We are looking for a senior full-stack developer to work with us as a
contractor on Scribe.
Scribe is a Wikimedia Foundation funded software and research project. We
are building a tool to support newcomer Wikipedia editors in creating new
articles in under-resourced languages (e.g. Arabic, Hindi). The project is
open-source and will be integrated on low-resource Wikipedias so you will
be working on a great cause of making knowledge accessible to everyone.
Plus your work will have great visibility and impact on the community.
We are looking for a senior software engineer contractor to realize the
Scribe project in a part-time position for 9 months starting on the 14th of
You will work remotely with us. We are looking for someone with *3+ years
of experience in Full-stack development and community-focused applications*.
*Your future team:*
The project leads are Lucie and Hady, researchers in Computer Science. So
you will be part of our three-person team and able to influence the project
Lucie is a PhD researcher at the University of Southampton and TIB
Hannover. She previously worked at Wikimedia Germany. Hady holds a PhD in
Natural Language Processing and Machine Learning and currently works as a
researcher in Naver Labs Europe. We live in France and Germany/UK
respectively, so we are used to working remotely and effective
*How to apply: *
*Make sure to read the full job description here:*
Then drop us an email (scribe.wikimedia(a)gmail.com) showing your interest in
the project with your *CV* and *portfolio attached*.
We also appreciate *any other kind of information in any format* that shows
your relevant experience, creativity and problem-solving skills.
Note: Interviews will be scheduled on a first come first served basis until
the position gets filled, so please consider to submit your profile as soon
Looking forward to hearing from you,
Lucie-Aimée Kaffee and Hady Elsahar