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Senior Backend Engineer, Compute

Reddit, Remote - United States

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


"The front page of the internet,” Reddit brings over 500 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.

The Infrastructure organization has the mission of building and delivering the compute orchestration environment, storage and data systems, and essential platform services behind all of Reddit. 

The Infrastructure organization is looking to hire a backend software engineer to work collaboratively on a team dedicated to building out Reddit’s multi-cloud compute infrastructure. This is a high impact role where you will contribute to design, implementation, and operations for one of the largest sites in the world. The Compute team’s mission is to provide a platform for teams to independently and effectively run their compute workloads in a performant, reliable, and secure way.

What You’ll Do:

  • Work collaboratively with a team of software engineers and systems engineers to create and maintain the foundational platform for running Reddit’s infrastructure.
  • Design, write, and deliver software to improve the availability, scalability, latency, and efficiency of Reddit’s products.
  • Contribute feedback to the technical and strategic direction of the compute platform.
  • Automate critical aspects of the development process such as service creation and management, as well as critical infrastructure operations.

Who You Might Be:

  • 3+ years of experience developing internet-scale software, preferably in infrastructure roles.
  • Prior experience with cloud infrastructure systems is a plus (Kuberrnetes, AWS / GCE ecosystems).
  • Software development experience in one or more general purpose programming languages; Python, Go, Rust, Java, C++.
  • Excellent communication skills to collaborate with a service-oriented team and company.

Reddit is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please contact us at [email protected].

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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