Senior Backend Engineer, Reddit Chat

    • San Francisco, CA
    • New York, NY
    • Los Angeles, CA
    • Chicago, IL
    + 3 more

"The front page of the internet,” Reddit brings over 430 million people together each month through their common interests, inviting them to share, vote, comment, and create across thousands of communities. Come for the cats, stay for the empathy.

Reddit is poised to rapidly innovate and grow like no other time in its history. This is a unique opportunity to leave your mark on one of the most influential and trafficked corners of the internet.

The Chat team facilitates tens of thousands of vibrant conversations and personal interactions for communities, topics, and events in order to fulfill Reddit’s mission of bringing community & belonging to the world.

As a Senior Engineer, you’ll build and scale the exciting features and services needed to create real-time experiences and spark connections, which will fuel the next wave of Reddit’s growth. With our small team, your work will directly impact hundreds of millions of users around the world. Join us and help build the future of Reddit!

Responsibilities:

  • Shipping new products that will increase Reddit’s ability to deliver information real-time.
  • Creating a unified and seamless experience between desktop and mobile.
  • Building tools that will improve the safety and experience of our users.

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience building clean, maintainable, and well-tested code
  • Experience with distributed systems
  • Curiosity and ability to figure out what's important and shepherd technical projects
  • Excellent communication skills to collaborate with a service-oriented team


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