Senior Software Engineer



1,001-5,000 employees

Gaming communication platform

Data & Analytics
Venture Capital
Consumer Software

$183,000 - $201,500



San Francisco, CA, USA + 1 more

Required Skills
  • 5+ years experience building and/or securing production systems and infrastructure.
  • 3+ years of experience as a Security Engineer working on systems with millions of users.
  • 3+ years of experience programming in at least one general purpose programming language (we mainly use Python and Rust, but your experience with other languages is great, too!).
  • Experience building images for deploying code (e.g. Docker images).
  • Experience securing cloud-based environments (we use Google Cloud).
  • Experience with infrastructure-as-code tooling (we use Terraform).
  • Experience with container orchestration technologies (e.g. Kubernetes).
  • Experience with serverless technologies (e.g. Cloudflare Workers).
  • Secure our software supply chain; all the way from a developer’s laptop, through version control, CI/CD, and into production
  • Develop best-in-class secure baselines for cloud and bare-metal resources.
  • Develop automation to scale the capabilities of yourself and our team as we build.
  • Perform reviews ranging from architectural design to threat modeling and source code level assessments, providing recommendations to make our platform and infrastructure more secure
  • Work with our Detection and Response team to ensure that we’re adequately monitoring the security of the systems that Discord builds.
  • Partner with Anti-Abuse and Trust & Safety to improve our ability to yeet and delete bad actors from Discord

Discord's mission is to build an easy-to-use communication service that gives people a place to talk, build relationships, and belong.

Company Stage

Series H

Total Funding



San Francisco, California



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth



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).