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Senior Data Engineer
Search Indexing
Posted on 2/4/2022
Toronto, ON, Canada
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Natural Language Processing (NLP)
  • 5+ years of experience as a Search, Data, or Software Engineer developing production code
  • A strong understanding of data infrastructure and streaming technologies
  • Experience with Solr or similar search technologies
  • Experience working with large-scale distributed systems
  • Experience with setting up, maintaining, and debugging production systems and infrastructure
  • Architecting and implementing indexing pipelines from various data sources into search infrastructure at Reddit
  • Creating cross-functional partnerships to help scale existing and new uses of the search platform across the engineering organization
  • Participating in the full development cycle for new search features
  • Collaborating across disciplines to find technical solutions to complex challenges, including state of the art, high throughput indexing and determining the optimal representation of all data available in our indices to deliver highly relevant results
Desired Qualifications
  • Results-oriented with a strong customer and business focus
  • Entrepreneurial and self-directed, innovative, biased towards action in fast-paced environments
  • Able to communicate and discuss complex topics with technical and non-technical audiences
  • Able to tackle ambiguous and undefined problems into actionable solutions

501-1,000 employees

Social news website & forum
Company Overview
Reddit's mission is to bring community and belonging to everyone in the world. The company operates a social news website and forum where content is socially curated by members.
  • 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
Company Values
  • Evolve: Only by continually improving and learning will we succeed.
  • Add Value: We constantly evaluate our work to ensure it’s adding value and bringing us closer to achieving our mission. It’s easy to fall into the trap of conflating activity with value. Adding value requires hard work, but not all hard work is valuable.
  • Default: Open The free flow of ideas and feedback is the lifeblood of a healthy organization, and Reddit must embrace it if we are to thrive.