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Software Engineer, Internal Tools

Company: Snap Inc.
Location: Sacramento
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Snap Inc. is a camera company. We believe that reinventing the camera represents our greatest opportunity to improve the way people live and communicate. Our products empower people to express themselves, live in the moment, learn about the world, and have fun together.Snapchat is the camera used by millions of people every day to Snap with family, watch Stories from friends, see events from around the world, and explore expertly curated content from top publishers. In short, we are a passionate team working hard to build the best platform in the world for communication and storytelling.Internal Tools is a brand new team in Snap's Engineering org! Your customers are your colleagues, so your changes immediately impact 5,000+ Snap team members. Plus, you get feedback and can iterate quickly.We leverage the same common components as the rest of Snap Engineering -- such as our existing infrastructure for big data and microservices, and our design libraries -- so we build fast!We are looking for a pragmatic backend or full-stack engineer who can build reliable and scalable cloud-based tools that will be used by every team at Snap. You'll also design backend APIs with a deep understanding of the customer experience. Our internal customers use our products every day, so we design products that appeal to both beginners and power users. We solve unique, highly sensitive, and complex problems of efficiency, scale, and effective decision-making for the entire company, and focus on mission-critical needs.Working from one of our North America offices, you'll collaborate with stakeholders to create an industry-leading approach to internal tools that we hope to open-source in the future! This is a unique opportunity to gain a front-row seat to Snap's hyper-growth and gain exposure to Snap's engineering leadership.Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:+ A commitment to writing understandable and maintainable code with craftsmanship+ Experience with helping elevate technical quality of output for engineers on team, with deep involvement in code and design reviews+ Ability to code 70%+ of the time on an ongoing basis+ Demonstrated skills in understanding customer pain points and bridging their needs to technical & product requirements**Minimum Qualifications:**+ Programming experience with Python, Golang, and/or a JVM language (Java, Scala, Kotlin, Clojure, etc.), with knowledge of best practices and pitfalls+ Use of Google Cloud Platform (GCP), Amazon Web Services (AWS), or Azure+ Bachelor's degree or higher in a science, math, or engineering field, or equivalent experience**Preferred Qualifications:**+ 4-8+ years of experience in software engineering+ Experience with NoSQL solutions, Memcache/Redis, and Kubernetes+ Knowledge of JavaScript (and/or TypeScript), HTML, CSS, React/ReactJS, Vue/VueJS, Angular/AngularJS, and similar technologies_At Snap, we believe that having a team of diverse backgrounds and voices working together will enable us to create innovative products that improve the way people live and communicate. Snap is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and committed to providing employment opportunities regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, childbirth and breastfeeding, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other protected classification, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. EOE, including disability/vets. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please don't be shy and contact us at_ accommodations-ext@snap.com _._Our Benefits (https://careers.snap.com/benefits) _: Snap Inc. is its own community, so we've got your back! We do our best to make sure you and your loved ones have everything you need to be happy and healthy, on your own terms. Our benefits are built around your needs and include paid maternity & paternity leave, comprehensive medical coverage, emotional and mental health support programs, and compensation packages that let you share in Snap's long-term success!_**About Us**Snap Inc. is a camera company. We believe that reinventing the camera represents our greatest opportunity to improve the way people live and communicate. Our products empower people to express themselves, live in the moment, learn about the world, and have fun together.At Snap, we believe that having a team of diverse backgrounds and voices working together will enable us to create innovative products that improve the way people live and communicate. Snap is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and committed to providing employment opportunities regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, childbirth and breastfeeding, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other protected classification, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. EOE, including disability/vets.If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please don't be shy and contact us at accommodations-ext@snap.com .Applicant and Candidate Privacy Policy (https://storage.googleapis.com/hris-assets/Applicant\_and\_Candidate\_Privacy\_Policy.pdf)

Keywords: Snap Inc., Sacramento , Software Engineer, Internal Tools, IT / Software / Systems , Sacramento, California

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