Software Engineer - Safety Processing

Mar 21, 2024
San Francisco, United States
... Not specified
... Intermediate
Full time
... Office work

As an engineer on the Safety Processing team, you will work on the core safety pipeline — ingesting signals, like user reports, and the processing of those signals through automated and manual means. This includes partnering with ML teams and building Agent facing tooling for manual review. You will be reporting to the Engineering Manager of Safety Processing. Join our team in taking on the immense challenge of designing the future of safety at Discord!

What You'll Be Doing

  • Scale and Improve Discord’s ability to review potentially harmful content on the platform
  • Collaborate with ML teams to implement models to improve efficiency
  • Modernize both server side business logic & UI’s for agent facing tooling, across the full stack role
  • Bring our next-generation review processing tooling to life at the scale of Discord

What You Should Have

  • 3+ years experience working on full-stack products or systems using Python + Flask or similar technologies
  • Experience creating pragmatic solutions to complex problems
  • Comfort working within a highly collaborate team environment

Bonus Points

  • Experience building internal tools, especially for content moderation, customer service, data-driven investigation, or Safety orgs
  • Experience designing and deploying scalable services using components such as Kafka, PubSub, GCP/AWS, and Kubernetes



The US base salary range for this full-time position is $165,000 to $178,000 + 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.

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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