Help us change the way the world reads.
Our readers are on a mission to become their best selves, and so are we. We’re not afraid to take risks because we know that — win or lose — we’ll learn from them.
If you’re a talented team player and want to work somewhere where your input matters, we’d love to talk with you.Open Positions
We believe that the secret to making the perfect product is making Scribd the perfect place to work.
Our team takes great care of us, in return, we take great care of them.
We bring in breakfast, lunch, and dinner and have endless supply of snacks and treats.
You’ll have the option to contribute to a matching 401(k).
Full Health + Dental
We offer comprehensive health, dental, and vision plans — at no cost to you!
Paid Parental Leave
100% pay for the first 6 weeks of leave for the birth, adoption, or foster placement of a child.
Looking to move to the U.S.? We’ll sponsor your visa to help you get settled.
PTO + Holiday Week
In addition to our generous PTO policy, we always take a full week off in December.
We love to send employees to conferences like WWDC, Droidcon, RubyConf, and RailsConf.
Fully paid gym membership to the fantastic new facility in our San Francisco headquarters.
$50 per month in wellness allowance for activities including yoga, fitness classes, exercise, or pilates.
Work with a variety of languages and libraries.
We continuously deploy code to a wide range of devices and servers. Here are a few of the languages and libraries we use to build Scribd.
We deploy one of internet's most popular Rails application daily.
We build fast services and internal tools with Go.
The best reading experience on iOS is primarily powered by Swift.
The best reading experience on Android is powered by more and more Kotlin.
Our cloud infrastructure is automatically provisioned with Terraform.
We're building newer and faster user experiences for the web with React.
Stateless services are packaged and deployed with containers.
Data science, batch and stream processing, and machine learning are powered by Apache Spark.
We're growing into AWS with more and more auto-scaled and elastic workloads.
Stateful servers are kept in line with Chef.
We divide and conquer in focused teams.
The Project Management team’s mission is to keep the "trains" on-time across the company.
The Payments team is dedicated to growing revenue with sophisticated, reliable and secure international payments.
The Search team is dedicated to answering a user's specific need or question about what to read next.
The Recommendations team’s mission is to inspire users to read more and discover new content and topics.
The Content Engineering team’s mission is to build and maintain the pipeline of all content metadata and cost management with high accuracy, quality, and performance. The team provides to other teams a base layer of knowledge about titles in our library by analyzing content and user behavior and building predictive models.
The Data Science team drives decisions by creating insights into the product and improve the user experience with machine learning.
The Platform team’s mission is to build robust, foundational software to increase operational excellence and speed up product development. The team is focussed on implementing and supporting software infrastructure that the other teams rely on. It thinks strategically to enable the engineering org to operate efficiently and reliably at an increasing scale.
The Internal Tools team is dedicated to improving the quality and productivity of engineering at Scribd. The team provides engineers with excellent tooling and automation to make building, releasing, and running systems a great experience and empower engineers to own their production systems.
The Core Services team’s mission is to reliably operate and develop services that power Scribd’s core product features. The team defines and tracks progress based on metrics, such as, reliability, latency (e.g., “p95 time to first byte on doc page”), efficiency (cost).
The Infrastructure team’s mission is to provide a high quality low-level infrastructure shared between all engineering efforts. Rather than focusing on supporting any individual application – including scribd.git – this team focuses on infrastructure used by all, or nearly all projects at Scribd.
The Security Engineering team builds security-critical infrastructure, handles lead incident response, and partners with the wider Engineering organization to promote a security culture at Scribd.
The Android team's mission is to deliver a performant, stable and feature-rich Android application.
The iOS team's mission is to deliver a performant, stable and feature-rich Android application.
The Web Development team's mission is to deliver a fast, reliable and feature-rich website; optimized for search engines and users.
The Mobile QA team strives for a defect-free Scribd mobile application known for its reliability.
The Web QA team strives for a defect-free Scribd website known for its reliability.