Principal Frontend Engineer – Ads

Reddit is continuing to grow our teams with the best talent. We’re and will continue to be after the pandemic.

“The front page of the internet,” Reddit brings over 500 million people each month through their common interests, inviting them to share, vote, comment, and create across thousands of communities. 

This is a high impact role where you will be involved in technical & product strategy, operations, architecture, and execution for one of the largest sites in the world.

What We’re Working On

  • Architecture redesign of our Frontend platform.
  • Driving new features from end-to-end through prototyping, validation, implementation, launch, and continuous iteration.
  • Crafting a modern user experience for accessing content and communities on Reddit.
  • Building the technical foundation for future features and experiences.

What We Can Expect From You

  • 5+ years of experience in web application development using JavaScript, TypeScript, or other relevant language.
  • Experience with one or more front-end web frameworks such as React, Vue, or Angular
  • Experience in one or more general-purpose programming languages (e.g. JavaScript, Typescript, Python, Java, Go, Scala).
  • Deep experience with a modern web stack, whether it’s Javascript bundlers, React internals, etc.  You’ve debugged it, you’ve improved it, you can imagine doing it better.
  • Familiar with software engineering best practices such as unit testing, code reviews, design, and documentation.
  • Passion for developing scalable, well-designed software that improves people’s lives globally.

Responsibilities:

  • Be part of a team that’s building a highly scalable, high quality, and low latency Web Platform at Reddit’s scale.
  • Work on rebuilding the current Web Application using the latest and greatest technologies.
  • Build, and maintain feature systems spanning web and backend services.
  • Tackle tough design and product problems.
  • Work cross-functionally with design, product, and engineering to deliver great user experiences.
  • Contribute to the full development cycle: technical design, development, testing, experimentation, analysis, and launch. You’ll be reviewing code and design docs, and giving feedback on product specs and mocks.

Bonus Points:

  • Design expertise.