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Senior Software Engineer - Web


Team:
Pocket
Locations:
Remote Canada, Remote US

Location Details: Mozilla’s US office locations include San Francisco, CA, and Portland, OR. We are also open to you working from your home office anywhere in the US for this position.

At Pocket, our mission is to enable people to consume stories worthy of their time and attention. Our apps and platform are essential ways that over 100M people discover and consume content on the web.

Are you excited about the role of content to enrich users’ lives? Do you want to build software for a massive audience? We are looking for a passionate, driven, web-focused Senior Software Engineer to help make this happen. Our Frontend team builds the Pocket experience on the web, our extensions and our integrations with the Firefox browser. Pocket has become essential to how people discover and consume content worthy of their time and attention on any device and on their own time. If you are passionate about using technology to improve people's lives, we believe Pocket has challenges ahead that will excite you. 

Pocket, a subsidiary of Mozilla, is committed to an internet that elevates critical thinking, reasoned argument, shared knowledge, and verifiable facts. 

Come work with us and make a huge impact on advancing high-quality content on the web!

What you’ll do:

  • Join a high-impact team re-imagining how users discover, save, and consume high-quality content on the web.

  • Build products that impact millions of users.

  • Collaborate with engineers, designers, product managers, data analysts and support teams to implement our product and user experience strategy.

  • Contribute daily to decisions affecting the future of Pocket and its platform.

What you already have:

  • You have 3+ years experience developing rich web-based end-user applications. 

  • You possess a thorough understanding of web technologies including, JS, CSS, DOM and HTML.

  • You have deep experience in one or more relevant front-end frameworks (like ReactJS and AngularJS), UI Test Automation frameworks, MVC frameworks.

  • You have experience being responsible for the full trip from designer hand-off to live implementation.

  • You design, write, maintain, and debug software in a cross-browser environment.

  • You uphold standards for quality and performance by performing code reviews, fixing bugs, creating tests, and profiling code.

  • You have knowledge of engineering and operational excellence best practices.

  • You possess a natural eye and passion for using good design principles to deliver web experiences that delight and empower users; in addition, you employ attention to detail in your work and have experience collaborating with a high performing design team.

  • You possess strong communication skills and an ability to approach problems in a structured way and distill complex issues into actionable insights.

If you don’t meet 100% of the above qualifications we still encourage you to apply!

What’s the team like?

We’re a remote-friendly team headquartered in San Francisco, with more than half of our colleagues working from home, co-working spaces, or Mozilla offices. Video conferencing, Slack chats, and shared documents keep everyone in the loop and make sure no one feels isolated. We value transparency and collaboration from the CEO on down. 

At Pocket (a subsidiary of Mozilla), we are a small agile team, which means each teammate has the opportunity to make a big impact. But we also keep it real: our working hours are flexible—not just because we have team members in different time zones—but because we know you have a life outside the office, and we value that. You’re human, we’re human, and everyone at Pocket is treated with utmost respect.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. 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. We will provide reasonable accommodation to an employee or job applicant with a disability.

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Pocket: Open Positions


Why Mozilla?

At Mozilla, we’re serving humanity—by maintaining a safe, open internet—while also helping the individual humans employed here to reach their personal and professional goals. With a relatively small team serving hundreds of millions of people, a culture of exploration, and a commitment to mentorship, opportunities abound to learn and grow at Mozilla.


Our values drive our actions

  • Purpose is built into our work, with our mission driving every decision
  • We challenge assumptions, the status quo, ourselves, and each other
  • We are transparent: in our code, our business partnerships, and our everyday interactions
  • We seek out people from diverse backgrounds and with perspectives different from our own
  • We pair purpose with performance and put people ahead of profit

Our impact is global

  • 700+ paid staff from over 30 countries
  • Thousands of volunteer contributors across six continents
  • 9 global offices: Mountain View, San Francisco, Portland, Vancouver, Toronto, Paris, London, Berlin, and Beijing
  • Hundreds of home offices globally

Our benefits are world-class

  • Flexible work environment (nearly half of Mozillians work remotely)
  • Industry-leading paid parental leave (up to 26 weeks of fully paid leave for childbearing parents and up to 12 weeks for non-childbearing parents)
  • Reimbursement for professional development (up to $3,000/year)
  • A work setup including the latest hardware and software of your choice