Senior Backend Engineer, Ads Billing and Payments vacancy at Reddit
General overview of the role
Ads is often the most data-heavy, latency sensitive and technically demanding part of any online business. Our Ads Billing and Payments engineers work on a wide team charter, from the front-end tools for managing advertiser account states to back-end platforms for payment processing and invoice distribution. We are the shepherds of Reddit’s cash, so we prioritize stability and accuracy in system architecture.
Ads Billing and Payments is looking for an experienced backend engineer. You should be an expert at cross-functional communications; you will be a representative of our engineering org to external stakeholders. This is a backend focused role with the opportunity to work across the stack.
If you appreciate real technical challenges and you’d like to be part of the team that turns Reddit into a sustainable, long-term business, come join us!
Create and maintain back-end services that support our billing and payments needs
Create tools for our sales and ad ops teams to manage high-quality advertisers
Build billing pipelines for collecting and reporting on revenue, including anti-fraud capabilities
Build a deep understanding of our company problems and develop solutions to those problems
Mentor and coach other engineers at Reddit
Contribute to team direction, enforce quality standards for code and documentation, provide feedback to peers
5+ years of relevant experience
Software development experience in one or more general-purpose programming languages (e.g. Python, Java, Go)
Able to take complete ownership of a feature or project, from inception to implementation
Proven track record in understanding customer needs and building products that meet requirements
Strong foundational knowledge of system architecture patterns
Interest in the advertising business a plus
Billing and payments experience a plus