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.

Open Positions

  • Principal Back End Engineer

    Interested in helping shape the experiences on Flickr? The product engineering team helps lead new features and powers one of the most widely used APIs on the web. And continuous deployment rocks.

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  • Sr. Software Development Engineer (API)

    We're working to make sure the API continues to grow and evolve, and we need your help! This is your opportunity to make a huge impact on a platform used by millions and millions of people every day.

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As part of Yahoo!, Flickr provides market-leading employment benefits. Head over to the Yahoo! Benefits site to learn more.


We are located in one of the most beautiful places in the world: Downtown San Francisco; a short walk from Market Street, the Ferry Building, North Beach and Chinatown.

Connect with us

Follow us on Twitter, check out our gorgeous photo blog and read the Blog for the latest posts from our engineering team.

Life at Flickr

The Flickr HQ Group photo pool will give you a sense of what it's like to work at Flickr headquarters. (Watch out for finger darts!)

Check out the team and click through to see our Photostreams. Some of us are actually good photographers!