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Software Engineer, Full Stack, 7+ Years of Experience



Software Engineering
Multiple locations
Posted on Thursday, August 24, 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 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.

We’re looking for a Full Stack Engineer to join our Detection and Response (D&R) team! As a member of the D&R Central Infrastructure and Tooling team, you will partner with security engineers to build tooling to increase the velocity and quality of investigations.

What you’ll do:

  • Build tooling to enable intelligence signals, gathering, processing and analysis at scale

  • Build State of the art mobile and desktop web software applications and/or systems

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

  • Design and run development processes to optimize team output

  • Mentor junior full stack engineers, document your knowledge, and keep your team on the cutting edge of web development

  • You evaluate, appropriately test, and debug your work, striving for high quality

  • Advocate for and apply best practices when it comes to availability, scalability, operational excellence, and cost management

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Highly proficient with JavaScript (and/or TypeScript), HTML, and CSS

  • Highly proficient in Java, Golang, and/or Python

  • Strong Proficiency developing front-end software using Javascript UI Frameworks (i.e React, Angular, Vue)

  • Strong knowledge of object-oriented and functional programming principles

  • Strong understanding of domain driven design principles

  • Solid knowledge of unit testing

  • Extensive experience in front end design and/or web application development

  • Identify and resolve performance and scalability issues

  • Comfortable navigating uncertainty and making strategic choices based on data to craft the perfect customer experience.

  • Ability to resolve team disagreements and find the best technical solution for the group.

  • You understand the operational aspects of internal tools and will participate in incident and resolution

  • You can independently execute on medium sized features, taking a few weeks and multiple PRs to complete

Minimum Qualifications:

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

  • 7+ years of experience as a full stack software engineer

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MS degree in a technical field

  • An interest in threat intelligence or security focused environment

  • Large-scale microservices and distributed systems

  • Experience with NoSQL solutions, Memcache/Redis, Kubernetes, or Google/AWS services

  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills

  • Deep understanding of the development process, expertise in testing techniques, and a drive to deliver top-quality work


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 $205,000 - 295,000 annually

  • Zone B: The base salary range for this position is $195,000 - 280,000 annually

  • Zone C: The base salary range for this position is $174,000 - 251,000 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.

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!