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Director of Engineering, Core Growth

Snap Inc.



Snap Inc. is a camera company. We believe that reinventing the camera represents our greatest opportunity to improve the way people live and communicate. Our products empower people to express themselves, live in the moment, learn about the world, and have fun together. We're looking for a Director of Engineering to join the Core Growth team! The Core Growth team is Snap’s growth engineering platform and its mission is to grow our community by promoting real friendships while they feel safe to express themselves, live in the moment, learn about the world and have fun together. We are seeking an experienced engineering leader to help support our teams solving interesting technical challenges, building world-class experiences in Snapchat and maintaining software used by millions every day. Working from our Seattle office, you’ll manage teams in Seattle, Los Angeles and China collaborate with leaders and executives across Snap to deliver the highest quality for our product. What You'll Do: Oversee day-to-day operations of the Core Growth Engineering team across multiple offices Actively participate as a member of the Snap Engineering leadership teams Develop organizational-level goals and drive the technical and organizational roadmap for the User and Friends engineering team Collaborate with Design, Product and Engineering teams distributed across multiple offices Build and grow a team of exceptional software engineers and technical leaders Influence key decisions on architecture and implementation of scalable, reliable, and cost-effective engineering solutions Mentor a team of engineering managers and senior independent contributors Iterate quickly without compromising quality and raise the bar on operational excellence Minimum Qualifications: BS/BA in a technical field such as Computer Science or equivalent experience 12+ years of software engineering experience 6+ years of experience managing a team Preferred Qualifications: Demonstrated experience leading a large team at scale and managing engineering with an eye to driving efficiency Previous experience partnering with cross-functional executives and management across a globally distributed organization Track record of delivery in rapidly changing, highly collaborative, multi-site, multi-stakeholder environments Deep knowledge of and experience working with a diverse group of engineers Track record of delivery in rapidly changing, highly collaborative, multi-site, multi-stakeholder environments Someone who loves to learn, and is passionate about helping others Experience with mobile apps development Experience with Machine Learning Experience with distributed systems and Big-Data infrastructure Experience with large scale consumer facing platforms 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

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Los Angeles, CA

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Software Engineer

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Engineering Manager

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April 8, 2021
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