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Full-Time

Senior Backend Engineer

Conversation Experiences

Posted on 6/25/2024

Reddit

Reddit

1,001-5,000 employees

Community-based content sharing and discussions

Data & Analytics

Compensation Overview

$190.8k - $267.1kAnnually

Mid, Senior

Remote in USA

Category
Backend Engineering
Software Engineering
Required Skills
Rust
Python
Java
Apache Thrift
REST APIs
Product Design
Cassandra
Requirements
  • 3+ years of industry experience in large-scale distributed systems
  • 4+ years experience in one or more general purpose programming languages (Go, Python, Java, C++, Rust)
  • Experienced with GraphQL, REST, HTTP, Thrift basics, and the ability to design and implement maintainable APIs
  • Experienced with distributed caching layers, and distributed large scale data storage systems like Cassandra
  • A track record of developing and improving highly scalable and reliable serving systems
  • A track record of leading sized projects that require cross-team and cross-functional collaborations
  • Strong organizational skills, the ability to prioritize tasks and to deliver projects on schedule
  • BS degree in Computer Science, a similar technical field of study or equivalent practical experience
  • Entrepreneurial spirit
  • Excellent communication skills
Responsibilities
  • Work cross-functionally with product, design, and engineering counterparts
  • Contribute to the full development cycle
  • Participate in a team of engineers
  • Continuously learn and improve technical and non-technical abilities

Reddit is a platform with over 100,000 communities where users can engage in discussions, share content, and vote on posts related to their interests. The main technologies used include content submission, voting, and commenting features to facilitate diverse conversations and authentic human connections.

Company Stage

IPO

Total Funding

$17.1B

Headquarters

San Francisco, California

Founded

2005

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

3%

1 year growth

8%

2 year growth

35%

Benefits

Comprehensive health benefits

Flexible unlimited vacation days & monthly global wellness days

Family planning funds & 4+ months paid parental leave

Personal & professional development funds

Paid volunteer time off

Workspace & home office benefits