Software Engineer, Core Av Desktop Platform
Posted on 3/14/2022
San Francisco, CA, USA • Remote in USA • Remote
- 2-3 years experience working on large, cross-platform software projects
- Comfortable with writing high performance code in C++ or Rust
- Knowledge with Windows, MacOS, or game console development
- You enjoy coming up with pragmatic solutions to concrete problems using first principles thinking
- You have a strong learning ability and obsessed with bringing user impacts
- You have strong communication skills and thrive in small, collaborative, energetic teams
- Develop core libraries and infrastructure supporting high-quality, low latency communications between hundreds of millions of users
- Develop all aspects of Discord desktop clients (Windows, MacOS, Linux) from installation and updating to deep game integration and overlay technologies
- Develop new audio and video features across desktop and browser, mobile, and game console platforms
- Continuously improve video quality end to end
- Fix performance issues and bugs by root causing real-world end-user audio/video issues
- Working experience with WebRTC, SDP, SRTP, DTLS
- Experience working with common audio/video codecs such as Opus, VP8, H.264, etc
- Working experience with media pipeline on Windows, MacOS or Linux platforms
- Experience with Chromium or Mozilla internals
Gaming communication platform
Discord's mission is to build an easy-to-use communication service that gives people a place to talk, build relationships, and belong.
- Stay healthy - We take care of our team with comprehensive Medical, Dental, and Vision plans.
- Parental perks - Spend some quality time with the next generation with parental leave, fertility, adoption, and surrogacy benefits.
- Kick back - Stay refreshed with over 19 paid holidays, use-what-you-need sick days, and four weeks of PTO.
- Commute easy - In a non-COVID world, get up to $270 per month for your commuting and parking needs.
- The loadout - When we’re back in the office, enjoy daily catered lunches and snacks, a desk fund to make your space yours, and whatever you need for your computer setup, including a headphone allowance.
- Wellness on us - Take advantage of a quarterly wellness allowance for your gym membership or other wellness activities. Virtual yoga every week!
- Transgender benefits - Discord will reimburse up to $20,000 for any procedure related to transition.
- Discord HQ - Our office is located in Potrero Hill, a little neighborhood in San Francisco near awesome coffee and food.
- Relocation - Excellent relocation bonuses for new hires moving to San Francisco (once it’s safe to return).
Company Core Values
- Upside Down Leadership
- Small & Mighty Teams
- Unleash Talent
- It’s a marathon, not a sprint