linebreak}{linebreak}* Fluency in languages other than English{linebreak}{linebreak}* Understanding of free culture / free software / open source principles{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak} The Wikimedia Foundation is... {linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}...the nonprofit organization that hosts and operates Wikipedia and the other Wikimedia free knowledge projects. Our vision is a world in which every single human can freely share in the sum of all knowledge. We believe that everyone has the potential to contribute something to our shared knowledge, and that everyone should be able to access that knowledge, free of interference. We host the Wikimedia projects, build software experiences for reading, contributing, and sharing Wikimedia content, support the volunteer communities and partners who make Wikimedia possible, and advocate for policies that enable Wikimedia and free knowledge to thrive. The Wikimedia Foundation is a charitable, not-for-profit organization that relies on donations. We receive financial support from millions of individuals around the world, with an average donation of about $15. We also receive donations through institutional grants and gifts. The Wikimedia Foundation is a United States 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization with offices in San Francisco, California, USA.{linebreak}{linebreak}The Wikimedia Foundation is an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage people with a diverse range of backgrounds to apply{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}Benefits & Perks *{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Fully paid medical, dental and vision coverage for employees and their eligible families (yes, fully paid premiums!){linebreak}{linebreak}* The Wellness Program provides reimbursement for mind, body and soul activities such as fitness memberships, baby sitting, continuing education and much more{linebreak}{linebreak}* The 401(k) retirement plan offers matched contributions at 4% of annual salary{linebreak}{linebreak}* Flexible and generous time off - vacation, sick and volunteer days, plus 19 paid holidays - including the last week of the year.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Family friendly! 100% paid new parent leave for seven weeks plus an additional five weeks for pregnancy, flexible options to phase back in after leave, fully equipped lactation room.{linebreak}{linebreak}* For those emergency moments - long and short term disability, life insurance (2x salary) and an employee assistance program{linebreak}{linebreak}* Pre-tax savings plans for health care, child care, elder care, public transportation and parking expenses{linebreak}{linebreak}* Telecommuting and flexible work schedules available{linebreak}{linebreak}* Appropriate fuel for thinking and coding (aka, a pantry full of treats) and monthly massages to help staff relax{linebreak}{linebreak}* Great colleagues - diverse staff and contractors speaking dozens of languages from around the world, fantastic intellectual discourse, mission-driven and intensely passionate people{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* for benefits eligible staff, benefits may vary by location{linebreak}{linebreak}More information{linebreak}{linebreak}WMF{linebreak}{linebreak}Blog{linebreak}{linebreak}Annual Report - 2017{linebreak}{linebreak}Wikimedia 2030{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}

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Senior Operations Engineer


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{linebreak}Location:San Francisco, CA or Remote{linebreak}{linebreak}Summary{linebreak}{linebreak}Come work within the Technology department at the Wikimedia Foundation! We are maintaining and extending a public cloud computing environment for the Wikimedia movement which provides tools, services, and support for technical collaborators contributing to Wikimedia projects. Our team maintains Infrastructure as a Service (OpenStack), Platform as a Service (Kubernetes, Son of Grid Engine), and numerous Data as a Service (MySQL/MariaDB, etc) products. The team works in partnership with the larger Wikimedia volunteer community to manage the physical and virtual resources that power the environment and provide technical support to volunteer developers and other Wikimedia Cloud Services users. Candidates need to be comfortable sharing ideas, providing guidance, following instructions, mentoring co-workers and volunteers, and communicating in public and asynchronous ways (mailing lists/forums/irc). Our team works remotely across the world and so can you!{linebreak}{linebreak}As a Cloud Services Senior Operations Engineer, we’d like you to do these things:{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Lead research, design, and implementation of Cloud Services infrastructure and services{linebreak}{linebreak}* Develop and support automation tools and processes to support maintenance, development, and deployment{linebreak}{linebreak}* Coordinate and communicate with other members of the Wikimedia engineering teams on relevant projects{linebreak}{linebreak}* Lead internal documentation efforts and mentor other staff in various aspects of Cloud Services infrastructure and services{linebreak}{linebreak}* Lead incident response, diagnosis and follow-up on system outages or alerts across Cloud Services infrastructure{linebreak}{linebreak}* Support volunteer and staff developers using Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) and Platform as a Service (PaaS) products{linebreak}{linebreak}* Participate in on-call support and off-hours coverage in a 24x7 environment{linebreak}{linebreak}* Share our values, respect our code of conduct, adhere to our team norms, and work in accordance with all three{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}Experience we’d like you to bring to the table:{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Senior level engineering mindset and strong experience in Linux ecosystems{linebreak}{linebreak}* Experience operating an elastic computing environment for customers (OpenStack, Cloudstack, ...){linebreak}{linebreak}* Experience running Docker and/or container technologies in a production environment{linebreak}{linebreak}* Experience with Open Source configuration management and orchestration tools (Puppet, Ansible, Chef, SaltStack, etc.){linebreak}{linebreak}* Strong development skills with a variety of scripting languages used in an SRE/Operations context (e.g. Python, Go, Bash, Ruby, etc.){linebreak}{linebreak}* Experience with remotely managing both bare-metal servers and virtualized environments{linebreak}{linebreak}* Experience with software and service deployment and package management, including (Debian) packaging as well as container systems{linebreak}{linebreak}* Deep knowledge of low-level systems troubleshooting and debugging (CPU/memory profiling, network/disk throughput){linebreak}{linebreak}* Experience offering first line technical support to peers and/or customers{linebreak}{linebreak}* Demonstrable experience developing and debugging web applications{linebreak}{linebreak}* Strong verbal and written proficiency with the English language{linebreak}{linebreak}* B.S. or M.S. in Computer Science or a related field or equivalent work experience{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}And it would be even more awesome if you have any experience with any of these:{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Experience participating in open source software projects and communities{linebreak}{linebreak}* Experience with Kubernetes, Docker Swarm, Mesos, or similar container orchestration platforms, including alternative container runtimes like cri-o, containerd and rkt.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Experience with the Go programming language{linebreak}{linebreak}* Experience with C/C++ programming and debugging{linebreak}{linebreak}* Ceph or other storage management experience{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}And it would be even more awesome if you have this:{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Passion for Wikipedia and other Wikimedia projects{linebreak}{linebreak}* Fluency in languages other than English{linebreak}{linebreak}* Understanding of free culture / free software / open source principles{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak} The Wikimedia Foundation is... {linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}...the nonprofit organization that hosts and operates Wikipedia and the other Wikimedia free knowledge projects. Our vision is a world in which every single human can freely share in the sum of all knowledge. We believe that everyone has the potential to contribute something to our shared knowledge, and that everyone should be able to access that knowledge, free of interference. We host the Wikimedia projects, build software experiences for reading, contributing, and sharing Wikimedia content, support the volunteer communities and partners who make Wikimedia possible, and advocate for policies that enable Wikimedia and free knowledge to thrive. The Wikimedia Foundation is a charitable, not-for-profit organization that relies on donations. We receive financial support from millions of individuals around the world, with an average donation of about $15. We also receive donations through institutional grants and gifts. The Wikimedia Foundation is a United States 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization with offices in San Francisco, California, USA.{linebreak}{linebreak}The Wikimedia Foundation is an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage people with a diverse range of backgrounds to apply{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}Benefits & Perks *{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Fully paid medical, dental and vision coverage for employees and their eligible families (yes, fully paid premiums!){linebreak}{linebreak}* The Wellness Program provides reimbursement for mind, body and soul activities such as fitness memberships, baby sitting, continuing education and much more{linebreak}{linebreak}* The 401(k) retirement plan offers matched contributions at 4% of annual salary{linebreak}{linebreak}* Flexible and generous time off - vacation, sick and volunteer days, plus 19 paid holidays - including the last week of the year.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Family friendly! 100% paid new parent leave for seven weeks plus an additional five weeks for pregnancy, flexible options to phase back in after leave, fully equipped lactation room.{linebreak}{linebreak}* For those emergency moments - long and short term disability, life insurance (2x salary) and an employee assistance program{linebreak}{linebreak}* Pre-tax savings plans for health care, child care, elder care, public transportation and parking expenses{linebreak}{linebreak}* Telecommuting and flexible work schedules available{linebreak}{linebreak}* Appropriate fuel for thinking and coding (aka, a pantry full of treats) and monthly massages to help staff relax{linebreak}{linebreak}* Great colleagues - diverse staff and contractors speaking dozens of languages from around the world, fantastic intellectual discourse, mission-driven and intensely passionate people{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* for benefits eligible staff, benefits may vary by location{linebreak}{linebreak}More information{linebreak}{linebreak}WMF{linebreak}{linebreak}Blog{linebreak}{linebreak}Annual Report - 2017{linebreak}{linebreak}Wikimedia 2030{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}

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{linebreak}Summary{linebreak}{linebreak}Can you envision yourself applying your technical communication skills to make a positive impact in the world? Come work within the Technology department at the Wikimedia Foundation! We are dedicated to supporting developers within and outside of the Wikimedia Foundation. You are someone who is comfortable sharing ideas, providing guidance, following instructions, mentoring volunteers, and communicating in public and asynchronous ways (mailing lists/forums/irc). Our teams work remotely and so can you!{linebreak}{linebreak}The Wikimedia Foundation is passionate about making it easier for people to use Wikimedia APIs and to contribute to the numerous FLOSS projects that the Wikimedia movement relies on to power their wikis. Towards that end, we are reimagining the team that is responsible for technical community outreach. We are shifting our focus towards producing sample code, tutorials, and other documentation designed to help introduce new concepts and provide a more complete picture of how to use the products and services of the Wikimedia movement. The Developer Advocacy Manager will be an active participant in this process by helping introduce new practices, mentor team members, and design programs.{linebreak}{linebreak}As the Developer Advocacy Manager, we'd like you to do these things:{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Lead a team of Developer Advocates and Technical Writers working to grow usage of Wikimedia APIs and participation in Wikimedia technical projects{linebreak}{linebreak}* Talk with teams, individual contributors at Wikimedia Foundation, and community volunteers to obtain an in-depth understanding of needs and requirements of technical contributors{linebreak}{linebreak}* Design programs to address gaps in technical outreach in collaboration with Foundation staff and community members{linebreak}{linebreak}* Help Wikimedia technical teams inside and outside the Foundation to increase adoption of their products and participation in their programs involving technical audiences{linebreak}{linebreak}* Collaborate with partner organizations and large scale users of Wikimedia APIs to improve their integrations with Wikimedia projects{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}Experience we'd like you to bring to our mission:{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* History of producing documentation, sample code, and presentations for one or more products in a Developer Advocate role{linebreak}{linebreak}* Ability to understand complex technical concepts and make them understandable for others{linebreak}{linebreak}* Excellent written and verbal communication skills{linebreak}{linebreak}* Dedication and ability to communicate clearly and patiently with individuals from our international communities of volunteer developers{linebreak}{linebreak}* Appreciation for and desire to better understand diverse groups of people, cultures and learners; fosters an open environment of inclusion and equity in the workplace, volunteer spaces, and beyond{linebreak}{linebreak}* Strong interpersonal skills, with track record of modeling good social and development practices{linebreak}{linebreak}* Bachelor's degree or equivalent in work experience{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}And it would be even more awesome if you have any experience with any of these:{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Team lead/line manager experience{linebreak}{linebreak}* Experience interacting with free and open-source software projects and communities{linebreak}{linebreak}* Experience working with communities of volunteers{linebreak}{linebreak}* Experience supporting diversity in communities (gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, native language, cultural background, age...){linebreak}{linebreak}* Experience using PHP, Python, Node.js, or other languages to build web applications{linebreak}{linebreak}* Strong working knowledge of collaborative editing and wikis{linebreak}{linebreak}* Ability to write in explanatory and procedural styles for multiple audiences{linebreak}{linebreak}* Experience contributing to Wikipedia, Wikibooks, or other sister projects in the Wikimedia family {linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}We would love to see an example of your amazing technical writing skills as part of your application!  Please submit a link to a sample of your work when you apply. {linebreak}{linebreak}The Wikimedia Foundation is... {linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}...the nonprofit organization that hosts and operates Wikipedia and the other Wikimedia free knowledge projects. Our vision is a world in which every single human can freely share in the sum of all knowledge. We believe that everyone has the potential to contribute something to our shared knowledge, and that everyone should be able to access that knowledge, free of interference. We host the Wikimedia projects, build software experiences for reading, contributing, and sharing Wikimedia content, support the volunteer communities and partners who make Wikimedia possible, and advocate for policies that enable Wikimedia and free knowledge to thrive. The Wikimedia Foundation is a charitable, not-for-profit organization that relies on donations. We receive financial support from millions of individuals around the world, with an average donation of about $15. We also receive donations through institutional grants and gifts. The Wikimedia Foundation is a United States 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization with offices in San Francisco, California, USA.{linebreak}{linebreak}The Wikimedia Foundation is an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage people with a diverse range of backgrounds to apply{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}Benefits & Perks *{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Fully paid medical, dental and vision coverage for employees and their eligible families (yes, fully paid premiums!){linebreak}{linebreak}* The Wellness Program provides reimbursement for mind, body and soul activities such as fitness memberships, baby sitting, continuing education and much more{linebreak}{linebreak}* The 401(k) retirement plan offers matched contributions at 4% of annual salary{linebreak}{linebreak}* Flexible and generous time off - vacation, sick and volunteer days, plus 19 paid holidays - including the last week of the year.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Family friendly! 100% paid new parent leave for seven weeks plus an additional five weeks for pregnancy, flexible options to phase back in after leave, fully equipped lactation room.{linebreak}{linebreak}* For those emergency moments - long and short term disability, life insurance (2x salary) and an employee assistance program{linebreak}{linebreak}* Pre-tax savings plans for health care, child care, elder care, public transportation and parking expenses{linebreak}{linebreak}* Telecommuting and flexible work schedules available{linebreak}{linebreak}* Appropriate fuel for thinking and coding (aka, a pantry full of treats) and monthly massages to help staff relax{linebreak}{linebreak}* Great colleagues - diverse staff and contractors speaking dozens of languages from around the world, fantastic intellectual discourse, mission-driven and intensely passionate people{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* for benefits eligible staff, benefits may vary by location{linebreak}{linebreak}More information{linebreak}{linebreak}WMF{linebreak}{linebreak}Blog{linebreak}{linebreak}Annual Report - 2017{linebreak}{linebreak}Wikimedia 2030{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}

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Wikimedia Foundation

Engineering Manager Apps


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{linebreak}Location: San Francisco, CA or Remote{linebreak}{linebreak}Summary{linebreak}{linebreak}The Wikimedia Foundation is looking for an Engineering Manager to help us build apps that enable our communities to achieve our Vision: a world in which every single human being can freely share in the sum of all knowledge.  Engineering Managers at Wikipedia support engineers who build features and products used by people around the world. This is an opportunity to do good while having a high level of impact at a large-scale media property.  You will join the Audiences department, where we build experiences for learning through Wikipedia content.{linebreak}{linebreak}We are a family friendly employer and have a great benefits package. We look forward to your application.{linebreak}{linebreak}Responsibilities:{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Coach engineers in being effective at meeting their goals{linebreak}{linebreak}* Develop goals and track progress publicly and collaboratively{linebreak}{linebreak}* Represent team members within the organization and publicly{linebreak}{linebreak}* Coordinate with other teams and departments{linebreak}{linebreak}* Support your team members to develop their career paths{linebreak}{linebreak}* Recruit and hire new team members{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}Requirements:{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* BS in Computer Science or other relevant technical field or the equivalent in work experience{linebreak}{linebreak}* 3+ years’ experience in mobile apps{linebreak}{linebreak}* Experience supervising software engineering teams{linebreak}{linebreak}* Outstanding written and verbal communication skills{linebreak}{linebreak}* Passion for high fidelity native app experiences{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}Pluses:{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Experience working with a geographically distributed software engineering team{linebreak}{linebreak}* Experience with open source software development{linebreak}{linebreak}* 3+ years of experience working in agile software development environments{linebreak}{linebreak}* Experience with service based architecture{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}Code and presentations{linebreak}{linebreak}If you have any existing open source software that you've developed (these could be your own software or patches to other packages) or presented on, please share the URLs. Links to your projects on GitHub, GitLab, BitBucket, Presi, YouTube, Medium, etc. are exceptionally useful.{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}The Wikimedia Foundation is... {linebreak}{linebreak}...the nonprofit organization that hosts and operates Wikipedia and the other Wikimedia free knowledge projects. Our vision is a world in which every single human can freely share in the sum of all knowledge. We believe that everyone has the potential to contribute something to our shared knowledge, and that everyone should be able to access that knowledge, free of interference. We host the Wikimedia projects, build software experiences for reading, contributing, and sharing Wikimedia content, support the volunteer communities and partners who make Wikimedia possible, and advocate for policies that enable Wikimedia and free knowledge to thrive. The Wikimedia Foundation is a charitable, not-for-profit organization that relies on donations. We receive financial support from millions of individuals around the world, with an average donation of about $15. We also receive donations through institutional grants and gifts. The Wikimedia Foundation is a United States 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization with offices in San Francisco, California, USA.{linebreak}{linebreak}The Wikimedia Foundation is an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage people with a diverse range of backgrounds to apply{linebreak}{linebreak}Benefits & Perks *{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Fully paid medical, dental and vision coverage for employees and their eligible families (yes, fully paid premiums!){linebreak}{linebreak}* The Wellness Program provides reimbursement for mind, body and soul activities such as fitness memberships, baby sitting, continuing education and much more{linebreak}{linebreak}* The 401(k) retirement plan offers matched contributions at 4% of annual salary{linebreak}{linebreak}* Flexible and generous time off - vacation, sick and volunteer days, plus 19 paid holidays - including the last week of the year.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Family friendly! 100% paid new parent leave for seven weeks plus an additional five weeks for pregnancy, flexible options to phase back in after leave, fully equipped lactation room.{linebreak}{linebreak}* For those emergency moments - long and short term disability, life insurance (2x salary) and an employee assistance program{linebreak}{linebreak}* Pre-tax savings plans for health care, child care, elder care, public transportation and parking expenses{linebreak}{linebreak}* Telecommuting and flexible work schedules available{linebreak}{linebreak}* Appropriate fuel for thinking and coding (aka, a pantry full of treats) and monthly massages to help staff relax{linebreak}{linebreak}* Great colleagues - diverse staff and contractors speaking dozens of languages from around the world, fantastic intellectual discourse, mission-driven and intensely passionate people{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* for benefits eligible staff, benefits may vary by location{linebreak}{linebreak}More information{linebreak}{linebreak}WMF{linebreak}{linebreak}Blog{linebreak}{linebreak}Annual Report - 2017{linebreak}{linebreak}Wikimedia 2030{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}

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Wikimedia Foundation

Developer


Wikimedia Foundation


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{linebreak}Location: San Francisco, CA or Remote{linebreak}{linebreak}Come join the Wikimedia Foundation’s Technology department. You’ll be join the team that provides the development, testing, and deployment experience for all of our internal staff and external volunteer engineers. We care about the intersection of the developer experience and site reliability. Our team works remotely and so can you!{linebreak}{linebreak}You will be leading the effort to improve overall developer productivity. We will want you to create a replacement for our homebuilt Vagrant-based local development environment using the latest technologies such as Kubernetes (minikube), Docker, and Helm. You will be working closely with several teams and volunteers in the community.{linebreak}{linebreak}Responsibilities{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Help engineer container based tooling for MediaWiki application development and deployment{linebreak}{linebreak}* Maintain integration of developer tooling into a continuous delivery pipeline{linebreak}{linebreak}* Proactively find and create productivity improvements{linebreak}{linebreak}* Working in a highly collaborative and open organization and community{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}Requirements{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Proficiency with software, systems, or devops engineering{linebreak}{linebreak}* Collaboration skills are as, if not more, important as technical skills{linebreak}{linebreak}* Experience with continuous integration/deployment systems{linebreak}{linebreak}* Experience with virtualization or container technologies{linebreak}{linebreak}* Experience with server configuration management software{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}Nice to haves{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Free Software experience{linebreak}{linebreak}* Experience working in a remote-first organization{linebreak}{linebreak}* Experience using a Kubernetes environment{linebreak}{linebreak}* MediaWiki and/or Wikimedia project experience{linebreak}{linebreak}* Golang experience{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak} The Wikimedia Foundation is... {linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}...the nonprofit organization that supports Wikipedia and the other Wikimedia free knowledge projects. Our vision is a world in which every single human can freely share in the sum of all knowledge. We believe that everyone has the potential to contribute something to our shared knowledge, and that everyone should be able to access that knowledge, free of interference. We host the Wikimedia projects, build software experiences for reading, contributing, and sharing Wikimedia content, support the volunteer communities and partners who make Wikimedia possible, and advocate for policies that enable Wikimedia and free knowledge to thrive. The Wikimedia Foundation is a charitable, not-for-profit organization that relies on donations. We receive financial support from millions of individuals around the world, with an average donation of about $15. We also receive donations through institutional grants and gifts. The Wikimedia Foundation is a United States 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization with offices in San Francisco, California, USA.{linebreak}{linebreak}The Wikimedia Foundation is an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage people with a diverse range of backgrounds to apply{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}Benefits & Perks *{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Fully paid medical, dental and vision coverage for employees and their eligible families (yes, fully paid premiums!){linebreak}{linebreak}* The Wellness Program provides reimbursement for mind, body and soul activities such as fitness memberships, baby sitting, continuing education and much more{linebreak}{linebreak}* The 401(k) retirement plan offers matched contributions at 4% of annual salary{linebreak}{linebreak}* Flexible and generous time off - vacation, sick and volunteer days, plus 19 paid holidays - including the last week of the year.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Family friendly! 100% paid new parent leave for seven weeks plus an additional five weeks for pregnancy, flexible options to phase back in after leave, fully equipped lactation room.{linebreak}{linebreak}* For those emergency moments - long and short term disability, life insurance (2x salary) and an employee assistance program{linebreak}{linebreak}* Pre-tax savings plans for health care, child care, elder care, public transportation and parking expenses{linebreak}{linebreak}* Telecommuting and flexible work schedules available{linebreak}{linebreak}* Appropriate fuel for thinking and coding (aka, a pantry full of treats) and monthly massages to help staff relax{linebreak}{linebreak}* Great colleagues - diverse staff and contractors speaking dozens of languages from around the world, fantastic intellectual discourse, mission-driven and intensely passionate people{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* for benefits eligible staff, benefits may vary by location{linebreak}{linebreak}More information{linebreak}{linebreak}WMF{linebreak}{linebreak}Blog{linebreak}{linebreak}Annual Report - 2017{linebreak}{linebreak}Wikimedia 2030{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}

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Wikimedia Foundation

Software Engineer Fundraising Tech


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{linebreak}Summary{linebreak}{linebreak}We are searching for an experienced full-stack web engineer to join the Wikimedia Fundraising Engineering team.  Each year, small donations from hundreds of thousands of individuals constitute the majority of the budget for the Wikimedia Foundation. This money is used primarily for projects, such as Wikipedia, and operational costs. We are looking for someone who wants to help Wikimedia’s non-profit fundraiser become more accessible worldwide, while maintaining integrity and scalability across changing markets and over numerous device types.{linebreak}{linebreak}We'd like you to do these things:{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Support Wikimedia’s online fundraising goals worldwide by integrating with new payment providers and implementing new payment methods{linebreak}{linebreak}* Help the team surface important patterns and trends by improving internal visibility and reporting capabilities{linebreak}{linebreak}* Share the ongoing responsibility of maintaining the security and integrity of the existing donation infrastructure{linebreak}{linebreak}* Provide an increased level of engineering support during particularly high-traffic or critical campaigns{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}We'd like you to have these skills:{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Three years experience developing in PHP or similar web scripting language(s){linebreak}{linebreak}* Experience developing, deploying, and debugging in LAMP environments{linebreak}{linebreak}* BS in Computer Science or the equivalent in relevant work experience{linebreak}{linebreak}* Knowledge of MySQL and other relational databases{linebreak}{linebreak}* Comfortable working with JavaScript/HTML/CSS for front-end development{linebreak}{linebreak}* Expertise integrating with third-party web APIs, and maintaining those integrations{linebreak}{linebreak}* Highly collaborative work style{linebreak}{linebreak}* Passion for working in open source{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}And it would be even more awesome if you have experience with:{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Previous experience working with the following:{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Open-source software architecture and development{linebreak}{linebreak}* Payments-related code{linebreak}{linebreak}* Device-specific / mobile code{linebreak}{linebreak}* CiviCRM or other fundraising software{linebreak}{linebreak}* MediaWiki, Drupal and other open source PHP-based CMS systems{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Experience working remotely, or with a distributed team{linebreak}{linebreak}* Ability to develop and maintain software with high security and accuracy requirements, at scale{linebreak}{linebreak}* Familiarity with cross-browser compatibility testing{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}Show us your stuff!{linebreak}{linebreak}If you have any existing open source software that you've developed (these could be your own software or patches to other packages), please share the URLs for the source. Links to GitHub, etc. are exceptionally useful.  We would also like to see any technical blogs to which you contribute.{linebreak}{linebreak} The Wikimedia Foundation is... {linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}...the nonprofit organization that supports Wikipedia and the other Wikimedia free knowledge projects. Our vision is a world in which every single human can freely share in the sum of all knowledge. We believe that everyone has the potential to contribute something to our shared knowledge, and that everyone should be able to access that knowledge, free of interference. We host the Wikimedia projects, build software experiences for reading, contributing, and sharing Wikimedia content, support the volunteer communities and partners who make Wikimedia possible, and advocate for policies that enable Wikimedia and free knowledge to thrive. The Wikimedia Foundation is a charitable, not-for-profit organization that relies on donations. We receive financial support from millions of individuals around the world, with an average donation of about $15. We also receive donations through institutional grants and gifts. The Wikimedia Foundation is a United States 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization with offices in San Francisco, California, USA.{linebreak}{linebreak}The Wikimedia Foundation is an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage people with a diverse range of backgrounds to apply{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}Benefits & Perks *{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Fully paid medical, dental and vision coverage for employees and their eligible families (yes, fully paid premiums!){linebreak}{linebreak}* The Wellness Program provides reimbursement for mind, body and soul activities such as fitness memberships, baby sitting, continuing education and much more{linebreak}{linebreak}* The 401(k) retirement plan offers matched contributions at 4% of annual salary{linebreak}{linebreak}* Flexible and generous time off - vacation, sick and volunteer days, plus 19 paid holidays - including the last week of the year.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Family friendly! 100% paid new parent leave for seven weeks plus an additional five weeks for pregnancy, flexible options to phase back in after leave, fully equipped lactation room.{linebreak}{linebreak}* For those emergency moments - long and short term disability, life insurance (2x salary) and an employee assistance program{linebreak}{linebreak}* Pre-tax savings plans for health care, child care, elder care, public transportation and parking expenses{linebreak}{linebreak}* Telecommuting and flexible work schedules available{linebreak}{linebreak}* Appropriate fuel for thinking and coding (aka, a pantry full of treats) and monthly massages to help staff relax{linebreak}{linebreak}* Great colleagues - diverse staff and contractors speaking dozens of languages from around the world, fantastic intellectual discourse, mission-driven and intensely passionate people{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* for benefits eligible staff, benefits may vary by location{linebreak}{linebreak}More information{linebreak}{linebreak}WMF{linebreak}{linebreak}Blog{linebreak}{linebreak}Annual Report - 2017{linebreak}{linebreak}Wikimedia 2030

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Wikimedia Foundation

Senior Software Engineer


Wikimedia Foundation


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{linebreak}Location: San Francisco, CA or Remote{linebreak}{linebreak}Come join the Wikimedia Foundation’s Technology department. You’ll be join the team that provides the development, testing, and deployment experience for all of our internal staff and external volunteer engineers. We care about the intersection of the developer experience and site reliability. Our team works remotely and so can you!{linebreak}{linebreak}You are a technical leader willing to take on the hard problems. You are also a mentor who grows the capacity of those around you.{linebreak}{linebreak}In this role you will be a technical leader for the Release Engineering Team taking on the cross-cutting projects to reduce down time, increase resiliency, and more quickly push changes to production.{linebreak}{linebreak}Responsibilities{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* You will be directly responsible for deployments and moving towards more ideal solutions{linebreak}{linebreak}* Lead the effort to utilize container based tooling for MediaWiki application development and deployment{linebreak}{linebreak}* Maintain Release Engineering systems (deployment, continuous integration, issue tracking, and code review){linebreak}{linebreak}* Integrate developer tooling into our continuous delivery pipeline{linebreak}{linebreak}* Be a role model for effective and collaborative engineering practices{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}Requirements{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* 5+ years of relevant work experience{linebreak}{linebreak}* 3+ years of technical leadership experience{linebreak}{linebreak}* Excellent verbal and written communication skills{linebreak}{linebreak}* Collaboration and consensus making skills are as, if not more, important as technical skills{linebreak}{linebreak}* Highly proficient with software, systems, and devops engineering{linebreak}{linebreak}* Expertise with continuous integration/deployment systems{linebreak}{linebreak}* Expertise with virtualization or container technologies{linebreak}{linebreak}* Expertise with server configuration management software{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak} The Wikimedia Foundation is... {linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}...the nonprofit organization that supports Wikipedia and the other Wikimedia free knowledge projects. Our vision is a world in which every single human can freely share in the sum of all knowledge. We believe that everyone has the potential to contribute something to our shared knowledge, and that everyone should be able to access that knowledge, free of interference. We host the Wikimedia projects, build software experiences for reading, contributing, and sharing Wikimedia content, support the volunteer communities and partners who make Wikimedia possible, and advocate for policies that enable Wikimedia and free knowledge to thrive. The Wikimedia Foundation is a charitable, not-for-profit organization that relies on donations. We receive financial support from millions of individuals around the world, with an average donation of about $15. We also receive donations through institutional grants and gifts. The Wikimedia Foundation is a United States 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization with offices in San Francisco, California, USA.{linebreak}{linebreak}The Wikimedia Foundation is an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage people with a diverse range of backgrounds to apply{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}Benefits & Perks *{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Fully paid medical, dental and vision coverage for employees and their eligible families (yes, fully paid premiums!){linebreak}{linebreak}* The Wellness Program provides reimbursement for mind, body and soul activities such as fitness memberships, baby sitting, continuing education and much more{linebreak}{linebreak}* The 401(k) retirement plan offers matched contributions at 4% of annual salary{linebreak}{linebreak}* Flexible and generous time off - vacation, sick and volunteer days, plus 19 paid holidays - including the last week of the year.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Family friendly! 100% paid new parent leave for seven weeks plus an additional five weeks for pregnancy, flexible options to phase back in after leave, fully equipped lactation room.{linebreak}{linebreak}* For those emergency moments - long and short term disability, life insurance (2x salary) and an employee assistance program{linebreak}{linebreak}* Pre-tax savings plans for health care, child care, elder care, public transportation and parking expenses{linebreak}{linebreak}* Telecommuting and flexible work schedules available{linebreak}{linebreak}* Appropriate fuel for thinking and coding (aka, a pantry full of treats) and monthly massages to help staff relax{linebreak}{linebreak}* Great colleagues - diverse staff and contractors speaking dozens of languages from around the world, fantastic intellectual discourse, mission-driven and intensely passionate people{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* for benefits eligible staff, benefits may vary by location{linebreak}{linebreak}More information{linebreak}{linebreak}WMF{linebreak}{linebreak}Blog{linebreak}{linebreak}Annual Report - 2017{linebreak}{linebreak}Wikimedia 2030{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}

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Engineer Services


Wikimedia Foundation


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{linebreak}Wikipedia is where the world turns to understand almost any topic — The Wikimedia Foundation is the nonprofit that operates Wikipedia and its sister projects with a small staff.  We are looking for a great engineer who wants to modernize the infrastructure underlying Wikipedia and make it scalable and sustainable. If this excites you we welcome you to join us.{linebreak}{linebreak}Description{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Contribute to a dedicated team that develops and evolves the software infrastructure powering the Wikimedia projects{linebreak}{linebreak}* Gather requirements and architect software solutions supporting the Foundation’s strategic direction{linebreak}{linebreak}* Create modular, highly-scalable, distributed services{linebreak}{linebreak}* Assist and mentor other teams in integrating their projects with the core software platform{linebreak}{linebreak}* Build automated tests and thorough monitoring for the components being developed, and help package them for internal and third-party distribution.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Change the world for more than half a billion people every month ;){linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}Example Projects{linebreak}{linebreak}Here are some of the projects you would be contributing to:{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Distributed storage component. Our datasets include tens of terabytes of content spread across multiple data centres, which can be quite challenging and time-consuming when developing features and products. Our team is tasked with designing and implementing a PaaS-like robust, distributed storage component that can easily be leveraged to speed up new user-facing features and products.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Session management service. Privacy is of great concern to Wikipedia’s communities. By isolating session management into a separate service, we are minimising the attack surface and increasing the security of our systems.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Event propagation and dependency tracking. While the number of direct edits is rather small, they can cause updates to several million pages at once. Hence, our infrastructure must be able to reliably update the databases and HTML representations and purge content from the caches at large scale.  {linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}Requirements{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* You have experience building large-scale server applications.{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* You think about clusters, caching and latencies{linebreak}{linebreak}* You are familiar with issues in large-scale systems and are eager to learn new technology{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* You are familiar with a diverse set of programming languages and have a solid understanding of core engineering concepts:{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Unix process and concurrency models{linebreak}{linebreak}* Server application deployment and infrastructure automation{linebreak}{linebreak}* Relational & distributed databases (e.g. MySQL, Cassandra, Riak, HBase, DynamoDB){linebreak}{linebreak}* Principles of fault tolerance and security{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* With freedom comes responsibility; you direct your own work and are proactive in seeking input{linebreak}{linebreak}* You have a scientific mindset and empirically test your hypotheses{linebreak}{linebreak}* BS, MS, or PhD in Computer Science or equivalent work experience{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}Pluses{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Familiarity with Node.js{linebreak}{linebreak}* Experience with contributing to open source software and free culture{linebreak}{linebreak}* Self-organised, with experience in working in a geographically-distributed environment{linebreak}{linebreak}* You know what it means to be a volunteer or to coordinate the work of volunteers{linebreak}{linebreak}* Big ups if you are a contributor to Wikipedia and/or its sister projects{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}Show us your stuff! If you have any existing open source software that you've developed (these could be your own software or patches to other packages), please share the URLs for the source. Links to GitHub, etc. are exceptionally useful.{linebreak}{linebreak}The Wikimedia Foundation is... {linebreak}{linebreak}...the nonprofit organization that supports Wikipedia and the other Wikimedia free knowledge projects. Our vision is a world in which every single human can freely share in the sum of all knowledge. We believe that everyone has the potential to contribute something to our shared knowledge, and that everyone should be able to access that knowledge, free of interference. We host the Wikimedia projects, build software experiences for reading, contributing, and sharing Wikimedia content, support the volunteer communities and partners who make Wikimedia possible, and advocate for policies that enable Wikimedia and free knowledge to thrive. The Wikimedia Foundation is a charitable, not-for-profit organization that relies on donations. We receive financial support from millions of individuals around the world, with an average donation of about $15. We also receive donations through institutional grants and gifts. The Wikimedia Foundation is a United States 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization with offices in San Francisco, California, USA.{linebreak}{linebreak}The Wikimedia Foundation is an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage people with a diverse range of backgrounds to apply.{linebreak}{linebreak}Benefits & Perks * {linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Fully paid medical, dental and vision coverage for employees and their eligible families (yes, fully paid premiums!){linebreak}{linebreak}* The Wellness Program provides reimbursement for mind, body and soul activities such as fitness memberships, baby sitting, continuing education and much more{linebreak}{linebreak}* The 401(k) retirement plan offers matched contributions at 4% of annual salary{linebreak}{linebreak}* Flexible and generous time off - vacation, sick and volunteer days, plus 19 paid holidays - including the last week of the year.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Family friendly! 100% paid new parent leave for seven weeks plus an additional five weeks for pregnancy, flexible options to phase back in after leave, fully equipped lactation room.{linebreak}{linebreak}* For those emergency moments - long and short term disability, life insurance (2x salary) and an employee assistance program{linebreak}{linebreak}* Pre-tax savings plans for health care, child care, elder care, public transportation and parking expenses{linebreak}{linebreak}* Telecommuting and flexible work schedules available{linebreak}{linebreak}* Appropriate fuel for thinking and coding (aka, a pantry full of treats) and monthly massages to help staff relax{linebreak}{linebreak}* Great colleagues - diverse staff and contractors speaking dozens of languages from around the world, fantastic intellectual discourse, mission-driven and intensely passionate people{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* for benefits eligible staff, benefits may vary by location{linebreak}{linebreak}More information{linebreak}{linebreak}WMF{linebreak}{linebreak}Blog{linebreak}{linebreak}Annual Report - 2017{linebreak}{linebreak}Wikimedia 2030

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Wikimedia Foundation

Information Security Analyst


Wikimedia Foundation


infosec

analyst

infosec

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{linebreak}Summary{linebreak}{linebreak}We are looking for a smart security practitioner with an interest in large scale systems. You understand the importance of testing and documentation, and common pitfalls in developing secure web applications. You must have a passion for the WMF mission. We do (almost) everything publicly, and volunteers can add arbitrary JavaScript to our site. That should both frighten and thrill you.{linebreak}{linebreak}Privacy is one of the core values of the Wikimedia Foundation and you will be joining the team responsible for providing technical and governance security solutions to ensure the confidentiality, integrity and availability of Wikimedia applications.  This is your opportunity to participate in and provide security and privacy solutions so together we can create a world in which everyone can freely share in the sum of all knowledge.  {linebreak}{linebreak}This is what you will be doing:{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Review security controls, policies and procedures and provide recommendations for the adaption of new technologies or policies.  {linebreak}{linebreak}* Conduct internal and external security audits{linebreak}{linebreak}* Provide support for security incidents or events{linebreak}{linebreak}* Evaluate current organizational risk and threat profile{linebreak}{linebreak}* Identify improvement areas and provide organization wide security awareness training.  {linebreak}{linebreak}* Work with teams to ensure they make safe, compliant, design and architectural decisions{linebreak}{linebreak}* Participate in privacy initiatives{linebreak}{linebreak}* Participate in operational security initiatives{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}You’ll need these skills and experience:{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* 5+ years experience as part of an Information Security team{linebreak}{linebreak}* CISSP/GIAC{linebreak}{linebreak}* Experience in policy creation and enforcement{linebreak}{linebreak}* Experience with Threat Modeling and Risk Assessments{linebreak}{linebreak}* Experience in Incident Response{linebreak}{linebreak}* Bachelor’s degree in CS or related field or the equivalent in work related experience{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}Pluses{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Wikimedia community experience{linebreak}{linebreak}* Interest in/passion for all things open source{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}The Wikimedia Foundation is... {linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}...the nonprofit organization that supports Wikipedia and the other Wikimedia free knowledge projects. Our vision is a world in which every single human can freely share in the sum of all knowledge. We believe that everyone has the potential to contribute something to our shared knowledge, and that everyone should be able to access that knowledge, free of interference. We host the Wikimedia projects, build software experiences for reading, contributing, and sharing Wikimedia content, support the volunteer communities and partners who make Wikimedia possible, and advocate for policies that enable Wikimedia and free knowledge to thrive. The Wikimedia Foundation is a charitable, not-for-profit organization that relies on donations. We receive financial support from millions of individuals around the world, with an average donation of about $15. We also receive donations through institutional grants and gifts. The Wikimedia Foundation is a United States 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization with offices in San Francisco, California, USA.{linebreak}{linebreak}The Wikimedia Foundation is an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage people with a diverse range of backgrounds to apply{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}Benefits & Perks *{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Fully paid medical, dental and vision coverage for employees and their eligible families (yes, fully paid premiums!){linebreak}{linebreak}* The Wellness Program provides reimbursement for mind, body and soul activities such as fitness memberships, baby sitting, continuing education and much more{linebreak}{linebreak}* The 401(k) retirement plan offers matched contributions at 4% of annual salary{linebreak}{linebreak}* Flexible and generous time off - vacation, sick and volunteer days, plus 19 paid holidays - including the last week of the year.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Family friendly! 100% paid new parent leave for seven weeks plus an additional five weeks for pregnancy, flexible options to phase back in after leave, fully equipped lactation room.{linebreak}{linebreak}* For those emergency moments - long and short term disability, life insurance (2x salary) and an employee assistance program{linebreak}{linebreak}* Pre-tax savings plans for health care, child care, elder care, public transportation and parking expenses{linebreak}{linebreak}* Telecommuting and flexible work schedules available{linebreak}{linebreak}* Appropriate fuel for thinking and coding (aka, a pantry full of treats) and monthly massages to help staff relax{linebreak}{linebreak}* Great colleagues - diverse staff and contractors speaking dozens of languages from around the world, fantastic intellectual discourse, mission-driven and intensely passionate people{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* for benefits eligible staff, benefits may vary by location{linebreak}{linebreak}More information{linebreak}{linebreak}WMF{linebreak}{linebreak}Blog{linebreak}{linebreak}Annual Report - 2017{linebreak}{linebreak}Wikimedia 2030{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}

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Wikimedia Foundation

Privacy Engineer


Wikimedia Foundation


engineer

engineer

7mo

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{linebreak}Summary{linebreak}{linebreak}We are looking for a privacy practitioner to partner with research, engineering, legal and security teams at the Wikimedia Foundation to help build new features that allow these teams and others to create new and exciting ways to share knowledge while respecting our users' privacy.  You must have a passion for the WMF mission. We do (almost) everything publicly, and volunteers can add arbitrary JavaScript to our site. That should both frighten and thrill you.{linebreak}{linebreak}Privacy is one of the core values of the Wikimedia Foundation and you will be joining the team responsible for providing technical and governance security solutions to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of Wikimedia applications.  This is your opportunity to participate in and provide security and privacy solutions so together we can create a world in which everyone can freely share in the sum of all knowledge.  {linebreak}{linebreak}Responsibilities:{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Develop technical solutions to help mitigate privacy vulnerabilities.  {linebreak}{linebreak}* Conduct internal and external privacy audits{linebreak}{linebreak}* Provide support for security and privacy incidents or events{linebreak}{linebreak}* Evaluate current organizational privacy risk profile{linebreak}{linebreak}* Identify improvement areas and provide organization wide privacy awareness training.  {linebreak}{linebreak}* Work with teams to ensure they make safe, compliant, design and architectural decisions{linebreak}{linebreak}* Work with legal to evaluate current and upcoming privacy initiatives and laws{linebreak}{linebreak}* Work across the foundation to implement Privacy by Design{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}Requirements:{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Understanding of best practices in data handling and privacy{linebreak}{linebreak}* Software engineering experience{linebreak}{linebreak}* Experience in policy creation and enforcement{linebreak}{linebreak}* Data Anonymization{linebreak}{linebreak}* Experience in Incident Response{linebreak}{linebreak}* Bachelor’s degree in CS or related field or the equivalent in work related experience{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}Pluses:{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Wikimedia community experience{linebreak}{linebreak}* Interest in/passion for all things open source{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}The Wikimedia Foundation is... {linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}...the nonprofit organization that supports Wikipedia and the other Wikimedia free knowledge projects. Our vision is a world in which every single human can freely share in the sum of all knowledge. We believe that everyone has the potential to contribute something to our shared knowledge, and that everyone should be able to access that knowledge, free of interference. We host the Wikimedia projects, build software experiences for reading, contributing, and sharing Wikimedia content, support the volunteer communities and partners who make Wikimedia possible, and advocate for policies that enable Wikimedia and free knowledge to thrive. The Wikimedia Foundation is a charitable, not-for-profit organization that relies on donations. We receive financial support from millions of individuals around the world, with an average donation of about $15. We also receive donations through institutional grants and gifts. The Wikimedia Foundation is a United States 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization with offices in San Francisco, California, USA.{linebreak}{linebreak}The Wikimedia Foundation is an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage people with a diverse range of backgrounds to apply{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}Benefits & Perks *{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Fully paid medical, dental and vision coverage for employees and their eligible families (yes, fully paid premiums!){linebreak}{linebreak}* The Wellness Program provides reimbursement for mind, body and soul activities such as fitness memberships, baby sitting, continuing education and much more{linebreak}{linebreak}* The 401(k) retirement plan offers matched contributions at 4% of annual salary{linebreak}{linebreak}* Flexible and generous time off - vacation, sick and volunteer days, plus 19 paid holidays - including the last week of the year.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Family friendly! 100% paid new parent leave for seven weeks plus an additional five weeks for pregnancy, flexible options to phase back in after leave, fully equipped lactation room.{linebreak}{linebreak}* For those emergency moments - long and short term disability, life insurance (2x salary) and an employee assistance program{linebreak}{linebreak}* Pre-tax savings plans for health care, child care, elder care, public transportation and parking expenses{linebreak}{linebreak}* Telecommuting and flexible work schedules available{linebreak}{linebreak}* Appropriate fuel for thinking and coding (aka, a pantry full of treats) and monthly massages to help staff relax{linebreak}{linebreak}* Great colleagues - diverse staff and contractors speaking dozens of languages from around the world, fantastic intellectual discourse, mission-driven and intensely passionate people{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* for benefits eligible staff, benefits may vary by location{linebreak}{linebreak}More information{linebreak}{linebreak}WMF{linebreak}{linebreak}Blog{linebreak}{linebreak}Annual Report - 2017{linebreak}{linebreak}Wikimedia 2030{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}

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Wikimedia Foundation

Principal Software Engineer


Wikimedia Foundation


dev

engineer

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dev

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{linebreak}Summary{linebreak}{linebreak}The Wikimedia Foundation is looking for a Principal Software Engineer to join the Core Platform Team. The Core Platform Team is responsible for maintenance and development of the MediaWiki and Wikimedia specific services that allow our software to scale to serve millions of users. MediaWiki is the platform that powers Wikipedia and other Wikimedia Foundation websites. MediaWiki is a PHP/MySQL web application that has been incrementally developed over the past 15 years to become a richly featured wiki engine, and the basis for hundreds of extensions and skins. MediaWiki is an open source product with a vibrant volunteer community.{linebreak}{linebreak}We are looking for a Principal Software Engineer who will work collaboratively with our feature teams to provide great new features to our users and help guide the evolution of our software for years to come. You will also work with SRE and Performance teams to ensure MediaWiki continues to scale and remain highly available for the millions of users who depend on us.{linebreak}{linebreak}Description{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Design, develop, test, and deploy new features and improvements to MediaWiki and other custom software such as RESTBase{linebreak}{linebreak}* Triage, diagnose, and fix reported bugs{linebreak}{linebreak}* Help coordinate technical plans and RFCs with staff and volunteers{linebreak}{linebreak}* Plan future architecture and capabilities of our software{linebreak}{linebreak}* Maintain extensions to the PHP engine{linebreak}{linebreak}* Partner with Foundation staff and volunteers on software design, development, review, testing and evaluation.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Help identify and implement best practices in engineering processes across the team.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Work and communicate effectively within a small team distributed across multiple time zones.{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}Requirements{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Relevant Bachelor's degree OR 7 years software development experience{linebreak}{linebreak}* 10+ years MediaWiki development experience{linebreak}{linebreak}* Proficient in PHP, MySQL and JavaScript{linebreak}{linebreak}* Experience with Wikibase extension and Multi-Content Revisions{linebreak}{linebreak}* Experience working on the Wikimedia Technical Committee (TechCom) and reviewing Technical RFCs{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}Pluses{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Relevant Master’s degree{linebreak}{linebreak}* Substantial code samples which you can show us{linebreak}{linebreak}* Experience with Linux, memcached, Cassandra, Redis, content distribution networks{linebreak}{linebreak}* Experience with C/C++ and{linebreak}{linebreak}* Familiarity with web protocols, standards and conventions: HTML, CSS, HTTP, REST{linebreak}{linebreak}* Experience with open source software development{linebreak}{linebreak}* Experience with MediaWiki or Wikimedia projects{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak} The Wikimedia Foundation is... {linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}...the nonprofit organization that supports Wikipedia and the other Wikimedia free knowledge projects. Our vision is a world in which every single human can freely share in the sum of all knowledge. We believe that everyone has the potential to contribute something to our shared knowledge, and that everyone should be able to access that knowledge, free of interference. We host the Wikimedia projects, build software experiences for reading, contributing, and sharing Wikimedia content, support the volunteer communities and partners who make Wikimedia possible, and advocate for policies that enable Wikimedia and free knowledge to thrive. The Wikimedia Foundation is a charitable, not-for-profit organization that relies on donations. We receive financial support from millions of individuals around the world, with an average donation of about $15. We also receive donations through institutional grants and gifts. The Wikimedia Foundation is a United States 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization with offices in San Francisco, California, USA.{linebreak}{linebreak}The Wikimedia Foundation is an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage people with a diverse range of backgrounds to apply{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}Benefits & Perks *{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Fully paid medical, dental and vision coverage for employees and their eligible families (yes, fully paid premiums!){linebreak}{linebreak}* The Wellness Program provides reimbursement for mind, body and soul activities such as fitness memberships, baby sitting, continuing education and much more{linebreak}{linebreak}* The 401(k) retirement plan offers matched contributions at 4% of annual salary{linebreak}{linebreak}* Flexible and generous time off - vacation, sick and volunteer days, plus 19 paid holidays - including the last week of the year.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Family friendly! 100% paid new parent leave for seven weeks plus an additional five weeks for pregnancy, flexible options to phase back in after leave, fully equipped lactation room.{linebreak}{linebreak}* For those emergency moments - long and short term disability, life insurance (2x salary) and an employee assistance program{linebreak}{linebreak}* Pre-tax savings plans for health care, child care, elder care, public transportation and parking expenses{linebreak}{linebreak}* Telecommuting and flexible work schedules available{linebreak}{linebreak}* Appropriate fuel for thinking and coding (aka, a pantry full of treats) and monthly massages to help staff relax{linebreak}{linebreak}* Great colleagues - diverse staff and contractors speaking dozens of languages from around the world, fantastic intellectual discourse, mission-driven and intensely passionate people{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* for benefits eligible staff, benefits may vary by location{linebreak}{linebreak}More information{linebreak}{linebreak}WMF{linebreak}{linebreak}Blog{linebreak}{linebreak}Annual Report - 2017{linebreak}{linebreak}Wikimedia 2030

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Wikimedia Foundation

Operations Engineer


Wikimedia Foundation


ops

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ops

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{linebreak}Summary{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}Come work within the Technology department at the Wikimedia Foundation! We are administering a public OpenStack cloud (Infrastructure as a Service) with a modern Platform as a Service (Kubernetes) running on it. We are dedicated to supporting developers within and outside of the Wikimedia Foundation. Candidates need to be comfortable sharing ideas, providing guidance, following instructions, mentoring volunteers, and communicating in public and asynchronous ways (mailing lists/forums/irc). Our team works remotely and so can you!{linebreak}{linebreak}As a Cloud Services Operations Engineer, you would be responsible for:{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Performing day-to-day operational tasks on Wikimedia’s Cloud Services infrastructure (deployment, maintenance, configuration, troubleshooting){linebreak}{linebreak}* Supporting volunteer and staff developers using Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) and Platform as a Service (PaaS) products{linebreak}{linebreak}* Assisting in the architectural design of new services and making them operate at scale{linebreak}{linebreak}* Assisting in or leading incident response, diagnosis and followup on system outages or alerts across our stack{linebreak}{linebreak}* On-call support and off-hours coverage in a 24x7 environment{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}Requirements:{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Mid to senior level engineering mindset and experience in Linux ecosystems{linebreak}{linebreak}* Experience offering first line technical support to peers and/or customers{linebreak}{linebreak}* Solid development history with interpreted languages (Python preferred){linebreak}{linebreak}* Capable of explaining the basic operations of TCP/IP networks{linebreak}{linebreak}* Experience operating an elastic computing environment for customers (OpenStack, Cloudstack, ...){linebreak}{linebreak}* Experience running Docker and/or container technologies in a production environment{linebreak}{linebreak}* Demonstrable experience developing and debugging web applications{linebreak}{linebreak}* Experience using a configuration management platform such as Puppet{linebreak}{linebreak}* Strong verbal and written proficiency with the English language{linebreak}{linebreak}* Bachelor's degree or equivalent in related work experience{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}Pluses:{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Experience interacting with open source software projects and communities{linebreak}{linebreak}* Experience with Kubernetes, Docker Swarm, Mesos, or similar container orchestration platforms{linebreak}{linebreak}* Experience with Golang{linebreak}{linebreak}* Ceph or other storage management experience{linebreak}{linebreak}* Low level systems troubleshooting and debugging skills (CPU/memory profiling, C/C++ experience, in-depth Linux knowledge){linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}The Wikimedia Foundation is... {linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}...the nonprofit organization that supports Wikipedia and the other Wikimedia free knowledge projects. Our vision is a world in which every single human can freely share in the sum of all knowledge. We believe that everyone has the potential to contribute something to our shared knowledge, and that everyone should be able to access that knowledge, free of interference. We host the Wikimedia projects, build software experiences for reading, contributing, and sharing Wikimedia content, support the volunteer communities and partners who make Wikimedia possible, and advocate for policies that enable Wikimedia and free knowledge to thrive. The Wikimedia Foundation is a charitable, not-for-profit organization that relies on donations. We receive financial support from millions of individuals around the world, with an average donation of about $15. We also receive donations through institutional grants and gifts. The Wikimedia Foundation is a United States 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization with offices in San Francisco, California, USA.{linebreak}{linebreak}The Wikimedia Foundation is an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage people with a diverse range of backgrounds to apply{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}Benefits & Perks *{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Fully paid medical, dental and vision coverage for employees and their eligible families (yes, fully paid premiums!){linebreak}{linebreak}* The Wellness Program provides reimbursement for mind, body and soul activities such as fitness memberships, baby sitting, continuing education and much more{linebreak}{linebreak}* The 401(k) retirement plan offers matched contributions at 4% of annual salary{linebreak}{linebreak}* Flexible and generous time off - vacation, sick and volunteer days, plus 19 paid holidays - including the last week of the year.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Family friendly! 100% paid new parent leave for seven weeks plus an additional five weeks for pregnancy, flexible options to phase back in after leave, fully equipped lactation room.{linebreak}{linebreak}* For those emergency moments - long and short term disability, life insurance (2x salary) and an employee assistance program{linebreak}{linebreak}* Pre-tax savings plans for health care, child care, elder care, public transportation and parking expenses{linebreak}{linebreak}* Telecommuting and flexible work schedules available{linebreak}{linebreak}* Appropriate fuel for thinking and coding (aka, a pantry full of treats) and monthly massages to help staff relax{linebreak}{linebreak}* Great colleagues - diverse staff and contractors speaking dozens of languages from around the world, fantastic intellectual discourse, mission-driven and intensely passionate people{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}More information{linebreak}{linebreak}WMF{linebreak}{linebreak}Blog{linebreak}{linebreak}Annual Report - 2017{linebreak}{linebreak}Wikimedia 2030{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}

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Wikimedia Foundation

Senior Design Researcher


Wikimedia Foundation


design

senior

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design

senior

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{linebreak}Location: San Francisco, CA or Remote (Americas){linebreak}{linebreak}Duration: Permanent{linebreak}{linebreak}Hours: Full time{linebreak}{linebreak}Summary{linebreak}{linebreak}The Wikimedia Foundation’s Product Design Strategy Group is seeking a senior design researcher to whose primary focus will be to work with the Anti-Harassment Tools (AHT) Team to support the development of tools and policies aimed at reducing online harassment and other disruptive behavior on Wikipedia and Wikimedia projects.  Formed in 2017, the AHT team’s mission is to address a wide range of behavior: from content vandalism, stalking, name-calling, trolling, doxxing, and discrimination, to anything that targets individuals for unfair and harmful attention. As the world’s largest encyclopedia, and a cornerstone of the open content movement, Wikimedia seeks to build and model an online community that aligns with its mission of inclusion and diversity.{linebreak}{linebreak}The team is building tools that will: help detect harassment and stalking; make it easier for people to report harassment; help wiki administrators to evaluate reports; and block unwanted harassers from our projects.  Working closely with product managers, developers, community advocates and many passionate volunteers, the Sr. Researcher will design qualitative and quantitative research that results in actionable insights that can drive the development of these new tools.  Wikipedia and the other Wikimedia projects are complex places, both socially and technically — this position requires enthusiasm for learning about new communities, processes, and cultural norms.{linebreak}{linebreak}The WMF Product Design Strategy Group provides strategic research and experimentation to help inform and inspire future product and platform decisions.{linebreak}{linebreak}Responsibilities:{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Design, drive and support qualitative and quantitative research agenda to better understand the needs of Wikipedia contributors who have experienced or witnessed harassment, and administrators who are working to protect the editing community{linebreak}{linebreak}* Perform analysis of complex, dynamic online communities to identify opportunities and problematic areas of existing tools and workflows{linebreak}{linebreak}* Help design a set of interdependent software features, in collaboration with the editors who will use those features{linebreak}{linebreak}* Consult and collaborate with other researchers to ensure quality and usability of output{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}Requirements:{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Expertise in multiple qualitative research methodologies, e.g. surveys, textual analysis, and ethnographic interviewing and observation, including qualitative analysis methods.{linebreak}{linebreak}* A strong sense of mission and energy for this initiative{linebreak}{linebreak}* Experience with quantitative research methodologies, e.g. statistical analysis, data visualization, data manipulation{linebreak}{linebreak}* Outstanding written and verbal communication skills{linebreak}{linebreak}* Aptitude for defining and measuring project success{linebreak}{linebreak}* Strong time-management skills{linebreak}{linebreak}* Self sufficiency and ability to resolve what blocks your work within a cross-functional team environment{linebreak}{linebreak}* Comfortable working on short deadlines and the ability to pivot quickly{linebreak}{linebreak}* Experience leading research projects from start to finish (solo and in collaboration with others){linebreak}{linebreak}* Collaborative nature (willingness to make collaboration across time zones via remote functionality work, as well as in person collaboration){linebreak}{linebreak}* Academic training in Behavioral or Social Sciences (e.g. sociology, social psychology, anthropology), Information Science, or Human-Computer Interaction background{linebreak}{linebreak}* 5+ years of professional experience in a research role{linebreak}{linebreak}* Masters Degree or PhD in a related field{linebreak}{linebreak}* Experience working collaboratively with design teams to translate insights into actionable recommendations{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}Pluses:{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* A nuanced understanding of group dynamics and online cultural practices{linebreak}{linebreak}* Experience working in interdisciplinary teams with data scientists and designers{linebreak}{linebreak}* A history of social activism, volunteering, and/or open source contribution{linebreak}{linebreak}* Experience contributing to Wikimedia projects{linebreak}{linebreak}* A strong portfolio of public presentations of research work (e.g. conference presentations, white papers, peer-reviewed manuscripts){linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}The Wikimedia Foundation is... {linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}...the nonprofit organization that supports Wikipedia and the other Wikimedia free knowledge projects. Our vision is a world in which every single human can freely share in the sum of all knowledge. We believe that everyone has the potential to contribute something to our shared knowledge, and that everyone should be able to access that knowledge, free of interference. We host the Wikimedia projects, build software experiences for reading, contributing, and sharing Wikimedia content, support the volunteer communities and partners who make Wikimedia possible, and advocate for policies that enable Wikimedia and free knowledge to thrive. The Wikimedia Foundation is a charitable, not-for-profit organization that relies on donations. We receive financial support from millions of individuals around the world, with an average donation of about $15. We also receive donations through institutional grants and gifts. The Wikimedia Foundation is a United States 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization with offices in San Francisco, California, USA.{linebreak}{linebreak}The Wikimedia Foundation is an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage people with a diverse range of backgrounds to apply{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}Benefits & Perks *{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Fully paid medical, dental and vision coverage for employees and their eligible families (yes, fully paid premiums!){linebreak}{linebreak}* The Wellness Program provides reimbursement for mind, body and soul activities such as fitness memberships, baby sitting, continuing education and much more{linebreak}{linebreak}* The 401(k) retirement plan offers matched contributions at 4% of annual salary{linebreak}{linebreak}* Flexible and generous time off - vacation, sick and volunteer days, plus 19 paid holidays - including the last week of the year.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Family friendly! 100% paid new parent leave for seven weeks plus an additional five weeks for pregnancy, flexible options to phase back in after leave, fully equipped lactation room.{linebreak}{linebreak}* For those emergency moments - long and short term disability, life insurance (2x salary) and an employee assistance program{linebreak}{linebreak}* Pre-tax savings plans for health care, child care, elder care, public transportation and parking expenses{linebreak}{linebreak}* Telecommuting and flexible work schedules available{linebreak}{linebreak}* Appropriate fuel for thinking and coding (aka, a pantry full of treats) and monthly massages to help staff relax{linebreak}{linebreak}* Great colleagues - diverse staff and contractors speaking dozens of languages from around the world, fantastic intellectual discourse, mission-driven and intensely passionate people{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}More information{linebreak}{linebreak}WMF{linebreak}{linebreak}Blog{linebreak}{linebreak}Annual Report - 2017{linebreak}{linebreak}Wikimedia 2030

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Wikimedia Foundation

Front End Designer Grants


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{linebreak}Location: San Francisco, CA or Remote {linebreak}{linebreak}Hours: 10-15 hrs/week{linebreak}{linebreak}Duration: 4-6 weeks{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}Summary{linebreak}{linebreak}The Wikimedia Foundation is looking for a Contract Front End Designer for a short project to make usability improvements to our grantmaking platforms. Grants are the main gateway to support innovative ideas and programmatic work at the local level. While we spend a lot of efforts engaging emerging communities, the underlying technology on different grants platforms is not inclusive of ways to navigate the web in emerging economies.{linebreak}{linebreak}We’re looking for someone who is comfortable in both a design and a technical role (mostly front-end). The Front End Designer will work with the Community Resources team to improve the functionality of two grant incubator platforms, IdeaLab and Inspire Campaign pages.  {linebreak}{linebreak}We’d like you to do these things:   {linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Implementing a mobile-friendly design, that makes the content readable on mobile{linebreak}{linebreak}* Creating an accessible archiving system{linebreak}{linebreak}* Curate and archive content{linebreak}{linebreak}* Implementing a consistent navigation that connects both pages{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* This can be done with existing {{Portal navigation}} template (guidelines). Other portals that have used this template: Learning and Evaluation portal, WikiProject Med.{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}We’d like you to have these skills:{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Experienced in web design (HTML + CSS), mobile-first and responsive design.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Experience in mediawiki mark-up, especially for creating Wikimedia design templates and pages that can be translated. (Read more about wiki templates here.)  {linebreak}{linebreak}* Skills in designing gadgets and scripts on wiki (e.g., LUA, JSON, Javascript){linebreak}{linebreak}* Interest in designing web content curation systems and user flow.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Strong track record of positive and friendly communication with diverse cultural and language communities.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Proven ability to adhere to deadlines and to seek out learning & support for collaborative projects.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Exceptional verbal and written communication skills and interpersonal skills{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}*Application instructions: Please include a portfolio mobile projects or mobile-responsive portals, particularly on Mediawiki software{linebreak}{linebreak}About the Wikimedia Foundation{linebreak}{linebreak}The Wikimedia Foundation is the nonprofit organization that supports Wikipedia, the other Wikimedia free knowledge projects, and our mission of free knowledge for every single person. We help bring new knowledge to people around the world, lower barriers to participation, and make it easier for everyone to share what they know. We do this by keeping the Wikimedia projects fast, secure, and available to all, protecting the values and policies that allow free knowledge projects like Wikipedia to thrive, building new features and tools to make it easy to read, edit, and share from the Wikimedia sites, and by supporting the communities of volunteers who make the projects possible.{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}At the Foundation, we build technology to help people everywhere access Wikipedia, across devices and in nearly 300 languages. We engineer privacy for our readers and editors so they can safely and securely explore Wikipedia. We create programs and initiatives to make Wikipedia freely available to more people in more parts of the world. We build new tools for the community of editors so they can continue to improve and grow Wikipedia. Roughly a quarter of our budget goes to supporting the community that make the site possible, including through grantmaking programs that enable volunteers and enrich the information on the sites.{linebreak}{linebreak}The Wikimedia Foundation is an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage people with a diverse range of backgrounds to apply.{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}More Information{linebreak}{linebreak}https://wikimediafoundation.org{linebreak}{linebreak}https://blog.wikimedia.org

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Wikimedia Foundation

Full Stack Software Engineer Reading Infrastructure


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{linebreak}Location: San Francisco, CA or Remote{linebreak}{linebreak}Duration: 4-5 months with possible extension{linebreak}{linebreak}Hours: 32-40 hours/week{linebreak}{linebreak}Summary{linebreak}{linebreak}We’re looking for a full stack software engineer who can build amazing technology that serves over half a billion pages per day and who can maintain our maps infrastructure. Are you ready to write open source code that powers one of the most popular websites in the world?{linebreak}{linebreak}You will do these things:{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Create and maintain RESTful microservices in Node.js and PHP{linebreak}{linebreak}* Maintain our multi-tier maps infrastructure{linebreak}{linebreak}* Author polished PHP that supports the Wikipedia experience{linebreak}{linebreak}* Transform content from disparate backend APIs{linebreak}{linebreak}* Curate and maintain a set of key performance indicators for core features{linebreak}{linebreak}* Profile, analyze, and optimize code performance{linebreak}{linebreak}* Leverage our various caching technologies{linebreak}{linebreak}* Inspect and modify JavaScript and CSS that drives the Wikipedia experience.{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}We’d like you to have these skills:{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* 2 years scalable web application development{linebreak}{linebreak}* 1 year of digital cartography / geospatial / maps experience with products consumed by end users{linebreak}{linebreak}* 1 year of scalable RESTful services development{linebreak}{linebreak}* 1 year scalable persistence (e.g., in-memory database) usage{linebreak}{linebreak}* A knack for modernizing code{linebreak}{linebreak}* API architecture{linebreak}{linebreak}* A penchant for traversing structured and not-so-structured markup and data{linebreak}{linebreak}* Interest in the intersection of performance and user perception{linebreak}{linebreak}* A love of knowledge and open access{linebreak}{linebreak}* Focused software engineering: you enjoy writing unit tests, reviewing code and responding to code reviews, and discussing architectural approach{linebreak}{linebreak}* Familiarity with HTML5, CSS, modern web standards{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}And it would be even more awesome if you have this:{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Bachelor’s degree in computer science, management information systems, or equivalent{linebreak}{linebreak}* Specialized knowledge in parsing HTML and semi-structured documents{linebreak}{linebreak}* Experience with technology like Postgres, Cassandra, Express, and Mocha (and now for more buzzwords! MongoDB, Restify, Jasmine){linebreak}{linebreak}* Experience with Responsive Web Design approaches{linebreak}{linebreak}* Familiarity with React or AngularJS or other similar frameworks{linebreak}{linebreak}* Experience using CI tools like Travis or Jenkins{linebreak}{linebreak}* Exposure to data science{linebreak}{linebreak}* A history of open source contribution{linebreak}{linebreak}* Experience with Wikipedia editing / MediaWiki / Wikitext {linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}About the Wikimedia Foundation{linebreak}{linebreak}The Wikimedia Foundation is the nonprofit organization that supports Wikipedia, the other Wikimedia free knowledge projects, and our mission of free knowledge for every single person. We help bring new knowledge to people around the world, lower barriers to participation, and make it easier for everyone to share what they know. We do this by keeping the Wikimedia projects fast, secure, and available to all, protecting the values and policies that allow free knowledge projects like Wikipedia to thrive, building new features and tools to make it easy to read, edit, and share from the Wikimedia sites, and by supporting the communities of volunteers who make the projects possible.{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}At the Foundation, we build technology to help people everywhere access Wikipedia, across devices and in nearly 300 languages. We engineer privacy for our readers and editors so they can safely and securely explore Wikipedia. We create programs and initiatives to make Wikipedia freely available to more people in more parts of the world. We build new tools for the community of editors so they can continue to improve and grow Wikipedia. Roughly a quarter of our budget goes to supporting the community that make the site possible, including through grantmaking programs that enable volunteers and enrich the information on the sites.{linebreak}{linebreak}The Wikimedia Foundation is an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage people with a diverse range of backgrounds to apply.{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak} More Information{linebreak}{linebreak}https://wikimediafoundation.org{linebreak}{linebreak}https://blog.wikimedia.org

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Wikimedia Foundation

Manager Of Product Analytics


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{linebreak}Summary{linebreak}{linebreak}Do you foster data-informed decision-making wherever you go? Are you an excellent communicator with outstanding interpersonal skills? Do you have a strategic mindset with a focus on impact?{linebreak}{linebreak}The Wikimedia Foundation is looking for an experienced and hands-on Manager of Product Analytics to lead a team that uses data to help our staff and our communities achieve our vision: a world in which every single human being can freely share in the sum of all knowledge.{linebreak}{linebreak}In this role, you will manage a team of data analysts who enable the Wikimedia Foundation’s Audiences department to make decisions grounded in truth. The Audiences department builds, improves, and maintains features of Wikipedia and other Wikimedia projects – tackling challenges such as opening access to Wikipedia to all languages or making it easier for enthusiastic editors to contribute. Your team partners with product managers, designers, community liaisons, and engineers to produce the product insights that back our most important decisions.{linebreak}{linebreak}This is an opportunity to have a high level of impact working on one of the most relied-upon digital platforms in the world, as part of a non-profit organization dedicated to free knowledge for everyone. Our commitment to user privacy sets Wikimedia sites apart from almost all major websites, and sometimes requires innovative solutions in our data science work.{linebreak}{linebreak}The Wikimedia Foundation is an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage people with a diverse range of backgrounds to apply. We also welcome remote and international applicants across all timezones.{linebreak}{linebreak}Responsibilities{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Develop an overall approach to product analytics that fits the Wikimedia Foundation’s unique goals and responsibilities to our community.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Lead initiatives to build repeatable, scalable workflows for dashboarding, controlled experiments, and ad hoc analysis.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Prioritize incoming workload and set realistic expectations.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Collaborate with the Analytics Engineering team to continually evolve the data architecture your team relies on for their work.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Support and mentor your team’s members to develop their individual career paths.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Partner with product managers to develop metrics related to product development goals and prioritize the team’s work.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Critically evaluate your team’s work and provide constructive feedback.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Represent the team within the organization and publicly.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Hire and onboard new team members.{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}Requirements{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* 2+ years of experience as a people manager{linebreak}{linebreak}* 3+ years of industry experience in a data scientist or data analyst role{linebreak}{linebreak}* Experience designing and analyzing randomized controlled experiments{linebreak}{linebreak}* Ability to define meaningful metrics and measure them{linebreak}{linebreak}* Track record of success in communicating data to non-technical stakeholders{linebreak}{linebreak}* Experience with one or more of the following: Python, R, SQL for data analysis{linebreak}{linebreak}* Bachelor’s or higher degree{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}Pluses{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Experience managing a diverse data science team with remote members{linebreak}{linebreak}* Educational background in statistics or quantitative science{linebreak}{linebreak}* Experience with open source software development{linebreak}{linebreak}* Experience with large-scale web or media applications{linebreak}{linebreak}* Familiarity with modern data analytics technologies such as Hive, Spark, and Jupyter{linebreak}{linebreak}* Experience contributing to Wikimedia sites such as Wikipedia, Wikimedia Commons, or Wikidata{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}Show us your stuff!{linebreak}{linebreak}If you have any existing open source software that you've developed please share the URLs for the source. Links to GitHub or links to talks you have given etc. are exceptionally useful.{linebreak}{linebreak}When applying, please make sure your application includes a cover letter which states why you are interested in this position and why you would be a good fit.{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}About the Wikimedia Foundation{linebreak}{linebreak}The Wikimedia Foundation is the nonprofit organization that supports Wikipedia, the other Wikimedia free knowledge projects, and our mission of free knowledge for every single person. We help bring new knowledge to people around the world, lower barriers to participation, and make it easier for everyone to share what they know. We do this by keeping the Wikimedia projects fast, secure, and available to all, protecting the values and policies that allow free knowledge projects like Wikipedia to thrive, building new features and tools to make it easy to read, edit, and share from the Wikimedia sites, and by supporting the communities of volunteers who make the projects possible.{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}At the Foundation, we build technology to help people everywhere access Wikipedia, across devices and in nearly 300 languages. We engineer privacy for our readers and editors so they can safely and securely explore Wikipedia. We create programs and initiatives to make Wikipedia freely available to more people in more parts of the world. We build new tools for the community of editors so they can continue to improve and grow Wikipedia. Roughly a quarter of our budget goes to supporting the community that make the site possible, including through grantmaking programs that enable volunteers and enrich the information on the sites.{linebreak}{linebreak}The Wikimedia Foundation is an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage people with a diverse range of backgrounds to apply.{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}Benefits & Perks *{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Fully paid medical, dental and vision coverage for employees and their eligible families (yes, fully paid premiums!){linebreak}{linebreak}* The Wellness Program provides reimbursement for mind, body and soul activities such as fitness memberships, baby sitting, continuing education and much more{linebreak}{linebreak}* The 401(k) retirement plan offers matched contributions at 4% of annual salary{linebreak}{linebreak}* Flexible and generous time off - vacation, sick and volunteer days, plus 19 paid holidays - including the last week of the year.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Family friendly! 100% paid new parent leave for seven weeks plus an additional five weeks for pregnancy, flexible options to phase back in after leave, fully equipped lactation room.{linebreak}{linebreak}* For those emergency moments - long and short term disability, life insurance (2x salary) and an employee assistance program{linebreak}{linebreak}* Pre-tax savings plans for health care, child care, elder care, public transportation and parking expenses{linebreak}{linebreak}* Telecommuting and flexible work schedules available{linebreak}{linebreak}* Appropriate fuel for thinking and coding (aka, a pantry full of treats) and monthly massages to help staff relax{linebreak}{linebreak}* Great colleagues - diverse staff and contractors speaking dozens of languages from around the world, fantastic intellectual discourse, mission-driven and intensely passionate people{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* for benefits eligible staff, benefits may vary by location{linebreak}{linebreak}More Information{linebreak}{linebreak}https://wikimediafoundation.org{linebreak}{linebreak}https://blog.wikimedia.org

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Wikimedia Foundation

Software Engineer


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{linebreak}Location: Remote (Europe, Americas) or San Francisco, CA{linebreak}{linebreak}Summary{linebreak}{linebreak}We’re looking for a full stack web engineer who can help us maintain the software that serves over half a billion pages per day, bring responsive web design to complex workflows for seasoned editors as well as readers who want to become new editors, and to refactor and modernize the codebase that powers Wikipedia.{linebreak}{linebreak}Are you ready to write open source code that helps to create “a world in which everyone can freely share in the sum of all knowledge”, provides value in people’s lives, and happens to power one of the most popular websites in the world? {linebreak}{linebreak}We value these things:{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Clearly and concisely communicating complex ideas about software and software development{linebreak}{linebreak}* Authoring polished PHP, JavaScript, and CSS{linebreak}{linebreak}* Instrumenting new and core features and maintaining a set of key performance indicators{linebreak}{linebreak}* Profiling, analyzing, and optimizing code for performance on a wide variety of devices {linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}Requirements:{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* 3+ years professional experience working on highly scalable web applications{linebreak}{linebreak}* A bachelor’s degree in computer science or management information systems, software bootcamp certification, or the equivalent professional experience{linebreak}{linebreak}* Deep knowledge in JavaScript, HTML5, CSS, and modern web standards{linebreak}{linebreak}* A drive to advocate for the adoption of modern web standards and mobile-friendly design{linebreak}{linebreak}* A desire to create features for everyone, everywhere and to optimize at the intersection of performance and user perception{linebreak}{linebreak}* A knack and respect for working with legacy software and modernizing code{linebreak}{linebreak}* Focused software engineering: you enjoy writing unit tests, reviewing code and responding to code reviews, and discussing architectural approach{linebreak}{linebreak}* A love of free knowledge and open access{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak} Pluses:{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Experience working remotely with a team distributed across many time zones{linebreak}{linebreak}* Experience with editing Wikipedia and/or wikitext{linebreak}{linebreak}* A history of open source contribution{linebreak}{linebreak}* Experience using CI tools like Jenkins or Travis{linebreak}{linebreak}* Experience developing web applications with PHP{linebreak}{linebreak}* Understanding of fundamentals of user experience{linebreak}{linebreak}* Experience creating highly scalable RESTful microservices{linebreak}{linebreak}* A penchant for traversing structured DOMs and navigating through not-so-structured ones{linebreak}{linebreak}* Patience{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}Code{linebreak}{linebreak}If you have any existing open source software that you've developed (these could be your own software or patches to other packages), please share the URLs for the source. Links to your projects on GitHub, GitLab, BitBucket, etc. are exceptionally useful.{linebreak}{linebreak}About the Wikimedia Foundation{linebreak}{linebreak}The Wikimedia Foundation is the nonprofit organization that supports Wikipedia, the other Wikimedia free knowledge projects, and our mission of free knowledge for every single person. We help bring new knowledge to people around the world, lower barriers to participation, and make it easier for everyone to share what they know. We do this by keeping the Wikimedia projects fast, secure, and available to all, protecting the values and policies that allow free knowledge projects like Wikipedia to thrive, building new features and tools to make it easy to read, edit, and share from the Wikimedia sites, and by supporting the communities of volunteers who make the projects possible.{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}At the Foundation, we build technology to help people everywhere access Wikipedia, across devices and in nearly 300 languages. We engineer privacy for our readers and editors so they can safely and securely explore Wikipedia. We create programs and initiatives to make Wikipedia freely available to more people in more parts of the world. We build new tools for the community of editors so they can continue to improve and grow Wikipedia. Roughly a quarter of our budget goes to supporting the community that make the site possible, including through grantmaking programs that enable volunteers and enrich the information on the sites.{linebreak}{linebreak}The Wikimedia Foundation is an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage people with a diverse range of backgrounds to apply.{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}Benefits & Perks *{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Fully paid medical, dental and vision coverage for employees and their eligible families (yes, fully paid premiums!){linebreak}{linebreak}* The Wellness Program provides reimbursement for mind, body and soul activities such as fitness memberships, baby sitting, continuing education and much more{linebreak}{linebreak}* The 401(k) retirement plan offers matched contributions at 4% of annual salary{linebreak}{linebreak}* Flexible and generous time off - vacation, sick and volunteer days, plus 19 paid holidays - including the last week of the year.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Family friendly! 100% paid new parent leave for seven weeks plus an additional five weeks for pregnancy, flexible options to phase back in after leave, fully equipped lactation room.{linebreak}{linebreak}* For those emergency moments - long and short term disability, life insurance (2x salary) and an employee assistance program{linebreak}{linebreak}* Pre-tax savings plans for health care, child care, elder care, public transportation and parking expenses{linebreak}{linebreak}* Telecommuting and flexible work schedules available{linebreak}{linebreak}* Appropriate fuel for thinking and coding (aka, a pantry full of treats) and monthly massages to help staff relax{linebreak}{linebreak}* Great colleagues - diverse staff and contractors speaking dozens of languages from around the world, fantastic intellectual discourse, mission-driven and intensely passionate people{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* for benefits eligible staff, benefits may vary by location{linebreak}{linebreak}More Information{linebreak}{linebreak}https://wikimediafoundation.org{linebreak}{linebreak}https://blog.wikimedia.org

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Wikimedia Foundation

Site Reliability Engineer


Wikimedia Foundation


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admin

sys admin

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{linebreak}Location: San Francisco, CA or Remote{linebreak}{linebreak}Summary{linebreak}{linebreak}We are looking for Site Reliability Engineers! Would you like to join the highly dynamic team responsible for the reliability and performance of a global top-10 website, Wikipedia? We have several different roles at various levels available.{linebreak}{linebreak}We are searching for people with a drive to explore, experiment, and learn new technologies. Do you enjoy eliminating boring things from your daily workflow by automating them? Are you comfortable working in a highly collaborative, consensus-oriented, open environment and as part of a globally-distributed team? Then you might be just the person we need.{linebreak}{linebreak}Responsibilities{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Performing day-to-day operational/DevOps tasks on Wikimedia’s public facing infrastructure (deployment, maintenance, configuration, troubleshooting){linebreak}{linebreak}* Implementing and utilizing configuration management and deployment tools (Puppet, Kubernetes){linebreak}{linebreak}* Assisting in the architectural design of new services and making them operate at scale{linebreak}{linebreak}* Monitoring of systems, services and service clusters, optimization of performance and resource utilization{linebreak}{linebreak}* Assisting in or lead incident response, diagnosis and follow-up on system outages or alerts across Wikimedia’s production infrastructure{linebreak}{linebreak}* Share our values and work in accordance with them{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}Qualifications{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* 3+ years experience in an SRE/Operations/DevOps role as part of a team{linebreak}{linebreak}* Experience with managing geographically distributed, highly available, high traffic infrastructure based on Linux{linebreak}{linebreak}* Comfortable with Open Source configuration management and orchestration tools (Puppet, Ansible, Chef, SaltStack, etc.){linebreak}{linebreak}* Experience with the use, maintenance and configuration of monitoring, metrics and logging infrastructure (Icinga/Nagios, Prometheus, Grafana, Graphite, Logstash/Kibana, etc.){linebreak}{linebreak}* Comfortable with shell and scripting languages used in an SRE/Operations engineering context (Python, Go, Bash, Ruby, etc.){linebreak}{linebreak}* Comfortable with managing remotely both bare-metal servers and virtualized environments{linebreak}{linebreak}* Experience with software and service deployment and package management, including (Debian) packaging as well as container systems{linebreak}{linebreak}* Aptitude for automation and streamlining of tasks{linebreak}{linebreak}* Strong English language skills and ability to work independently, as an effective part of a globally distributed team{linebreak}{linebreak}* B.S. or M.S. in Computer Science or equivalent work experience{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}Pluses{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Track record of open source contributions is a major plus{linebreak}{linebreak}* Familiarity  with modern distributed container cluster management systems (Kubernetes, Docker Swarm, Mesos, …){linebreak}{linebreak}* Experience with LAMP stack technologies (PHP/HHVM, memcached/Redis, MySQL) - MediaWiki experience is a definite plus{linebreak}{linebreak}* Low level systems troubleshooting and debugging (CPU/memory profiling, C/C++ experience, in-depth Linux knowledge){linebreak}{linebreak}* Experience with advanced distributed storage and database systems (Swift, Ceph, Cassandra, etc.){linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}Example projects{linebreak}{linebreak}These are some of our upcoming projects you might be working on soon…{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Design, implement and maintain backup and underlying storage infrastructure, ensuring all Wikimedia mission-critical data is backed up to on-site and off-site storage in an automated, consistent and reliable manner{linebreak}{linebreak}* Ensure smooth and reliable operation of the MediaWiki application server platform and its dependencies (Memcached, Redis, etcd, …){linebreak}{linebreak}* Perform platform transformations and migrations towards modernized infrastructure (HHVM to Zend PHP7, bare metal deployments to Kubernetes clusters, active/active multi-data center support, etc.){linebreak}{linebreak}* Design, implement and maintain our metrics, monitoring and logging infrastructure using modern and state-of-the-art tooling (Prometheus, Grafana, Logstash/Kibana){linebreak}{linebreak}* Implement and improve orchestration and automation tooling that eliminates toil and acts as an enabler for the entire SRE team{linebreak}{linebreak}* Help keep Wikimedia’s infrastructure secure in an ever-changing, high-velocity environment with staff and volunteers across the world{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak} About the Wikimedia Foundation{linebreak}{linebreak}The Wikimedia Foundation is the nonprofit organization that supports Wikipedia, the other Wikimedia free knowledge projects, and our mission of free knowledge for every single person. We help bring new knowledge to people around the world, lower barriers to participation, and make it easier for everyone to share what they know. We do this by keeping the Wikimedia projects fast, secure, and available to all, protecting the values and policies that allow free knowledge projects like Wikipedia to thrive, building new features and tools to make it easy to read, edit, and share from the Wikimedia sites, and by supporting the communities of volunteers who make the projects possible.{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}At the Foundation, we build technology to help people everywhere access Wikipedia, across devices and in nearly 300 languages. We engineer privacy for our readers and editors so they can safely and securely explore Wikipedia. We create programs and initiatives to make Wikipedia freely available to more people in more parts of the world. We build new tools for the community of editors so they can continue to improve and grow Wikipedia. Roughly a quarter of our budget goes to supporting the community that make the site possible, including through grantmaking programs that enable volunteers and enrich the information on the sites.{linebreak}{linebreak}The Wikimedia Foundation is an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage people with a diverse range of backgrounds to apply.{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}Benefits & Perks *{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Fully paid medical, dental and vision coverage for employees and their eligible families (yes, fully paid premiums!){linebreak}{linebreak}* The Wellness Program provides reimbursement for mind, body and soul activities such as fitness memberships, baby sitting, continuing education and much more{linebreak}{linebreak}* The 401(k) retirement plan offers matched contributions at 4% of annual salary{linebreak}{linebreak}* Flexible and generous time off - vacation, sick and volunteer days, plus 19 paid holidays - including the last week of the year.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Family friendly! 100% paid new parent leave for seven weeks plus an additional five weeks for pregnancy, flexible options to phase back in after leave, fully equipped lactation room.{linebreak}{linebreak}* For those emergency moments - long and short term disability, life insurance (2x salary) and an employee assistance program{linebreak}{linebreak}* Pre-tax savings plans for health care, child care, elder care, public transportation and parking expenses{linebreak}{linebreak}* Telecommuting and flexible work schedules available{linebreak}{linebreak}* Appropriate fuel for thinking and coding (aka, a pantry full of treats) and monthly massages to help staff relax{linebreak}{linebreak}* Great colleagues - diverse staff and contractors speaking dozens of languages from around the world, fantastic intellectual discourse, mission-driven and intensely passionate people{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* for benefits eligible staff, benefits may vary by location{linebreak}{linebreak}More Information{linebreak}{linebreak}https://wikimediafoundation.org{linebreak}{linebreak}https://blog.wikimedia.org

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Wikimedia Foundation

Engineering Manager


Wikimedia Foundation


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{linebreak}Location: San Francisco, CA or Remote{linebreak}{linebreak}Summary{linebreak}{linebreak}The Wikimedia Foundation is looking for an experienced Engineering Manager to help build features that enable our communities to achieve our Vision: a world in which every single human being can freely share in the sum of all knowledge. As Engineering Manager, you will support engineers and designers building features, products, and services used by hundreds of millions of people around the world. This is an opportunity to do good while improving one of the best known sites in the world.{linebreak}{linebreak}We have two Engineering Management positions available within the Contributors team: one for managing the Editing group and one for managing the Community Tech group. The Editing group works on tools for editing the content of the projects, while the Community Tech group works on power-user tools for the most active editors and administrators, as well as tools for maintaining good community health. Because the two positions are similar, we are using one job posting for both. You only need to apply once even if you are interested in both positions.{linebreak}{linebreak}The Wikimedia Foundation is an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage people with a diverse range of backgrounds to apply.{linebreak}{linebreak}Responsibilities:{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Collaborate with Product Managers and Engineers to develop team goals and track progress publicly and collaboratively{linebreak}{linebreak}* Organize your team to be effective in meeting their goals{linebreak}{linebreak}* Help to review code changes made by your team and offer technical guidance{linebreak}{linebreak}* Represent team members within the organization and publicly{linebreak}{linebreak}* Coordinate with other teams and departments{linebreak}{linebreak}* Support your team by doing performance reviews, compensation planning, and career development{linebreak}{linebreak}* Recruit and hire new team members{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}Requirements:{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* 4+ years of software development experience{linebreak}{linebreak}* 3+ years of leadership experience in the internet industry (team lead, senior developer, or manager){linebreak}{linebreak}* 1+ years of experience managing a software engineering team{linebreak}{linebreak}* Outstanding written and verbal communication skills{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}Pluses:{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Experience working in an agile software development environment{linebreak}{linebreak}* Experience managing a geographically distributed software engineering team{linebreak}{linebreak}* Experience with open source software development{linebreak}{linebreak}* BS in Computer Science or other relevant technical field{linebreak}{linebreak}* Knowledge of PHP and JavaScript{linebreak}{linebreak}* Knowledge of the Wikimedia projects and communities{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}About the Wikimedia Foundation{linebreak}{linebreak}The Wikimedia Foundation is the nonprofit organization that supports Wikipedia, the other Wikimedia free knowledge projects, and our mission of free knowledge for every single person. We help bring new knowledge to people around the world, lower barriers to participation, and make it easier for everyone to share what they know. We do this by keeping the Wikimedia projects fast, secure, and available to all, protecting the values and policies that allow free knowledge projects like Wikipedia to thrive, building new features and tools to make it easy to read, edit, and share from the Wikimedia sites, and by supporting the communities of volunteers who make the projects possible.{linebreak}{linebreak}At the Foundation, we build technology to help people everywhere access Wikipedia, across devices and in nearly 300 languages. We engineer privacy for our readers and editors so they can safely and securely explore Wikipedia. We create programs and initiatives to make Wikipedia freely available to more people in more parts of the world. We build new tools for the community of editors so they can continue to improve and grow Wikipedia. Roughly a quarter of our budget goes to supporting the community that make the site possible, including through grantmaking programs that enable volunteers and enrich the information on the sites.{linebreak}{linebreak}The Wikimedia Foundation is an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage people with a diverse range of backgrounds to apply.{linebreak}{linebreak}Benefits & Perks *{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Fully paid medical, dental and vision coverage for employees and their eligible families (yes, fully paid premiums!){linebreak}{linebreak}* The Wellness Program provides reimbursement for mind, body and soul activities such as fitness memberships, baby sitting, continuing education and much more{linebreak}{linebreak}* The 401(k) retirement plan offers matched contributions at 4% of annual salary{linebreak}{linebreak}* Flexible and generous time off - vacation, sick and volunteer days, plus 19 paid holidays - including the last week of the year.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Family friendly! 100% paid new parent leave for seven weeks plus an additional five weeks for pregnancy, flexible options to phase back in after leave, fully equipped lactation room.{linebreak}{linebreak}* For those emergency moments - long and short term disability, life insurance (2x salary) and an employee assistance program{linebreak}{linebreak}* Pre-tax savings plans for health care, child care, elder care, public transportation and parking expenses{linebreak}{linebreak}* Telecommuting and flexible work schedules available{linebreak}{linebreak}* Appropriate fuel for thinking and coding (aka, a pantry full of treats) and monthly massages to help staff relax{linebreak}{linebreak}* Great colleagues - diverse staff and contractors speaking dozens of languages from around the world, fantastic intellectual discourse, mission-driven and intensely passionate people{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* for benefits eligible staff, benefits may vary by location{linebreak}{linebreak}More Information{linebreak}{linebreak}https://wikimediafoundation.org{linebreak}{linebreak}https://blog.wikimedia.org

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Wikimedia Foundation

Senior iOS Software Engineer


Wikimedia Foundation


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ios

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{linebreak}Location: San Francisco, CA or Remote{linebreak}{linebreak}Summary{linebreak}{linebreak}The Wikimedia iOS team is a small but impactful group of engineers, product managers, and designers focused on the Wikipedia iOS app. We’re passionate about our global community of users and want to leverage the strengths of the iOS native platform to bring the Wikipedia experience to their fingertips.{linebreak}{linebreak}The team is looking for an experienced Senior iOS Engineer who loves to empower and delight users with thoughtfully crafted apps. In this role, you will create new features, fix bugs, and define the future of Wikipedia on mobile devices.  {linebreak}{linebreak}Responsibilities:{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Write clean, concise code in Objective-C and Swift{linebreak}{linebreak}* Work on a multithreaded Core Data stack{linebreak}{linebreak}* Track down performance issues using Instruments{linebreak}{linebreak}* Drive the architecture of the app and resolve any architectural issues, making key decisions  {linebreak}{linebreak}* Mentor and grow fellow engineers{linebreak}{linebreak}* Diligently work to ensure the quality of the app{linebreak}{linebreak}* Iterate quickly on new features{linebreak}{linebreak}* Collaborate daily with engineers, designers, and product managers{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}Requirements:{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science (or related area) and 5 years of relevant experience; or equivalent work experience{linebreak}{linebreak}* 5+ years iOS Objective-C and/or Swift experience{linebreak}{linebreak}* Familiarity with the iOS Human Interface Guidelines, implementation and best practices{linebreak}{linebreak}* Experience working in a remote environment{linebreak}{linebreak}* Excellent verbal and written communication skills{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}Pluses:{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Automate development processes (Bash, Ruby, Fastlane, etc){linebreak}{linebreak}* Write unit and UI tests using XCTest{linebreak}{linebreak}* Develop with web technologies (JavaScript, HTML, and CSS){linebreak}{linebreak}* Write services with Node.js{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak} Got code?{linebreak}{linebreak}Show us your stuff! If you have any existing open source software that you've developed (these could be your own software or patches to other packages), please share the URLs for the source. Links to GitHub are exceptionally useful.{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}The Wikimedia Foundation is an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage people with a diverse range of backgrounds to apply.{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}Benefits & Perks *{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Fully paid medical, dental and vision coverage for employees and their eligible families (yes, fully paid premiums!){linebreak}{linebreak}* The Wellness Program provides reimbursement for mind, body and soul activities such as fitness memberships, baby sitting, continuing education and much more{linebreak}{linebreak}* The 401(k) retirement plan offers matched contributions at 4% of annual salary{linebreak}{linebreak}* Flexible and generous time off - vacation, sick and volunteer days, plus 19 paid holidays - including the last week of the year.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Family friendly! 100% paid new parent leave for seven weeks plus an additional five weeks for pregnancy, flexible options to phase back in after leave, fully equipped lactation room.{linebreak}{linebreak}* For those emergency moments - long and short term disability, life insurance (2x salary) and an employee assistance program{linebreak}{linebreak}* Pre-tax savings plans for health care, child care, elder care, public transportation and parking expenses{linebreak}{linebreak}* Telecommuting and flexible work schedules available{linebreak}{linebreak}* Appropriate fuel for thinking and coding (aka, a pantry full of treats) and monthly massages to help staff relax{linebreak}{linebreak}* Great colleagues - diverse staff and contractors speaking dozens of languages from around the world, fantastic intellectual discourse, mission-driven and intensely passionate people{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* for benefits eligible staff, benefits may vary by location{linebreak}{linebreak}More Information{linebreak}{linebreak}https://wikimediafoundation.org{linebreak}{linebreak}https://blog.wikimedia.org

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Wikimedia Foundation

Application Security Engineer


Wikimedia Foundation


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infosec

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{linebreak}Location: San Francisco, CA or Remote {linebreak}{linebreak}Summary{linebreak}{linebreak}The Wikimedia Foundation is looking for an Application Security Engineer to join the Security team working to help protect Wikipedia and our other projects. You'll be working with other developers and security engineers to create new security features, review the security of other people's code, and help find and fix security bugs before they're exploited.{linebreak}{linebreak}YOU ARE ...a smart security practitioner with experience building and auditing security features in large scale systems. You understand the importance of testing and documentation, and common pitfalls in developing secure web applications. You must have a passion for the WMF mission. We do (almost) everything publicly, and volunteers can add arbitrary JavaScript to our site. That should both frighten and thrill you.{linebreak}{linebreak}You will be joining a team responsible for ensuring the security and integrity of applications written in PHP, Python, Ruby, Lua, Perl, JavaScript (Node.js) among others, using both relational and key-value data storage mechanisms. (Don't worry, you don't need to have had experience with all of those technologies.){linebreak}{linebreak}As an Application Security Engineer, we’d like you to do these things:{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Triage and remediate reported security issues{linebreak}{linebreak}* Work with Security team members to build and maintain security features{linebreak}{linebreak}* Review and deploy features developed by the Foundation and community members{linebreak}{linebreak}* Work with other development teams to ensure that they make safe architectural and implementation choices{linebreak}{linebreak}* Constantly poke and abuse our software to find bugs before attackers do{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}We’d like you to have these skills:{linebreak}{linebreak}The right person is better than the right set of experiences, these are the traits we’ve identified make great additions to our team so far.{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Two or more years of application security experience, including thorough understanding of issues documented in the OWASP Top Ten and CWE Top 25{linebreak}{linebreak}* Strong understanding of modern, object-oriented PHP development{linebreak}{linebreak}* Demonstrated ability to exploit and mitigate application-level vulnerabilities{linebreak}{linebreak}* Experience conducting software security reviews using a combination of source code inspection, manual testing, and automated scanning{linebreak}{linebreak}* Patience in explaining security issues and their implications on privacy to non-technical audiences{linebreak}{linebreak}* Sensitivity to the security challenges faced by participants in a large, international project{linebreak}{linebreak}* Strong understanding of cryptography as applied to web application security (encryption, hashing, PKI management), including analysis and implementation{linebreak}{linebreak}* Strong knowledge of the use of a scripting language for system administration and automation{linebreak}{linebreak}* Experience using Linux/Unix at the command line for tasks related to web application development and deployment ("DevOps"){linebreak}{linebreak}* Ability to maintain focus when working remotely{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}And it would be even more awesome if you have this:{linebreak}{linebreak}In addition to the basic skills needed for being successful these skills could set you apart from the pack!{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Experience as a contributor in the Wikipedia or Wikimedia project communities{linebreak}{linebreak}* Experience contributing to a consensus-based open source project{linebreak}{linebreak}* Experience developing, maintaining, or administering authentication systems{linebreak}{linebreak}* In-depth experience developing or auditing client-side JavaScript{linebreak}{linebreak}* Experience with both relational and NoSQL/key-value data storage mechanisms{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}About the Wikimedia Foundation{linebreak}The Wikimedia Foundation is the non-profit organization that supports and hosts Wikipedia and several other Wikimedia free knowledge sites. Every month, the Wikimedia sites are accessed by more than a billion unique devices. Wikipedia consists of more than 40 million articles across hundreds of languages. Every month, more than 250,000 volunteer editors contribute to Wikipedia. Based in San Francisco, California, the Wikimedia Foundation is an audited, 501(c)(3) non-profit that is funded primarily through donations and grants. It currently employs over 300 staff members.{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}At the Foundation, we build technology to help people everywhere access Wikipedia, across devices and in nearly 300 languages. We engineer privacy for our readers and editors so they can safely and securely explore Wikipedia. We create programs and initiatives to make Wikipedia freely available to more people in more parts of the world. We build new tools for the community of editors so they can continue to improve and grow Wikipedia. Roughly a quarter of our budget goes to supporting the community that make the site possible, including through grantmaking programs that enable volunteers and enrich the information on the sites.{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}The Wikimedia Foundation is an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage people with a diverse range of backgrounds to apply.{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}Benefits & Perks * {linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Fully paid medical, dental and vision coverage for employees and their eligible families (yes, fully paid premiums!){linebreak}{linebreak}* The Wellness Program provides reimbursement for mind, body and soul activities such as fitness memberships, baby sitting, continuing education and much more{linebreak}{linebreak}* The 401(k) retirement plan offers matched contributions at 4% of annual salary{linebreak}{linebreak}* Flexible and generous time off - vacation, sick and volunteer days, plus 19 paid holidays - including the last week of the year.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Family friendly! 100% paid new parent leave for seven weeks plus an additional five weeks for pregnancy, flexible options to phase back in after leave, fully equipped lactation room.{linebreak}{linebreak}* For those emergency moments - long and short term disability, life insurance (2x salary) and an employee assistance program{linebreak}{linebreak}* Pre-tax savings plans for health care, child care, elder care, public transportation and parking expenses{linebreak}{linebreak}* Telecommuting and flexible work schedules available{linebreak}{linebreak}* Appropriate fuel for thinking and coding (aka, a pantry full of treats) and monthly massages to help staff relax{linebreak}{linebreak}* Great colleagues - diverse staff and contractors speaking dozens of languages from around the world, fantastic intellectual discourse, mission-driven and intensely passionate people{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* for benefits eligible staff, benefits may vary by location{linebreak}{linebreak}More Information{linebreak}{linebreak}https://wikimediafoundation.org{linebreak}{linebreak}https://blog.wikimedia.org

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Wikimedia Foundation

Technical Design Intern


Wikimedia Foundation


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digital nomad

design

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Location: San Francisco, CA or Remote{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}Hours: 40 hours/week{linebreak}{linebreak}Duration: February 1st- March 31st, 2018{linebreak}{linebreak}Summary{linebreak}{linebreak}Over the past three years, different departments at the Wikimedia Foundation have developed learning resources to support Wikimedia communities all over the world advance their work, which includes: engaging new editors and education institutions on Wikipedia (through Wikimedia programs), supporting volunteer developers for MediaWiki (the software on which Wikipedia operates), advocating for law reforms or law enforcements, creating new institutional partnerships, giving direct support to guarantee the safety of Wikipedia users all over the world. Through a new hub, called “Wikimedia Resource Center”, we hope to better connect Wikimedia community members to these resources and one on one support. The Wikimedia Resource Center is a project that has 8 different stakeholders, with specific needs, across the organization.{linebreak}{linebreak}We’re looking for someone who is comfortable in both a design and a technical role (mostly front-end). The technical design intern will work with the Learning and Evaluation team to flesh out designs, and  use their technical expertise to make them into reality, using different technologies.{linebreak}{linebreak}We’d like you to do these things:{linebreak}{linebreak}As a Technical Intern with the Learning and Evaluation team you will be involved in supporting the development of the Wikimedia Resource Center.{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Work closely with the Communications and Outreach Coordinator on the redesign of the Evaluation Portal on Meta Wikimedia.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Migrate and archive L&E portal pages from existing namespaces to new namespace{linebreak}{linebreak}* Create a set of templates that can be implemented by different portals informing the Wikimedia Resource Center.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Mapping the technical support needs and lending support as available to other teams working on portal redesign as part of the Wikimedia Resource Center project{linebreak}{linebreak}* Engage in dynamic working environments to connect with Wikimedia colleagues throughout the world.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Other duties as needed.{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}Deliverables{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Regular coordination with the Communications & Outreach Project Manager and Community Engagement team members.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Bi-weekly debriefs with team regarding progress and status of portals linked to the Wikimedia Resource Center.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Template design and technical integration for support in navigating online resources. The intern should be able to either (a) offer a design solution, which they will develop later on Meta Wikimedia; or (b) be able to work with wireframes and develop templates designed by others on Meta Wikimedia.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Guides for new template implementation for portals informing the Wikimedia Resource Center. (Example of template documentation on Meta Wikimedia.){linebreak}{linebreak}* Redesigned and migrated portal pages with up-to-date information and category links.{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}We’d like you to have these skills:{linebreak}{linebreak}The Learning and Evaluation Communications Intern should have the following experience and personal characteristics:{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Must be a current student or a recent graduate pursuing a degree in UX Design, Human-Computer interaction, Information Systems, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a closely related discipline, or have equivalent experience.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Skills in designing gadgets and scripts on wiki (e.g., LUA, JSON, Javascript, Python){linebreak}{linebreak}* Familiarity with HTML and CSS.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Experience in mediawiki mark-up, especially for creating Wikimedia design templates and pages. (Read more about wiki templates here.)   {linebreak}{linebreak}* Interest in designing web content curation systems and user flow.{linebreak}{linebreak}* A strong interest in archival systems, searchability and usable portals on the Wikimedia projects.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Strong track record of positive and friendly communication with diverse cultural and language communities.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Proven ability to adhere to deadlines and to seek out learning & support for collaborative projects.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Willingness to accommodate scheduling requirements of frequent interactions across time zones, with collaborators from around the world{linebreak}{linebreak}* Exceptional verbal and written communication skills and interpersonal skills{linebreak}{linebreak}* High energy for, and commitment to, the Wikimedia Foundation’s free knowledge mission.{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}And it would be even more awesome if you have this:{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Understanding of the existing landscape of different Wikimedia programs (a plus){linebreak}{linebreak}* Experience working with volunteers in open software projects (a plus){linebreak}{linebreak}* Strong record of contributing to Wikimedia projects (a major plus){linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak} About the Wikimedia Foundation{linebreak}{linebreak}The Wikimedia Foundation is the non-profit organization that supports and hosts Wikipedia and several other Wikimedia free knowledge sites. Every month, the Wikimedia sites are accessed by more than a billion unique devices. Wikipedia consists of more than 40 million articles across hundreds of languages. Every month, more than 70,000 volunteer editors contribute to Wikipedia. Based in San Francisco, California, the Wikimedia Foundation is an audited, 501(c)(3) non-profit that is funded primarily through donations and grants. It currently employs over 240 staff members.{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}At the Foundation, we build technology to help people everywhere access Wikipedia, across devices and in nearly 300 languages. We engineer privacy for our readers and editors so they can safely and securely explore Wikipedia. We create programs and initiatives to make Wikipedia freely available to more people in more parts of the world. We build new tools for the community of editors so they can continue to improve and grow Wikipedia. Roughly a quarter of our budget goes to supporting the community that make the site possible, including through grantmaking programs that enable volunteers and enrich the information on the sites.{linebreak}{linebreak}The Wikimedia Foundation is an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage people with a diverse range of backgrounds to apply.{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}More Information{linebreak}{linebreak}https://wikimediafoundation.org{linebreak}{linebreak}https://blog.wikimedia.org

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Wikimedia Foundation

Data Scientist


Wikimedia Foundation


data science

data science

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{linebreak}Summary{linebreak}{linebreak}The Wikimedia Foundation is looking for a seasoned data scientist to join the Contributors team.  Data Scientists at the Wikimedia Foundation are key members of the product team who are the experts within the organization at measuring what is going on. Their analysis and insight help product analysts and managers envision, scope, and refine features, products, and services that are used by hundreds of millions of people around the world.{linebreak}{linebreak}You will join the Contributors team, where we build collaborative, inclusive tools for creating and editing free knowledge.{linebreak}{linebreak}Responsibilities{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Work closely with product managers to build out and maintain detailed on-going analysis of the team’s products, their usage patterns, and performance.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Write database queries and code to analyze Wikipedia usage volume, user behaviour, and performance data to identify opportunities and areas for improvement.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Run and analyze controlled experiments in order to inform product development.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Maintain and expand the team’s dashboards, ensuring they are up-to-date, accurate, fair and focused representations of the efficacy of the products.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Support product managers by rapidly surfacing positive and adverse data trends, and ad hoc analysis support as needed.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Communicate your findings clearly and responsively to a range of team, organisational, volunteer and public stakeholders, informing and educating them.{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}Requirements{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Bachelor's degree or equivalent in related work experience{linebreak}{linebreak}* Experience with using analytics infrastructure to extract patterns from large datasets{linebreak}{linebreak}* Experience supporting organisational teams with situational awareness and bespoke fact-finding data{linebreak}{linebreak}* Proficiency with SQL and either R or Python.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Strong eye for detail and a passion for quickly delivering results for rapid action.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Comfortable working in a highly collaborative, consensus-oriented environment{linebreak}{linebreak}* Demonstrated judgment skills to find solutions{linebreak}{linebreak}* Good written and verbal communication skills{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}Pluses{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Experience working in an agile software development environment{linebreak}{linebreak}* Experience working with advanced analytics tools like Hive, Jupyter, and Bayesian statistics Experience with qualitative research methodologies such as user research or grounded theory{linebreak}{linebreak}* Familiarity with Wikipedia processes and workflows{linebreak}{linebreak}* Passion for Wikipedia and other Wikimedia projects{linebreak}{linebreak}* Fluency in languages other than English{linebreak}{linebreak}* Understanding of free culture, free software, and open source principles{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}We would love to see your work — please provide URIs to any existing open source software work or research code you may have done (own software or patches to other packages) if possible when you apply. We'd really like to see what you can do! {linebreak}{linebreak}Benefits & Perks *{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Fully paid medical, dental and vision coverage for employees and their eligible families (yes, fully paid premiums!){linebreak}{linebreak}* The Wellness Program provides reimbursement for mind, body and soul activities such as fitness memberships, baby sitting, continuing education and much more{linebreak}{linebreak}* The 401(k) retirement plan offers matched contributions at 4% of annual salary{linebreak}{linebreak}* Flexible and generous time off - vacation, sick and volunteer days, plus 19 paid holidays - including the last week of the year.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Family friendly! 100% paid new parent leave for seven weeks plus an additional five weeks for pregnancy, flexible options to phase back in after leave, fully equipped lactation room.{linebreak}{linebreak}* For those emergency moments - long and short term disability, life insurance (2x salary) and an employee assistance program{linebreak}{linebreak}* Pre-tax savings plans for health care, child care, elder care, public transportation and parking expenses{linebreak}{linebreak}* Telecommuting and flexible work schedules available{linebreak}{linebreak}* Appropriate fuel for thinking and coding (aka, a pantry full of treats) and monthly massages to help staff relax{linebreak}{linebreak}* Great colleagues - diverse staff and contractors speaking dozens of languages from around the world, fantastic intellectual discourse, mission-driven and intensely passionate people{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* for benefits eligible staff, benefits may vary by location{linebreak}{linebreak}More Information{linebreak}{linebreak}https://wikimediafoundation.org{linebreak}{linebreak}https://blog.wikimedia.org

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Wikimedia Foundation

Senior UX Designer


Wikimedia Foundation


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senior

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{linebreak}Location: San Francisco, CA or Remote{linebreak}{linebreak}The Wikimedia Foundation is a non-profit organization supporting Wikipedia and other Wiki projects. We operate one of the world’s top ten websites and have global reach and impact. Technology and innovation is critical in our quest to support every human in sharing knowledge.{linebreak}{linebreak}Wikimedia Foundation is looking for a Senior UX Designer for our Contributors team.{linebreak}{linebreak}Wikimedia Foundation aims to increase the participation of contributors on projects like Wikipedia. As a senior designer on Contributors team, you will be responsible for editing experiences across these projects. You will be working with a set of talented designers to create and maintain these experiences.{linebreak}{linebreak}Responsibilities{linebreak}{linebreak}Design{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Create experiences that go beyond good design into delighting users{linebreak}{linebreak}* Reduce, simplify, distill{linebreak}{linebreak}* See features through from ideas on paper to implementation{linebreak}{linebreak}* Use evaluative and generative research to inform your design decisions{linebreak}{linebreak}* Provide mentorship to designers on your team{linebreak}{linebreak}* Understand and improve design processes{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}Collaborate{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Collaborate with research team in understanding the problem space{linebreak}{linebreak}* Interact with our communities from the beginning to end of your design process{linebreak}{linebreak}* Work with our growing team of designers to create reusable design patterns{linebreak}{linebreak}* Be an active part of the development team throughout the product process{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak} Advocate{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* As a senior designer, be the voice of design{linebreak}{linebreak}* Distill complex concepts into simple, easy to understand talking points to effectively articulate your vision with your team and the communities {linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}Requirements{linebreak}The right person is better than the right set of experiences, these are the traits we’ve identified make great additions to our team so far.{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Have great instincts for making design decisions and be able to support your choices with research and data{linebreak}{linebreak}* Experience planning and facilitating evaluative research{linebreak}{linebreak}* Ability to tell stories that convey your design goals both internally to team members and to stakeholders{linebreak}{linebreak}* Have a creative vision of your own while being able to work within the bounds of what is possible, and imagine what can come next{linebreak}{linebreak}* 5+ years of experience solving complex product design problems{linebreak}{linebreak}* Know when to switch from blue sky ideation to tactical thinking{linebreak}{linebreak}* Bachelor's degree or equivalent in related work experience{linebreak}{linebreak}* Demonstrated judgment skills to find solutions{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}Pluses{linebreak}{linebreak}In addition to the basic skills needed for being successful, these skills could set you apart from the pack!{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Ability to prototype your designs in working code.{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Background in content publishing{linebreak}{linebreak}* Experience acting as researcher, both in-person and with remote participants{linebreak}{linebreak}* Have familiarity with Free and Open Source communities{linebreak}{linebreak}* Experience designing for multilingual audiences{linebreak}{linebreak}* Anything else that will let us know more about who you are that you would like to share, WMF project username, your blog, Instagram, dribble, Twitter, GitHub etc.{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}Benefits & Perks *{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Fully paid medical, dental and vision coverage for employees and their eligible families (yes, fully paid premiums!){linebreak}{linebreak}* The Wellness Program provides reimbursement for mind, body and soul activities such as fitness memberships, massages, cooking classes and much more{linebreak}{linebreak}* The 401(k) retirement plan offers matched contributions at 4% of annual salary{linebreak}{linebreak}* Flexible and generous time off - vacation, sick and volunteer days, plus 19 paid holidays - including the last week of the year.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Family friendly! 100% paid new parent leave for seven weeks plus an additional five weeks for pregnancy, flexible options to phase back in after leave, fully equipped lactation room.{linebreak}{linebreak}* For those emergency moments - long and short term disability, life insurance (2x salary) and an employee assistance program{linebreak}{linebreak}* Pre-tax savings plans for health care, child care, elder care, public transportation and parking expenses{linebreak}{linebreak}* Telecommuting and flexible work schedules available{linebreak}{linebreak}* Appropriate fuel for thinking and coding (aka, a pantry full of treats) and monthly massages to help staff relax{linebreak}{linebreak}* Great colleagues - diverse staff and contractors speaking dozens of languages from around the world, fantastic intellectual discourse, mission-driven and intensely passionate people{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* for benefits eligible staff, benefits may vary by location{linebreak}{linebreak}More Information{linebreak}{linebreak}https://wikimediafoundation.org{linebreak}{linebreak}https://blog.wikimedia.org

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Wikimedia Foundation

Cloud Services Technical Support


Wikimedia Foundation


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Location: San Francisco, CA or Remote{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}Type: Contract{linebreak}{linebreak}Hours: 20 hours per week{linebreak}{linebreak}Duration: 3 months (with possibility for extension){linebreak}{linebreak}Summary:{linebreak}{linebreak}The Wikimedia Cloud Services team is looking for a part-time Technical Support specialist to help the Wikimedia movement's volunteer developers to rapidly clarify and resolve their technical questions and issues.{linebreak}{linebreak}Come work within the Cloud Services team at the Wikimedia Foundation! We are administering a public OpenStack cloud (Infrastructure as a Service) with a modern Platform as a Service (Kubernetes) running on it. We are dedicated to supporting developers within and outside of the Wikimedia Foundation and upholding the Code of Conduct for Wikimedia technical spaces. Candidates need to be comfortable sharing ideas, providing guidance, following instructions, mentoring volunteers, and communicating in public and asynchronous ways (mailing lists/forums/irc). Our team works remotely and so can you!{linebreak}{linebreak}Responsibilities:{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Actively monitor various IRC channels, wikipages, and mailing lists, for support requests{linebreak}{linebreak}* Help volunteer developers to diagnose and resolve technical issues with our IaaS and PaaS infrastructure and their code{linebreak}{linebreak}* Communicate clearly and patiently with individuals from our international communities of volunteer developers{linebreak}{linebreak}* Write, verify, and improve documentation used by volunteer developers and technical staff{linebreak}{linebreak}* Ensure positive and constructive discussions with the community and the Wikimedia Foundation{linebreak}{linebreak}* Work and communicate effectively within a small team distributed across multiple time zones{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}Requirements:{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Strong interpersonal skills, with track record of modeling good social and development practices{linebreak}{linebreak}* Experience using a variety of communications and collaboration tools, including wikis, mailing lists, and group chat{linebreak}{linebreak}* Experience using Linux command line tools{linebreak}{linebreak}* Ability to understand and explain technical issues{linebreak}{linebreak}* Intermediate programing experience in one of the following languages: Python, PHP, JavaScript (node.js){linebreak}{linebreak}* Ability to work both independently and as part of a distributed team{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}Pluses:{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Experience working in the Wikimedia Toolforge or Cloud VPS environments{linebreak}{linebreak}* Experience with the Wikimedia community, or a similar open source or collaborative community{linebreak}{linebreak}* Familiarity with MediaWiki and/or MediaWiki APIs{linebreak}{linebreak}* Ability to read and write multiple (human) languages{linebreak}{linebreak}* Experience with writing and optimizing SQL queries{linebreak}{linebreak}* Proficiency in multiple programming languages{linebreak}{linebreak}* Experience with one or more cloud computing environments (OpenStack, AWS, GCP/GKE, Azure, DigitalOcean, Heroku, etc){linebreak}{linebreak}* Experience with Linux systems administration{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}Show us your stuff!{linebreak}{linebreak}If you have participated in on-line collaborative communities please share links with us. This could be a wiki, web forum, mailing list, GitHub, Stack Exchange, Quora, etc. If you are a software developer with some public source code, send links to that as well. We would love to see your work!{linebreak}{linebreak}More Information{linebreak}{linebreak}https://wikimediafoundation.org{linebreak}{linebreak}https://blog.wikimedia.org

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Wikimedia Foundation

Traffic Security Engineer


Wikimedia Foundation


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Location: San Francisco, CA or Remote{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}Summary{linebreak}{linebreak}We are looking for an Operations Engineer to join our Technical Operations team. Would you like to join the highly dynamic team that is responsible for the reliability and performance of a global top-10 website, Wikipedia?{linebreak}{linebreak}The Technical Operations team has a very broad range of shared responsibilities.  The team is globally distributed, working remotely with each other in a highly collaborative and consensus-oriented fashion.  We only write and only use Open Source code wherever possible and we do the vast majority of our work in public view.{linebreak}{linebreak}This Traffic Security position focuses more-specifically on the Security and Privacy responsibilities of our Traffic team within Operations.  The Traffic team runs a private and privacy-protecting global CDN for Wikipedia and related sister projects.  One of the key responsibilities of this position will be technical stewardship of our TLS termination for users at the edges of our network.  We’re passionate about protecting the privacy of our users against mass surveillance and manipulation, and we expect you to share that passion.  If the word “ChaCha” doesn’t make you think of dancing first, you might be the person we’re looking for!{linebreak}{linebreak}We’d like you to do these things:{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Protect our users’ reading and editing habits from mass surveillance{linebreak}{linebreak}* Keep our TLS infrastructure up to date in the face of evolving threats{linebreak}{linebreak}* Keep track of the ever-changing landscape of browsers and other UAs{linebreak}{linebreak}* Analyze and optimize our edge software infrastructure to enhance our users’ experiences{linebreak}{linebreak}* Assess and deploy newer protocols, technologies, and software as their time becomes ripe{linebreak}{linebreak}* Deprecate older ones in a timely manner while balancing the needs of legacy clients{linebreak}{linebreak}* Reactively respond to, and proactively engineer against, DDoS and other attacks{linebreak}{linebreak}* Analyze and advise on application-layer security issues exposed over HTTPS{linebreak}{linebreak}* Other related Traffic and Security/Privacy work as required{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}Experience we’d like you to bring to the table:{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* A deep and current understanding of TLS, HTTP[S], TCP/IP, DNS, and other related protocols{linebreak}{linebreak}* Hands-on experience working with TLS libraries and HTTP server software configuration{linebreak}{linebreak}* A working knowledge of modern cryptography from a systems engineering point of view{linebreak}{linebreak}* Experience working on general infrastructure and application-layer security issues{linebreak}{linebreak}* Experience with Open Source operations tooling for configuration management, orchestration, and monitoring.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Experience working on Open Source operations infrastructure in general{linebreak}{linebreak}* Bachelor’s degree or the equivalent in related work experience{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}And it would be even more awesome if you have any any of these:{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Experience operating TLS-terminating reverse proxy servers at global scale{linebreak}{linebreak}* Experience operating large web properties at a global scale{linebreak}{linebreak}* Programmer experience writing and/or modifying network daemons and/or libraries in languages such as C, C++, Go, Python, and/or Rust{linebreak}{linebreak}* Some knowledge of Linux IPVS load-balancing{linebreak}{linebreak}* Some knowledge of global IP routing{linebreak}{linebreak}* Some knowledge of HTTP caching and related CDN technologies{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}Some public links on the current state of our TLS termination you might be interested in:{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* https://grafana.wikimedia.org/dashboard/db/tls-ciphers{linebreak}{linebreak}* https://www.ssllabs.com/ssltest/analyze.html?d=en.wikipedia.org{linebreak}{linebreak}* https://wikitech.wikimedia.org/wiki/HTTPS{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}About the Wikimedia Foundation{linebreak}{linebreak}The Wikimedia Foundation is the non-profit organization that supports and hosts Wikipedia and several other Wikimedia free knowledge sites. Every month, the Wikimedia sites are accessed by more than a billion unique devices. Wikipedia consists of more than 40 million articles across hundreds of languages. Every month, more than 250,000 volunteer editors contribute to Wikipedia. Based in San Francisco, California, the Wikimedia Foundation is an audited, 501(c)(3) non-profit that is funded primarily through donations and grants. It currently employs over 300 staff members.{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}At the Foundation, we build technology to help people everywhere access Wikipedia, across devices and in nearly 300 languages. We engineer privacy for our readers and editors so they can safely and securely explore Wikipedia. We create programs and initiatives to make Wikipedia freely available to more people in more parts of the world. We build new tools for the community of editors so they can continue to improve and grow Wikipedia. Roughly a quarter of our budget goes to supporting the community that make the site possible, including through grantmaking programs that enable volunteers and enrich the information on the sites.{linebreak}{linebreak}The Wikimedia Foundation is an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage people with a diverse range of backgrounds to apply.{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}Benefits & Perks *{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Fully paid medical, dental and vision coverage for employees and their eligible families (yes, fully paid premiums!){linebreak}{linebreak}* The Wellness Program provides reimbursement for mind, body and soul activities such as fitness memberships, baby sitting, continuing education and much more{linebreak}{linebreak}* The 401(k) retirement plan offers matched contributions at 4% of annual salary{linebreak}{linebreak}* Flexible and generous time off - vacation, sick and volunteer days, plus 19 paid holidays - including the last week of the year.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Family friendly! 100% paid new parent leave for seven weeks plus an additional five weeks for pregnancy, flexible options to phase back in after leave, fully equipped lactation room.{linebreak}{linebreak}* For those emergency moments - long and short term disability, life insurance (2x salary) and an employee assistance program{linebreak}{linebreak}* Pre-tax savings plans for health care, child care, elder care, public transportation and parking expenses{linebreak}{linebreak}* Telecommuting and flexible work schedules available{linebreak}{linebreak}* Appropriate fuel for thinking and coding (aka, a pantry full of treats) and monthly massages to help staff relax{linebreak}{linebreak}* Great colleagues - diverse staff and contractors speaking dozens of languages from around the world, fantastic intellectual discourse, mission-driven and intensely passionate people{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* for benefits eligible staff, benefits may vary by location{linebreak}{linebreak}More Information{linebreak}{linebreak}https://wikimediafoundation.org{linebreak}{linebreak}https://blog.wikimedia.org

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Wikimedia Foundation

Android Engineer


Wikimedia Foundation


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android

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{linebreak}Summary:{linebreak}{linebreak}The Wikimedia Android team is a small but impactful group of engineers, product managers, and designers focused on the Wikipedia Android app. The team is looking for an experienced Android developer who wants the challenge of making our apps the most beautiful, groundbreaking, and collaborative applications in the Google Play Store. We’re passionate about our global community of users and want to leverage the strengths of the Android native platform to bring the Wikipedia experience to their fingertips. You will be joining a small, established team to enhance the Wikipedia reading experience, as well as create entirely new Wikipedia experiences with potential for adoption across multiple platforms.{linebreak}{linebreak}This is a permanent full-time remote or San Francisco-based role.{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}Responsibilities:{linebreak}{linebreak}As an engineer on the Android team, you will be responsible for developing new, exciting and beautiful ways to experience Wikipedia content on mobile devices. You will work with a product manager and designer to translate specs and designs into working features. Your contributions will enable millions of Android users to read and contribute to Wikipedia.{linebreak}{linebreak}In addition to new features, you will work to Improve the quality and testability of our code. This includes fixing bugs, refactoring old code, and performing code review. You will also communicate and coordinate service requirements with back-end engineers.{linebreak}{linebreak}Since most team members are remote, your day-to-day work will include discussions on Google Hangouts and IRC as well as our bug tracking system.

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Wikimedia Foundation

Software Engineer Full Stack Web Engineer Multimedia


Wikimedia Foundation


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Full Time: Software Engineer - Full Stack Web Engineer, Multimedia (Remote- USA) at Wikimedia Foundation in Remote-USA

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Contract Fundraising Banner Designer


Wikimedia Foundation


2yr

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{linebreak}Type:  Contract to Hire {linebreak}{linebreak}Duration:  Approximately 3 - 6 mos{linebreak}{linebreak}Hours:  40 hours per week {linebreak}{linebreak}Summary{linebreak}{linebreak}The Fundraising Banner Designer (FBD) will mockup and design fundraising banners that will be seen on Wikipedia by millions of readers around the world. Using HTML, CSS & Javascript, the FBD will contribute banner entries for deployment through our custom A/B testing system. The goal of the online fundraising department is improvement to donor conversion, and the FBD will play a critical role in building and testing new banner ideas.{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}We’d like you to do these things{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Employ HTML, CSS and Javascript to create and modify banners and other parts of the donor flow: donation landing pages, Thank You pages & Share options, etc.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Use graphic design software to create mockups and content for banners, reports, etc.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Contribute actionable ideas for improvements to banner UI/UX{linebreak}{linebreak}* QA, deploy, and monitor banner tests through our A/B testing platform{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}

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Wikimedia Foundation

Product Manager


Wikimedia Foundation


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product manager

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Location: San Francisco, CA or Remote{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}Summary:{linebreak}{linebreak}The Wikimedia Foundation is looking for a Product Manager for MediaWiki.  MediaWiki is a free software open source wiki package written in PHP, originally for use on Wikipedia. It is now also used by several other projects of the non-profit Wikimedia Foundation and by many other wikis, including this website, the home of MediaWiki.  MediaWiki is an extremely powerful, scalable software and a feature-rich wiki implementation that uses PHP to process and display data stored in a database, such as MySQL.  Pages use MediaWiki's wikitext format, so that users without knowledge of XHTML or CSS can edit them easily.{linebreak}{linebreak}As the Product Manager, you will build roadmaps and goals in collaboration with partners and ensure that progress is made towards those goals. You will work closely with members from many departments including Engineering, Communications, Legal, and Community Engagement. You will also be responsible for ensuring that communications about the team’s work and project status are shared with the Foundation’s various teams and the community in a timely manner.{linebreak}{linebreak}This is an amazing opportunity that involves coordinating established technologies and collaborative communities around the globe and will require both hard and soft skills. It will be very challenging, demanding, and extremely rewarding!{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}Description:{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Work with key partners across the Foundation to build and execute strategies and goals for the MediaWiki software.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Build and track progress towards achievements for our long term road maps.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Communicate goals, statuses, and findings throughout the development process to internal and external community partners.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Identify blockers and other issues to senior management.{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}

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Wikimedia Foundation

Director Of Security


Wikimedia Foundation


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{linebreak}Summary{linebreak}{linebreak}The Wikimedia Foundation is looking for a Director of Security to ensure that rapid evolution of the Wikimedia software continues to preserve the security of the sites and the privacy of our users. We are looking for someone who is passionate about Wikimedia's mission to bring free knowledge to every person on the planet, and who will strive to help Wikimedia software developers learn to incorporate secure thinking into their development practice.{linebreak}{linebreak}The Director of Security will join the other Engineering Directors at Wikimedia who support engineers and designers building features, products, and services used by hundreds of millions of people around the world. This is an opportunity to do good while improving the security, stability, scalability, and maintainability of one of the best known sites in the world.{linebreak}{linebreak}YOU ARE ... a smart, experienced security professional that understands all aspects of security in a top web property. You have significant software security experience in large scale systems. You understand and enjoy running security operations. You know how to create and operate incident response systems. You have experience counseling engineering and non-engineering teams about the privacy and security implications of their projects and data releases, are familiar with the benefits and vulnerabilities of different anonymization techniques, and can swiftly and effectively manage security incidents. You understand the importance of testing and documentation, and common pitfalls in developing secure web applications. You know how to build software correctly and hold others to the same high standards. You understand the principles of open source software development and the importance of community building. You have experience with and enjoy building and mentoring security teams. You enjoy being part of a large, vibrant, passionate and involved community.{linebreak}{linebreak}You will be leading a team responsible for ensuring the security and integrity of applications written in PHP, Python, JavaScript (Node.js) among others, using both relational and key-value data storage mechanisms.{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}As a Director of Security, we’d like you to do these things:{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Develop a threat model for the Wikimedia Foundation and all our projects and define the right security profile in collaboration with your peer group and our IT department.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Run day-to-day security operations for the Wikimedia Foundation, including our community-facing and enterprise systems.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Design incident response policies and execute incident response processes.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Design and deploy account and content abuse detection mechanisms.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Refine and improve access controls and audits.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Lead security and privacy incident handling and response.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Manage external security audits and pen tests and implement mitigation strategies to address discovered vulnerabilities.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Serve as a subject matter expert on application security, communicating its impact on security, risk, and compliance decisions.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Manage a team of up to six members, leading performance reviews, hiring, goal-setting, compensation planning, and career development.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Design and develop security-centric enhancements of Wikimedia systems.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Conduct security reviews of software designs and implementations.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Deploy security patches to Wikimedia websites.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Prepare periodic security releases of MediaWiki software.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Define and manage department budget.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Work with peer groups such as Legal, Office IT, Finance, Advancement and others  in the Foundation to define:{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Strategies for addressing security and privacy concerns;{linebreak}{linebreak}* Initiatives to maintain security as related to software design, development, documentation, and release; and{linebreak}{linebreak}* Practices to ensure the privacy, security, and integrity of data throughout the collection, access, analysis, release, and retention processes.{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}

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Sr Product Analyst


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San Francisco, CA or Remote{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}Summary{linebreak}{linebreak}The Community Tech Team at Wikimedia Foundation is looking for a Senior Product Analyst to work on software tools aimed at reducing online harassment on the Wikimedia projects.{linebreak}{linebreak}The Senior Product Analyst for the Community Tech team will play a key role in a new initiative to curb online harassment of Wikipedia editors. We will build new tools that will help detect harassment and stalking, create a new reporting system for people to report harassment, help wiki administrators to evaluate reports, and block unwanted harassers from our projects. Working closely with product managers, developers, community advocates and many passionate volunteers, the Senior Product Analyst will generate actionable insights that drive the development of these new tools.{linebreak}{linebreak}We'd like you to do these things:{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Guide design research projects to better understand the needs of Wikipedia contributors who have experienced or witnessed harassment, and administrators who are working to protect the editing community{linebreak}{linebreak}* Identify and model patterns of user interactions that are likely to turn into harassment{linebreak}{linebreak}* Help to design a set of interdependent features, in collaboration with the editors who will use those features{linebreak}{linebreak}* Investigate multiple approaches to multi-faceted problems{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}

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{linebreak}Summary:{linebreak}{linebreak}The Wikimedia Foundation is looking for an experienced and hands-on Senior/Lead UX Designer to help build features that enable our communities to achieve our Vision: a world in which every single human being can freely share in the sum of all knowledge.{linebreak}{linebreak}UX Designers at Wikipedia design and build features, products and services used by hundreds of millions of people around the world every day. This is an opportunity to ‘do good’ while having a high level of impact at a large-scale media property.{linebreak}{linebreak}You will join the Discovery Department, where we focus on improving the searchability and visibility of content that already exists on Wikipedia and our sister projects. You’ll be supporting teams that work on exciting open source technologies, such as ElasticSearch, OpenStreetMaps, and Wikidata Query Service. These teams are working on ambitious projects that are transforming the way users find and interact with Wikipedia.{linebreak}{linebreak}The Wikimedia Foundation is an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage people with a diverse range of backgrounds to apply. We also welcome remote and international applicants across all timezones.{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}As a Senior/Lead UX Designer, we’d like you to do these things:{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Provide technical and personnel management and leadership for a team of 2 designers including hiring, personal development, goal-setting and general support.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Mentor junior designers on all aspects of UX design{linebreak}{linebreak}* Create experiences that go beyond good design into delighting users.{linebreak}{linebreak}* See features through, from idea on paper to implementation. Work with designers, developers, community members, and product managers to help drive product roadmaps with your ideas.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Work with our growing team of designers to create reusable design patterns which span desktop, tablet and phone.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Be passionate about content discovery and all its aspects, from search, to maps, to complex query engines.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Interact with our reader and editor communities from the beginning to end of your design process. Be active in soliciting feedback from both internal and external stakeholders.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Distill complex concepts into easy to understand talking points to effectively articulate your vision with your team and the community. Illustrate your designs with lightweight specs or living documents to engage with developers.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Occasionally provide design-related support for other functional teams. Mentor junior designers and share knowledge with non-design staff to raise the overall level of design fluency within the organization.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Have a creative vision of your own while being able to work within the bounds of what is possible, and imagine what can come next.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Reduce, simplify, distill. Know how to let go. Create experiences that are effortless for users by reducing UI complexity down to its essential components.{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}

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{linebreak}Summary:{linebreak}{linebreak}We are looking for an experienced Network Operations Engineer to join our Technical Operations team. Would you like to join the small, dynamic team that is responsible for the reliability and performance of a global top-10 website, Wikipedia? The Wikimedia Operations team has a very broad range of responsibilities, and could really use someone to expand its networking expertise.{linebreak}{linebreak}We are looking for people with a drive to explore, experiment, and learn new technologies. Do you enjoy eliminating boring things from your daily workflow by automating them? Are you comfortable working in a highly collaborative, consensus-oriented, open environment and as part of a globally-distributed team? Then you might be just the person we need.{linebreak}{linebreak}We’d like you to do these things:{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Design, install and administer the global networking infrastructure, including edge, backbone & core network routing, data center access layer switching topologies and network security{linebreak}{linebreak}* Design and implement routing policies, VLAN topologies, and IP addressing plans{linebreak}{linebreak}* Investigate and troubleshoot unexpected network and/or systems issues, including routine traffic engineering and DoS mitigation issues{linebreak}{linebreak}* Manage and implement peering relationships{linebreak}{linebreak}* Assist in the design and integration of virtual networks for containers and virtualization{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}

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Software Engineer Security


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{linebreak}Summary:{linebreak}{linebreak}The Wikimedia Foundation is looking for a Software Engineer to join the Security team working to help protect Wikipedia and our other projects. You'll be working with other developers and security engineers to create and maintain security-centric features of our public sites, and to develop tools used by the Security team to aid in finding and fixing security bugs before they're exploited.{linebreak}{linebreak}YOU ARE ...a smart software developer with experience building security features in large scale systems. You understand the importance of testing and documentation, and common pitfalls in developing secure web applications. You must have a passion for the WMF mission. We do (almost) everything publicly, and volunteers can add arbitrary JavaScript to our site. That should both frighten and thrill you.{linebreak}{linebreak}You will be joining a team responsible for ensuring the security and integrity of applications written in PHP, Python, Ruby, Lua, Perl, JavaScript (Node.js) among others, using both relational and key-value data storage mechanisms. (Don't worry, you don't need to have had experience with all of those technologies.){linebreak}{linebreak}As a Software Engineer for the security team, we’d like you to do these things:{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Collaborate with Foundation and community members on creation of software specifications{linebreak}{linebreak}* Implement and maintain security-centric features (authentication/authorization, encryption, hashing, and PKI management){linebreak}{linebreak}* Create tools to automate Security team processes{linebreak}{linebreak}* Write and apply software patches to remediate reported security issues{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}

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{linebreak}Summary{linebreak}{linebreak}Wikipedia's goal is to provide every single person with the sum of all human knowledge and MariaDB is how we store it. You will be joining a small mission driven team of talented highly experienced operations engineers.  As one of the most highly trafficked sites, there is literally nowhere else serving as many page views per engineer. As a DBA with Storage Engineering expertise at the Wikimedia Foundation, you will be responsible for the availability and performance of our database infrastructure. You should be able to; optimize queries, automate anything, benchmark and test new builds of MariaDB and MySQL, plan for disaster recovery, and implement backup systems. This is a unique opportunity to have a huge impact.  Our work is important, and it’s seen by hundreds of millions of people.{linebreak}{linebreak}Description{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Implementation and maintenance of database and other storage servers in production, staging environments, and Wikimedia Labs{linebreak}{linebreak}* Database performance tuning, high availability, backups, and general optimization.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Providing guidance and support to application developers for schema design and schema changes, code review, SQL query tuning{linebreak}{linebreak}* Handling (Debian) package maintenance, patching and building, upstream bug identification and resolution.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Expansion of the monitoring and alerting infrastructure{linebreak}{linebreak}* Multi-datacenter design, capacity and infrastructure planning{linebreak}{linebreak}* Response to system outages, monitoring key metrics{linebreak}{linebreak}* General infrastructure operations and system administration, including server installations and configuration management{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}

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{linebreak}The Wikimedia Foundation is looking for a Chief Technology Officer (CTO) to join our executive team. As a member of the organization’s leadership team and senior technology executive, the CTO will lead the technical roadmap for the Wikimedia Foundation and Wikimedia projects, in cooperation with our global communities of volunteers contributors, users, and researchers.{linebreak}{linebreak}The CTO is responsible for the evolution, development, and delivery of our core platform and architecture. They have a deep understanding of open source development practice and emerging technologies, and the ability to anticipate and incorporate relevant developments into our technical roadmap. They can evaluate complex information, provide recommendations, engage diverse constituencies in decision making, and develop and execute on effective plans of action. They have a record of success and progressive responsibility for budgets and teams.{linebreak}{linebreak}The ideal candidate has experience contributing to or supporting global free software or free culture projects, and engaging free software contributors to produce high-quality, widely adopted software. They empower their team and communicate effectively. They embody and promote the Wikimedia vision and values, and our commitment to providing freely-available knowledge for all.{linebreak}{linebreak}Reports to: Executive Director{linebreak}{linebreak}Location: San Francisco, CA or Remote

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User Interface Engineer


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{linebreak}Help the Wikimedia Foundation develop and maintain the UI and UX of our Transparency Report. This will include tasks to update content, gather and update imagery, and data visualizations. Create new sections of the report as needed. Collaborate with our Legal, Communications, and Engineering teams. Deliver and deploy time sensitive report. This is a part-time role will report into the Legal department.

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Audience Development Manager


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{linebreak}Summary{linebreak}{linebreak}Wikimedia seeks a senior design professional to influence the future of free access to knowledge online. The role will manage the design of the reading experience of Wikipedia and create engaging, delightful products.{linebreak}{linebreak}The Reading team is focused on increasing impact around the world by changing the way people consume Wikipedia. We have to bring design to the forefront of our product development for Wikipedia to thrive in the context modern product design. We are looking for someone who will cultivate design culture and ensure that our team is working towards a better experience for our readers.{linebreak}{linebreak}Responsibilities {linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Guide the strategy for the future of reading experiences of Wikipedia{linebreak}{linebreak}* Maintain the style guide that articulates a consistent design language{linebreak}{linebreak}* Assist in production level design for web and apps{linebreak}{linebreak}* Be an enthusiastic leader, educator and mentor on user experience design. Advocate and evangelize for user centered design both within the Foundation and with our community of users{linebreak}{linebreak}* Stay current on trends in mobile and web user experience, bringing design ideas to the table that push the envelope{linebreak}{linebreak}* Guide ongoing user research and testing, and translate findings into actionable improvements{linebreak}{linebreak}* Cooperate and communicate seamlessly across groups{linebreak}{linebreak}* Commit to serving diverse communities worldwide with a focus on global south{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}

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Software Engineer Research


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{linebreak}Summary{linebreak}{linebreak}Wikimedia Discovery Department is looking for an operations engineer who wants the challenge of innovating, scaling, and evolving the systems that power content discovery for millions of Wikipedia users. Search is at the core of our discovery experience and we need your help to scale it for all users to discover the sum of all human knowledge. We strongly believe in our content and want to build the best knowledge engine in the world.{linebreak}{linebreak}You’ll join a small team of developers, product managers, and operations engineers focused on search, evolving how our users find and discover content across Wikipedia and its fellow projects, across all languages.  {linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}Description{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Drive all technical operational needs for systems including search, maps, and new services{linebreak}{linebreak}* Work closely with Wikimedia operations teams for all automation needs{linebreak}{linebreak}* Monitor, scale, and improve operations stack as necessary{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}

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{linebreak}Summary{linebreak}{linebreak}Wikimedia is seeking a DevOps engineer to work on the Analytics team to help maintain and build infrastructure used to measure Wikipedia’s reach and impact.  DevOps engineers work with software engineers, technical operations, product managers and researchers to ensure they have the Big Data tools they need to improve Wikipedia for hundred of millions of people around the world.{linebreak}{linebreak}Description{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Perform day-to-day operational tasks (deployment, maintenance, configuration, troubleshooting) on many aspects of Wikimedia’s analytics infrastructure{linebreak}{linebreak}* Assist in the research, design, and implementation of Wikimedia analytics infrastructure and services{linebreak}{linebreak}* Implement and utilize configuration management and deployment tools (specifically puppet, salt){linebreak}{linebreak}* Coordinate and communicate with other members of the Wikimedia engineering teams{linebreak}{linebreak}* Incident response and diagnosis of system outages or alerts{linebreak}{linebreak}* Write and update internal documentation of systems and processes{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}

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{linebreak}Summary{linebreak}{linebreak}Wikimedia is seeking a DevOps engineer to work on the Analytics team to help maintain and build infrastructure used to measure Wikipedia’s reach and impact.  DevOps engineers work with software engineers, technical operations, product managers and researchers to ensure they have the Big Data tools they need to improve Wikipedia for hundred of millions of people around the world.{linebreak}{linebreak}Description{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}Perform day-to-day operational tasks (deployment, maintenance, configuration, troubleshooting) on many aspects of Wikimedia’s analytics infrastructure{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}Assist in the research, design, and implementation of Wikimedia analytics infrastructure and services{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}Implement and utilize configuration management and deployment tools (specifically puppet, salt){linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}Coordinate and communicate with other members of the Wikimedia engineering teams{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}Incident response and diagnosis of system outages or alerts{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}Write and update internal documentation of systems and processes{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}

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Data Analyst Search Discovery


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Full Time: Data Analyst - Search & Discovery at Wikimedia Foundation in San Francisco or Remote

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Software Engineer Relevance


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Automation Engineer


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{linebreak}Summary{linebreak}{linebreak}We’re looking for an Automation Engineer to help improve our Ruby-based test infrastructure and developer tools. Your contributions will support our feature and service developers in writing and delivering high-quality bug-free code. You have skills and experience working within a team, writing well-structured and deterministic tests while encouraging other engineers to do the same. You can also set up and maintain a stable test infrastructure that executes scheduled and triggered builds reliably and efficiently without holding back the integration of important fixes and new features. Above all, you are motivated to help users of Wikipedia, and other WMF sponsored projects, seamlessly access what matters most to them, free knowledge.{linebreak}{linebreak}Description{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Create and maintain developer  tools, testing libraries, and test environments for use by other engineers{linebreak}{linebreak}* Review test implementation and provide feedback to developers regarding test design{linebreak}{linebreak}* Work with QA and engineers of MediaWiki, services, and mobile applications in identifying opportunities for test and task automation{linebreak}{linebreak}* Encourage engineers to assume responsibility for their own tests by promoting best TDD and BDD practices{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}

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Data Analyst


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{linebreak}Summary{linebreak}{linebreak}The Wikimedia Foundation is looking for a pragmatic, detail-oriented Data Analyst to help drive informed product decisions that enable our communities to achieve our Vision: a world in which every single human being can freely share in the sum of all knowledge.{linebreak}{linebreak}Data Analysts are the experts within the organization on measuring what is going on. Their analysis and insight help product analysts and managers envision, scope, and refine features, products and services that hundreds of millions of people around the world use.{linebreak}{linebreak}You will join the Search & Discovery Department, which is focussed on improving in-site search on all Wikimedia across all platforms, with the view of launching an open-source knowledge engine for the entire web.{linebreak}{linebreak}Description{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Work closely with product managers to build out and maintain detailed on-going analysis of the usage and performance of  Wikimedia’s search and information discovery products.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Write database queries and code to analyze Wikipedia usage volume, user behaviour and performance data to identify opportunities and areas for improvement.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Work with other data analysts to contribute to the development and ongoing maintenance of the department’s dashboards, ensuring they are up-to-date, accurate, fair and focussed representations of the efficacy of the products.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Communicate clearly and responsively your findings to a range of departmental, organisational, volunteer and public stakeholders, informing and educating them.{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}

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Web Performance Engineer


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{linebreak}Summary{linebreak}{linebreak}Wikimedia's JavaScript code is executed over half a billion times a day on hundreds of millions of devices. If you can drop our page load time 100ms, you'll have saved our annual visitors from waiting an aggregate 617 years.{linebreak}{linebreak}Speed is Wikipedia's killer feature. ('Wiki' means 'quick' in Hawaiian.) As the nonprofit organization that runs Wikipedia and its sister projects, we want to create value for readers and editors by making it possible to retrieve and render content at the speed of thought, from anywhere in the world, on the broadest range of devices and connection profiles.{linebreak}{linebreak}If you are excited by this mission, we want to hear from you. The Wikimedia Foundation is looking for a web performance engineer to join a new team dedicated to making Wikipedia fast.{linebreak}{linebreak}Description{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Work in a small team.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Set standards for performance and responsiveness across Wikimedia engineering.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Leverage new web APIs and network protocol extensions to speed up content delivery and interface responsiveness across mobile and desktop.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Develop benchmarking and observability tools that help developers understand the performance characteristics of their code.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Curate and maintain a set of key performance indicators for core features.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Profile, analyze and optimize the performance of existing code.{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}

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{linebreak}Summary{linebreak}{linebreak}We are looking for an exceptional engineer excited to work on search. You will help maintain and improve a search infrastructure that serves 890 million full text searches and billions of find-as-you-type searches every month on Wikipedia and its sister projects. In the process you'll be in the vanguard of open source search, advancing what is possible with open source tools.{linebreak}{linebreak}Description{linebreak}{linebreak}We're comfortable that the current search implementation (CirrusSearch and Elasticsearch) is a platform worth building on. Now it's time to build on it by:{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Measuring user perceived result relevance and performance{linebreak}{linebreak}* Experimenting with improvements to search queries, rankings, and algorithms{linebreak}{linebreak}* Improve methods by which the communities we serve can help improve the quality of the search index{linebreak}{linebreak}* Properly support multilingual wikis like Wikimedia Commons, Wikidata, and meta.wikimedia.org{linebreak}{linebreak}* Work closely with desktop, mobile web, iOS app, and Android app teams to customize search for each experience's differences while still ensuring all platforms benefit from shared infrastructure improvements{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}

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Senior Software Engineer Services


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Summary{linebreak}{linebreak}Wikipedia is where the world turns to understand almost any topic — The Wikimedia Foundation is the nonprofit that operates Wikipedia with a small staff.  We are looking for a great engineer who wants to modernize the infrastructure underlying Wikipedia with distributed storage, services and REST interfaces.  If this excites you we welcome you to join us.{linebreak}Description{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Work with a small team of four.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Build a fully replicated storage service powering both internal services and our public REST content API (https://github.com/gwicke/restbase).{linebreak}{linebreak}* Collaborate with other teams on the development of services for tasks like job queues, notifications, math rendering, citation data retrieval or content classification.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Use the best available tools & languages for each task. Currently we work a lot with Node.js, Cassandra, Kafka and ElasticSearch, but also use other tools and languages like Python, Java, C, C++ and PHP where it makes sense. Go or Scala could be options in the future.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Build automated tests and thorough monitoring for the services being developed, and help package the services for internal and third party distribution.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Change the world for more than half a billion people every month.{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}

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Agile Coach


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{linebreak}Summary{linebreak}{linebreak}Can you imagine a world in which every single human being can freely share in the sum of all human knowledge? At the Wikimedia Foundation, we do. To achieve this, we must continually discover better ways of developing software. We seek your help scaling our agile approach to empower our engineering teams building tools in the service of free knowledge.{linebreak}{linebreak}We are looking for an agile coach who embodies the spirit of the agile manifesto and principles to enable our teams to continually improve their sustainability, predictability, and ability to collaborate.{linebreak}{linebreak}Description{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Coach development teams, engineering managers, product owners, process owners, and stakeholders in sustainable and continually improving software delivery{linebreak}{linebreak}* Develop and leverage tools for measuring team health to drive team and organization-wide improvement{linebreak}{linebreak}* Practice servant leadership while being a thought leader in the agile community and beyond{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}

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