Senior Software Engineer, Content Discovery Services
Posted on: August 7, 2022
The CompanyAt Mozilla, one of our four commitments is to build
"...an internet that includes all the people of the earth - where a
person's demographic characteristics do not determine their online
access, opportunities, or quality of experience." Mozilla seeks to
build a work environment that values and makes space for our
employees, partners, and the broader community to bring their vast
experiences to our mission - to improve the internet. Being
inclusive and transparent for the betterment of humankind is at the
core of our values.The OpportunityWe're building search and
navigation services to help Firefox users discover the content they
want quickly, securely, and reliably. We help our users get to the
right information in the right context at the right time with less
effort.Our team is geographically-distributed, and working in the
open is the norm. We value a culture of learning that helps teams
across Mozilla make Firefox excellent for our users.We know that
different experiences make engineering teams stronger. Even if you
don't meet all the criteria below, we'd love to hear from you,
learn about your journey and see if your growth path aligns with
ours!What You'll Get To Do
- Design and build robust and scalable systems to enable content
- Help guide and grow an exciting new team.
- Work collaboratively with driven, multidisciplinary team
members to bring the open web to people around the world.What You
- You're comfortable reading and writing some combination of
Rust, Python, Node.js, and shell scripts.
- You have experience building systems at scale.
- You have an interest in and ability to work with a distributed
team (which requires good asynchronous written communication skills
as well as good verbal communication skills in English).
- You are enjoy providing and receiving constructive
- When you see a chance to improve something, you act on it.
- You know how to approach an existing codebase and improve its
architecture through small, planned interventions.
- You have worked with systems enabling query understanding,
including runtime interactions with large datasets and
incorporating heuristic information.Bonus points for
- Experience working with search technologies such as
Elasticsearch, distributed databases (specifically Google Cloud
Spanner, DynamoDB, Bigtable) and Google Cloud Platform.
- Unafraid to ask questions, and propose new ideas if you think
they will make a positive impact.
- A love of helping your colleagues grow and get better at what
they do.About MozillaMozilla 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. We take care of you by providing
industry leading benefits.Commitment to diversity, equity,
inclusion, and belongingMozilla 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.Group: CReq ID: R1849
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