"The front page of the internet,” Reddit brings over 330 million people together each month through their common interests, inviting them to share, vote, comment, and create across thousands of communities. Come for the cats, stay for the empathy.

Every year, Reddit hosts the world’s largest online gift exchanges which helps to connect fellow Redditors around the world in a meaningful way. Over a million gifts are exchanged by 900k+ people in 225 countries. The Gifts team is responsible for building and evolving the platform for these exchanges, figuring out new ways to engage people and increase the number of human connections Redditors make along the way.

The Gifts team is looking to hire a Senior Frontend Engineer to lead the architecture and development of our tech stack and scaling the product  infrastructure as we accelerate our growth.This is a unique opportunity to leave your mark on one of the most influential and trafficked corners of the internet.

Check out Reddit Gifts here!

What you’ll do

  • You will partner with product managers, designers, and engineers to deeply understand the needs of our users and build a product that serves those needs
  • You will design and build software capable of reaching millions of daily users in Javascript.
  • You will ensure that our development environment is best in class by delivering improvements to internal tooling and direct partnership with our product platform teams
  • You will work closely with customer support to respond quickly to issues for our users and solve those in a permanent and scalable way
  • You will articulate a technical vision for a more enlightened way of working and work with multi-functional partners to deliver that vision
  • You will write modular, secure, and well-tested code
  • You will improve the team and company – you will be an active participant in our culture (mentorship, interviewing, and new initiatives)

What we look for

  • BS degree in Computer Science or related technical field involving coding (e.g.,physics or mathematics), or equivalent technical experience
  • 4+ years of frontend software engineering and/or work related industry experience
  • Previous success developing and shipping a large-scale web application with a user-empathetic mindset
  • Skilled with web technologies including Javascript (React, Redux a plus), HTML, and CSS

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