Web Security Intern

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Mozilla is hiring Software Engineering Interns into our technical teams throughout the world. Our headquarters are based in the Bay Area, but we also have opportunities at our offices in Portland, Vancouver, Toronto, London, Paris, and Berlin!

We are engineers, designers, makers, and problem solvers. We work in the fishbowl known as the open source community, with a clear focus on making the Web better. Working with us, you’ll help build interesting new features and improvements in Firefox. To be part of the team, we ask that you be technically-curious, a capable and always-interested-in-learning-more programmer, and excited to be moving the Mozilla mission forward.

Mozilla isn’t just a great place to work, it’s an experience you’ll carry with you throughout your career. As part of our internship program, you’ll have the opportunity to be mentored one-on-one by a talented and experienced developer, to impact the projects you’ll collaborate on, and to never be bored. Ever. From the passionate people you’ll learn from, to the chances you’ll have to make the Web a better place, your time with Mozilla will be unlike any other.

Below is a small snapshot of the work we do to give you an idea about some of the big things you could do at Mozilla.

We are hiring 1 intern to join our team in London!

Web Security Intern:

The Firefox Operations Security team protects the release engineering and core services of Firefox. We work alongside operational teams to continuously protect the integrity of the product and services we ship to end-users.

We also develop open source security tools to help everyone make the web more secure.

As an intern to this team you will be working on the OWASP Zed Attack Proxy (ZAP), one of the world’s most popular free web security tools. Working with the ZAP project lead you will focus on enhancing ZAP so that is can more effectively handle modern web applications, for example those using HTML5 technologies or built with frameworks such as React and Angular.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Currently enrolled in a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree program in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related technical discipline with a focus on software development, with graduation dates starting December 2018 and onward
  • Or, recent graduate from a Coding Academy (within 6 months of May 2018)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Fluency in JavaScript, HTML, and CSS
  • Strong understanding of web technologies such as JavaScript, HTML, and CSS
  • Have solid scripting knowledge (shell, Python, JS)
  • Knowledge of Quality Assurance and automation concepts,
  • Experience with Unix/Linux

About Mozilla

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. Join us and become part of our mission to promote openness, innovation and opportunity online.

Mozilla is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity throughout our recruiting and hiring process and is dedicated to increasing diversity in our workplace.

Want to see what Interns were working on this past summer?
Mozilla Summer 2017 Intern Presentations