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Software Engineer - Full Stack, Quora (Remote)



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Software Engineering
Remote · Multiple locations
Posted on Saturday, February 3, 2024

[Quora is a "remote-first" company. This position can be performed remotely from multiple countries around the world. Please visit careers.quora.com/eligible-countries for details regarding employment eligibility by country.]

About Quora:

Quora’s mission is to grow and share the world’s knowledge. To do so, we have two knowledge sharing products:

  • Quora: a global knowledge sharing platform with over 400M monthly unique visitors, bringing people together to share insights on various topics and providing a unique platform to learn and connect with others.

  • Poe: a platform that lets people ask questions, get instant answers, and have back-and-forth dialogue with various generative AI models (bots). As AI capabilities rapidly advance, Poe provides a single platform to instantly integrate and utilize these new models.

Behind these products are passionate, collaborative, and high-performing global teams. We have a culture rooted in transparency, idea-sharing, and experimentation that allows us to celebrate success and grow together through meaningful work. Join us on this journey to create a positive impact and make a significant change in the world.

About the Team and Role:

Every day, millions of people seek answers and share their knowledge through Quora. To foster this marketplace of knowledge, we need to build systems that make sharing knowledge rewarding and discovering it easy; that show you answers to questions you didn't know you had, on topics you didn't know you liked, and that scale to support the participation of the entire planet.

The Quora Core Product team is the creative powerhouse behind the most critical features of the Quora product. This team is responsible for the continuous evolution of the Quora user experience. Our engineers work at the intersection of software development, design, and data science to build intuitive features that foster knowledge sharing and community engagement.

As a Software Engineer on the Quora Core Product team, you will:

  • Have a significant impact on a wide array of features that are essential to the Quora community, working on projects that improve user engagement, drive user growth, ensure high-quality content through effective moderation, and enhance the overall creator experience.

  • Leverage data and experimentation to create solutions that will reach millions of users.

  • Engage with a fast-paced, agile development environment, delivering functional and engaging features that meet our high standards of quality and performance.


  • Develop full stack web applications with Python and JavaScript

  • Work on projects focused on core product mechanics, growth, moderation, and creator experience

  • Design and implement product features at massive scale with data-driven iteration

  • Drive projects from ideation to production using the full technology stack

  • Work with designers, product managers, fellow engineers, and data scientists to prototype and implement functionality and analyze impact

Minimum Requirements:

  • Ability to be available for meetings and impromptu communication during Quora's “coordination hours" (Mon-Fri: 9am-3pm Pacific Time)

  • 2+ years of full-time professional experience building consumer web products (excluding internships)

  • Excellent skills in Python or similar programming language

  • Professional experience leveraging backend storage systems such as MySQL, MyRocks, Memcached, or Redis

  • Knowledge of frontend technologies such as React and Typescript

  • Experience with large-scale distributed systems

Preferred Requirements:

  • 2+ years of frontend experience with frontend technologies, such as React, Javascript, Typescript

  • Love of the Quora products

At Quora, we value diversity and inclusivity and welcome individuals from all backgrounds, including marginalized or underrepresented groups in tech, to apply for our job openings. We encourage all candidates who share a passion for growing the world’s knowledge, even those who may not strictly meet all the preferred requirements, to apply, as we know that a diverse range of perspectives can have a significant impact on our products and our culture.

Additional Information:

Quora offers a wide range of benefits including medical/dental/vision coverage, equity refreshers, remote work reimbursement, paid time off, employee assistance programs, and more. Benefits are country-specific and may vary. For more information on benefits, visit this link: https://www.careers.quora.com/benefits

There are many factors that will determine the starting pay, including but not limited to experience, location, education, and business needs.

  • US candidates only: For Colorado based applicants, the minimum base salary range is $120,800 - $185,300 USD + equity + benefits. For California, New Jersey, New York, and Washington based applicants, the minimum salary range is $120,800 - $218,000 USD + equity + benefits.

  • British Columbia Candidates Only: For British Columbia based applicants, the minimum base salary range is $121,800 - $219,800 CAD + equity + benefits.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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