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Reddit // online content platform
Engineering, Full Time    New York    Posted: Thursday, September 16, 2021
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"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, & create across thousands of communities. Come for the cats, stay for the empathy.

Reddit is building a top tier SRE organization, & is looking for engineering managers to help shape & grow it from its existing core.  

This is a high impact role where you will drive technical roadmaps, operations philosophy, architecture review, & execution for one of the largest sites in the world.   The ideal candidate understands the value of an engineering & metric centered approach to reliable service support, roots out toil wherever it may live, & knows that Hope is not a strategy.

What Youll Do

  • Build, hire & lead a high-calibre team of Site Reliability Engineers to act as a source of focused expertise, & a force multiplier for Reddits product engineering.
  • Support multiple Reddit product teams with expertise & engineering development to optimize availability, latency, performance, efficiency, change management, monitoring, emergency response, & capacity planning.
  • Lead by example, care for the team, & establish credibility with the quality of the team's technical execution. 
  • Drive a cycle of virtuous improvement with blame-free postmortems.  
  • Coach & mentor engineers to support the distribution of best practices across Reddit as a whole.

What We Look For

  • 2+ years experience of managing a team of software engineers and/or SREs.
  • 5+ years of experience developing cloud & internet-scale systems.
  • Strong track record of managing a team including hiring, onboarding, & professional development.
  • Experience problem solving & analyzing & troubleshooting systems
  • Software development experience in one or more of: Python, Java, Go, C++, Rust, etc.
  • Strong preference is given for deep experience with any of:
    • Cloud infrastructure (AWS, GCE)
    • Kubernetes 
    • Metrics, monitoring, & alerting systems
    • CI/CD automation
  • BS degree in Computer Science, similar technical field of study or equivalent practical experience

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