Staff Platform Engineer, Windows - Privacy and Security
Posted on: August 6, 2022
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.
Mozilla's Privacy and Security product team is 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.
After the launch of our flagship product, the Mozilla VPN, in 2020,
the Privacy and Security product team is hard at work building new
features and products to add to our portfolio. Since our products
can be used by anyone with internet access, every engineer on our
team has the ability to provide valuable tools to protect users'
data and contribute to a safer internet.
Our culture promotes participation, innovative thinking, and is
inclusive of people from all walks of life. We build comprehensive
full-stack software like Mozilla VPN, Monitor, and Relay. We code
web services and APIs, web front-ends, browser extensions like
Multi-Account Containers, and client-side apps.
What You'll Do
- Build and maintain significant portions of the Mozilla VPN,
including backend services, web front-ends, and client-side
- Collaborate with Product, UX, QA, and Ops teams ship
- Design, code, and test new features, making marked
contributions to the application and process with an emphasis on
performant, decoupled, testable, and maintainable code
- Write unit tests, automated regression tests, and tracking
defects as they occur.
What You Bring
- Bachelor's degree in computer science (or related program) or
equivalent work experience.
- 5+ years software engineering experience, with emphasis in
native and application using C++
- Prior experience writing cross platform applications
- Ability to collaborate with a distributed team of developers to
write the best code for assigned projects that meet the needs of
Bonus Points For
- Experience interoperability issues
- Experience with QT/QML
- Experience working with Privacy, Security, and Networking
- Experience collaborating with geographically distributed team
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
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
firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
Req ID: R1936
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