Full-Time

Staff Software Engineer

Real Time Infrastructure

Posted on 5/10/2024

Discord

Discord

1,001-5,000 employees

Communication platform with voice, video, text

Data & Analytics
Consulting
Venture Capital
Consumer Software
Education

Senior

San Francisco, CA, USA

Required Skills
Rust
Elixir
NoSQL
Erlang
Development Operations (DevOps)
Requirements
  • 7+ years of experience building performant distributed systems
  • Strong understanding of observability and monitoring
  • Flexibility in undefined environments
  • Familiarity with reading and writing code in large existing codebases
  • Demonstrated capability and empathy when collaborating with other engineering teams
  • Experience working with NoSQL databases
  • Knowledge of DevOps tools
  • Experience with Elixir, Erlang, or Rust is a plus
Responsibilities
  • Build and operate large-scale, reliable and performant distributed systems
  • Collaborate with product and infrastructure teams to develop primitives for storing and serving user data
  • Exercise 'First Principles Thinking' to deliver what matters most to users

Discord is a communication platform offering voice, video, and text capabilities, with low-latency voice and video, screen sharing, and moderation tools. It also provides a premium subscription called Nitro, offering higher quality streams and user customizations.

Company Stage

Series H

Total Funding

$980.2M

Headquarters

San Francisco, California

Founded

2015

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

7%

1 year growth

21%

2 year growth

93%

Benefits

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).

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