Snapchat is a camera and messaging app that connects people to their friends and the world. Every day around the globe, millions of people use Snapchat to communicate with friends, build relationships, play, and learn. No matter where you are or how you express yourself, it’s always the fastest way to share a moment!
The Cameos team is innovating new ways for Snapchatters to express themselves with their friends. With Cameos, you become the star of short, looping videos that you can customize with your own face and send to friends in Chat. The team consists of engineers, designers, and content specialists who are committed to creating the perfect Cameo for every moment.
We’re looking to hire a Backend Software Engineer to work in your Lehi, Utah office!
What you’ll do:
Collaborate with design, product, and engineering teams to bring product ideas to life.
Build robust, lasting, and scalable infrastructure that is extensible, reusable and meets desired architectural and product objectives.
Own and drive high-level features from planning through implementation, be involved in all stages of the software development lifecycle, and solve complex technical challenges.
Iterate quickly without compromising quality.
Work across teams to understand product requirements, evaluate trade-offs, and deliver the solutions needed to build innovative products.
Perform reviews and ensure exceptional cloud platform quality.
Mentor junior engineers to maintain the highest level of engineering for a team.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Knowledge of practical application of computer science and engineering fundamentals to the design and production of a software product.
Ability to prioritize tasks and work independently.
Ability to work with other engineering teams across a company.
BS/BA degree in computer science or equivalent years of experience.
7+ years of software development experience
Experience working with high load services or distributed systems
Experience coding in Go or Java
Experience with any PaaS and IaaS (Google Cloud Platform, Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, etc.)
Experienced building scalable backend APIs
Experience with at least one of the following: large-scale microservice architecture and distributed systems, cloud computing and storage systems, or infrastructure and large-scale system design
Experience with database systems and NoSQL databases such as DynamoDB, Redis, Mongo.
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 [email protected].
Our 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!