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Our mission is to bring community and belonging to everyone in the world. Reddit is a community of communities where people can dive into anything through experiences built around their interests, hobbies, and passions. With more than 50 million people visiting 100,000+ communities daily, it is home to the most open and authentic conversations on the internet. From pets to parenting, skincare to stocks, there’s a community for everybody on Reddit. For more information, visit redditinc.com

The front page of the internet," Reddit brings over 430 million people together each month through their common interests, inviting them to share, vote, comment, and create across thousands of communities. This community of users generates 65B analytics events per day, each of which is ingested by the Data Platform team into a data warehouse that sees 55,000+ daily queries.

As a data infrastructure engineer, you will build and maintain the data infrastructure tools used by the entire company to generate, ingest, and access petabytes of raw data. A focus on performance and optimization will enable you to write scalable/fault tolerant code while collaborating with a team of top engineers. All while learning about and contributing to one of the most powerful streaming event pipelines in the world.

Not only will your work directly impact hundreds of millions of users around the world, but your output will also shape the data culture across all of Reddit!

How you will contribute:

  • Refine and maintain our data infrastructure technologies to support real-time analysis of hundreds of millions of users.
  • Consistently evolve data model & data schema based on business and engineering requirements.
  • Own the data pipeline that surfaces 65B+ daily events to all teams, and the tools we use to improve data quality.
  • Support warehousing and analytics customers that rely on our data pipeline for analysis, modeling, and reporting.
  • Build data pipelines with distributed streaming tools such as Kafka, Kinesis, Flink, or Spark
  • Ship quality code to enable scalable, fault-tolerant and resilient services in a multi-cloud architecture

Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of coding experience in a production setting writing clean, maintainable, and well-tested code.
  • Experience with object-oriented programming languages such as Scala, Python, Go, or Java.
  • Degree in Computer Science or equivalent technical field. 
  • Experience working with Terraform, Helm, Prometheus, Docker, Kubernetes, and CI/CD.
  • Excellent communication skills to collaborate with stakeholders in engineering, data science, machine learning, and product.

Reddit is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please contact us at [email protected].

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What are Reddit Perks + Benefits

Reddit Benefits Overview

Reddit is all about diving into your passions and interests. Our benefits are flexible, putting your wellness needs first, so we can build a vibrant culture where we work and thrive together.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Reddit encourages its employees to take advantage of its Volunteer time-off policy which gives employees eight hours per month to make an impact in their communities via volunteer work.
Friends outside of work
Intracompany committees
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Reddit offers a 10% discount on pet insurance.
Wellness Programs
Reddit offers personal, professional, and workspace wellness programs.
Team workouts
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Reddit will fund up to $5,000 per year towards your day care FSA.
Generous Parental Leave
Non-birthing parents receive up to 16 weeks of paid parental leave. Birthing parents receive 22+ weeks of paid parental leave.
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Reddit offers up to 17 weeks of paid family medical leave.
Adoption Assistance
Reddit will reimburse up to $25,000 for adoption and surrogacy expenses, and provide up to 16 weeks of paid bonding leave.
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
In addition to an unlimited vacation policy, Reddit offers one paid wellness day off per month.
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Reddit will fund up to $150 per month towards your parking and public transportation costs to commute into the office.
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Enjoy free lunch in all of our offices!
Stocked Kitchen
All of our offices are stocked with delicious snacks and beverages!
Happy Hours
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Utilize your personal wellness stipend to fund your fitness and take advantage of nationwide discounts for Classpass.
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing Education stipend

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