Software Engineer, Developer Tools

Snap

Los Angeles, CA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Software
  • Post Date: 04/23/2021
  • Website: snap.com
  • Company Address: 63 Market St, Venice, CA, 90291

About Snap

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.

Job Description

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.

Snap’s Augmented Reality team invents the immersive (and fun!) camera experiences that are at the core of our products. From developing creative new Lens features for Snapchat, to supporting the continuous growth and evolution of Lens Studio (our platform for an ever-increasing community of AR creators), to designing the cutting-edge computer vision and machine learning technology that makes face transformation Lenses possible — our Augmented Reality team is working hard on their mission to bring AR to more people, places, and moments, every day.

We’re looking for a Software Engineer to join our Augmented Reality team!

What you’ll do:

  • Design and develop C++/native tooling features

  • Work closely with teams contributing to C++/native parts of our software stack

  • Build infrastructure that powers Snap’s AR platform

  • Own and drive high-level features from planning through implementation

  • Participate in feature planning and creating technical specifications

  • Collaborate with mobile and desktop software engineers focused on native code to develop groundbreaking technologies

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

  • Strong computer science fundamentals

  • Great communication skills

  • Ability to collaborate and work well with a team

  • Knowledge of scripting languages (Python, JavaScript)

  • Understanding of Linux/Unix environment and command line tools

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BS in a technical field or equivalent years of experience

  • 1+ years of industry C++ development experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with modern C++

  • Experience with build tools (bazel, CMake, Ninja, etc)

  • Experience creating developer-facing APIs and libraries

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 [email protected]

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 maternity & paternity 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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