"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)
- Metrics, monitoring, & alerting systems
- CI/CD automation
- BS degree in Computer Science, similar technical field of study or equivalent practical experience
Reddit is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities & disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please contact us at ApplicationAssistance@Reddit.com.