Senior Software Engineer - Communities

About the Employer

Our team is responsible for helping some of our most passionate users create the best communities on Discord. We build tools and features to help server admins build thriving communities of all kinds. We are a small, but mighty, team looking to support our largest servers with ambitious plans for the next year. We believe admins are the lifeblood of Discord and want to do everything we can to empower them. Come join us as we help build new communities all around the world!

What you'll be doing

  • Working across iOS, Android, and web to create amazing experiences for our users
  • Building new features for large Discord communities, ranging from moderation tools to new ways to run group events and discover servers
  • Working with product, design, and other stakeholders on what the future for creators looks like on Discord
  • Using experiments and user research to iterate and learn what works best for our communities
  • Diving into unknown and exciting challenges while learning from other passionate engineers on your team

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
  • Keen eye for design with a strong sense of collaboration to build high quality UX
  • Experience building, shipping, and iterating on product features
  • 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)
  • 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.