Reddit is hiring a

Senior Backend Engineer, Safety Core Services

San Francisco, United States

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

At Reddit we work hard to earn our users' trust every day. Anti-Evil is a small and scrappy org,  working closely with ops to defend Reddit's integrity by fighting spam, abuse, bots and fraud. 

The Safety Core Services team within Anti-evil builds services that enforce the decisioning of content and users via internal tools. Our team leverages ML models, data systems and user insights to pursue the highest possible quality and safety standards for users across our products.

If ensuring the safety of users on one of the most popular website in the US excites you, then you've found the right place. We're a small, tightly knit company with one of the highest user: employee ratios in the industry, giving you a tremendous opportunity for both scope and impact.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Architect and implement the anti-evil infrastructure at Reddit.
  • Increase efficiency through automation, improved signals, workflow streamlining and system optimization.
  • Participate in the full development cycle: design, develop, QA, experiment, analyze, and deployment.
  • Collaborate across disciplines to find technical solutions to complex safety challenges.

What We Can Expect From You:

  • 5+ years of experience as a Software Engineer or Data Engineer developing production code.
  • Programming experience in one or more of the following languages: C, C++, Java, JavaScript, Python or Go (Python/Go experience preferred)
  • Designing, implementing, testing, and maintaining highly complex systems and subsystems
  • Results-oriented with a strong customer and business focus.
  • Entrepreneurial and self-directed, innovative, biased towards action in fast-paced environments.
  • Able to communicate and discuss complex topics with technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Able to tackle ambiguous and undefined problems.

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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