Engineering Manager

Posted Jan 8

The Opportunity

  • The Firefox Front-End Engineering Manager leads a team of geographically distributed engineers to constantly drive improvements to Firefox through innovations and enhancements to the browser user interface.
  • Were looking for a leader that is passionate about building awesome teams, finding innovative solutions to exciting problems, shipping quality software and wanting to make an impact with how the world uses the Internet.
  • Feel good about your work again Pursue your future while working to protect the future of the internet for everyone, everywhere.

What You'll Get To Do

  • Create an inclusive environment which engages and challenges your team members, and exposes them to new opportunities.
  • Communicate your teams goals, the scope and risks of your projects, and own the delivery of initiatives on clear timelines.
  • Ensure the software your team delivers is on time, high quality, measurable, and maintainable.
  • Anticipate the right mix of capabilities required for your team to be successful, and recruit and hire new people as needed.
  • Be rewarded with growth and leadership opportunities for strong performance.
  • Mentor and provide regular feedback to employees regarding system architecture, solution design, code quality, test development, career development, employee performance, community building, communication style, and work-life balance.
  • Work collaboratively with many teams including Product, UX, QA, Operations, and Data Analysis.
  • Empowered decision making with analytics and data.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Proven team leadership skills leading and mentoring a team of diverse engineers.
  • Software engineering background that enables you to drive technical decisions within the team and engage with engineers at all levels of seniority.
  • Experience successfully leading and shipping sophisticated software projects on time in a loosely structured environment.
  • Strong communication and ability to develop positive relationships with others, regardless of their rank or role.
  • Desire to grow and learn as a manager, grow and develop others, and get results through others rather than personal technical proficiency.
  • Passion to resolve problems, manage risk, lead change, and facilitate collaborative decision-making.
  • Proficiency with software development practices for triage, prioritization, and execution.
  • Leader who will hire, coach, empower, develop, and delegate to geographically distributed team members with different skill sets from their own.

Bonus points for

We value a variety of voices. You dont need to check every box on this list to apply.

  • Experience leading multiple teams and/or driving multiple large scale concurrent projects.
  • Solid understanding of JavaScript, HTML, and CSS.
  • Product management experience.
  • Experience working in open source environments.

Misc Info For This Position:

Remote Mix: 100% Remote

Job Type: Full-Time

Regional Restrictions: North America Only

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