I'm delighted to announce that Brad Jorsch starts at the Wikimedia
Foundation today as a Software Engineer in Platform Engineering,
working in the MediaWiki Core group.
You might already know Brad as "Anomie", the username by which he's
contributed to Wikimedia sites for many years. He's written useful
bots ("AnomieBot"), templates, and user scripts on English Wikipedia,
reported lots of bugs, and contributed to MediaWiki core, including
the parser and the API.
His first task is to improve the robustness of the beta cluster,
working with Antoine Musso and Chris McMahon. But you'll probably
also see him exercising his front-end skills as a code reviewer for
Brad grew up in Two Rivers, Wisconsin, then went to college at
Northwestern University, getting his bachelor's degree in Computer
Science there. After graduating, he moved to Burlington, North
Carolina where he is today (he'll be working remotely)