Staff Site Reliability Engineer

  • Mozilla
  • United States
  • 26 Apr, 2024

Job Description


Why Mozilla?

Mozilla Corporation is the non-profit-backed technology company that has shaped the internet for the better over the last 25 years. We make pioneering brands like Firefox, the privacy-minded web browser, and Pocket, a service for keeping up with the best content online. Now, with more than 225 million people around the world using our products each month, we’re shaping the next 25 years of technology. Our work focuses on diverse areas including AI, social media, security and more. And we’re doing this while never losing our focus on our core mission – to make the internet better for everyone. 

The Mozilla Corporation is wholly owned by the non-profit 501(c) Mozilla Foundation. This means we aren’t beholden to any shareholders — only to our mission. Along with thousands of volunteer contributors and collaborators all over the world, Mozillians design, build and distribute open-source software that enables people to enjoy the internet on their terms. 

About this team and role:

Mozilla’s Release SRE Team is looking for a Staff SRE to help us build and maintain infrastructure that supports Mozilla products. You will combine skills from DevOps/SRE, systems administration, and software development to influence product architecture and evolution by crafting reliable cloud-based infrastructure for internal and external services.

As a Staff SRE you will work closely with Mozilla’s engineering and product teams and participate in significant engineering projects across the company. You will collaborate with hardworking engineers across different levels of experience and backgrounds. Most of your work will involve improving existing systems, building new infrastructure, evaluating tools and eliminating toil.

What you’ll do:

  • Manage infrastructure in AWS and GCP
  • Write, maintain, and expand automation scripts, metrics and monitoring tooling, and orchestration recipes
  • Lead other SREs and software development teams to deliver products with an eye on reliability and automation
  • Demonstrate accountability in the delivery of work
  • Spot and raise potential issues to the team
  • Be on-call for production services and infrastructure
  • Be trusted to resolve unclear but urgent tasks
What you’ll bring:
  • Degree and 6 years of experience related to either backend software development or cloud operations or experience related DevOps/SRE
  • Experience programming in at least one of the following languages: Python, Java, C/C++, Go, Node.js or Rust. 
  • Involvement in running services in the cloud
  • Kubernetes administration and optimization
  • Proven understanding of database systems (SQL and/or non-relational databases)
  • Infrastructure As Code and Configuration as Code tooling (Puppet, Chef, Ansible, Salt, Terraform, Amazon Cloudformation or Google Cloud Deployment Manager)
  • Strong communication skills
  • Curiosity and interest in learning new things
  • Commitment to our values:
    • Welcoming differences
    • Being relationship-minded
    • Practicing responsible participation
    • Having grit
Bonus points for…
  • CI/CD orchestration (Jenkins, CircleCI, or TravisCI)
  • ETL, data modeling, cloud-based data storage, processing
  • GCP Data Services (Dataflow, BigQuery, Dataproc)
  • Workflow and data pipeline orchestration (Airflow, Oozie, Jenkins, etc)
  • Container orchestration technologies (Kubernetes, OpenStack, Docker swarm, etc)
  • Open source software involvement
  • Monitoring/Logging with technologies like Splunk, ElasticSearch, Logstash/Fluentd, Stackdriver, Time-series databases like InfluxDB etc.

What you’ll get:

  • Generous performance-based bonus plans to all regular employees - we share in our success as one team
  • Rich medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Generous retirement contributions with 100% immediate vesting (regardless of whether you contribute)
  • Quarterly all-company wellness days where everyone takes a pause together
  • Country specific holidays plus a day off for your birthday
  • One-time home office stipend
  • Annual professional development budget
  • Quarterly well-being stipend
  • Considerable paid parental leave
  • Employee referral bonus program
  • Other benefits (life/AD&D, disability, EAP, etc. - varies by country)

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.

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Req ID: R2515

Hiring Ranges:

US Tier 1 Locations
$163,000$239,000 USD
US Tier 2 Locations
$150,000$220,000 USD
US Tier 3 Locations
$138,000$203,000 USD