Reddit is hiring a

Backend Engineer, Ads Formats Innovation

Remote

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

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.

 

The Ad Formats Innovation iteam s devoted to building one-of-a-kind promoted experiences that delight users and advertisers alike. We lead the end-to-end design and implementation of ad formats and injection, and our work spans from backend services to every Reddit client (Desktop, iOS, Android). 

As a team focused on innovation, revenue isn’t our only goal - providing unique experiences that push the envelope is just as important. We have lots of exciting user research and ideas that we’re ready to make a reality.

 

A Few Areas We Want To Explore Include

  • Making it easier for advertisers to be part of the conversation on Reddit
  • Letting advertisers showcase posts and discussions about their brand
  • Allowing advertisers to leverage Reddit’s live audio and video products

What We Can Expect From You

  • 3+ years of experience in one or more general purpose programming languages (Java, Scala, Go, C++, Python).
  • Able to take complete ownership of a feature or project
  • Good understanding of large scale backend service design
  • An interest in the advertising business and understanding customer needs is a plus.

Responsibilities

  • Be part of a product engineering team that’s building new and exciting promoted experiences.
  • Collaborate closely with the platform and data teams while building new features.
  • Partner with frontend and mobile teams to build cohesive product flows.
  • Contribute to the full development cycle: technical design, development, testing, experimentation, analysis, and launch. You’ll be reviewing code and design docs, and giving feedback on product specs and mocks.

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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