Senior Backend Engineer, Ads

Reddit Inc.
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  • Experience

    2-4 year
  • Salary

    $110,000-$120,000
  • Location

    United States
  • Job Function

    Senior Backend Engineer
  • Industry

    Information Technology
  • Qualification

    Degree in Computer Engineering

Key Skills

GoLang, Python Programming, C++, Kubernetes-K8s

Job Description

Monetization is often the most data-heavy, latency sensitive, and technically demanding part of any online business. Our Ads Engineers work on the Reddit Ads platform, all the way from the front-end tools for ad creation to predictive modeling, delivery, auctions, and attribution.

As an early member of this small mission driven team, you will have lots of ownership and impact to shape our ads business to support overall Reddit's mission. Technologies you might work with include:

  • Languages: Scala, Go, Python
  • Frameworks: Spark, Thrift, Baseplate, Kafka
  • Datastores: Postgres, Cassandra, Druid, Redis, BigQuery
  • Tools: Kubernetes, Argo, Docker

If you appreciate real technical challenges and you'd like to be part of the team that turns Reddit into a sustainable, long-term business, come join us!

 Responsibilities:

  • Work with product managers to design and implement Ads products.
  • Collaborate closely with the platform and data teams while building new features.
  • Lead the processes needed to improve operational stability, including improving code quality, delivering dashboards and data visualizations.
  • Build extendable components that would align with the product objectives. 
  • Support day to day project management tasks including communicating project updates, managing project timelines and overseeing project execution.  

Qualifications:

  • 4+ years of software development experience in one or more general purpose programming languages (Java, Scala, Go, C++, Python).
  • Able to take complete ownership of a feature or project.
  • Good understanding of large scale backend service design.
  • Experience working with data pipelines/ETLs.
  • An interest in the advertising business and understanding customer needs is a plus.

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Company Info.

Reddit Inc.

Reddit is an American social news aggregation, content rating, and discussion website. network of more than 100,000 communities where people can dive into anything through experiences built around their interests, hobbies and passions. Reddit users submit, vote and comment on content, stories and discussions about the topics they care about the most. From pets to parenting, there’s a community for everybody on Reddit.

  • Industry
    Information Technology
  • No. of Employees
    800
  • Location
    548 Market St, San Francisco, California 94104, United States
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