Wikimedia developer to the fastest growing "wiki" site for business and professionals
Some of the projects you'll work on:
Develop new experimental editor engagement features for WikiBusiness.org build on Wikimedia software
Extend MediaWiki software to support new experimental features.
Participate in periodic technology meetings for design, development and testing of experimental features.
Scrum master for development team.
5+ years experience with rapid iterative software development processes, ability to quickly grasp requirements, derive UI workflow and develop functionality.
Experience deploying code into high transaction volume production environments.
Experience with A/B testing, cross-browser testing, debugging.
Knowledge of Agile Methodologies such as Scrum and Extreme Programming (XP). ScrumMaster training preferred.
Familiarity with version control systems/continuous integration tools (we use Git/Gerrit/Jenkins).
Must be able to meet aggressive timelines, iterate rapidly, and switch rapidly across multiple projects.
Strong communication skills: Must be able to communicate clearly and effectively; have strong written and oral communication skills as well as be able to collaborate easily within a cross-functional team.
B.S. or M.S. Computer Science or related field preferred.
Extra Points if you have:
Experience with MediaWiki and other open source PHP-based content management systems
Experience in the Wikipedia community
Experience contributing to a major Open Source project
Understanding of free culture / free software /open source
Experience working with online volunteers.
Experience with wikis and participatory production environments.
Good sense of humor
Being creative, highly motivated, hard-working and ability to work effectively in multiple cultural contexts are great assets
Comfortable working in an open, highly collaborative, consensus-oriented environment