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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.

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.

As a Site Reliability Engineer on Reddit’s core SRE team, you’ll use your knowledge to improve the consistency, reliability, and performance of Reddit’s foundational systems. You’ll also use your development experience to contribute to the internal infrastructure that all of Reddit Engineering uses to develop, deploy, and operate their services. 

Join us and help build the future of Reddit!

Responsibilities
  • Advise: Work closely with engineering teams in designing and developing systems that are resilient and highly performant at tremendous scale.
  • Amplify: Identify and build capabilities into our foundational Infrastructure and Platform services, which are used by Reddit engineering teams to build, deploy, and operate. 
  • Automate: Take repetitive, manual, or risky tasks and automate them out of existence. Build tools and integrate systems to support Reddit’s evolution.
  • Diagnose: Draw on your knowledge of distributed systems to identify and fix network, system, and service-level issues.  Practice sustainable incident response, and drive structural improvement with blameless postmortems.
  • Optimize: Observe and improve performance, reduce cost, and improve the experience for millions of users
Qualifications
  • 3+ years of experience in Software Engineering, Site Reliability Engineering, or a Development focused DevOps role.
  • Proficiency in one or more of the following: Go, Python, C, C++, Java, Perl, Rust
  • Experience with Kubernetes and Cloud systems
  • Experience with the development and operation of high-traffic backend systems
  • A demonstrated ability to debug, fix, and optimize code
  • Troubleshooting skills that span applications, networking (TCP/IP), and systems
  • Strong working knowledge of Linux
  • Excellent communication and collaborative skills
Nice-to-haves

While not required, familiarity with any of these is a big plus!

  • Experience working in an environment that applies Infrastructure-as-code principles
  • Exposure to a Configuration Management System (Puppet, Chef, Salt, etc)
  • Experience with Infrastructure-as-code processes (via Terraform, CloudFormation, etc)
  • Docker or Kubernetes in a production setting
  • Working knowledge of Amazon Web Services or Google Cloud Platform

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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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