Senior Software Engineer - Full-Stack


  • Location
    • San Francisco
  • Date Posted
  • 30 Mar 2020
  • Function
  • Software Engineering
  • Sector
  • Entertainment

Come and build Discord with us, and help bring millions of gamers together to connect and play.

If you enjoy hustling your features to avid users and collaborating with world-class designers, then Discord is the place for you!

Discord is a small group of passionate gamers whose mission is to bring people together around games. Diversity and inclusiveness are a critical part of how we get there. We believe that with diversity comes a better product, better decisions, and a better work environment. Everyone here is committed to making Discord representative of the world we want to live and play in.

What you'll be doing

  • Working on Discord in React & Python, but also leveraging Rust, Elixir, Kotlin, and Swift.
  • Working with your squad to deliver product features across the UX, API, and services layers.
  • Collaborating with designers to develop delightful interfaces and experiences.
  • Fearlessly diving into the unknown alongside the best engineers in the land.

What you should have

  • Minimum of 4 years experience writing Javascript (does not have to be React).
  • Minimum of 4 years experience writing Python or other backend languages.
  • Attention to detail and user experience “feel” and delight.
  • Hunger to learn and grow in skill and impact.
  • Experience collaborating closely with other engineers, as well as designers and non-engineers.

Bonus Points

  • Strong open-source leadership and contributions.
  • Experience making hard tradeoffs between important goals to get the right things built quickly.