Wikimedia Foundation Recruitment 2021
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Wikimedia Foundation has published new opportunities for 2021….See Full details below
Overview of Wikimedia Foundation
The Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. is an American non-profit and charitable organization headquartered in San Francisco, California. It is mostly known for participating in the Wikimedia movement. It owns the internet domain names of many movement projects and hosts sites like Wikipedia.
The following positions are available at Wikimedia Foundation . Explore for your position of choice and then apply according to the information provided.
Available Wikimedia Foundation Application 2021 Positions & Details
Job Title: Software Engineer
You are responsible for:
- Improving the Wikipedia product experience
- Iterating on new products and features through collaboration with designers and product managers
- Creating and maintaining internet APIs with server scripting languages
- Instrumenting components to monitor feature and quality characteristics
- Leveraging caching and persistence technologies.
Skills and experience:
- 4+ years related professional experience in functional programming or OOP
- Experience building user-friendly features and software components with good performance
- Focused software engineering: you enjoy writing unit and integration tests, proactively addressing security and code review feedback, and thoughtfully balancing architectural tradeoffs
Qualities that are important to us:
- A desire to make meaningful contributions to knowledge equity, free culture, and open access
- An emphasis on communicating clearly in both synchronous and asynchronous channels.
Additionally, we’d love it if you have this:
- Fluency in one or more regional languages in Africa, Asia, or Latin America
- Practical skills with Vue.js or React
- Project work in data science, machine learning, AI (especially on natural language)
- A history of open source contribution
- Bachelor’s, master’s, or doctorate degree in computer science, management information systems, or STEM field (or equivalent certification)
The following teams are actively seeking candidates:
- Campaigns: Our vibrant global network of Wikimedia organizers run content campaigns such as Wiki Loves Monuments, Art + Feminism, Wiki Loves Human Rights, and Wikimedia Asian Month that focus on new and experienced contributors, and are a key mechanism of content development on Wikipedia, Wikimedia Commons, Wikidata, and other Wikimedia projects. Our work aims to improve the experience for campaign organizers and campaign participants, so they can more effectively take part in the Wikimedia movement.
- Structured Data: We are building user experiences and platform capabilities to connect structured data to Wikimedia content so that it is easier for both humans and machines to identify, classify, discover, and enhance. Through the application of linked data we aim to make it possible to create richer experiences piecing together the content across multiple sources such as Wikipedia, Wikimedia Commons, and Wikidata.
How to Apply
Interested applicants should CLICK HERE to apply.