Wikimedia Architecture Team/Architects

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This early draft is meant to capture the thinking about the responsibilities of the architect role at the Wikimedia Foundation. It stemmed out of a need by the Wikimedia Foundation to better understand their current architects responsibilities.


  • Mentoring of JR staff foundation wide
  • Technical Leadership across projects
  • Dedicated reviewer for the RFC process
  • Participant in architectural summits

Fellow proposal[edit]

In early 2016, a proposal was made to create a senior fellow position as part of the Wikimedia Architecture Team, which serve the purpose that "Architect" was initially proposed to fulfill.