Senior Software Engineer
Wikimedia Enterprise
Posted on 2/23/2023
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Apache Kafka
Development Operations (DevOps)
  • 3+ years experience in an SRE/Operations/DevOps role as part of a team
  • Being comfortable working in a semi-ambiguous environment, similar to that of a startup
  • Experience in supporting complex web applications running on Amazon Web Services or other comparable cloud platforms
  • Experience working with Kafka or similar distributed event processing systems
  • Experience working with Nodejs and Go applications
  • Comfortable with configuration management and orchestration tools (ECS, Kubernetes), and modern observability infrastructure (monitoring, metrics and logging)
  • Aptitude for automation and streamlining of tasks
  • Comfortable with shell and scripting languages used in an SRE/Operations engineering context (e.g. Python, Go, Bash, Ruby, etc.)
  • Good understanding of Linux/Unix fundamentals and debugging skills
  • Strong English language skills and ability to work independently, as an effective part of a globally distributed team
  • B.S. or M.S. in Computer Science or equivalent in related work experience
  • Track record of open source contributions is highly appreciated
  • Experience with non-cloud hosted infrastructure
  • Remote work experience with a highly distributed team
  • Fluency in languages other than English
  • Bringing your creativity to improve our current infrastructure
  • Being a key part of planning our future technical roadmap
  • Maintaining and improving the reliability of highly used commercial data feeds
  • Supporting new code/feature deployments
  • Troubleshooting, debugging and following-up on emerging issues in our application stack and its surroundings
  • Being the interface between the Wikimedia Foundation's SRE team and Wikimedia Enterprise
  • Assisting in the architectural design of new services and making them operate at scale
  • Incident response, diagnosis and follow-up on system outages or alerts across Wikimedia Enterprise's production infrastructure
  • Sharing our values and work in accordance with them
Desired Qualifications
  • Startup experience is a plus
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.