Engineering Manager (Core Platform)
Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.


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. 

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.



Nice To Haves:

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.

U.S. Benefits & Perks*

*Eligible international workers' benefits are specific to their location and dependent on their employer of record

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