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Manager, Software Engineering



Software Engineering
Palo Alto, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 11, 2024

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 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.

Some core features we build and maintain include Snapchat’s Camera, Creative Tools, Maps, Chat, Memories, Stories, Discover, Games, and Minis. Our Infrastructure teams deliver an innovative and cost-efficient platform that ensures Snapchat is the fastest way to communicate with your friends, no matter where you are in the world. We have one of the fastest growing digital ad platforms, and our Monetization teams drive measurable returns for advertisers through novel ad formats like Augmented Reality. As a Snap Engineering team member, you’ll help us build the future of communication.

We're looking for an Engineering Manager to join the Platform Integrity Engineering team at Snap!

What you’ll do:

  • Create strategies to stop malicious activity on Snapchat and to support data compliance.

  • Partner with Trust & Safety, product, and other engineering teams to align strategy.

  • Develop key infrastructure and core functionality in the Snapchat app to protect user safety.

  • Evaluate the technical tradeoffs of major decisions.

  • Deploy, monitor and troubleshoot these services.

  • Build a strategic roadmap for scalable anti-abuse efforts into the future.

  • Define clear success metrics for the team.

  • Help Snap’s product teams design safety and abuse resistance into new products from the beginning.

  • Manage and mentor a team of great people in a fast-paced, quick-to-market environment.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Strong computer science fundamentals and technical skills.

  • Proficient in making data-driven decisions in complex technical problems.

  • Excellent at communicating context, coaching and fostering innovative ideas.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 6+ years of experience working in software engineering.

  • 2+ years managing teams of software engineers.

  • BS/BA degree in a technical field such as Computer Science or equivalent years of experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with large scale systems, abuse prevention or Trust & Safety systems, or applying machine learning solutions.

  • Experience working with Trust & Safety and Customer support organizations at scale.

  • Experience collaborating with internal and external stakeholders at all levels of a company.

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!


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 $222,000-$333,000 annually.

Zone B:

The base salary range for this position is $211,000-$316,000 annually.

Zone C:

The base salary range for this position is $189,000-$283,000 annually.

This position is eligible for equity in the form of RSUs.