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Senior Software Engineer
Performance
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Locations
Remote
Experience Level
Entry
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Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Node.js
JavaScript
Management
PHP
Python
Requirements
  • 5+ years experience developing for the web
  • 2+ years experience developing and maintaining PHP, Node.js, or Python web applications
  • Familiar with observability and debugging tools (such as Grafana, Logstash, or DevTools)
  • Able to be open and ask for help, and learn from your and other's mistakes
  • Able to change your opinion when presented with new evidence
  • Able to give and receive feedback in a constructive and honest manner
  • Track record of open source contributions
  • Familiarity working with frontend performance measurements via synthetic/labs testing, or collecting RUM metrics (Real User Monitoring)
  • Familiarity with backend infrastructure such as MariaDB or Varnish
  • Familiarity with distributed systems
Responsibilities
  • Share in our organizational values, exemplified in daily habits
  • Maintain and develop a number of backend application components
  • Participate in early software design and review, guiding technical choices
  • Regularly review metrics, past incidents, and outages
  • Identify opportunities to improve performance, considering inputs and needs from other teams
  • Communicate across teams and roles in a global and asynchronous environment (don't worry if you haven't worked remotely before, we'll help you!)
  • Communicate high-level timelines, blockers, and success criteria for your work
  • Mentor and support other engineers at the Foundation
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.