Tumblr is a social media platform where millions of people come together every day to share their ideas and connect over passions. Founded in 2007 by CEO David Karp and acquired by Oath Inc. in 2017, Tumblr helped establish New York City as a global innovation hub for technology. We’re big enough to give you the resources you need and still small enough that you can work on things that matter to our company and community.

A little about Oath

Oath, a subsidiary of Verizon, is a values-led company committed to building brands people love. We reach over one billion people around the world with a dynamic house of 50+ media and technology brands. A global leader in digital and mobile, Oath is shaping the future of media.

Our mission

  • Build brands consumers love

  • Build platforms customers love

  • Build a company talent loves

Tumblr is a social media platform where millions of people come together every day to share their ideas and connect over passions. Founded in 2007 by CEO David Karp and acquired by Oath Inc. in 2017, Tumblr helped establish New York City as a global innovation hub for technology. We’re big enough to give you the resources you need and still small enough that you can work on things that matter to our company and community.

People come to Tumblr to expand their perspectives. They join a community and a cultural dialogue that exposes them up to new ideas, new passions, and new forms of self-expression. People seem to really like this thing we’ve built, and we need smart, humble, funny people to keep it running and growing. Headquartered in NYC, we’re big enough to give you the resources you need and still small enough that you can work on things that matter.

 

What You’ll Do:

  • Real work! That’s right, you will be putting code into production. You will be integrated into a small engineering team working on a real-world project.

  • You will be building services to help our website scale, analyzing big data, or adding/enhancing site features used by millions users.

  • You’ll have to research, prototype, write and test your code to production standards.

  • Read, generalize and simplify technical solutions to solve multiple needs.

  • Benchmark possible solutions and implement improvements to expand capacity.
     

Teams You Might Join:

  • Product Engineering:  Build Tumblr, improve Tumblr, and help satiate the needs and wants of the Tumblr community. Someone who loves JavaScript and React would be super.

  • Mobile Engineering: Come work on the iOS and Android apps that putt Tumblr in millions of users' pockets. Familiarity with Swift, Kotlin, and ReactiveX would be swell.

  • Research Engineering: Research, expand and, refine Tumblr’s infrastructure and algorithms for everything from analytics to personalization to monetization.

  • Platform Engineering: Write highly optimized distributed services that manage data and requests in real time, helping our site scale to billions of posts.

  • Infrastructure Engineering: Learn about how we build, buy, provision, containerize, and scale our hardware for a massive global audience.
     

What We’re Looking For:

  • An eagerness to learn with Tumblr and hopefully to teach us a thing or two as well!

  • An aspiring software engineer who is currently pursuing undergraduate or graduate studies and has already completed at least three (3) semesters of computer science coursework, come work with us!

  • School and/or personal projects that you'd be excited to show us.

  • A passion for open source technology and programming.

  • A love for building mobile apps and mobile technologies.

  • An ability to tap our immense streams of data to divine insights.

  • Proficiency reading and writing code, figuring out algorithms, and collaboratively developing software.
     

From art to music to dank memes to social justice, we’re proud to serve all the subcultures that call Tumblr home, and even more proud of the impact they have on the world. No matter what team you work on here, you’ll be working to give our users a voice, and to make that voice heard far and wide.

Tumblr is a social media platform where millions of people come together every day to share their ideas and connect over passions.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against based on, race, gender, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or other protected category.

Submission of this information is voluntary and refusal to provide it will not subject you to any adverse treatment.

Currently work for Oath? Please apply on our internal career site.

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