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Full-Time

Backend Engineer

Contribution Experience

Posted on 6/21/2024

Reddit

Reddit

1,001-5,000 employees

Community-based content sharing and discussions

Data & Analytics

Compensation Overview

$164.2k - $229.9kAnnually

+ Equity + Commissions

Mid

Remote in USA

Category
Backend Engineering
Software Engineering
Required Skills
gRPC
Rust
Python
Ruby
Apache Thrift
REST APIs
Requirements
  • 3+ years of software development experience in one or more general-purpose programming languages; Go, Python, Rust, Ruby.
  • Experienced with GraphQL, REST, HTTP, Thrift or gRPC basics, and the ability to design and implement maintainable APIs.
  • Strong organizational skills, the ability to prioritize tasks and keep projects on schedule.
  • BS degree in Computer Science, a similar technical field of study or equivalent practical experience.
  • Entrepreneurial spirit. You are self-directed, innovative, and biased towards action in fast-paced environments. You love to build new things and thrive in ambiguity and even failure.
  • Excellent communication skills. You collaborate effectively with teams in a fully remote environment and discuss complex topics with technical and non-technical audiences.
Responsibilities
  • Design, build, and ship backend services, experiments and products for millions of users.
  • Communicate effectively, within the team and across disciplines. Work closely with product managers and designers to craft compelling user experiences.
  • Contribute meaningfully to our team’s strategy. We give everyone a seat at the table and encourage active participation in planning our future. Don’t just come along for the ride.
  • Participate in product reviews and team meetings, providing technical insight. Help scope, estimate, and prioritize between conflicting needs.
  • Foster a healthy engineering culture and collaborate with other engineers.

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

INACTIVE