The Opportunity

Are you excited about web technologies and the applications built on them that enrich users’ lives? Do you have a passion for learning how computers work at their lowest level? Are you interested in learning about compilers and programming languages?

We are looking for a skilled developer for our WebAssembly team, which develops the WebAssembly engine that powers high-performance experiences in the Firefox browser.   The team is distributed across the US, Canada and Europe, where our culture is focused on strong collaboration, teamwork, and a good work life balance.

What You Will Get To Do 

As a WebAssembly Engineer at Mozilla you’ll be instrumental in the continued advancement of the WebAssembly language and the Web platform at large.  Opportunities to learn innovative technologies abound, and working in the open is the norm. Responsibilities include writing code, tests, and specifications, while building prototypes, solving problems, analyzing data and improving performance.  You will have the opportunity to engage with the WebAssembly Working Group and community on standardization efforts. 

What You Bring 
  • Proficient with C++ or another systems programming language
  • Experience with WebAssembly, JavaScript VM’s or a strong interest in learning
  • Creative problem-solver, proficient at debugging and strong collaboration skills
  • Ability to learn a large and complex code base
  • A general strong interest in continued learning and improving your abilities
Bonus Points

We value a variety of voices. You don’t need to check every box on this list to apply. 

  • Knowledge of general systems architecture (such as x86, x64, ARM, ARM64, etc)
  • Experience in systems programming: compilers, garbage collectors, or virtual machines
  • Experience with performance analysis
  • Experience with internet standards such as WebAssembly CG or TC39
  • Interest in working on open source software

Group: D


Req ID: R1964

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