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Staff Software Engineer
Backend, Consumer Products, Media Foundation
Posted on 6/7/2022
INACTIVE
Locations
Austin, TX, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Business Strategy
GraphQL
C/C++/C#
Product Design
Rust
Python
Apache Thrift
gRPC
Requirements
  • 6+ years of software development experience in one or more general-purpose programming languages; Go, Python, Rust, C++
  • 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 to deliver 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 partner effectively with teams in a fully remote. environment and discuss complex topics with technical and non-technical audiences
Responsibilities
  • Work cross-functionally with product, design, and other engineering counterparts to execute on product and business strategy and build novel products and features that our users will love
  • Contribute to the full development cycle: technical design, development, test, experimentation, analysis, and launch
  • Participate with a team of thoughtful, fast-moving, and motivated engineers. Contribute to standards that improve developer workflows, recommend best practices, and help mentor junior engineers on the team to grow their technical expertise
  • Continuously learn and improve your technical and non-technical abilities
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience working with On Demand or Live media, Video Encoding is a plus
Reddit

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.
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
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.