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Senior Search Infrastructure Engineer
Posted on 11/12/2021
San Francisco, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Data Structures & Algorithms
  • 5+ years of experience as an infrastructure engineer developing production code
  • A strong understanding and experience working with the JVM
  • Experience working with large-scale distributed systems
  • Experience with setting up, maintaining, and debugging production systems and infrastructure
  • Strong understanding of observability best practices
  • Strong understanding of data infrastructure and streaming technologies
  • Architect and develop Search Infrastructure to support new capabilities and improvements in Search Relevance
  • Ownership over existing Search Infrastructure, driving stability, uptime, and performance
  • Automate operation, installation and monitoring of search ecosystem components in our open source infrastructure stack; specifically: Solr, Zookeeper, Kafka, Redis, Kubernetes, and the Prometheus observability suite
  • Engage in OS, JVM, and hardware level optimizations to drive search performance and infrastructure efficiency
  • Troubleshoot and debug search ecosystem run-time issues
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience with Solr or similar search technologies
  • Experience with container technologies and scheduling platforms such as Docker and Kubernetes

501-1,000 employees

Social news website & forum
Company mission
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.