Senior Software Engineer - Audio/Video (C++)

About the Employer

Join our journey to create the best cross-platform application for messaging and real-time interactions! The Audio & Video engineering team at Discord owns the technology and end to end-user experience of our audio/video features across desktop and mobile. The team’s mission is to give our users the utmost confidence that our voice, video, and client experience is outstanding.

You Will:

  • Develop core libraries and infrastructure supporting high-quality, low latency voice/video/text communication between hundreds of millions of users
  • Develop new audio and video features across desktop, iOS, and Android platforms
  • Continuously improve video quality end to end
  • Fix performance issues and bugs by root causing real-world end-user audio/video issues
  • Architect elegant and maintainable code with a focus on autonomy and support from the team

You Have:

  • 4+ years experience with embedded or systems-level engineering
  • Comfort with coding in C++
  • Experience working on large, cross-platform software projects
  • Keen focus on code readability and incremental refactoring

Bonus Points:

  • Experience working with WebRTC, SIP, SDP, SRTP
  • Experience working with common audio/video codecs such as AC3/EAC3, MPEG-4, VP8/H.264
  • Experience with Rust
  • You contribute to open-source projects

Our Benefits:

  • We take care of our team with comprehensive Medical (HMO or PPO), Dental, and Vision at no cost for employees
  • Paid leave for new parents and 14-days PTO
  • Fully subsidized commuter and parking benefit
  • Gym allowance
  • Awesome daily catered lunches and snacks

About Us

Gamers, nerds, moms, dads, engineers, designers, marketers, support. We created Discord to help people come together around games. It's been amazing to watch it grow into what it is today - a place where millions of diverse communities exist and people connect with old friends and new. Diversity and inclusiveness are a critical part of how we get to what's next. We believe that with diversity comes a better product, better decisions, and a better work environment. As we continue to grow, our values keep us dedicated to building a company that is representative of the world we live and play in.

We'd love your help. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

Discord is an equal opportunity employer committed to promoting an inclusive work environment free of discrimination and harassment. We value diversity, inclusion, and aim to provide a sense of belonging for everyone.