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Engineering Manager
Platform Engineering
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Locations
Remote
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
JavaScript
Management
MySQL
PHP
Wordpress
Requirements
  • Expertise in consumer-facing internet technology for large and diverse audiences
  • Good working knowledge of APIs, API guidelines and API management principles
  • History of developing high productivity engineering teams
  • History of growing and developing your engineering teams, people and practices
  • 3+ years of experience in an engineering leadership role
  • BS/MS/Ph.D in Computer Science or other relevant technical field or the equivalent in work experience
  • Experience building API platforms with your teams
  • Experience with service based and streaming architectures
  • Familiarity with Wikipedia / wikitext / markdown editing or content management systems (e.g., MediaWiki, Drupal, WordPress). We grow and care for MediaWiki and Wikimedia specific services. MediaWiki is an open source, PHP, MySQL, and JavaScript web application that powers Wikipedia and other Wikimedia Foundation websites. It has been incrementally developed for over 15 years to become a richly featured wiki engine and the basis for hundreds of extensions and skins, and has a vibrant volunteer community. Our services utilize a number of technologies
Responsibilities
  • Fostering a supportive team environment, ensuring diverse voices are heard
  • Guiding team members with structured development techniques
  • Participating in hiring considerate of diversity, equity, and inclusion
  • Partnering with peers on cross-team delivery and radiating organizational updates
  • Facilitating product technical strategy and roadmap setting with software engineers and technical product management
  • Coaching engineers in the art and science of software engineering and evolvable software architecture
  • Supervising budget and staffing, including leading personal development conversations
  • Managing one or more teams of software engineers focused on delivering to the needs of the team roadmaps
Wikimedia Foundation

501-1,000 employees

Nonprofit charitable organization
Company Overview
The mission of the Wikimedia Foundation is to empower and engage people around the world to collect and develop educational content under a free license or in the public domain, and to disseminate it effectively and globally.