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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

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

Reddit is poised to rapidly innovate and grow like no other time in its history. This is a unique opportunity to leave your mark on one of the most influential and trafficked corners of the internet.

The Growth division at Reddit helps us achieve our mission of bringing community and belonging to everyone in the world through work on multiple teams. We connect users to each other through engaging, real-time chat experiences. We help users encounter the best content at the right time via the right product surface. And we are laying architectural foundations and building experiences to help Reddit communities thrive internationally. These efforts set us up for continued growth, and as a backend engineer you contribute to the delight of millions of new and existing users.

As a Senior Engineer, you’ll build and scale the exciting features and services needed to create real-time experiences and spark connections, which will fuel the next wave of Reddit’s growth. With our small team, your work will directly impact hundreds of millions of users around the world. Join us and help build the future of Reddit!

Responsibilities:

  • Shipping new products that will increase Reddit’s ability to deliver information real-time.
  • Creating a unified and seamless experience between desktop and mobile.
  • Building tools that will improve the safety and experience of our users.

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience building clean, maintainable, and well-tested code
  • Experience with distributed systems
  • Curiosity and ability to figure out what's important and shepherd technical projects
  • Excellent communication skills to collaborate with a service-oriented team

Benefits:

  • Retirement Savings plan with matching contributions
  • Private Medical Benefits 
  • Family Planning Support
  • Wellbeing Benefit 
  • Commuter Benefits 
  • Workspace benefits for your home office 
  • Monthly Global Wellness Day

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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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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