Software Engineer
Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.


Location: Preferred Timezones: Europe, Africa, South & Southeast Asia


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 collaborate, consume, and contribute valuable content in more than 300 languages. We are currently working on several projects that are being gradually rolled out for users. 

Our team is fully remote and team members work from various places around the world.

As a Software Engineer, you will be responsible for:

Skills and Experience:

Qualities that are important to us:

Additionally, we’d love it if you have:

We'd like to see your work!  Here are a few things you'll need:

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.

U.S. Benefits & Perks*

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

Posted about 3 years ago