Software Engineer - Ads at Nextdoor
San Francisco, CA, US

Nextdoor is the private social network for you, your neighbors and your community. Nextdoor’s mission is to provide a trusted platform where neighbors work together to build stronger, safer, happier communities, all over the world.

Are you passionate about using the power of technology to build community? Do you believe residents can strengthen their neighborhoods through dialog and collaboration? Would you like to join a transformative company and play a meaningful role in crafting its future? If so, we’d love to meet you.

Nextdoor’s ‘local at scale’ advertising platform is truly unique and comes with exciting product and engineering challenges.  Our success depends on our ability to deliver value to members and advertisers alike.

Responsibilities: 

  • Work with a group of talented engineers to architect and implement new ad offerings that scale our business, as well as tools and algorithms to help our advertisers realize the potential of our ads platform.
  • Develop a breadth of knowledge across the stack and drive cross-functional teams to build high-quality products and systems.
  • Collaborate with Design, Product and Engineering teams to shape product design and specifications.
  • Engage with our members, advertisers, and revenue team to shape the roadmap of ads.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, or equivalent work experience.
  • 3+ years of work experience 
  • Advertising domain expertise
  • A full-stack mindset - you enjoy and are quick to pick up new languages and platforms
  • Data analysis skills and experience running experiments
  • Empathy towards teammates, our members, and our advertisers
  • Extensive knowledge of testing best practices including unit and integration testing
  • Experience with agile development methodologies and tools
  • Strong collaboration and communication skills both verbal and written
  • An ability to be flexible and adaptable in a fast-paced startup environment

Benefits:

  • 100% company-paid health insurance premiums (medical, dental, and vision) for you and your dependents
  • Paid vacation and company holidays
  • Free catered dinners Monday through Thursday and catered lunch on Wednesdays
  • Monthly gym stipend
  • One time cell phone & headphone stipend
  • Annual learning and development stipend
  • Two paid volunteer days off
  • Pre-tax commuter benefits
  • Fully stocked kitchen with drinks, snacks and candy
  • La Marzocco espresso machine with Blue Bottle coffee
  • Health FSA
  • 401K plan