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 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!
We’re looking for a Software Engineer to join Snap Inc. in NYC. In this role you will work across all disciplines on product incubations, prototypes, and new lines of business, helping the team execute on new ventures for Snap. You’ll work closely with designers, PM’s, other engineers, and customers to develop products that further empower people to express themselves, live in the moment, learn about the world, and have fun together.
What you’ll do:
Create and refine high performance apps that push the limits of web and mobile technology
Build fun, new products that are very stable and run smoothly across a variety of devices and network conditions
Design, architect and implement well-tested frontend and backend software which powers experiences at the cutting edge of UX and virtual experiences
Conceptualize, develop, and launch new features
Carefully evaluate the technical tradeoffs of every decision
Work with designers to hone in on the best UI and infrastructure practices
Carry out code reviews to guarantee code quality
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Proficiency with various forms of asynchronous programming and performance optimization techniques
Strong computer science fundamentals (algorithms and data structures) and problem-solving skills
Strong sense of product and UX with a eye for minute details
Knowledge of software design patterns across web, mobile, and backend systems
Bachelor’s in a technical field such a computer science or equivalent years of experience
7+ years of software development experience
Experience building, launching, improving, and maintaining mobile, web, backend, and infrastructure systems
Experience with Typescript
Experience with Objective-C and iOS
Experience optimizing browser performance and browser layout rendering
Experience building and running large-scale microservices and distributed systems
Experience with OpenGL/WebGL
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!