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Software Engineer, Full Stack, 3+ Years of Experience



Software Engineering
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, June 5, 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.

We’re looking for a Full Stack Engineer to join Snap Inc!

What you’ll do:

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

  • Follow high-quality design and implementation practices

  • Implement features and user interfaces to optimize performance of user-facing products

  • Contribute to Snap’s engineering culture by working on shared libraries and systems

  • Log and analyze operational and engagement metrics

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

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

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

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

  • Strong knowledge of object-oriented and functional programming principles

  • Understanding of domain driven design principles

  • Solid knowledge of unit testing

  • Experience in front end design and/or web application development

  • Writing code for User Interface components

  • Experience optimizing JavaScript performance and browser layout rendering

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in a technical field such as computer science, mathematics, statistics or equivalent years of experience

  • 3+ years of experience as a full-stack software engineer

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MS degree in a technical field

  • Experience with WebGL, Canvas, WebAssembly, Service workers, or other advanced front-end technology

  • Experience with GraphQL

  • Experience with large-scale microservices and distributed systems

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

  • Ability to identify and resolve performance and scalability issues

  • Passion for building a rich and innovative user experience

"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. 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!


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 $152,000-$228,000 annually.

Zone B:

The base salary range for this position is $144,000-$217,000 annually.

Zone C:

The base salary range for this position is $129,000-$194,000 annually.

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