Staff Software Engineer, Networking

Reddit Inc.
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  • Experience

    2-4 year
  • Salary

  • Location

    United States
  • Job Function

    Staff Software Engineer
  • Industry

    Information Technology
  • Qualification

    Degree in Computer Engineering

Key Skills

Python Programming, Java Programming, JavaScript, Kubernetes-K8s

Job Description

The Transport Infrastructure team’s mission is building and maintaining interservice and edge networking infrastructure that is performant, reliable, and secure. The infrastructure provides self-serve features for Reddit engineers that make the network easy to understand and easy to use.

As a Staff Engineer on this team, you?ll work closely with other infrastructure engineers, SREs and service owners, drawing on your expertise to set the technical direction for Reddit’s networking architecture. You?ll be responsible for leading broad infrastructure projects through design, planning, and implementation.


  • Design, plan, and implement architectural projects such as service mesh and RPC standardization.
  • Work closely with Compute, Storage, Developer Tooling, and Security teams to ensure service mesh works seamlessly and meets high performance/security standards.
  • Improve and maintain the software and infrastructure that your team develops and operates.
  • Determine the technical direction for the networking platform while aligning with Reddit’s overall strategy.
  • Break down projects into specific phases and items for completion.
  • Provide technical leadership by sharing technical expertise within the Transport Infrastructure team.


  • 7+ years of experience with large-scale distributed systems.
  • 7+ years of experience identifying and driving high impact projects that align with the company’s strategy.
  • History of mentorship and technical leadership.
  • You have experience working with and/or operating Envoy/HAProxy/Nginx or any other networking proxy.
  • You are familiar with networking disciplines, such as load balancers, API gateways, DNS management, HTTP2, GRPC, etc.
  • You are familiar with container technologies such as Docker and Kubernetes
  • You possess proficiency in several high-level programming languages and are an expert in at least one of [Golang, Javascript, Python].
  • Deep understanding of microservice architectures.
  • You possess expert level knowledge of an enterprise cloud provider (AWS, GCP, Azure).
  • You have hands-on experience implementing and maintaining configuration controls through infrastructure-as-code.

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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.

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    Information Technology
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    548 Market St, San Francisco, California 94104, United States
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