Senior Software Engineer - Bots

About the Employer

Our team empowers external developers to build creative and diverse experiences for our users. We are a small, but mighty, team that supports everything from the most popular bots to developers building their first applications. We believe that bot developers are the future of Discord and have ambitious plans for the next year. Come join us and help build the future of our platform󠀡!

What you'll be doing

  • Creating APIs, tools, and new product primitives to power bots and applications that let people collaborate on music, manage major communities, support their D&D games, and more
  • Working across iOS, Android, and web to create a best-in-class experience for our users
  • Work with engineers, product, design, and other stakeholders on what the future looks like for developers on Discord
  • Iterate and learn from your peers about what works best for our communities

What you should have

  • Familiarity with web (React, TypeScript, Python), iOS (React Native, Objective-C, Swift), or Android (Kotlin, RxJava) development. We're a cross-platform team and believe that engineers should be empowered to work across a variety of tech stacks
  • A strong sense of collaboration to build high quality developer experiences
  • Experience building, shipping, and iterating on product features or developer APIs
  • Ability to balance speed and quality to ship high impact products
  • Strong desire to empower our most passionate creators

Bonus Points

  • Shipped products across multiple platforms (web, iOS, and Android)
  • Prior experience working on external developer APIs
  • Shipped third-party applications built on top of developer APIs
  • A history of open-source contributions to community libraries and tools

Benefits and Perks

  • Medical insurance including Health, Dental, Vision
  • 13 paid holidays
  • Unlimited sick days
  • Parental Leave and fertility benefits
  • Supported-employee clubs and Employee Resource Groups
  • Commuter Contributions of $270 a month (pretax)
  • Daily lunches and unlimited snacks
  • Monthly gym and fitness stipend

About Us

Friends, coworkers, gamers, nerds, moms, dads, engineers, designers, marketers, support. Originally, 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.

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.