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Full Stack Engineer, Augmented Reality, 11+ Years of Experience

Snap Inc.

USD 230k-250k/year
1 year ago

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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.

Augmented reality is at the core of Snap’s products and experiences. Every day, more than 250 million people engage with the magic of AR on Snapchat through Face Lenses, World Lenses, Snappables, and other immersive technology. Our approach to AR focuses on three main building blocks: understanding the world through our Snapchat camera, providing a platform for creators to build AR experiences, and investing in future hardware to transcend the smartphone.

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

What you’ll do:

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

  • Design new and optimize existing systems and participate in design reviews

  • Follow high-quality design and implementation practices

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

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

  • Knowledge of Python (or ability to quickly ramp up using Python)

  • Strong knowledge of object-oriented and functional programming principles

  • Understanding of domain driven design principles

  • Solid knowledge of unit testing

  • A passion for front end design and/or web application development

Minimum Qualifications:

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

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

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MS degree in a technical field

  • Experience optimizing JavaScript performance and browser layout rendering

  • Experience with ReactJS, AngularJS or similar UI frameworks.

  • Knowledge of Flask, Django, FastAPI or similar backend framework

  • Experience with WebGL, Canvas

  • Large-scale microservices and distributed systems experience

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

"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).

If you are not based in the same location(s) listed for this role and are open to relocation, we encourage you to apply to take advantage of our generous relocation policy.

For NY based applicants:

  • The standard base salary range for this position is $230,000 - 255,000 annually

  • This position is eligible for a discretionary performance-based cash bonus

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

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!


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