- Remote Germany
- Writing technical documentation for web developers, such as reference docs, guides, and tutorials.
- Updating GitHub repos with related information such as browser compatibility data.
- Creating sample code and demos.
- Obtaining source information from web standards specifications, internal project documentation & bugs, and conversations with browser engineers and other team members.
- Soliciting technical and editorial reviews and incorporating feedback.
- Helping to triage and prioritize documentation bugs, and updating those bugs with documentation status.
- Providing reviews and edits on documentation written by others.
- Providing input and feedback on content strategy and roadmaps that define future MDN work.
- Identifying gaps in current developer documentation and proposing future roadmap items.
- Interacting actively and positively with a volunteer community of writers, developers and translators, providing direction or mentoring where appropriate.
- Taking responsibility for managing high-value technical writing projects ranging in scope from small (a few days or a week, with 1-2 team members) to large (several months, multiple team members).
- Contributing to the scoping and implementation of MDN platform improvements as required.
- At least 2 years of relevant experience researching and writing documentation, code examples, and demos for web developers.
- Experience using Git and related tools such as GitHub.
- Familiarity with bug tracking software (for example, Jira, Bugzilla)
- Can read and understand technical specifications (for example, W3C, WHATWG, or TC39 specs).
- Ability to publish information using HTML, Markdown, wikis, and other online collaborative technologies.
- Ability to cope with fast-paced and constantly changing environments.
- Able to communicate clearly in English, but English doesn’t need to be your first language.
- Ability to work with a geographically distributed team of employees and volunteers.
Bonus points for
- Experience working with open source communities, extra bonus if you have contributed to MDN and/or Mozilla.
- Experience with modern web development workflows (using linters, etc.).
- Experience with Node.js.
- Experience with front-end frameworks, such as React, Vue, and Svelte.
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