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Software Engineer, Full Stack

London, United Kingdom

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.


Voisey is a music platform that connects producers, songwriters and artists, with the goal to empower more people to create, share and collaborate with original music than ever before. We develop innovative creative tools to break down barriers that unlock creativity and collaborations, and inspire new cultural expressions and voices - across borders and cultures.

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This  team of designers, developers, product managers and product marketers work in a highly collaborative environment to build products and experiences that inspire and bring our creator community together in new and special ways. 


We're looking for a Backend Software Engineer to join the Voisey team! As a member of this team you will collaborate with our internal Engineering and Product teams, as well as teams in the wider Snap organization, to create and deliver reliable, high quality backend systems to power amazing user experiences in Voisey’s mobile and web applications.

  • What you’ll do:

    • Play a key role in maturing Voisey's backend systems, touching a wide variety of domains such as networking, storage, performance, media transcoding/delivery, API design and more

    • Collaborate with design, product, and engineering teams to bring product ideas to life

    • Work across teams to understand product requirements, evaluate trade-offs, and deliver the solutions needed to build innovative products

    • Advocate for and apply best practices when it comes to availability, scalability, operational excellence, and cost management

    • Carefully evaluate the technical tradeoffs of major decisions

    • Build robust, lasting, and scalable products

  • Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

    • Experience with backend services or distributed systems

    • Proven track record of operating highly-available systems at significant scale

    • You understand the operational aspects of the system you work on and may participate in incident or hotfix investigation and resolution

    • You can independently execute on medium sized features, taking a few weeks and multiple PRs to complete

    • Strong Computer Science fundamentals

    • Ability to collaborate cross-functionally and with other team members

  • Minimum Qualifications: 

    • BS/BA degree in a relevant technical field such as Computer Science or equivalent years of experience

    • 3+ years of software development experience in industry

    • Experience building backend services in node.js/Typescript

  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Google Cloud Platform and/or Google Firebase

  • Experience with Kubernetes, GraphQL, NoSQL solutions and/or graph databases like Neo4j

  • Experience with Golang and/or Java

  • Familiarity with CI/CD tools such as Jenkins, CircleCi or equivalent tools

  • Experience with video transcoding and media delivery

  • Deep seated desire to create outstanding user experiences


At Snap, we believe that having a team of diverse backgrounds and voices working together will enable us to create innovative products that improve the way people live and communicate. Snap is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and committed to providing employment opportunities regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, childbirth and breastfeeding, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other protected classification, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. EOE, including disability/vets. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please don’t be shy and contact us at


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: c4c9e6ebe5c2f152338f244fa647d2200d4b2528127cdcf554bea8c3cb1c249d
Employment Type: Other