Snap Inc.
We believe the camera presents the greatest opportunity to improve the way people live and communicate.
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Systems Engineer

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Employer Provided Salary: 156,000-276,000 Annually
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Snap Inc is a technology company. We believe the camera presents the greatest opportunity to improve the way people live and communicate. Snap contributes to human progress by empowering people to express themselves, live in the moment, learn about the world, and have fun together. The Company's three core products are Snapchat , a visual messaging app that enhances your relationships with friends, family, and the world; Lens Studio , an augmented reality platform that powers AR across Snapchat and other services; and its AR glasses, Spectacles .
Snap Inc. is a technology company. We believe the camera presents the greatest opportunity to improve the way people live and communicate. Snap contributes to human progress by empowering people to express themselves, live in the moment, learn about the world, and have fun together. The Company's three core products are Snapchat , a visual messaging app that enhances your relationships with friends, family, and the world; Lens Studio , an augmented reality platform that powers AR across Snapchat and other services; and it's AR glasses, Spectacles .
Snap Engineering teams build fun and technically sophisticated products that reach hundreds of millions of Snapchatters around the world, every day. We're deeply committed to the well-being of everyone in our global community, which is why our values are at the root of everything we do. We move fast, with precision, and always execute with privacy at the forefront. 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 Systems Engineer to join Snap Inc!
What you'll do:

  • Lead the collaboration with leadership, engineers, and customers to architect and implement innovative solutions for On-Premise and IaaS providers (AWS/GCP)
  • Serve as a technical expert and mentor for System Engineers and System Administrators, guiding the design, development, and scoping of solutions for Identity Access Management tools
  • Spearhead vulnerability remediation efforts, system maintenance, and regular patching, ensuring the stability and security of the infrastructure
  • Drive automation initiatives by leveraging configuration management, images, and templates across Windows and Linux environments, continuously improving efficiency and reliability
  • Lead efforts to improve monitoring, logging, and signaling capabilities, enabling proactive problem detection and resolution
  • Architect and develop highly scalable, available, and reliable DevOps tools, including CI/CD, build and artifact delivery, source control, code review, and validation, setting best practices for the team
  • Foster strong partnerships with other IT teams to ensure a seamless and high-quality setup for all team members, tools, and pipelines
  • Design and implement solutions using microservices or monolithic deployments, based on the specific requirements and constraints of each project
  • Strategically leverage both commercial and open source tools/software to drive business impact while finding innovative ways to optimize costs
  • Create well-documented services and tools that can be easily operationalized and maintained by the team
  • Continuously evaluate and recommend new technologies, working with leadership to prioritize deployment in alignment with business requirements and long-term goals
  • Effectively communicate project timelines, service dependencies, resource constraints, and progress to key stakeholders, ensuring transparency and alignment across the organization
  • Participate in 24/7 on-call rotation


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Extensive experience with microservices such as Kubernetes and container technologies
  • Deep understanding in core infrastructure technologies, including load balancing, auto-scaling, replication, networking, authentication protocols and encryption
  • Extensive experience with building services on AWS/GCP platforms and On-Premise Virtual/Physical infrastructure
  • Extensive experience in serverless infrastructure
  • Extensive experience in infrastructure automation and configuration management technologies
  • Extensive experience in development version control, testing, continuous integration, build, deployment and monitoring
  • Experience working in a fast paced environment and has the ability to prioritize tasks and work autonomously


Minimum Qualifications:

  • BS/BA degree in computer science, engineering or equivalent years of experience
  • 7+ years experience as a System Engineer in developing enterprise applications and automations


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Extensive programing experience in Bash, Python, or Golang
  • Extensive experience in Google AppEngine, Cloudrun, and Cloud Function
  • Extensive experience in Ansible, Terraform, and Packer
  • Significant knowledge of SQL and common relational database (managed and self hosted) systems such as PostgreSQL and MySQL
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with high attention to detail
  • Strong team player and seeks out opportunities for improvement


If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please don't be shy and provide us some information .
"Default Together" Policy at Snap: At Snap Inc. we believe that being together in person helps us build our culture faster, reinforce our values, and serve our community, customers and partners better through dynamic collaboration. To reflect this, we practice a "default together" approach and expect our team members to work in an office 4+ days per week.
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.
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 parental leave, comprehensive medical coverage, emotional and mental health support programs, and compensation packages that let you share in Snap's long-term success!
Compensation
In the United States, work locations are assigned a pay zone which determines the salary range for the position. The successful candidate's starting pay will be determined based on job-related skills, experience, qualifications, work location, and market conditions. The starting pay may be negotiable within the salary range for the position. These pay zones may be modified in the future.
Zone A (CA, WA, NYC) :
The base salary range for this position is $184,000-$276,000 annually.
Zone B :
The base salary range for this position is $175,000-$262,000 annually.
Zone C :
The base salary range for this position is $156,000-$235,000 annually.
This position is eligible for equity in the form of RSUs.

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What are Snap Inc. Perks + Benefits

Snap Inc. Benefits Overview

At Snap, we empower and equip our team to make well being a priority and act on it. Our supportive health and wellness offerings are here to grow with you every step of the way.

Here are just a few of our benefits in more detail:

-Fully subsidized medical, dental, vision for you + spouse/domestic partners/dependents for full-time & part time (20+ hours) & interns
-Up to 16 weeks fully paid parental leave (up to 28 weeks birthing parents )
-Up to $40K adoption & fertility coverage / up to $80K surrogacy reimbursement
-1 month flexible, fully paid return to work program work
-120 hours of back-up care per year (US)
-6 weeks paid Family Caregiver leave & dedicated family care support through Wellthy
-25+ mental health sessions for you + dependents through Lyra
-For team members who need to travel for medical treatments that are banned in their state of residence, Snap will provide a travel benefit allowance that includes transportation and lodging of up to $10,000 for an individual seeking those services.
-401K matching
-Financial wellbeing through Northstar & legal support through RocketLawyer
-Mobile phone stipend

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with nonprofits
Open door policy
OKR operational model
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
4-day work week
Our “default together” approach is an 80/20 model where we are asking team members to spend 80% of the time, on average, in the office, with the remaining 20% of the time spent remote.
Employee resource groups
Employee-led culture committees
Quarterly engagement surveys
Hybrid work model
Remote work program
Snap's Flexible Work policy offers most team members the choice to work virtually in a Snap operating location or in-person from a Snap office.
Diversity
Dedicated diversity and inclusion staff
Mandated unconscious bias training
Diversity employee resource groups
Our Employee Resource Groups are created and led by members of the Snap Inc. family. They empower us to come together to celebrate a common cause, raise awareness, and encourage advocacy.
Health Insurance + Wellness
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Employees can contribute to a Medical FSA to pay for eligible medical expenses, or a Dependent Care FSA to pay for eligible daycare expenses, with pre-tax dollars.
Disability insurance
Employees can take up to 16 weeks of short-term disability for 60% tax-free pay with benefits remaining active. Long-term disability is also available at 60% tax-free.
Dental insurance
We provide free dental coverage for employees and eligible dependents. In addition, the plans have an orthodontia benefit. Annual in-network cleanings and exams are covered at no cost.
Vision insurance
Snap provides a free vision plan for employees and eligible dependents. The plan includes a LASIK benefit and a $200 annual frame/contact lens allowance.
Health insurance
We provide free PPO and HSA plans to employees and their dependents with the option to buy-up to an enhanced PPO plan with lower co-pays. In CA, Kaiser HMO is another free medical plan option.
Life insurance
We provide Basic Life and AD&D insurance at 2x salary at no cost.
Wellness programs
Snap's wellness program, SnapFit, offers events, programs, education, and more that will help you stay fit across four pillars: Mind, Body, Money, and Health!
Team workouts
Mental health benefits
Transgender health care benefits
Financial & Retirement
401(K)
Snap offers a retirement savings plan that allows you to save for your retirement on a pre-tax and/or post-tax basis.
401(K) matching
Snap matches 100% up to 3% and 50% on your 4th and 5th contribution to both your pre-tax and/or Roth elective contributions and the match is immediately vested. We also offer the Mega Backdoor Roth.
Company equity
Snap offers compensation packages that allow you to share in Snap's long-term success!
Performance bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave
Childcare benefits
Snap provides back-up child care at a subsidized rate for up to 80 hours per year.
Generous parental leave
Non-birthing parents receive up to 16 weeks of full pay and birthing parents receive up to 26 weeks of full pay.
Family medical leave
Snap provides up to 6 weeks of full pay as part of our Family Caregiver Program.
Adoption Assistance
Snap will reimburse up to $40k towards any adoption expenses and $80k towards surrogacy expenses you incur and you are eligible for up to 16 weeks of full pay to bond with your new child.
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Fertility benefits
Adoption, surrogacy, infertility, and fertility preservation benefits
Vacation + Time Off
Unlimited vacation policy
Generous PTO
Generous time off and leave programs. In the US, this includes the following: Flexible vacation policy for exempt team members, Up to 3 weeks PTO for non-exempt, 12 paid holidays, 15 sick days
Paid volunteer time
Employees are allotted four hours of paid time off to volunteer at charities that align with the company’s philanthropic pillars: youth, education, and arts.
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
Snap provides 15 sick days per year if you're feeling under the weather.
Office Perks
Commuter benefits
Our Commuter Benefit allows you to use tax-free funds to pay for parking and public transportation — such as train, subway, bus, ferry, trolley, or vanpool — as part of your daily commute to work.
Company-sponsored outings
There are various social events to choose from, ranging from cultural, health & fitness, personal development, volunteering, arts & crafts, and more.
Free daily meals
Various offices have in office free lunch provided Monday - Friday.
Free snacks and drinks
All offices are stocked with free snacks, drinks, coffee, etc.
Some meals provided
Company-sponsored happy hours
Onsite office parking
Our headquarters offers parking if you decide to skip the Commuter Benefit.
Relocation assistance
Fitness stipend
Home-office stipend for remote employees
Onsite gym
Professional Development
Job training & conferences
Snap has a Learning & Development program that enables employees to continue honing their skills, and individual teams have budgets to send eligible employees to industry conferences, trainings, etc.
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing education available during work hours
Online course subscriptions available
Virtual coaching services

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