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

  • 5+ years of experience developing backend systems
  • Experience scaling distributed systems
  • Experience operating complex services in a production environment
  • Familiarity with open source software, and ability dig into a library's source code to find the answer you're looking for.
  • Confidence making tradeoffs when leading projects to ensure constant progress.
  • Ensuring our systems are fast, reliable and efficient while meeting the needs of product teams.
  • Writing code but also managing our infrastructure.
  • Ensuring the reliable operation of critical systems that serve millions of users daily.
  • Enabling dozens of teams to quickly and safely deploy code to production.
  • Working with an amazing group of engineers passionate about keeping Discord running smoothly.

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).