Engineering Manager, Consumer Safety

Reddit is a community of communities. It’s built on shared interests, passion, and trust and is home to the most open and authentic conversations on the internet. Every day, Reddit users submit, vote, and comment on the topics they care most about. With 100,000+ active communities and approximately 73+ million daily active unique visitors, Reddit is one of the internet’s largest sources of information. For more information, visit

The Consumer Safety team's mission is to empower users with tools that impact their experience on Reddit, allowing them to have safer experiences and providing them the flexibility to define what “safe” means for them.

Some of our present and future work include:

Building new and more powerful safety and reporting tools that better meet the needs of Redditors

Modernizing and scaling existing tools to serve all Redditors globally
Working across teams to ensure initiatives are greater than the sum of their parts
Empowering users with their own safety tools and content controls on Reddit - blocking, reporting, muting, etc

What You’ll Do:

Work with cross-functional partners to develop, drive and execute a long term vision and strategy for Consumer Safety
Work with partners from product, design, data science, and other engineering managers to plan and execute on short and long term goals
Participate in the full development cycle: design, development, test, experimentation, and launch
Support a high-caliber full stack product team of backend, frontend, and mobile engineers
Coach and mentor engineers on the team to further their professional development
Set and enable a culture of metrics led execution, with efficient processes and strong levels of transparency
Set goals and targets for your team and establish a culture of focusing on impact

What we are looking for:

2+ years experience in managing a team of software engineers
5+ years of experience developing large-scale distributed software applications (preferably products for end users)
Experience building and cultivating high performing teams, through hiring, performance managing, and professional development
Strong organizational skills, the ability to prioritize tasks and keep projects on schedule
Results-oriented with a strong customer and business focus
Entrepreneurial and self-directed, demonstrated ability to innovate and bias toward action in fast-paced environments
Ability to communicate and discuss complex topics with technical and non-technical audiences
High empathy, excellent communication skills, and the ability to find compromise working across the entire engineering org


Comprehensive Healthcare Benefits
401k Matching
Workspace benefits for your home office
Personal & Professional development funds
Family Planning Support
Flexible Vacation & Reddit Global Wellness Days
4+ months paid Parental Leave
Paid Volunteer time off

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Pay Transparency:

This job posting may span more than one career level.

In addition to base salary, this job is eligible to receive equity in the form of restricted stock units, and depending on the position offered, it may also be eligible to receive a commission. Additionally, Reddit offers a wide range of benefits to U.S.-based employees, including medical, dental, and vision insurance, 401(k) program with employer match, generous time off for vacation, and parental leave. To learn more, please visit

To provide greater transparency to candidates, we share base pay ranges for all US-based job postings regardless of state. We set standard base pay ranges for all roles based on function, level, and country location, benchmarked against similar stage growth companies. Final offer amounts are determined by multiple factors including, skills, depth of work experience and relevant licenses/credentials, and may vary from the amounts listed below.
The base pay range for this position is:
$206,700—$289,400 USD

Salary: $206,700 - $289,400
Location: US
Remote: OK
Company: Reddit
Posted: 2024-05-10

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