Full 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.
We’re looking for a Software Engineer to join the Data Analytics Platform organization! As the most senior member of the Metrics Platform team, you will ensure that Snapchat’s metrics are centrally managed and accessible to everyone, from engineers to executives to data scientists. Working from our San Francisco Bay Area or Seattle offices, you’ll collaborate with the experimentation, business intelligence, data science, and software engineering teams to create an ambitiously novel, industry-leading approach to metric discovery.
Snap employees need access to accurate and reliable metrics - accessed through a variety of tools, and from many data sources - every single day, to ensure our business operates at peak performance. As technical lead for the team, you will build the metric creation, discovery, and management web products that democratize access to this data.
What you’ll do:
A commitment to writing understandable and maintainable code
Demonstrated skills in connecting directly with internal customers, understanding their pain points, and bridging their needs to product requirements
Experience with helping elevate technical quality of output for senior engineers on team, with deep involvement in code and design reviews
Interest in building new products, platforms, and abstractions around existing legacy systems
Empathetic and inclusive, with commitment to respecting diversity in all forms
Ability to code 70%+ of the time on an ongoing basis
Experience with React/ReactJS, Vue/VueJS, Angular/AngularJS, or similar UI frameworks.
Programming experience with Python, Golang, and/or a JVM language (Java, Scala, Kotlin, Clojure, etc.), with knowledge of best practices and pitfalls
Experience extending and/or implementing large-scale data processing, streaming, or batch platforms (Spark / Spark SQL, Samza, Storm, Kafka, YARN, Dataflow, Flink, Hive, Pig, etc.)
Use of Google Cloud Platform (e.g. GCP Dataproc, Dataflow, BigQuery, GCS), Amazon Web Services (e.g. AWS EMR, S3), or Azure (e.g. Blob, Databricks)
Bachelor's degree or higher in a science, math, or engineering field, or equivalent experience
People management or technical lead/architect experience
Strong interest in designing compelling front-end experiences in data space
8+ years of experience in software engineering
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@example.com.