Hours: max 40 hours per week*
Duration: 3 months
The Wikimedia Foundation is looking for a Technical Writer to support our Site Reliability Engineering teams (SRE) and users of their self-service infrastructure, reporting to the Manager of Developer Advocacy. As the Technical Writer, you will help improve the information structure of existing SRE team documentation and their team interfaces and be responsible for reviewing, improving, and creating educational material for users of key infrastructure services. You will work closely with our SRE teams and be part of our technical writer cohort in Developer Advocacy.
You will work remotely with a full-time distributed team and need to overlap (UTC-5 to UTC+3) working hours.
You are responsible for:
Skills and Experience:
Qualities that are important to us:
Additionally, we’d love it if you have:
The Wikimedia Foundation is the nonprofit organization that operates Wikipedia and the other Wikimedia free knowledge projects. Our vision is a world in which every single human can freely share in the sum of all knowledge. We believe that everyone has the potential to contribute something to our shared knowledge, and that everyone should be able to access that knowledge freely. We host Wikipedia and the Wikimedia projects, build software experiences for reading, contributing, and sharing Wikimedia content, support the volunteer communities and partners who make Wikimedia possible, and advocate for policies that enable Wikimedia and free knowledge to thrive.
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As an equal opportunity employer, the Wikimedia Foundation values having a diverse workforce and continuously strives to maintain an inclusive and equitable workplace. We encourage people with a diverse range of backgrounds to apply. We do not discriminate against any person based upon their race, traits historically associated with race, religion, color, national origin, sex, pregnancy or related medical conditions, parental status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, genetic information, or any other legally protected characteristics.
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