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Staff Android Engineer, Reddit X

Reddit

Reddit

Software Engineering
New York, USA
Posted on Wednesday, February 7, 2024

Reddit is a community of communities where people can dive into anything through experiences built around their interests, hobbies, and passions. Our mission is to bring community, belonging, and empowerment to everyone in the world. Reddit users submit, vote, and comment on content, stories, and discussions about the topics they care about the most. From pets to parenting, with over 100,000 active communities and over 70 million daily active users, it is home to the most open and authentic conversations on the internet. For more information, visit redditinc.com.

Join Reddit's Gold and Contributor Program team, driving an innovative initiative that allows users to convert Reddit Gold into real money through the "Contributor Program." As a key member, you'll shape the program's future, pushing product and tech boundaries. We've successfully launched the MVP and are expanding our team.

Our small, fast-paced engineering team seeks experienced engineers who understand product strategy, applying creative technical solutions. The Gold system update introduces a seamless way to purchase and award gold, with payouts based on the gold and karma earned on eligible contributions in the Contributor Program.


We are hiring a Staff Android Engineer who can lead the team to move incredibly fast while delivering a quality product. You'll work on the highest impact project in a team of brilliant engineers like yourself. In addition to building technology, you’ll contribute to the product and business strategy.

Responsibilities

On the team, you will:

  • Design, build and ship Android client features for users to monetize their contributions on Reddit.
  • Move fast while balancing quality. We can’t afford extensive processes, and we also can’t afford show-stopping bugs. We need people who can balance speed with quality while quickly building brand-new products.
  • Contribute meaningfully to team strategy. We give everyone a seat at the table and encourage active participation in planning for the future. Don’t just come along for the ride.
  • Communicate effectively, within the team and across disciplines. Work closely with product managers and designers to craft compelling user experiences.

Qualifications

  • 5+ years mobile development experience with multiple parts of the Android stack. We develop with Kotlin. Experience with Jetpack Compose strongly preferred.
  • Ability to design and implement complex distributed systems operating under high load.
  • Experience developing customer-facing public applications is preferred.
  • Entrepreneurial spirit. On our team, everyone needs to act like a startup CEO. You must be self-directed, innovative, and biased towards action in fast-paced environments. You live to build new things and thrive in ambiguity and even failure.
  • Excellent communication skills. You must be able to collaborate effectively with teams in a fully-remote environment, and discuss complex topics with technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Experience mentoring engineers, owning team processes, and leading cross-functional projects is preferred.

Reddit is continuing to grow our teams with the best talent. We're completely remote friendly. Apply today to learn more!

Pay Transparency:

This job posting may span more than one career level.

In addition to base salary, this job is eligible to receive equity in the form of restricted stock units, and depending on the position offered, it may also be eligible to receive a commission. Additionally, Reddit offers a wide range of benefits to U.S.-based employees, including medical, dental, and vision insurance, 401(k) program with employer match, generous time off for vacation, and parental leave. To learn more, please visit https://www.redditinc.com/careers/.

To provide greater transparency to candidates, we share base pay ranges for all US-based job postings regardless of state. We set standard base pay ranges for all roles based on function, level, and country location, benchmarked against similar stage growth companies. Final offer amounts are determined by multiple factors including, skills, depth of work experience and relevant licenses/credentials, and may vary from the amounts listed below.

The base pay range for this position is:
$206,700$289,400 USD

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