How Wikimedia foundation hired a data scientist?

This is a great post by Wikimedia foundation on how they hired a data scientist. If you are in the market for a data science job, there’s a lot you can “Reverse engineer” from this post to succeed in your search!


We recently needed to backfill a data analyst position at the Wikimedia Foundation. If you’ve hired for this type of position in the past, you know that this is no easy task. Based on our successful hiring process, we’d like to share what we learned, and how we drew on existing resources to synthesize a better approach to interviewing and hiring a new member of our team.

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