Software Engineer
Mozilla
Athens, Greece
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The Company

MZLA Technologies Corporation (MZLA) is a new, wholly owned subsidiary of Mozilla Foundation which runs the Thunderbird project.

Thunderbird is a global, free, and open source email client that has grown significantly since its launch 10+ years ago! The project is governed by its community, which means that strategic and other high-level decisions are publicly discussed and decided upon by the elected Thunderbird Council.

Thunderbird has grown in donations, staff, and aspirations over the last years. It is looking to mature and expand its business practices to ensure future operational success.

This new role is an opportunity for an experienced engineer who is excited to design and implement automation to support Thunderbird’s ongoing growth.

The Opportunity

The Thunderbird team is growing, and we are looking to hire a dedicated and hardworking engineer to work with us on our ongoing maintenance work as well as feature development.

We’re committed to moving our code base over to using primarily web technologies, and you’ll be an important part of this effort.

Contrary to many learning opportunities elsewhere, you’ll have the opportunity to utilize the most groundbreaking developments in the browser engine.

As an engineer at Thunderbird, you will work with our existing staff and community members from all over the globe. We are key contributors to open source, allowing you to show your skills to the world both on the code level and as a concrete result in improvements on the product.

This is a remote , full time position. We expect excellent written communication skills so as to foster strong work coordination over email, video conferencing, Matrix, and Bugzilla.

You could end up working on :

  • Localization, moving Thunderbird to using Fluent.
  • The ongoing effort of converting our code base towards web technology compliance.
  • Converting the filtering code implementation to JavaScript, and async operation.
  • Integrating some of the best parts of the more popular add-ons into core.
  • and much more .
  • We’re looking for someone with :

  • Dedication to open source and open standards.
  • Substantial understanding of web technologies.
  • Demonstrated ability of developing with JavaScript / HTML / CSS.
  • Knowledge of C / C++ is a plus.
  • Effective and creative problem-solving skills.
  • MZLA Technologies Corporation (MZLA) Hiring Practices

    Mozilla 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, and persons of all sexual orientations and gender identities and expressions.

    We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

    We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.

    Please contact us to request accommodation at accommodation mozillafoundation.org.

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