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Software Engineer, Full Stack, 11+ Years of Experience



Software Engineering
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Monday, August 21, 2023

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’s Augmented Reality team invents the immersive (and fun!) camera experiences that are at the core of our products. AR Enterprise Services (ARES) takes Snap’s AR capabilities and offers it to Enterprise merchants for their ecommerce surfaces such as website and mobile apps, in order to improve purchase rate and reduce returns. The first offering of ARES is the Shopping Suite which enables shoppers to try on apparel, eyewear, footwear, etc through Snap’s AR technology. The ARES team offers web and mobile SDKs for merchants to integrate with on their surfaces to enable try on capabilities.

We’re looking for a Front End SDK Engineer to join Snap Inc! This role will be based from our NYC office headquarters.

What you’ll do:

  • Build cutting edge SDK and services for internal and external customers

  • Collaborate with Product, Partnerships and Engineering teams distributed across multiple locations

  • 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

  • Influence key decisions on architecture and implementation of scalable, reliable, and cost-effective engineering solutions

  • Iterate quickly without compromising quality and raise the bar on operational excellence

  • Evaluate the technical tradeoffs of major decisions and be a strong technical mentor

  • Build and grow a team of exceptional software engineers and technical leaders

  • Work across teams to understand product requirements, evaluate trade-offs, and deliver the solutions needed to build innovative products

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Strong JavaScript (and/or TypeScript), HTML, and CSS programming skills

  • Knowledge of ReactJS, AngularJS, or similar UI frameworks.

  • Knowledge of OOP, SOLID and FP

  • Solid understanding of object-oriented and functional programming principles

  • Understanding of domain-driven design principles

  • Understanding CQRS, GraphQL, GRPC, Web GL, Canvas

  • Proven knowledge of unit testing

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BS/BA in a technical field such as computer science or equivalent years of experience

  • 11+ years of experience developing Front End software

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree in a related technical field

  • Experience with ReactJS, AngularJS, or similar UI frameworks.

  • Experience working with large-scale microservices and distributed systems

  • Experience with end-to-end testing frameworks (cypress, puppeteer or playwright)

  • Track record of delivery in rapidly changing, highly collaborative, multi-stakeholder environments

  • Experience making critical decisions for complex technical issues in real-time, considering timelines and urgency

  • Experience with AR

  • Experience with WebAssembly, WebGL

  • Experience working with a diverse group of engineers


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. These pay zones may be modified in the future.

  • Zone A (CA, WA, NYC): The base salary range for this position is $230,000 - 335,000 annually

  • Zone B: The base salary range for this position is $219,000 - 318,000 annually

  • Zone C: The base salary range for this position is $196,000 - 285,000 annually

This position is eligible for equity in the form of RSUs

"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 at least 80% of the time (an average of 4 days per week). For roles with remote consideration: Remote team members still are expected to travel for mandatory in-person gatherings and to fulfill business needs, at least 4 to 6 times per year.

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

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!