Engineering Program Manager, Localization

Posted Apr 5

Join a vibrant team and community responsible for localizing Firefox and Mozilla products. Our family of products are currently available in up to 100+ languages and growing everyday. If you are fascinated by languages, love engaging with a community of localizers and have a technical background, this job is for you! We are looking for a passionate and talented engineering program manager who will take ownership and maintain our globalized projects across our wide range of products.

What You'll Get To Do

  • Work closely with our volunteers and collaborators to manage community driven localization projects.
  • Manage, execute and own localization scope, handoffs and handbacks with Mozilla internal clients.
  • Streamline the release of localized products by defining testing strategies, prioritizing bug reports, supporting the community of translators.
  • Understand how to make appropriate trade-offs to optimize time-to-delivery and resource constraints.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Technical skills:
    • Ability to read and navigate source code in order to isolate internationalization issues and actively work with developers to identify solutions.
    • Experience with GitHub as a platform for both code (version control) and project management.
    • Ability to identify tools and set up workflows to automate repetitive tasks using their language of choice.
  • Localization knowledge/experience:
    • Knowledge of localization processes, workflows, and most common industry formats.
    • Experience working with online translation software, computer assisted translation tools and translation management systems.
    • First-hand experience with software and/or web content localization.
    • Excellent written and verbal English skills.
    • Fluency in at least one language other than English.
  • Team work:
    • Self-motivation, ability to solve problems and make decisions independently.
    • Experience working across different teams and timezones.

Bonus points for

  • Experience with issue tracking software like Bugzilla and Jira.
  • Experience with other project tracking tools (Trello, etc.).
  • Working knowledge of Python and Bash

Misc Info For This Position:

Remote Mix: 100% Remote

Position Level: Manager

Job Type: Full-Time

Regional Restrictions: North America Only

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