Technical Lead

Snap Inc., Toronto, ON

Creators of Snapchat, Spectacles, Bitmoji, and Zenly

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 Technical Lead to join Snap Inc! We are looking for someone who can solve technical challenges, which include architecting and deploying infrastructure to handle our scale, designing a slick and secure mobile client, and maintaining an application used by millions of Snapchatters every day.

What you'll do:

  • Lead and evaluate the technical tradeoffs of every decision
  • Scope projects that require multiple developer resources
  • Own projects from conception to release
  • Hands on development ~ 50% your day will consist of coding, code reviews, and design
  • Deliver operational excellence by identifying, resolving, and fixing root issues
  • Build robust, lasting, and scalable products
  • Collaborate and work well with others

What we're looking for:

  • 5+ years of software engineering experience
  • BS/BA in a STEM field or equivalent experience
  • Technical leadership or management experience
  • Experience in full cycle project development
  • Experience with mobile apps and/or databases


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. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please don’t be shy and contact us at [email protected].

About Snap Inc.

Snap Inc. is a camera company. We believe that reinventing the camera represents our greatest opportunity to improve the way people live and communicate. So far, we've created two products: Snapchat and Spectacles! 

Want to learn more about Snap Inc.? Visit Snap Inc.'s website.