Senior Staff Security Engineer

Posted Apr 25

The Firefox team is a community of engineers who care deeply about delivering the fastest, safest, most usable web browser possible. We are responsible for making the things you see in the browser work securely, quickly, and well! As a key contributor on the CTO team, you will help us make fundamental improvements to how Firefox and the Web work, thus strengthening privacy and security for hundreds of millions of users throughout the world.

Do you enjoy working on some of the hardest problems facing the Internet? Do you like to collaborate with smart, creative engineers across the industry and academia? Are you interested in writing performant, secure code, and delivering it to hundreds of millions of people? If so, we’d love to hear from you. 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

  • Architect and develop cutting edge privacy and security technologies to protect Firefox users.
  • Lead Mozilla’s efforts to build secure networking and cryptographic protocols.
  • Interact directly with several internal teams, with key technical partners, and with the wider standards community.
  • Work at the forefront of security technologies using protocols such as QUIC, TLS, and DoH, as well as new technologies currently under development.

What You Bring

  • An extensive development background implementing network, security, and cryptographic protocols.
  • Solid skills in at least one systems programming language (C/C++, Rust).
  • Good knowledge of security analysis and threat modeling.
  • A passion for privacy and security.

Bonus Points

  • Experience in the design and standardization of Internet protocols, including the iterative writing and implementation of protocol specifications.
  • The capacity to lead a small technical team.
  • The ability to mentor and inspire junior developers.

Misc Info For This Position:

Remote Mix: 100% Remote

Position Level: Senior

Job Type: Full-Time

Regional Restrictions: North America Only

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