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Software Engineer, Safety Tools

Reddit

Reddit

Software Engineering
United States · Remote
Posted on Tuesday, June 4, 2024
Reddit is a community of communities. It’s built on shared interests, passion, and trust and is home to the most open and authentic conversations on the internet. Every day, Reddit users submit, vote, and comment on the topics they care most about. With 100,000+ active communities and approximately 73+ million daily active unique visitors, Reddit is one of the internet’s largest sources of information. For more information, visit redditinc.com.

At Reddit we work hard to earn our users’ trust every day as we work towards our vision to create a welcoming experience where anyone in the world feels a sense of belonging. Safety Tools is a close-knit team, working tirelessly towards protecting mods and their communities from bad actors and building safety tooling at scale to help our own admins safeguard these spaces.

Safety Tools team members are motivated to find innovative, state of the art solutions, leveraging ML models and user insights to pursue the highest possible quality and safety standards for users across our products.

If ensuring the safety of users, moderators and communities on one of the most popular websites in the world excites you, then you’ve found the right place. We’re a fast-growing company but still maintain one of the highest user to employee ratios in the industry, giving you a tremendous opportunity for both scope and impact.

Responsibilities:

  • Be part of a team that’s building a highly scalable, high quality, and low latency web platform at Reddit’s scale.
  • Partner and collaborate with partner teams to deliver high quality UI components
  • Tackle tough design and product problems.
  • Work cross-functionally with design, product, and engineering to deliver great user experiences.
  • Contribute to the full development cycle: technical design, development, testing, experimentation, analysis, and launch. You’ll be reviewing code and design docs, and giving feedback on product specs and mocks.

Who You Might Be

  • 4+ years of industry experience as a Software Engineer developing production code
  • Experience with Golang is preferred
  • Preferred Experience in one or more of the following areas: GraphQL, Python
  • Exposure to design patterns of large, high-scale web applications, such as well-designed APIs, high volume data pipelines, and efficient algorithms
  • Entrepreneurial and self-directed, innovative, biased towards action in fast-paced environments.
  • Able to communicate and discuss complex topics with technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Able to tackle ambiguous and undefined problems.

Benefits:

  • Comprehensive Healthcare Benefits
  • 401k Matching
  • Workspace benefits for your home office
  • Personal & Professional development funds
  • Family Planning Support
  • Flexible Vacation (please use them!) & Reddit Global Wellness Days
  • 4+ months paid Parental Leave
  • Paid Volunteer time off

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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:
$164,200$229,900 USD

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