Full-Time

Senior Backend Engineer

Graphql

Posted on 5/14/2024

Reddit

Reddit

1,001-5,000 employees

Online platform for community discussions and content sharing

Data & Analytics

Senior

Remote in USA

Required Skills
Kubernetes
AWS
Google Cloud Platform
Requirements
  • 5+ years of experience designing and developing large-scale distributed backend systems
  • Proficiency in one or more general purpose programming languages (preferably Go)
  • Experience identifying and driving high impact projects that align with the company's strategy
  • Capability with essential cloud infrastructure (Kubernetes, CI/CD, AWS, GCP)
  • High empathy and excellent communication skills to collaborate across the organization
  • Specific GraphQL backend experience is a plus
  • Experience structuring and implementing complex data models is a plus
Responsibilities
  • Work collaboratively with a team of software engineers to create and maintain the foundational platform for Reddit's GraphQL infrastructure
  • Design, build, and deliver solutions to improve GraphQL's functionality, scalability, and efficiency
  • Investigate and tune the operation of our platform operating at massive scale
  • Contribute feedback to the technical and strategic direction of the GraphQL platform
  • Guide and support fellow engineers within the team as a mentor and leader
  • Share on-call responsibilities with the GraphQL team

Reddit is an enticing place to work due to its robust platform that supports over 100,000 diverse communities engaging in meaningful discussions and content sharing. Employees have the opportunity to contribute to advanced technologies that facilitate user interactions and community building, making it a leader in fostering authentic human connections online. The culture at Reddit is focused on inclusivity and innovation, providing a supportive environment for technical creativity and industry leadership.

Company Stage

IPO

Total Funding

$2.1B

Headquarters

San Francisco, California

Founded

2005

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

-2%

1 year growth

7%

2 year growth

32%

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