Software Engineer, Data Warehouse at Reddit Inc.

Job detail

Software Engineering
183.5K - 273K USD per year
Mid, Senior
United States

Reddit is a community of communities where people can dive into anything through experiences built around their interests, hobbies, and passions.

Our mission is to bring community, belonging, and empowerment to everyone in the world. Reddit users submit, vote, and comment on content, stories, and discussions about the topics they care about the most. From pets to parenting, there’s a community for everybody on Reddit and with over 50 million daily active users, it is home to the most open and authentic conversations on the internet.

As a Software Engineer - Data Warehouse, you will build production facing tools on top of Reddit's petabyte-scale warehouse, and work directly with data customers to support analytics and reporting needs. Your work will enable data scientists, machine learning engineers, and product teams to create and access information at a massive scale, and you will have opportunities to develop new data tools from the ground up. If you have a passion for building and maintaining high quality code, and want to improve how Reddit makes strategic decisions at the company level, then this is the team for you!

What You’ll Learn:

  • You will be exposed to the full lifecycle of data at Reddit, and as a result will gain expertise on how to improve the data culture across the entire company
  • You will collaborate directly with data science, experimentation, infrastructure, machine learning, and senior leadership
  • You will interact with one of the largest and richest datasets in the world, work with leading data technologies, and lead efforts that allow the Data Warehouse team to improve the performance and reliability of our stack

What You’ll Do:

  • Build and scale data orchestration services that support complex analysis across Reddit
  • Write production level code that processes billions of events per day using core python & SQL
  • Design and implement tooling for access management, monitoring, data controls, and self-service ETL creation 
  • Own data quality for crucial systems at Reddit, and serve as a primary resource for data expertise
  • Define and manage SLAs for datasets that support production services, including an on-call rotation for Data Warehouse tools

Who You Might Be:

  • 3+ years experience in the data warehouse space
  • 3+ years experience working with large scale ETL systems (implementation, strategy, and maintenance)
  • 3+ years of experience building clean, maintainable, object-oriented code in a production environment
  • Fluent in python who is comfortable working in a production environment
  • Strong SQL and/or experience as a database admin
  • Excellent communication skills to collaborate with stakeholders at all levels of the company
  • Experience working with terraform, airflow, or similar data processing tools


  • Comprehensive Health benefits
  • 401k Matching 
  • Workspace benefits for your home office
  • Personal & Professional development funds
  • Family Planning Support
  • Flexible Vacation & Reddit Global Days Off
  • 4+ months paid Parental Leave  
  • Paid Volunteer time off

Pay Transparency:

This job posting may span more than one career level.

In addition to base salary, this job is eligible to receive equity in the form of restricted stock units, and depending on the position offered, it may also be eligible to receive a commission.

To provide greater transparency to candidates, we share base pay ranges for all US-based job postings regardless of state.

We set standard base pay ranges for all roles based on function, level, and country location, benchmarked against similar stage growth companies. Final offer amounts are determined by multiple factors including, skills, depth of work experience and relevant licenses/credentials, and may vary from the amounts listed below.

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