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Engineering Manager, Privacy and Security products

Company: Mozilla
Location: Portland
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

The Company

A lot of companies say they're "mission-driven". Our unique corporate structure guarantees that every decision we make upholds our mission: to make sure the internet stays available, safe, and welcoming to everyone. Beholden to neither shareholders nor investors, Mozilla Corporation is wholly owned by the not-for-profit Mozilla Foundation.

Along with 20,000+ volunteer contributors and collaborators all over the world, Mozilla Corporation's staff designs, builds, and distributes software that allows people to enjoy the internet on their own terms. Our flagship product - the Firefox browser - has expanded into a family of products that protects users and alerts them of risks.

The Opportunity

Are you passionate about protecting people's privacy on the Internet? Does the thought of building and shipping products that can be used by anyone on Internet excite you? Can you empower your team to achieve success by creating structure and driving priorities?

We are looking for an Engineering Manager to join the Privacy and Security product team at Mozilla. We build comprehensive full-stack software like Mozilla VPN, Firefox Monitor, Relay, and Containers. We are a vanguard protecting people on the internet. We embody the Mozilla manifesto principle: individuals' security & privacy are fundamental and must not be treated as optional.

What You'll Get To Do
Lead a geographically distributed team of software engineers building our VPN services and other privacy products
Ensure that the software your team delivers is high quality, measurable, and maintainable
Work collaboratively with many teams including product, UX, QA, operations, and data
Develop and communicate the roadmap, scope, and risks of your team's projects
Mentor, coach, and provide feedback to your team members for their career development

What You Bring 6 years of overall relevant work experience in software development with at least 3 years of people management experience
Proven track record of successfully leading teams and shipping desktop software projects
Proficiency with software development practices for issue triage, prioritization, and execution
Ability to take initiative in a loosely structured environment to guide your team to success
Experience handling geographically-distributed team members with different skill sets from your own
Effective and persuasive written and oral communication skills
Experience in one or more of the following areas
Software development in C++
Shipping privacy and security applications
Standard methodologies in software security and threat modeling
Benchmarking and performance sensitive design
Knowledge of the modern web platform.
Our team requires skills in a variety of domains. We expect everyone on our team to be interested in learning new technologies and motivated to grow their skill set

About Mozilla

Mozilla exists to build the Internet as a public resource accessible to all because we believe that open and free is better than closed and controlled. When you work at Mozilla, you give yourself a chance to make a difference in the lives of Web users everywhere. And you give us a chance to make a difference in your life every single day. Join us to work on the Web as the platform and help create more opportunity and innovation for everyone online.

Commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging

Mozilla understands that valuing diverse creative practices and forms of knowledge are crucial to and enrich the company's core mission. We encourage applications from everyone, including members of all equity-seeking communities, such as (but certainly not limited to) women, racialized and Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, persons of all sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions.

We will ensure that qualified individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, as appropriate. Please contact us at hiringaccommodation@mozilla.com to request accommodation.

We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race (including hairstyle and texture), religion (including religious grooming and dress practices), gender, gender identity, gender expression, color, national origin, pregnancy, ancestry, domestic partner status, disability, sexual orientation, age, genetic predisposition, medical condition, marital status, citizenship status, military or veteran status, or any other basis covered by applicable laws. Mozilla will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics or any other unlawful behavior, conduct, or purpose.


Keywords: Mozilla, Portland , Engineering Manager, Privacy and Security products, Engineering , Portland, Oregon

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