Senior Software Engineer, Android

Reddit, San Francisco

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

"The front page of the internet,” brings over 330 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.

You’ll be joining the Reddit Gold team, where we’re building consumer-focused products to power the sale of digital goods and drive a new revenue stream on Reddit. Mobile makes up more than half of Reddit’s traffic, and as a member of the Reddit Gold mobile team, you’ll play a key role in the defining the future of Reddit.

As published on Alexa, Reddit is now the 3rd most visited site in the US. Join our explosive growth and create a product that's used by millions of people all over the world!


  • Driving new features from end-to-end through prototyping, validation, implementation, launch, and continuous iteration.
  • Collaborating with designers and PM, building prototypes, collecting user feedback, and iterating on new ideas
  • Crafting a modern user experience to make Reddit more accessible to new users.
  • Improving the performance and stability of our most critical features.
  • Building the technical foundation for future mobile products.


  • Expertise in Java with 4+ years of experience in Android development.
  • Sound software engineering fundamentals.
  • Embracing the challenges of building data intensive, highly responsive, and fault tolerant apps in the constrained environment of a smartphone.
  • Willingness to buck trends and learn new ways to build software.
  • 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. 

Want to learn more about Reddit? Visit Reddit's website.