Engineering Manager, Web Platform

"The front page of the internet,” Reddit brings over 500 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. 

Reddit is poised to rapidly innovate and grow like no other time in its history. This is a unique opportunity to leave your mark on one of the most influential and trafficked corners of the internet. 

As the Engineering Manager on Reddit’s Web Engineering Team, you’ll use your engineering, infrastructure, and leadership skills to deliver a performant experience to millions of Redditors, and lead the architectural decision-making of Reddit’s frontend organization. You'll collaborate cross-functionally to innovate and replace our internal frameworks and tooling to help Reddit’s feature teams write performant code without a second thought. This is a critical role for enabling Reddit's future growth plans. 

What You’ll Do: 

  • Build, hire and lead a high-calibre team of software engineers.
  • Be responsible for setting and maintaining performance, latency, and efficiency SLOs.
  • Lead, coordinate, and execute a coherent vision for performance and platform quality that supports and enables Reddit’s growth into new product capabilities.
  • Coach and mentor engineers on the team to further their professional development.
  • Set and support a culture of metrics driven quality, with efficient processes and strong transparency. 

Who You Might Be: 

  • Preferred: 2+ years experience of leading a team of software engineers, either formally or in a "tech lead" role. 
  • 5+ years of experience developing internet-scale software, preferably in front-end or platform roles. 
  • Experience in one or more frontend or mobile platforms
  • Software development experience in one or more general purpose programming languages and frontend frameworks; Javascript, Node.js, Typescript, React, Python, etc. 
  • Strong organizational skills, Influential skills, the ability to prioritize tasks and keep projects on schedule.

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