Can you envision yourself applying your technical and communication skills to make a positive impact in the world? Come work with our team of Developer Advocates, Technical Writers, and Site Reliability Engineers in Technical Engagement at the Wikimedia Foundation! We are dedicated to supporting developers within and outside of the Wikimedia Movement who create and use Open Source solutions to technical problems. You are comfortable sharing ideas, providing guidance and technical support, speaking in public, and communicating via asynchronous channels (mailing lists/forums/IRC). Our teams work remotely and so can you!
The Wikimedia Foundation is passionate about making it easier for people to use Wikimedia APIs and to contribute to the numerous Free and Open Source software (FOSS) projects that the Wikimedia movement relies on to power their wikis. Our Developer Advocates provide technical support; run workshops; produce sample code, tutorials, and other documentation; and help to create a fun, inclusive and productive environment for our international technical communities.
We’d like you to do these things:
We’d like you to have these skills:
And it would be even more awesome if you have this:
Show us your stuff!
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 have developed any open source software, send links to that as well. We would love to see your work!
The Wikimedia Foundation is...
...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.
The Wikimedia Foundation is an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage people with a diverse range of backgrounds to apply.
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