Full-Time

Senior Software Engineer

Discord

Discord

1,001-5,000 employees

Gaming communication platform

Data & Analytics
Consulting
Venture Capital
Consumer Software
Education

$183000 - $201500

Equity

Senior

San Francisco, CA, USA + 1 more

Required Skills
CockroachDB
Rust
Java
Operating Systems
Postgres
Elasticsearch
Linux/Unix
Cassandra
Requirements
  • 4+ years of experience building distributed systems and datastore infrastructure
  • Experience with highly-available and distributed databases: e.g. ScyllaDB, Cassandra, BigTable, DynamoDB, CockroachDB, Postgres w/HA, etc.
  • Proficiency with at least one statically-typed programming language: e.g. Rust, Go, Java, C, C++
  • Strong operating systems, distributed systems and concurrency control fundamentals
  • Familiarity with Linux internals
Responsibilities
  • Building and operating large-scale, reliable and performant data systems with ScyllaDB, PostgreSQL, ElasticSearch, Linux and Rust.
  • Collaborate with product and infrastructure teams to develop primitives that provide compounding leverage for Discord engineering by reliably storing and serving user data while protecting the safety of our user data.
  • Exercise "First Principles Thinking" to always deliver what matters most to our users.
  • Work with a talented team of engineers who have built one of the largest communication platforms in the world.

Company Stage

Series H

Total Funding

$972M

Headquarters

San Francisco, California

Founded

2015

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

8%

1 year growth

37%

2 year growth

117%

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).