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Senior Backend Engineer, Storage at Reddit (San Francisco, CA or Remote)

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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, there’s a community for everybody on Reddit and with over 50 million daily active users, it is home to the most open and authentic conversations on the internet. For more information, visit redditinc.com.

The Infrastructure org has the mission of building and delivering the storage and data systems, compute orchestration environment, and essential platform services behind all of Reddit. 

The Infrastructure organization is looking to hire a backend software engineer to work collaboratively on a team dedicated to building out Reddit’s data storage platform and infrastructure. This is a high impact role where you will contribute to design, implementation, and operations for one of the largest sites in the world. The Storage team’s mission is to provide a platform for teams to independently and effectively run their storage workloads in a performant, reliable, and secure way.

What You’ll Do:

  • Work collaboratively with a team of software engineers and systems engineers to create and maintain the foundational platform for running Reddit’s infrastructure.
  • Design, write, and deliver software to improve the availability, scalability, latency, and efficiency of Reddit’s products.
  • Contribute feedback to the technical and strategic direction of the storage platform.
  • Build and maintain the data storage platform that supports all of Reddit.

Who You Might Be:

  • 5+ years of experience developing internet-scale software, preferably in infrastructure roles.
  • Prior experience provisioning, operating, and administering storage infrastructure at scale.
  • Prior experience with cloud infrastructure systems is a plus (Kubernetes, AWS / GCE ecosystems).
  • Software development experience in one or more general purpose programming languages; Python, Go, Rust, Java, C++.
  • Excellent communication skills to collaborate with a service-oriented team and company.

Benefits:

  • Comprehensive Health benefits
  • 401k Matching 
  • Workspace benefits for your home office
  • Personal & Professional development funds
  • Family Planning Support
  • Flexible Vacation & Reddit Global Days Off
  • 4+ months paid Parental Leave  
  • Paid Volunteer time off

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: $183,500 - $275,300.

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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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