Mozilla Reviews

Updated December 10, 2014
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  1. 2 people found this helpful

    You get to do stuff for the betterment of the world

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    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Mountain View, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Mountain View, CA

    I have been working at Mozilla full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Basically, you get paid to do what you love. You get a lot of freedom to propose projects that improve the web, and often support to do them. People are top-notch.

    Cons

    The old guard are awesome. The middle-guard have entitlement issues, as they seem to feel free to work on anything they want and continue to get paid. There's a mission, guys. Let's do the mission. And get paid.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep doing what you're doing. Mission. Product. Chris Beard, you rock.

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  2. Interning at Mozilla was one of the funnest things I've done

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    Former Intern - Software Development Engineer Intern in Mountain View, CA
    Former Intern - Software Development Engineer Intern in Mountain View, CA

    I worked at Mozilla as an intern (less than a year)

    Pros

    Open Source, Open Culture, very happy motivated people, good work/life balance

    Cons

    Most people working remotely made it harder to interact with the team

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3. 2 people found this helpful

    Nothing but smart, awesome people

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    Former Contractor - Office Coordinator in Mountain View, CA
    Former Contractor - Office Coordinator in Mountain View, CA

    I worked at Mozilla as a contractor (less than a year)

    Pros

    Everyone cares about what they are working on-- they're the best and the brightest

    Cons

    While all Mozillians are quite friendly, there are definitely "tribes" that don't mix as often as you'd hope

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep it classy

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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  5. Fantastic company, smart people, great values

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    Former Intern - Web Developer in Mountain View, CA
    Former Intern - Web Developer in Mountain View, CA

    I worked at Mozilla as an intern (less than a year)

    Pros

    Great values: everyone is so driven and focused on the Mozilla mission.
    Fantastic benefits: free lunch on Mondays, free snacks, free laptop for interns.
    Relaxed work environment and close-knit teams.

    Cons

    Management and projects somewhat messy due to the pivot towards Firefox OS, but getting better.
    Sometimes unsure of what to do
    Somewhat corporate, lacking the more startup feel common to other companies in the Valley.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6. Very satisfied

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    Former Intern - QA Engineer in Mountain View, CA
    Former Intern - QA Engineer in Mountain View, CA

    I worked at Mozilla as an intern (less than a year)

    Pros

    Relax environment during work and good balance.

    Cons

    Sometimes the sturcture is unclear.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7. Quality Assurance Intern

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    Former Intern - QA Intern in Mountain View, CA
    Former Intern - QA Intern in Mountain View, CA

    I worked at Mozilla as an intern (less than a year)

    Pros

    You can directly work on product. Free $3000 laptop for intern, free lunch on Monday, snacks.
    I loved working here.

    Cons

    I didn't see any. Hard to find.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Not any

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    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8. Great place to work. The spirit of DO GOOD is personified in Mozilla.

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    Current Contractor - Consultant in Mountain View, CA
    Current Contractor - Consultant in Mountain View, CA

    I have been working at Mozilla as a contractor (more than a year)

    Pros

    Great work culture. Eternal start-up. Cool technologies

    Cons

    Quirky at times. Very difficult for contractors to get assimilated. Many of the original greats have left the company now. The great chairman Baker is not the chairman now.

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    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9. Best place to work

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Mountain View, CA
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Mountain View, CA

    I have been working at Mozilla full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Openness; Employee Rewards; Events and Participation; Huge volunteers and contributors.
    Feasibilty to switch profiles, gets a lot of help from the management. Asks for suggestions whenever needed. Can work from remote as well.

    Cons

    Haven't seen any cons till now and hope I won't see any in the future. Everything is a pro.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stay as it is!

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    Positive Outlook
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  10. 1 person found this helpful

    passionate, driven, changing the world

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    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Mountain View, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Mountain View, CA

    I have been working at Mozilla full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Smart, driven, and focused group working hard to change the world. I am fired up every single day and the group works very hard but are also like family.

    Cons

    Tough culture developed over years, and needs to change

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Let go of some of the past. Today is much different than when the first browser was introduced.

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    Positive Outlook
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  11. 1 person found this helpful

    Awesome People, Awesome Mission.

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    Current Employee - Manager in Mountain View, CA
    Current Employee - Manager in Mountain View, CA

    I have been working at Mozilla full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Work is demanding but fulfilling. You make a contribution every day.

    Cons

    So much to do, so little time!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stay in touch with your minions.

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    Positive Outlook
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