The Wikimedia Foundation is looking for a Privacy Engineer to join our team, reporting to the Director of Security. We are looking for a privacy practitioner to partner with research, engineering, legal, and security teams at the Wikimedia Foundation to help build new features that allow these teams and others to create new and exciting ways to share knowledge while respecting our users' privacy. You must have a passion for the WMF mission. Privacy is one of the core values of the Wikimedia Foundation and you will be joining the team responsible for designing, implementing, applying, and socializing privacy solutions and best-practices throughout WMF. This is your opportunity to participate in and provide security and privacy solutions so together we can create a world in which everyone can freely share in the sum of all knowledge.
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The Wikimedia Foundation is...
...the nonprofit organization that hosts and 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, free of interference. We host 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. The Wikimedia Foundation is a charitable, not-for-profit organization that relies on donations. We receive financial support from millions of individuals around the world, with an average donation of about $15. We also receive donations through institutional grants and gifts. The Wikimedia Foundation is a United States 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization with offices in San Francisco, California, USA.
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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U.S. Benefits & Perks*
*Please note that for remote roles located outside of the U.S., we defer to our PEO to ensure alignment with local labor laws.