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Software Engineer, C++


Snap Inc. is a camera company. We believe that reinventing the camera represents our greatest opportunity to improve the way people live and communicate. Our products empower people to express themselves, live in the moment, learn about the world, and have fun together.

We’re looking for a C++ Engineer to join Snap Inc! You will be solving challenging technical problems to make sure that Snapchat is the fastest way to communicate. You’ll collaborate with client and infrastructure engineers to improve the way people communicate using Snap!

Our Synchronous Experiences team creates rich visual experiences in real time like presence, audio and video calling and shared AR. You’ll collaborate across engineering teams to build product features used by millions of users around the world everyday.

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What you’ll do:

  • Architect, design, implement and deploy cross-platform client infrastructure and frameworks using C++

  • Partner with key product owners, customers, and engineering leadership to identify correct priorities of development

  • Evaluate technical tradeoffs of every decision and collaborate with other engineers on the best development practices

  • Perform code reviews that guarantee code quality and raise the bar for development

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Familiarity with modern C++ (C++17 / C++20)

  • Knowledge of the OS internals, compilers, optimization for low-power and mobile systems

  • Proficiency with multithreading and performance optimization techniques,

  • Strong CS fundamentals (algorithms and data structures) and problem-solving skills

  • Knowledge of software design patterns and best practices

Minimum Qualifications

  • BS/BA in a technical field such as Computer Science or equivalent experience

  • 3+ years of experience working with systems implemented in modern C++, client or server

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with WebRTC, audio and video processing

  • Experience developing for desktop, mobile, or web using C++ (Android NDK, iOS, WebAssembly)

  • Experience creating developer-facing APIs and libraries

  • Experience with performance analysis and optimization

  • Experience with C++ build systems and toolchains

Our benefits Snap Inc. is its own community, so we’ve got your back! We do our best to make sure you and your loved ones have everything you need to be happy and healthy, on your own terms. Our benefits are built around your needs and include paid maternity & paternity leave, comprehensive medical coverage, emotional and mental health support programs, and compensation packages that let you share in Snap’s long-term success!

Job ID: 16f3997ed402e71e05fe41d61b8d5e7f30889d1b7ca9d6f6142412ae7932795e
Employment Type: Other