Reddit is hiring a

Software Engineer, Safety Tools

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

Who We Are

At Reddit we work hard to earn our users’ trust every day as we work towards our vision to create a welcoming experience where anyone in the world feels a sense of belonging. Safety Tools is a close-knit team, working tirelessly towards protecting mods and their communities from shitheads and building safety tooling at scale to help our own admins safeguard these spaces.

Safety Tools team members are motivated to find innovative, state of the art solutions, leveraging ML models and user insights to pursue the highest possible quality and safety standards for users across our products.

If ensuring the safety of users, moderators and communities on one of the most popular websites in the world excites you, then you’ve found the right place. We’re a fast-growing company but still maintain one of the highest user to employee ratios in the industry, giving you a tremendous opportunity for both scope and impact.

What We Can Expect From You:

  • 2+ years of industry experience as a Software Engineer developing production code
  • Experience with Python is preferred 
  • Preferred Experience in one or more of the following areas: Big Data analysis (Big Query, Presto, Hive), Message Queuing services (Kafka, Amazon Simple Queue Service), Hadoop, and distributed data stores (Hbase, Cassandra)
  • Exposure to design patterns of large, high-scale web applications, such as well-designed APIs, high volume data pipelines, and efficient algorithms
  • 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.

What You Can Expect From Us:

  • Annual Personal & Professional development funds
  • Comprehensive Health benefits
  • Workspace benefits for your home office
  • 401k Matching
  • Family Planning Support
  • Flexible Vacation (please use them!) & Monthly Global Wellness Days
  • 4+ months paid Parental Leave  
  • Paid Volunteer time off

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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