Interested in a mission-driven job preserving history and ensuring open access to information for a global audience? Enjoy building tools, systems, and teams working with petabytes of data and services critical to hundreds of non-profit and mission-aligned organizations? The Internet Archive (IA) is a non-profit digital library, top 200 website at archive.org, and repository of over 60PB (unique) of digital information running across an integrated cluster of over 1200 VMs on over 700 "bare-metal" physical machines in multiple self-owned and operated data centers -- all serving to advance our goal of “Universal Access to All Knowledge.” We are seeking an Engineering Manager to help grow our suite of services for collecting, preserving, and providing access to the massive trove of historically-important data now published on the web while at the same time working in partnership with a global set of institutions to provide web, data, access, research, and preservation services to users.
The Web & Data Services team is part of the Web Archiving & Data Services department within IA that provides a range of earned-income services supporting IA’s mission and the mission of our partners. This includes a number of contract and subscription services around web harvesting, content delivery, computational research, web development, digital preservation, and online access to information. We are looking for a production-oriented, "hands-on" team leader with experience managing a small engineering team and overseeing a variety of services across a group of remote/distributed staff. The ideal candidate will bring a user-oriented approach to technical leadership with a focus on growing services, continuous improvement, technical project management from design to release, ensuring operational resiliency and service delivery, and actively contributing to development. Candidates should also be skilled in management communications and able to work collaboratively with a distributed team of other engineers, managers, and program staff.
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Reporting: The role reports to the Director of Web Archiving & Data Services and works closely with other managers and staff in the department.
Location: San Francisco, CA or Remote
Job Classification: Full-time, Exempt
Internet Archive is a proud Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V and a 501(c)(3) non profit library founded in 1996. The Archive will consider for employment-qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Fair Chance Ordinance.