Working at Flickr
Flickr lets people share their life in photos and is the best place to discover amazing photos and videos on the web. It's one of the most well known brands on the internet and is visited by over 90 million users every month.
Flickr engineering is based on the principles of rapid development, continuous deployment, and individual responsibility. We're looking for passionate and motivated developers to help us make Flickr bigger, better and faster.
Flickr is BIG
Flickr processes millions of photos and videos every day, with billions of photos already online. We serve billions of pageviews and more than 7 billion API requests monthly for over 75 million registered photographers.
Flickr is looking for a senior manager to help support and guide our amazing production engineering team in scaling one of the world’s leading digital photography platforms. You will act as a leader and represent the engineering department (both local and remote employees) in department and companywide initiatives, balance business and engineering needs, and communicate information between and among various parts of our organization.Apply Now
Do you look at an app and try to figure out its database schema? Do you wish every website provided a full API? Do you worry about cache invalidation and naming things? Flickr is looking for an experienced backend software engineer to help deliver an awesome experience to our photographers. We write non-framework PHP and are currently moving Flickr from colos to Amazon Web Services (AWS).Apply Now
Flickr is looking for a scrappy product manager to lead our monetization and partnership efforts. You’ll learn what makes our community tick so you can enhance our Pro subscription offering and find new ways to drive revenue while preserving and nurturing the vibrant interactions that make Flickr special.Apply Now
The Flickr mobile team is looking for a brilliant software engineer with experience building consumer-facing apps. We are looking for an engineer with a broad array of interests who can easily adapt to new challenges and explore new solutions to existing problems. We believe that engineering is only a piece of the effort, and that you should be as passionate about code quality and architecture as you are about user experience and design.Apply Now
The Flickr mobile team is looking for a forward-thinking software engineer with experience building consumer-facing apps. We are looking for an engineer with a broad array of interests who can easily adapt to new challenges and explore new solutions to existing problems. We believe that engineering is only a piece of the effort, and that you should be as passionate about code quality and architecture as you are about user experience and design. Ultimately, you love challenges and hard problems that range across disciplinesApply Now
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