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At Wikimedia Deutschland e.V. we help create, collect and distribute free knowledge.
In 2004, volunteer Wikipedia activists founded the non-profit association Wikimedia Deutschland in Berlin, which now consists of over 100,000 members and 160 full-time staff.
Free knowledge leads to a fairer world. Wikipedia is the most important online knowledge collection of our time. The German Wikipedia alone records almost 1 billion page views per month for a total of 2.6 million articles. We – Wikimedia Deutschland e. V. – support the volunteers of Wikipedia and its sister projects, develop free software, such as Wikidata, and advocate for free access to knowledge, the opening of education and research, and more common good orientation in data policy.
For our Team Wikidata, based in Berlin, we are looking for a permanent Software Engineer, full-time or part-time (min. 32h/week), as soon as possible.
About the position & the team:
You will be working with the team that develops and improves the software behind the Wikidata project. Wikidata is a free and open knowledge graph that can be read and edited by both humans and machines and is a part of the Linked Open Data Network. You will be developing open source software that puts user needs first and increases users’ satisfaction. Wikidata has the clear goal of giving more people more access to more knowledge and you will be part of that!
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Then apply now! Send us your detailed application documents (Resume & Motivational Letter (yes, we read them)) via our job portal. We kindly ask you to refrain from application photos and information on date of birth, marital status and parents. The application deadline is September 30th, 2023. We look forward to hearing from you!
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Wikimedia Deutschland is committed to equal opportunities and does not discriminate on the basis of, for example, ethnic origin, citizenship, religion or belief, political or other convictions, gender, age, disability, or sexual identity or orientation.