Mozilla - Front End Web Developer

1324 views since posting on Tuesday, November 13, 2007
Company: Mozilla Corporation
Type: Full Time
City: Remote/Telecommute is fine with us!
With an ever-growing community and an increasing level of enthusiasm
from our users, Mozilla is looking for a Front End Web Developer to
join in our daily fun. Your mission will be to empower our avid
supporters by creating an inviting and highly functional online
environment for one of the most recognizable brands on the web.

Do you live to create elegant and refined web applications with the
newest web technologies, embrace excellence and persistence as part
of your everyday routine, and relish the thought of millions basking
in the glow of your coding talent! If so, Mozilla wants to hear from
you.

Your technical profile:
* 2+ years of deep JavaScript software development experience
* 3+ years of web development in PHP, Python, Perl, Ruby, etc.
* Active experience with DHTML, CSS
* Strong experience with web application techniques like AJAX
* Familiarity with web frameworks like CakePHP, Pylons, Rails, etc.
* Amazing debugging skills, Firebug is your friend
* Willingness to write tests (unit and functional), even if you don't
want to
* BS in Computer Science or similar experience

More than just technical skill, Mozilla is looking for people who share
our passion for a free and open web and whom have an ongoing thirst for
technology. The nature of our company is very unique and we therefore
need someone comfortable working in a fast-paced environment with
distributed teams.

Your "soft skills" side:
* Amazing team player – even if the rest of your team is located in
other states/countries
* Excellent communication skills
* Ability to generate and share your ideas/thoughts with others
* Energetic and proactive
* Ability to get work done no matter the situation
* An sense of pride for writing tests in spite of sometimes heavy
workload
* A good sense of humor is not required but strongly encouraged

Your mission:
* Create an amazing user experience for millions of Firefox fans
* Meet weekly and bi-weekly deadlines on the development of
high-visibility, high-quality web products
* Proactively recommend architecture changes and suggest new coding
practices
* Work closely with a product team to assess feasibility and priority
of new features
* Collaborate with server-side programmers to optimize scalability and
network efficiency
* Assist in testing of regularly scheduled releases
* Develop debugging tools as necessary

If you are interested, please send an email with "Web Developer"
somewhere in the subject line along with your resume and some code
samples to bret@mozilla.com

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