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Software Engineer - Growth

Quora | Mountain View, USA


Quora's mission is to share and grow the world's knowledge. A big part of the mission is to grow the number of users who engage with this knowledge (e.g. read content, ask questions, write answers etc.). As a member of growth-driving product teams, you will be responsible for figuring out ways to 10x the number of people who regularly engage with Quora for knowledge.

The ideal candidate will have a strong engineering background as well as a good product sense. They should have a scientific mind and be interested in data-driven exploration. They should have an ability to think beyond simple growth hacks, and be able to drive wide-ranging product changes that lead to increased growth.


  • Imagine, prioritize, build, instrument, ship, and analyze product changes for growth

  • Implement strategies to acquire users, increase conversion and engagement

  • Analyze data to uncover potential sizable opportunities and generate hypotheses to test

  • Build new features for our cutting-edge experimentation framework used by all of product development

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

  • Responsible for building all the necessary tools and infrastructure to unlock rapid growth
  • Requirements:

  • Extensive development experience for high traffic web and mobile sites

  • Experience running A/B tests to optimize conversion and engagement a plus

  • Experience growing traffic or working on customer acquisition a plus

  • Excellence in proposing creative solutions to challenging problems

  • Comfortable with analyzing data using statistical methods

  • Passion for experimentation and new ideas

  • Passion for learning and always improving yourself and the team around you

  • Enjoy working on the full technology stack

  • Knowledge of Python and JavaScript a plus

  • Love of the Quora product

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