Staff Software Engineer - Engineering Workflow

  • Mozilla
  • Sweden
  • 30 May, 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 and helping to reclaim an internet built for people, not companies. 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 people. 

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:

Firefox developers land code every day to delight users with new features and improve product performance and security. Every day, developers and managers use our applications to develop, build, test, and deliver Mozilla’s core products. We are force-multipliers to enable Firefox developers to do their best work.

What you’ll do: 

  • Implement system improvements to support new and existing Firefox development practices
  • Work with a geographically-distributed development team
  • Mentor other team members and be mentored by more senior team members
  • Collaborate with other teams by providing code review and technical direction

What you’ll bring: 

  • Proven Python skills, including backend web framework skills
  • Front-end web development experience, including JavaScript proficiency
  • Experience with Python frameworks (e.g., Flask, Django), Cloud Services (GCP or AWS) and REST
  • Solid understanding of databases and SQL
  • A passion for enhancing developer productivity
  • You’re pragmatic about how to move things forward in specific timeframes including trade-offs and safeguards when implementing new functionality
  • Be an excellent communicator and have participated effectively on a distributed team
  • You have a proven track record of finishing projects where the work spans several months
  • Commitment to our values:
    • Welcoming differences
    • Being relationship-minded
    • Practicing responsible participation
    • Having grit

Bonus points for

  • A deep understanding of version control systems
  • Experience with containerization and continuous delivery/deployment, particularly with Docker
  • Comfortable developing in both Windows and Linux environments, experience with shell scripting
  • Working knowledge of Perl, including modern frameworks such as Mojolicious

What you’ll get:

  • Generous performance-based bonus plans to all eligible 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 

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.  We’re not a normal tech company. The things we create prioritize people and their privacy over profits. We exist to make the internet a healthier,  happier place for everyone

Commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion

Mozilla believes in the value of diverse creative practices and forms of knowledge, and knows diversity, equity and inclusion 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 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.


Group: C

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Req ID: R2539

Hiring Ranges:

Remote Sweden
655 000 kr899 000 kr SEK