Frontend Engineering Manager

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

The Firefox Front-End Engineering Manager leads a team of geographically distributed engineers to constantly drive improvements to Firefox through innovations and enhancements to the browser user interface.
We’re looking for a leader that is passionate about building awesome teams, finding innovative solutions to exciting problems, shipping quality software and wanting to make an impact with how the world uses the Internet.
Feel good about your work again! Pursue your future while working to protect the future of the internet for everyone, everywhere.

What You’ll Get To Do

Create an inclusive environment which engages and challenges your team members, and exposes them to new opportunities.
Communicate your team’s goals, the scope and risks of your projects, and own the delivery of initiatives on clear timelines.
Ensure the software your team delivers is on time, high quality, measurable, and maintainable.
Anticipate the right mix of capabilities required for your team to be successful, and recruit and hire new people as needed.
Be rewarded with growth and leadership opportunities for strong performance.
Mentor and provide regular feedback to employees regarding system architecture, solution design, code quality, test development, career development, employee performance, community building, communication style, and work-life balance.
Work collaboratively with many teams including Product, UX, QA, Operations, and Data Analysis.
Empowered decision making with analytics and data.

What You Bring

Minimum Qualifications

Proven team leadership skills leading and mentoring a team of diverse engineers.
Software engineering background that enables you to drive technical decisions within the team and engage with engineers at all levels of seniority.
Experience successfully leading and shipping sophisticated software projects on time in a loosely structured environment.
Strong communication and ability to develop positive relationships with others, regardless of their rank or role.
Desire to grow and learn as a manager, grow and develop others, and get results through others rather than personal technical proficiency.
Passion to resolve problems, manage risk, lead change, and facilitate collaborative decision-making.
Proficiency with software development practices for triage, prioritization, and execution.
Leader who will hire, coach, empower, develop, and delegate to geographically distributed team members with different skill sets from their own.

Bonus points for

We value a variety of voices. You don’t need to check every box on this list to apply.

Experience leading multiple teams and/or driving multiple large scale concurrent projects.
Solid understanding of JavaScript, HTML, and CSS.
Product management experience.
Experience working in open source environments.

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