Senior Software Engineer - Core Product

Jun 26, 2024
San Francisco, United States
... Not specified
... Senior
Full time
... Office work

This position is US based only.

Discord is about giving people the power to create space to find belonging in their lives. We want to make it easier for you to talk regularly with the people you care about. We want you to build genuine relationships with your friends and communities close to home or around the world. Original, reliable, playful, and relatable. These are the values that connect our users and our employees at Discord. 

We're looking for a highly motivated, mission-focused Senior Engineer to join our Core Product team. Core Product is responsible for improving the core value of Discord, including chatting, hanging out with friends, and expressing yourself. We work on improving core features like messaging, voice chat, user profiles, and app navigation. You will work across the full stack to build delightful and impactful features that are focused on making Discord the best place to play games and hangout with your friends online.

We’re looking for engineers that have strong product sense and are fearless in jumping between technical stacks. You’ll be working with highly experienced engineering peers and cross functional partners while reporting to the Engineering Manager of Core Product.

What You'll Be Doing

  • Building delightful products with a very high bar for quality, performance, and a focus on impact
  • Working with Product, Design, Data Science, UX Research, and Marketing to shape the team’s vision and roadmap
  • Helping find the right solutions that balance delight, speed of delivery and impact by collaborating with design and product partners

You Will Thrive In This Role If

  • You have 5+ years of experience as a Software Engineer
  • You have specialized in building consumer-facing products on web and mobile platforms
  • You have developed domain expertise in either web or mobile front-end (or both)
  • You are eager to learn new languages and frameworks, and are comfortable working across the full stack when needed
  • You have worked in a product team with clear metrics goals and had a measurable positive impact on customers
  • You have a strong product sense and take pride in sweating the details of great UX
  • You are motivated to help your team members succeed and grow and learn from each other through empathetic feedback

Bonus Points

  • You are a Discord user, and understand the core features and flow of Discord communications
  • You’ve worked on React Native products


The US base salary range for this full-time position is $183,000 to $201,000 + equity + benefits. Our salary ranges are determined by role and level. Within the range, individual pay is determined by additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training. Please note that the compensation details listed in US role postings reflect the base salary only, and do not include equity, or benefits.

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Discord is an equal opportunity employer that believes diversity inspires creativity and innovation. We are committed to fostering an inclusive environment where employees can do their best work free of harassment or discrimination, regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, military status, or any other protected characteristics or identities. We encourage all candidates to apply for roles where they may make the most impact.

About Us

Discord is a voice, video and text app that helps friends come together to hang out, have fun, and play games. With over 150 million monthly users, Discord has grown to become one of the most popular communications services in the world. Discord offers a premium subscription called Nitro that gives users special perks like higher quality streams and fun customizations.

We’re working toward an inclusive world where no one feels like an outsider, where genuine human connection is a click, text chat, or voice call away. A place where everyone can find belonging. Challenging? Heck yes. Rewarding? Double heck yes. It’s a mission that gives us the chance to positively impact millions of people all over the world. So if this strikes a chord with you, come build belonging with us!

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