Reddit is hiring a

Senior Software Engineer (Full-Stack) - SEO

San Francisco, United States

Senior Software Engineer (Full Stack) - SEO

The “front page of the internet”, Reddit is comprised of thousands of user-run communities, each with its own front page, unique focus, and moderator team. Founded in 2005, Reddit is a place for community, conversation, and connection with over 230 million users worldwide.

We’re looking for a Full Stack Engineer to help us make Reddit a destination for new Redditors. You will be joining a small team of engineers focusing on growth. You will have the opportunity to delve into analytics, SEO, UX improvements, A/B testing, and helping communities surface engaging content.


  • Conceive of, spec, and implement new user­ facing features in Reddit, working in Python and Javascript (node and client-side JS).
  • Interpreting opportunities and results through data analysis (A/B testing, etc).
  • Technical leadership, particularly around analysis and experimentation.
  • Work closely with product and design to continually improve the user experience.
  • Continually thinking through and experimenting with new opportunities for growth.

What We Can Expect From You:

  • 5+ years of software experience, particularly on web applications.
  • BS degree in Computer Science, related technical field or equivalent practical experience.
  • A focus on driving business results.
  • Empathetic and positive.
  • Strong development experience in Python or another backend language.
  • Front-End experience using JavaScript or equivalent.
  • An experimental mindset, and interest in A/B testing specifically.
  • A working understanding of website security.
  • Experience or interest in big data analysis.
  • Experience architecting software systems at scale.
  • SEO experience.

Bonus Points:

  • Creating and or maintaining A/B testing systems.
  • Opportunity sizing experience (gathering data and building models to see whether a specific product test could create meaningful business value)
  • An understanding of Reddit and online communities
  • Familiarity with the whole web stack, including protocols and web server optimization techniques.

What You Can Expect From Us:

  • Competitive compensation package
  • Medical, dental, vision benefits
  • 401k ­­ with matching
  • Onsite meals and snacks
  • Wellness benefits and perks
  • The opportunity to bring goodness into the world, one subreddit at a time
  • Your very own custom Reddit alien (aka Snoo)
  • A great team that you hopefully love to work with
  • An opportunity to collaborate closely in product decisions
  • A chance to develop your engineering, analytics and business skills