Engineering Manager, Ads

Mozilla Corporation is the non-profit-backed technology company that has shaped the internet for the better over the last 25 years. We make pioneering brands like Firefox, the privacy-minded web browser, and Pocket, a service for keeping up with the best content online. Now, with more than 225 million people around the world using our products each month, we’re shaping the next 25 years of technology and helping to reclaim an internet built for people, not companies. Our work focuses on diverse areas including AI, social media, security and more. And we’re doing this while never losing our focus on our core mission – to make the internet better for people.

The Mozilla Corporation is wholly owned by the non-profit 501(c) Mozilla Foundation. This means we aren’t beholden to any shareholders — only to our mission. Along with thousands of volunteer contributors and collaborators all over the world, Mozillians design, build and distribute open-source software that enables people to enjoy the internet on their terms.

About this team and role:

We’re growing the Mozilla Ads product team, focused on display advertising in Mozilla products that is privacy-respecting and values-aligned. The Engineering Manager in this role will grow and lead the team that will build and own the core backend systems that support ads in clients (Firefox, MDN, Pocket, etc). You and your team will be the subject matter experts when it comes to advertising, providing guidance and shepherding to various product teams across Mozilla.

What you’ll do:

Mentor and develop a team of 5-8 software engineers.
Lead the completion of major initiatives on clear timelines.
Ensure that the software your team delivers is high quality, measurable, and maintainable.
Develop and communicate the roadmap, scope, and risks of your team’s projects.
Anticipate headcount needs for the team and recruit to fill those needs.
Be a member of the Mozilla community, working on initiatives with peers and other teams.
Help your team members further develop their careers.
Champion Mozilla’s cultural values on the team with positivity and enthusiasm

What you’ll bring:

6 years of overall software engineering experience with at least 2 years of people management experience.
Proven ability to successfully lead and ship software projects.
Ability to influence roadmaps and execution in the teams you partner with
Proficiency with software development practices for issue triage, prioritization, and execution.
Ability to take initiative in a loosely structured environment to lead your team to success.
Experience handling geographically-distributed team members with different skill sets from your own.
Commitment to our values:
Welcoming differences
Being relationship-minded
Practicing responsible participation
Having grit

Bonus Points for…

Experience in digital advertising or advertising platforms

What you’ll get:

Generous performance-based bonus plans to all eligible employees - we share in our success as one team
Rich medical, dental, and vision coverage
Generous retirement contributions with 100% immediate vesting (regardless of whether you contribute)
Quarterly all-company wellness days where everyone takes a pause together
Country specific holidays plus a day off for your birthday
One-time home office stipend
Annual professional development budget
Quarterly well-being stipend
Considerable paid parental leave
Employee referral bonus program
Other benefits (life/AD&D, disability, EAP, etc. - varies by country)

About Mozilla

Mozilla 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. And you give us a chance to make a difference in your life every single day. Join us to work on the Web as the platform and help create more opportunity and innovation for everyone online.

Hiring Ranges:
US Tier 1 Locations
$195,000—$285,000 USD
US Tier 2 Locations
$179,000—$263,000 USD
US Tier 3 Locations
$165,000—$242,000 USD

Salary: $165,000 - $285,000
Location: US
Remote: OK
Company: Mozilla
Posted: 2024-05-10

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