Release Engineer, Quality Engineering at Reddit (Remote)

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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

Reddit is continuing to grow our teams with the best talent. We're completely remote friendly and will continue to be after the pandemic.

The Quality Engineering (QE) team is looking for a Release Engineer who can work in a highly collaborative environment, conduct production and internal beta releases, make release readiness decisions, assess risks to users and actively drive measures to mitigate them.

What You'll Do

  • Manage all aspects of the internal beta and production app release process
  • Lead operations for Production iOS and Android releases on a rotational basis
  • Communicate all key release milestones, requirements and changes to the organization
  • Manage cross-functional relationships and ensure there is healthy communication among Engineering, QA, Design and Release teams
  • Help build and maintain release and developer productivity dashboards
  • Write operational runbooks and documentation to support the Release team as needed
  • Research new technologies and release management methodologies for application in internal tooling improvements
  • Continuously assess risk factors to our Production users and actively drive mitigation strategies
  • Manage risk and mitigate issues that could affect release reliability and stability
  • Conduct release readiness reviews, launch communications for releases and post-mortem meetings as required
  • Investigate, escalate and drive solutions for emergent or complex technical issues
  • Provide contextual judgement and use data to drive decisions
  • Provide after-hours support as necessary
  • Monitor and provide regular status reports to leadership and the organization
  • Measure, monitor and report on key release metrics weekly and ad-hoc as needed

Who You Might Be: 

  • 5+ years in a technical capacity with 2+ years in release management or TPM capacity
  • Experience managing mobile application releases and a deep understanding of release management principles
  • 2+ years of development experience building web dashboards for internal metric tracking
  • Experience working with Python, java or a similar web development language
  • Basic knowledge of writing shell scripts, web development and databases is preferred.
  • Experience working cross-functionally with globally distributed teams that have differing business priorities
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to influence and convey messages to a wide range of stakeholders
  • Strong analytical skills and experience utilizing tools to visualize trends and key metric monitoring
  • Experience making critical decisions for complex technical issues in real time, considering timelines and urgency
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to execute
  • Familiarity with CI/CD tools such as Bitrise, Jenkins, Fastlane, CircleCI or equivalent tools
  • Experience working with App Store Connect and Google PlayStore Console
  • BA/BS in computer science or any related technical field (or equivalent work experience)
  • Experience enabling change in a high velocity environment

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.

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
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) 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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