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Staff Software Engineer - Communities
Posted on 3/25/2022
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • You have 6+ years of experience as a Software Engineer
  • You have product sense, maintain a high degree of empathy for your internal and external users and seek feedback from them about your work
  • You approach problems with first principles. You get excited about working collaboratively to figure out solutions to complex problems, and then working on them
  • Collaborate with leadership and senior engineers on the team to build technical roadmap for Communities on Discord
  • Solve extreme scale problems across the stack throughout the whole Discord system
  • Use your technical expertise to constantly raise the bar and empower the team to deliver extraordinary results at the high technical level we set
  • Mentor the careers of the engineers through coaching and finding opportunities that support their technical skillset and goals
  • Make sound decisions around resourcing, and make the rationale clear to partners and team members

1,001-5,000 employees

Gaming communication platform
Company mission
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 Values
  • Upside Down Leadership
  • Small & Mighty Teams
  • Unleash Talent
  • It’s a marathon, not a sprint