Wikimedia Foundation · Mar 3rd 2020
Senior Engineering Manager
Location: Edina, Minnesota (cowork space) or remote, Americas/EMEA. Timezone compatibility required for core working block 10 AM - 4 PM Central Time US.
The Wikimedia Foundation is looking for experienced engineering management to join our Product Engineering team, reporting to the Director of Engineering who oversees our Wikipedia and Wikimedia Commons consumer technology. You will be responsible for coaching highly skilled software engineers, who ship high quality software used by over a billion users, in technical approach and career development.
We’re a mature product organization committed to making knowledge available to everyone. You will collaborate with cross-functional team members in product management, design, data science, project management, and community management. This is an opportunity to do good while improving what we think is the best place on the internet.
Some travel is expected, usually 2-4 times per year.
You will be responsible for:
Coaching engineers in the art and science of software engineering and modern software architecture
Representing an informed engineering point of view within the organization and publicly
Recruiting, hiring, and guiding team members as they chart their career paths
Skills and experience:
Deep expertise in consumer-facing internet technology for large and diverse audiences
Established track record of managing high productivity engineering teams
BS/MS/Ph.D in Computer Science or other relevant technical field or the equivalent in work experience
Qualities that are important to us:
Systems thinking and data literacy
Additionally, we’d love it if you have: