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The mission of the Developer Experience team is to design, develop, and support tools and processes that make common developer workflows efficient and reliable. As a senior engineer on this team, you’ll be immediately responsible for building and driving a vision for our developer experience in multiple programming languages. You’ll draw on your technical expertise and leadership skills to ensure our frameworks and developer tooling are cohesive and provide maximum value to an ever growing engineering organization. You’ll look for ways to bring in good ideas from other peers and also for opportunities to engage with org, presenting and sharing the team’s accomplishments.

Some of our present and future challenges include:

  • Building a strong cloud development story for the entire company.
  • Re-envisioning our service frameworks and tooling integrations to increase developer efficiency, confidence, and service reliability.
  • Scaling our infrastructure and processes to serve a growing Reddit Engineering organization.
  • Creating on-demand environments for development and testing at scale.
  • Building release infrastructure that makes CI and CD easy.
  • Building a solid understanding of customer’s needs and identifying opportunities for improvements.
  • Investigating, building, and integrating novel technologies (e.g. Generative AI) to solve problems for our developers.

What You’ll Do:

  • Steer: Work with the team to select, scope, and drive high leverage projects that align with Reddit’s goals.
  • Build: Execute on a strategy and create a more performant, more scalable, higher quality architecture around developer experience, including service frameworks, development environments, version control, CI and deployment tooling.
  • Amplify: Mentor, coach, and collaborate with other technical contributors 
  • Collaborate: Work together with a variety of cross functional teams across Reddit Engineering.
  • Evolve: Learn and improve your own technical and non-technical abilities.

You Have:

  • 5+ years of experience identifying and driving high impact projects that align with the company’s strategy.
  • 3+ years of industry experience in large-scale distributed systems.
  • 3+ years of Go experience.
  • 3+ years experience working on developer tools, libraries, and frameworks.
  • Experienced with GraphQL, REST, HTTP, gRPC, and the ability to design and implement maintainable APIs.
  • Experience with Kubernetes.
  • A track record of developing and improving highly scalable and reliable serving systems.
  • A track record of leading large scale projects that require cross-team and cross-functional collaboration.
  • High empathy, excellent communication skills, and the ability to influence decisions while working across the entire engineering org.
  • Strong focus on user experience, usability, scalability, and quality.
  • History of mentorship and technical leadership.


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

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