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Software Engineer, Backend, Years of Experience
Posted on 7/1/2022
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Natural Language Processing (NLP)
  • Experience with backend services or distributed systems
  • Experience in at least one of the following areas:
  • Large-scale microservices and distributed systems
  • Cloud computing and storage systems
  • Infrastructure and large-scale system design
  • Security
  • Networking and data storage
  • Machine learning and natural language processing tools
  • Proven track record of operating highly-available systems at significant scale
  • Experience with Java, C++, and/or Python
  • Experience with NoSQL solutions, Memcache/Redis, Kubernetes, or Google/AWS services
  • You can independently execute on medium sized features, taking a few weeks and multiple PRs to complete
  • You understand the operational aspects of your system and may participate in incident or hotfix investigation and resolution
  • Ability to collaborate and work well with others
  • BS/BA degree in a technical field such as Computer Science or equivalent years of experience
  • 3+ years of software development experience
  • Design, implement, and operate our most critical and scalable services - ranging from user identity services, friend graph, and our core persistence layer
  • Work across teams to understand product requirements, evaluate trade-offs, and deliver the solutions needed to build innovative products
  • You evaluate, appropriately test, and debug your work, striving for high quality
  • Advocate for and apply best practices when it comes to availability, scalability, operational excellence, and cost management
Snap Inc.

1,001-5,000 employees

Camera company focusing on multinational technology and social media
Company Overview
Snap is on a mission to empower people to express themselves, live in the moment, learn about the world, and have fun together. The company's flagship product, Snapchat, is a camera-based social app that allows people to interact through images and videos.
  • Paid maternity, paternity, and family caregiver leave
  • Adoption, surrogacy, infertility, and fertility preservation benefits
  • Backup child care coverage, caregiver assistance, and digital maternity care support
  • Short-term disability, long-term disability, life insurance, and AD&D insurance
  • Comprehensive medical coverage
  • Dental coverage, including orthodontia benefits
  • Vision coverage, including LASIK benefits
  • Gym perks and discounts
  • Team fitness classes, hikes, and races
  • Sports leagues
  • Cooking and nutritional workshops
  • Generous time off and leave programs
  • Emotional and mental health support programs and apps
  • Social gatherings, team outings, and volunteering programs
  • 401(k) plan
  • Compensation packages that let you share in Snap’s long-term success!
Company Values
  • We Are Kind: We operate with courage, show empathy, and instill trust through honesty and integrity.
  • We Are Smart: We solve problems through action, make high-quality decisions, and think with a strategic mindset.
  • We Are Creative: We gracefully manage ambiguity, cultivate innovation, and demonstrate an insatiable desire to learn.