Senior Android Engineer, Application Infrastructure

Reddit, San Francisco

Reddit is an American social news aggregation, web content rating, and discussion website.

"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.

You’ll be joining Reddit’s Apps Infrastructure team. We are a platform engineering team that works on the underlying platform in which world-class features are based on. Our engineers are based in Reddit’s San Francisco office.

Mobile makes up more than half of Reddit’s traffic, and as Apps Infra’s Android engineer, you will help architect and direct the future of the Reddit Android codebase. 


  • Recognize, validate, and evangelize technologies and architectures that align with business objectives
  • Improve the performance and stability of our most critical features
  • Work with product owners to identify gaps in platform functionality
  • Maintain and prioritize platform architecture backlog
  • Guide and build the technical foundations that will bring Reddit’s Android app into the future
  • Coach and mentor technical leads / engineers on design principles and skills


  • Expertise in Java or Kotlin with 5+ years of Android experience
  • Sound software engineering fundamentals
  • Excellent communication and analytical skills
  • Passion for developing scalable, well-designed software that improves people’s lives globally
  • Experience building at least one amazing Android app with a team from start to shipment 

About Reddit

Founded by Steve Huffman and Alexis Ohanian in 2005, Reddit is an online community where users submit, vote, and comment on content, news, and discussions. Nicknamed "the front page of the internet," Reddit is one of the top ten sites in the United States (source: Alexa), with hundreds of millions of users each month on desktop, mobile web, and our official Android/iOS apps. 

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