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The Wikimedia Architecture Team was responsible for facilitating the Wikimedia Architecture Committee (ArchCom). ArchCom strives to ensure the Wikimedia development community builds and deploy increasingly excellent software on the Wikimedia production cluster in a consensus-oriented manner. The group strives to offer timely advice on changes to Wikimedia software that may broadly impact software development on the Wikimedia cluster.
Focused support for Wikimedia Security, assisting with hiring and implementing experiments such as assembling a security-focused working group (T123606) and creating a workable framework for security postmortems (T123753)
Scaling our security expertise
Emergent leadership and wide participation
Much of the work was done by Darian Patrick, who stepped up after Chris Steipp's departure. I helped Wikimedia Security with bug triage meetings where I could.