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  • 444 De Haro St, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA
Discordapp 444 De Haro St, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA
Nov 09, 2019
We’re looking for a VP of Legal to help build, lead, and manage Discord’s legal, public policy, and trust and safety functions. You’ll play a central role in guiding Discord forward on key strategic issues as we continue to grow and scale. This is a role that will require a sophisticated understanding of complex legal and social issues as they relate to communication platforms and their dynamic regulatory landscape. That’s a fancy way of saying you thrive at the intersection of law and society. What you'll be doing Providing excellent legal advice across all areas of the law Working closely with the executive team on strategic decisions Helping with partnerships and commercial deals, handling public policy, litigation, and regulatory issues What you should have At least 7 years of experience as an in-house attorney, preferably at a consumer technology company Deep expertise in at least two of the following areas: Product and privacy: you have a deep knowledge of regulatory investigations, GDPR, COPPA, consumer protection issues, and how to counsel product teams effectively Litigation and regulatory: you have deep experience in litigation, and a knowledge of ECPA and changes in Fourth Amendment doctrine Commercial and transactional: you’ve helped negotiate complex deals with partners and customers. Outstanding verbal and written communication skills Experience building a successful team, mentoring and coaching team members with all levels of experience Able to understand the business landscape and provide legal advice that’s sound and pragmatic Experience working at a fast-paced consumer-facing growth stage startup Passion for gaming and how games bring people together Bonus Points There’s something you’re passionate about (beside the law) that you could teach a class on
Discordapp 444 De Haro St, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA
Nov 06, 2019
Join our small-but-growing Product Management team and help us build Discord into the best group communications app out there. As a product manager working on our Internal Products you are responsible for creating leverage across the entire organization. We believe that the tools we use ourselves should be as good as the tools we build for our users. If you are motivated to help your colleagues by making their working lives simpler, more pleasant, and more productive, then this role is a perfect fit. You will be directly helping every team at Discord succeed, from Product & Engineering to Trust & Safety, as well as our Executive team. What you'll be doing Drive the product vision and roadmap for Discord’s suite of internal products. Work closely with stakeholders across Product, Trust & Safety and Data Science to deeply understand and address internal tooling needs. Lead development of our suite of Operational Products for Trust & Safety & Content Management Partner with Product Managers, Engineers & Data Scientists to build world class Data Products such as Alerting, Experimentation and 10x Dashboarding. Own development & deployment of internal Applied ML applications What you should have BA/BS in Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, Physics, Statistics or relevant technical experience. 5+ years experience building and shipping great software, including responsibilities driving prioritization, trade-offs, and timelines. 2+ years product management or product design experience. Demonstrated technical proficiency and effectiveness working closely with engineers. Proven track record of shipping products from design to deployment. Proven ability to analyze and synthesize data, including writing SQL. Ability to succeed in an environment with ambiguity. Bonus Points A love for helping & empowering others. MS/PhD in CS, Math, Physics, Statistics, Economics or other quantitative fields. Experience working on trust & safety, operational tooling or data products, especially those products with an ML/ranking component. Familiarity with Data or ML technologies such as Tensorflow, Airflow, BigQuery. Experience with the ML development lifecycle, as well as data analytics products. Deep understanding of and empathy for your colleagues.  
Discordapp 444 De Haro St, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA
Nov 06, 2019
Discord's mission is to bring people together around games. Tens of millions of people use Discord everyday to have meaningful interactions, whether that's playing their favorite games together, discussing the latest news on topics they care about, or just hanging out in their shared server space. Over 300 million people have signed up for Discord and we strive to continue building a product and place that connect people. Our Data Platform team is seeking experienced full-stack engineers to build the products that empower our analytics, engineering and product teams at Discord. This is a new role within the team. Currently, our data infrastructure enables large-scale data processing for the entire company in batch, streaming and machine learning workloads. Now, we want to build powerful appliations and frameworks to help our teams make decisions and monitor their data. What you'll be doing Design, build and deploy frontend and backend software components Collaborate closely with our analytics, engineering and product teams to understand, scope and design internal-facing products Build applications with a service-oriented mindset Take part in shaping the vision and mission for the team Code with the best language for the job, whether that's Rust, Go, Python, Scala or Javascript Work with modern data stack technologies including Kafka, Pub/Sub, Dataflow/Apache Beam, BigQuery and Airflow Work with modern web application technologies including React, Flask and Elixir What you should have 4+ years of experience with frontend and backend application development 2+ years of experience with modern frontend web frameworks like React Proven track record of shipping products from design to deployment Familiarity with continuous integration and continuous deployment workflows Ability to succeed in an environment with ambiguity Bonus Points Experience working with distributed systems/infrastructure Experience working with modern data technologies (Spark, Hive, Flink, Kafka, Beam) Experience as a tech lead
Discordapp 444 De Haro St, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA
Nov 06, 2019
We’re looking for a Protector of the Realm whose sworn duty is to defend our users from all manner of unwanted content and behavior. As a Trust and Safety Analyst, you’ll help write and enforce our guidelines, remove unwanted content from Discord, and mitigate bad experiences for our users. You’ll make tough judgment calls in intense situations, and you’ll explain your thoughtful reasoning to the team, our users, and third parties in clear and understandable terms. What you'll be doing Respond to users who are writing in and need help. Review and evaluate content for compliance with our  Community Guidelines . Collaborate with CX, legal, and PR in responding to sensitive issues. Think both quantitatively and qualitatively and create reports to drive continuous improvement to our policies. What you should have A strong passion for gaming and online safety. Strong problem solving, troubleshooting, and investigative skills: we believe in getting to the root of the matter instead of just addressing symptoms. Incredible empathy and patience: we want our users to know that they’ve been heard, especially in unhappy situations. Excellent written and verbal communication skills and attention to detail. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and make important decisions under pressure. Qualifications Candidates should be local (San Francisco Bay Area) or willing to relocate. Strong preference for applicant to be able to work on Saturdays and/or Sundays. Bachelor's degree, Associate's degree, or equivalent work experience. Experience implementing content policies (for example, being a subreddit moderator) A cover letter is mandatory! Bonus Points  Professional Trust and Safety experience. Familiarity with ticketing systems, enough that you know keyboard shortcuts. In-depth knowledge on gaming culture and the latest trends. A high Dota MMR.
Discordapp 444 De Haro St, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA
Nov 06, 2019
We’re looking for a Protector of the Realm whose sworn duty is to defend our users from all manner of unwanted content and behavior. As a Trust and Safety Specialist, you’ll help write and enforce our guidelines, remove unwanted content from Discord, and mitigate bad experiences for our users. You’ll hear opposing views and make tough judgment calls in intense situations, and you’ll also have to explain your decisions to the team, our users, and third parties in clear and understandable terms. You’ll work with others to look into the future of Discord and stop potential issues before they become a threat. What you'll be doing Review and evaluate content for compliance with our  Community Guidelines . Analyze data, propose and implement programmatic rules to handle abuse at scale. Collaborate with CX, legal, and PR in responding to sensitive issues. Think both quantitatively and qualitatively and create reports to drive continuous improvement, optimization, and innovation. Analyze new and potential features and propose initiatives to help reduce or remove abuse before it happens. What you should have Strong problem solving, troubleshooting, and investigative skills: we believe in getting to the root of the matter instead of just addressing symptoms.  Familiarity with technical systems: you don’t need to be a software developer, but you should be able to understand networking and systems. Incredible empathy and patience: we want our users to know that they’ve been heard. Excellent written and verbal communication skills and attention to detail. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and make important decisions under pressure. A strong passion for gaming and online safety. Qualifications Candidates should be local (San Francisco Bay Area) or willing to relocate. BA/BS or equivalent work experience.   At least two years of prior Legal, Trust and Safety, or technical experience. Some experience implementing content and legal policies. A cover letter is mandatory! Bonus Points  Fluency in SQL and Python.  Experience with Discord's API. Familiarity with ticketing systems, enough that you know keyboard shortcuts. Project management skills and experience driving cross-team collaboration. In-depth knowledge on gaming culture and the latest trends. 
Discordapp 444 De Haro St, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA
Nov 06, 2019
Our Machine Learning team is looking for experienced machine learning engineers. This team is tasked with building out our infrastructure to better enable Discord to leverage machine learning. Additionally, this team works on a range of problems that involve classification, scoring, ranking, textual understanding, and spam detection. What you'll be doing Design and build scalable infrastructure for processing our machine learning workflows Work closely with our data infrastructure team to build the data stream that power our ML models Work with modern machine learning and data technologies including Kafka, Apache Beam, TensorFlow, and Airflow Collaborate with various internal teams (product, engineering, anti-abuse) to scope and deliver ML-powered products and tools Code with the best language for the job, whether that's Rust, Go, Python, or Scala Take part in shaping the vision and mission for the team What you should have 4+ years of experience working with machine learning, infrastructure or backend 2+ years of experience with large scale distributed systems Passion for driving projects and solving problems from conception to deployment An analytical mindset for understanding problems and measuring results Ability to succeed in an environment with ambiguity Bonus Points Experience working within cloud infrastructure Experience with ML libraries/frameworks like TensorFlow, PyTorch, Keras or XGBoost Experience with modern data technologies (Spark, Hive, Kafka, Beam, Airflow)
Discordapp 444 De Haro St, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA
Nov 06, 2019
It’s bedtime. Candle light bounces off the walls. A cup of half-finished tea cools on the nightstand. The radiator hisses with fire outside your room, the waves of dense, hot air slipping through the crack underneath the door. You let the warmth overcome you, slipping into darkness. You’re jolted awake. Your phone explodes with incoming messages and panic: Discord is down. You hop out of bed to run to your computer but trip the moment your feet touch the ground and realize with panic that the bottom half of your body is that of a shark’s. You wake up again—for real this time. The sun is shining, birds are chirping. Because you work at Discord now. And Discord never goes down anymore now that you help make it reliable. What you'll be doing Building and running a distributed, worldwide, real-time system that processes millions of events per second Writing software in a modern tech stack built on Google's Cloud with Elixir/Erlang, Python, Rust, Go, ScyllaDB/Cassandra, Redis, Elasticsearch, and a hint of C++ where appropriate Implementing high-leverage improvements to the reliability, fault tolerance, scalability, and performance of Discord's infrastructure Driving forward best practices with your background in Site Reliability Engineering What you should have Minimum of 4 years experience working with scalable infrastructures Experience designing extensible, reliable real-time systems Ability to dive in and debug live production systems Self-motivation and curiosity, a passion for your craft Excitement about working on a distributed system with millions of concurrent users and writing and deploying code to it without any downtime Bonus Points Experience with...   the Erlang/BEAM VM ScyllaDB, Apache Cassandra, or Elasticsearch, automation tools like SaltStack clouds like Google Cloud Platform/AWS/Azure orchestration and containerization technology delivering audio/video at scale You appreciate some good hygge before bedtime
Discordapp 444 De Haro St, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA
Nov 06, 2019
We’re looking for a Protector of the Realm whose sworn duty is to defend our users from all manner of unwanted content and behavior. As an Anti-Abuse engineer, you will equip the Trust & Safety team with fully featured and battle tested tools to keep Discord a safe place for all of our users. Come join the Anti-Abuse team where you will be building out new systems to stay two steps ahead of the baddies on Discord. What you'll be doing Leveling up our Trust & Safety team by identifying bottlenecks in their workflow and implementing elegant and effective solutions. Building UI's in React and new APIs in Python to enable us to better visualize and take action against abuse. Moving quickly to respond to the ever changing landscape of abuse on Discord. Taking our internal web tools to the next level by constantly improving the tooling and staying up to date on the latest technologies. What you should have Minimum of 4 years experience writing Javascript. Minimum of 4 years experience writing Python. Attention to detail and user experience. Experience with React, Flux, and Typescript/Flow. Experience with databases like Cassandra or Postgres. Ability to think on your feet and context switch at a moment's notice. Bonus Points Prior experience working in the Anti-Abuse domain. Experience with data warehouses like Druid, BigQuery, and Redshift. Deep knowledge of frontend tooling like Webpack and Babel. You have a strong moral compass that navigates and motivates you.
Discordapp 444 De Haro St, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA
Nov 06, 2019
Discord Secret Sauce recipe: -3/4th of a cup of recommendation systems that allow our users to discover content they might enjoy -2/3rds a cup of characterizing a healthy Discord server and learning how can we help more server owners build healthy communities -1/2 a cup of developing applied machine learning models to tag voice sessions with poor voice quality in real time -Pinch of sugar (it helps balance the acidity) If you’re a master Data Scientist chef who wants to take a crack at this recipe and look through our expansive cookbook for more, we’d like to invite you into our massive, data-driven kitchen. What you'll be doing Leading and mentor our small but growing team of data scientists Working closely with data scientists, engineers, product managers and marketers to develop algorithms that power key product features Making Discord smart: Develop and productionize machine learning algorithms that help drive key features of Discord such as voice chat or content ranking Applying advanced statistical techniques to rigorously model user behavior, identify causal impact and attribution, and build and benchmark key metrics Designing, running, and analyzing A/B and multivariate hypothesis tests aimed at optimizing our models and/or parts of Discord What you should have BA/BS in Computer Science, Math, Physics, Economics, Statistics, or other quantitative fields. 5+ years post-university work experience doing data science (preferably in the tech industry) and proven track record of team mentorship 3+ years experience designing algorithms that can be deployed at scale in production Extensive experience in machine learning, data science and/or at least one statistics package such as SciPy, Pandas, SPSS, or TensorFlow Thorough understanding of common statistical methods and applications — A/B testing, probability,and regression Fluency in SQL and a programming language such as Python, Java, R, or Scala Deep understanding of modern machine learning techniques and their mathematical underpinning, such as classification, recommendation systems and natural language processing Awesome attitude and a healthy dose of natural curiosity. Questions have to be answered and our data isn't just going to analyze itself. (We're working on that.) Bonus Points A love of gaming and familiarity with the games industry. MS/PhD in Math, Physics, Statistics, Data Science or other quantitative fields. Direct management experience & proven track record of building data science teams Experience with large data sets and distributed computing (Hive/Hadoop) Familiarity with technologies such as Airflow, AWS Redshift, and/or BigQuery to build and optimize production data pipelines Ability to work with dashboarding software such as Looker, Chart.io or Google Analytics Pro-level ability to synthesize and communicate complex concepts and analyses in simple, easy-to-understand ways Toad mains in Mario Kart need not apply
Discordapp 444 De Haro St, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA
Nov 06, 2019
Come and work on Discord, and help bring millions of gamers together to connect and play. People are important at Discord, and our Engineering Managers grow our engineers and support their squads to ensure we can build great things quickly. If you enjoy mentoring people, finding and nurturing talent, and being part of building the company, then Discord is for you. What the squad does Owns the performance and reliability of the Discord backend infrastructure Uses Elixir, Python, Rust, and Go to deliver a great user experience worldwide Builds the platform that enables the rest of the company to ship fast What you'll be doing Helping engineers grow and succeed Supporting the engineering teams in resourcing and planning Networking with engineering communities and groups at conferences and meetups Finding and attracting great new engineering talent Planning compensation and leveling Coding on projects to support your squads What you should have 3-5 years experience in engineering management 3-5 years experience as an individually contributing engineer Strong communication skills Ability to foster trust and hold necessary but sometimes uncomfortable conversations Bonus Points Speaking experience at technical conferences Writing experience in public blogs or other venues Current and excellent skills as an engineer Experience with React/Javascript/Cassandra/Elixir/C++
Discordapp 444 De Haro St, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA
Nov 06, 2019
Come and work on Discord, and help bring millions of gamers together to connect and play. People are important at Discord, and our Engineering Managers grow our engineers and support their squads to ensure we can build great things quickly. If you enjoy mentoring people, finding and nurturing talent, and being part of building the company, then Discord is for you. What the squad does Creates the best gaming communications and community experience in the world to over 250 million users Works together to achieve and hold ourselves to the highest level in both engineering and user experience Quickly resolves user-facing bugs, and refactors code for elegance and future fellow engineers What you'll be doing Helping engineers grow and succeed Supporting the engineering teams in resourcing and planning Networking with engineering communities and groups at conferences and meetups Finding and attracting great new engineering talent Planning compensation and leveling Coding on projects to support your squads What you should have 3-5 years experience in engineering management 3-5 years experience as an individually contributing engineer Strong communication skills Ability to foster trust and hold necessary but sometimes uncomfortable conversations Bonus Points Speaking experience at technical conferences Writing experience in public blogs or other venues Current and excellent skills as an engineer Experience with React/Javascript/Cassandra/Elixir/C++
Discordapp 444 De Haro St, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA
Nov 06, 2019
The Discord family is looking for a graphic designer with one or two hands for the creation and finalization of a large range of creative projects, which includes developing conceptual sketches to high-quality final work that resolves the communication challenge of the task. Final art needs to stay on schedule and match our current aesthetic and quality levels. Actually, if you can draw with your feet we’ll be more impressed. Anyway, as a member of the design team, you’ll help inform how we communicate the brand of Discord to the world and support the creative development of all of our marketing needs. We are a friendly, collaborative team who focus on creating high-quality experiences that grow Discord above everything else. And memes.   What you'll be doing Work closely with the Design and Marketing teams to execute compelling social, logo art, icons, and gif animations. Collaborate with designers, product/project managers, and other stakeholders for feedback. Establish and communicate consistent visuals and standards across the company's entire brand. Must meet deadlines, and have the ability to adapt quickly to changing priorities. What you should have A portfolio showcasing relevant work. Solid vector illustration skills. Strong fundamental design skills, including knowledge of typography, composition, and color. Self-motivated individual with the drive to create design concepts with minimal oversight and evolving them over the course of the project, while still being able to take creative direction from managers and clients. Up to date with current design technologies and trends. Can provide multiple creative solutions to problems. Great attention to detail, while having open mind for creativity. Brand guideline creation experience a bonus. Deep understanding of sarcasm. Qualifications 4+ years of design/production experience with an ad agency or in-house design team; ideally in tech or gaming industry. Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design (preferred) 3+ years experience with designing digital media formats using Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop. Sketch a plus. Working knowledge in website / digital design using JavaScript, HTML, and CSS for browsers and mobile devices preferred, but not required. Bonus Points You aren’t too old for toys You are too old for toys
Discordapp 444 De Haro St, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA
Nov 06, 2019
Working at Discord is like working with an exciting, motivated, and talented family. Finding the right people to add into our unique mix is a difficult endeavor, so we're looking for somebody to lead and grow our recruiting function, help build a world-class employer brand, and help us maintain a smooth and positive experience for remarkable candidates. What you'll be doing Leading, mentoring, training, and developing a small, autonomous, high-performing recruiting team Defining,tracking and analyzing talent acquisition metrics to ensure thoughtful and data driven approach to hiring metrics and goals Partnering with senior engineering leaders and executives to drive progress and strategy and to understand current and future workforce planning needs.  Crafting and executing creative sourcing strategies and recruiting campaigns Working collaboratively with internal partners to create and evolve the Discord employer brand as a destination for world-class talent Empowering your team to act as strategic business partners to members of the engineering, business, operations, and people organizations Staying connected to and sharing knowledge about the competitive talent landscape, including trends in recruiting and compensation Ensuring that you and your team maintain a high level of data integrity with our applicant tracking and other systems Embracing and immersing yourself in the Discord hiring philosophy by owning a small number of reqs from beginning to end while ensuring a high-touch candidate and client experience What you should have A commitment to, and demonstrated track record of delivering high-touch, world-class service to internal and external candidates, hiring managers, and employees Adaptability and openness to learning and incorporating new recruiting strategies, tactics, and processes Passion for progressive, innovative Diversity and Inclusion initiatives, and a proven track record of implementation At least 8 years of engineering recruiting experience within a tech startup, a mission-driven company, or an agency serving tech startups Proven success building and managing a high-performing team of recruiting professionals for at least 5 years Worked closely with, and have spent time doing the job of, sourcers, recruiters, and coordinators managing technical and non-technical reqs Demonstrated  track record of sourcing, recruiting, and closing extraordinary technical talent for senior level roles Data-driven work ethos with extensive experience building and defining recruiting pipeline metrics and using data to debug problems You’re a builder that can think from first principles and have helped managers build and define interview processes, evaluation rubrics, and sourcing strategies Excellent attention to detail, communication, and follow-through Experience and proficiency with Applicant Tracking Systems and other common modern recruiting software and business tools High-level understanding of local, state, and federal employment laws Experience hiring for data scientists and machine learning, backend, frontend, full-stack, tools and/or native engineers Bonus Points A passion for gaming and an understanding of Discord’s mission and values Experience with Google and Asana product suites for office communication Strong feelings that Cinnamon Toast Crunch is objectively the best cereal
Discordapp 444 De Haro St, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA
Nov 06, 2019
Discord is one of few places that combine who you play games with and how you play those games. We use this data to make Discord the best place to play games with your friends. Lead our Data Platform team to build a scalable data platform that powers features and informs teams. Help us build scalable distributed systems like you'd construct additional pylons in your base. You build those in your sleep, amirite? What you'll be doing Lead multiple squads that comprise our data infrastructure group. You'll get to work with a really high-powered team that owns a large set of infrastructure systems: Logging & Data Ingestion Streaming & Batch processing Machine Learning infrastructure Data Tools & Interfaces Build the platform that empowers our Data Science, Machine Learning & Analytics teams, as well as powers product features used by millions of users every day. Own and operate our entire data stack using modern technologies such as Apache Beam, Kafka, Pub/Sub and Airflow. Build efficient scalable solutions on top of GCP and AWS using Python, Scala and Go. What you should have Minimum of 4 years experience building scalable backend systems.  Experience leading diverse engineering teams and delivering on high-impact projects. Experience working on, and deploying, large-scale systems in Python or Go, Scala/Java, or other similar languages.  Experience working with and operating production data systems such as Kafka, Storm or Spark.  Love to work with high volume heterogenous data and distributed systems. Self-motivation and the ability to take a high-level goal and deliver shippable code.  Bonus Points Proven track record of working with petabyte-scale data infrastructure. Discord has plenty of it. Experience working with varied data applications and databases, such as Hadoop, BigQuery, Spark or Redshift. Expert knowledge of SQL, MapReduce and/or statistics scripting tools (i.e. R). BS/MS/PhD in Computer Science, Applied Mathematics or a related field. Godlike pylon construction skills.
Discordapp 444 De Haro St, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA
Nov 06, 2019
Join our small-but-growing Analytics team to help us better understand our users and design the best possible experience for them. In this central role, you will partner closely with product and business teams to define goals, provide insights, and build data tools. Your work will support decision-making at all levels of the company and enable us to create a best-in-class communications platform that our millions of users and communities love. What you'll be doing Collaborate with our Product, Engineering, Strategy, and Marketing teams to set goals, measure performance, and drive decision-making Be a true partner to your stakeholders by understanding their needs, breaking down problems, and providing them with actionable insights and solutions Define key metrics and build automated dashboards, tools, and models to help teams make informed decisions Explore and leverage data to better understand our users and communities Develop robust data processes and standards to create a shared language and consistent metrics across the company What you should have Collaborative attitude and a healthy dose of natural curiosity Expertise in SQL and a designer’s eye for data visualization 4+ years of analytics experience (preferably in consumer tech) and proven track record of impacting business or product decisions BA/BS in Statistics, Economics, Mathematics, or other quantitative field A solid grasp of common statistical methods and A/B testing Ability to communicate complex analyses in easy-to-understand ways Bonus Points Passion for Discord, games, or online communities Direct experience with product analytics (e.g., sign-up funnels, engagement) or revenue models (e.g., subscriptions, LTV) Development experience using programming languages such as R, Python or Scala Familiarity with optimizing production data pipelines on Redshift or BigQuery A knack for telling stories through data
Discordapp 444 De Haro St, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA
Nov 06, 2019
Our mobile engineers are dedicated to continually building new features for the tens of millions of people using our app every day. Come help us build the Android version of a voice and text chat app that helps create meaningful relationships with each other! This will be an opportunity to shape the foundation and future of Android at Discord. Our small, but mighty mobile team are passionate about developing well-designed, scalable software that will create conversations, communities, and a place for belonging to our millions of users - while maintaining good work/life balance. We believe that a clean, simple, and elegant interface is pivotal to achieving the best user experience. We’re looking for product-driven, thoughtful mobile engineers who have strong attention to detail, strong understanding of UX design, and very importantly, compassion for our users. We encourage our engineers to follow their interests while maintaining real ownership over their work.   What you'll be doing Build new features (while squashing bugs) for our growing Android app to extend device support across the Android ecosystem . Work on meaningful, large-scale, mobile-first initiatives to allow for users to have more delightful conversations, enjoy game perks (coming soon!), and support the product. Architect elegant and maintainable code with a focus on autonomy and support from the team. Build intuitive features to improve the experience specifically for mobile users (this is still an open ended problem here!  Help us come up with great new ideas). Collaborate with design, data, and business teams to build beautiful interfaces that look great and run smoothly. Proactively drive and improve the technical direction of mobile, bolstering the technical foundational, improving performance, and re-architecting as needed. What you should have A solid understanding of Android development frameworks and app fundamentals, RxJava (Android uses this extensively), Kotlin (not required, but our app is mostly Kotlin!), and functional reactive programming patterns . Experience developing and shipping real-world Android applications - bonus points for complementing experience building modern front-end SPAs (or personal side projects that contribute to the)) Android community with a shown passion for engineering and product sense) . Excellent attention to detail and an eye for visuals. Design skills are not required but you should be able to critique and modify existing designs . Benefits and Perks Medical, Dental, Vision and Life insurance (options for individual and/or family, including One Medical membership for health) and Disability benefits Commuter subsidies, healthcare and/or Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) 4 weeks of PTO (alongside 14 paid holidays and use-what-you-need sick days) Parental Leave Well-being programs, including fitness allowance (we have yoga once a week in our office!) 401(K) plans Catered lunches Monday-Friday and a fully-stocked kitchen (snacks and beverages galore!) Regular company and team social events such as game nights, happy hours and events An annual desk fund to make your space truly yours Headphone allowance Internal Learning and Development workshops to help with continued personal and professional growth
Discordapp 444 De Haro St, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA
Nov 06, 2019
We’re looking for a seasoned blacksmith whose sworn duty is to create weapons that defend our users from all manner of unwanted content and behavior. As an Anti-Abuse engineer, you will equip the Trust & Safety team with fully-featured, battle-tested tools to keep any marauders at bay from our users. Come join the Anti-Abuse team and help forge the way to a safer Discord. What you'll be doing Leveling up our Trust & Safety team by identifying bottlenecks in their workflow and building tools that deliver elegant and effective solutions Building our in-house, real-time rules engine written in Python and powered by Kafka Deploying your own code and building your own tools to do so Moving quickly to respond to the ever changing landscape of abuse on Discord What you should have Minimum of 4 years experience building scalable backend or real-time data systems Experience working on, and deploying, large-scale systems in Python, Go, or other similar language Experience debugging a live production system Ability to think on your feet and context switch at a moments notice Bonus Points Prior experience working in the Anti-Abuse domain Experience with data warehouses like Druid, BigQuery, and Redshift Experience with real-time streaming data systems like Kafka Ability to build client-side UI in React You have a strong moral compass that navigates and motivates you Can supply your own anvil
Discordapp 444 De Haro St, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA
Nov 06, 2019
Join a small, productive team churning out correct, maintainable, high-performance, modern C++ to support Discord's ever-growing feature set across a world of devices from traditional desktops to mobile and beyond. What you'll be doing Mentoring, growing, and contributing to a team of engineers whose main responsibilities are: Developing all aspects of Discord desktop clients (Windows, macOS, Linux) from installation and updating to deep game integration and overlay technologies Developing core libraries and infrastructure supporting high-quality, low latency communication between users Developing the cross-platform Discord SDK used in games What you should have Minimum 4 years professional experience with a focus on embedded and/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 Passion for self-improvement, a healthy appetite for learning, and willingness to mentor Bonus Points Experience working on / contributing to Chromium, Electron, NodeJS, and/or WebRTC Experience with GN / Ninja Experience with the more esoteric corners of Win32 Experience reverse engineering
Discordapp 444 De Haro St, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA
Nov 06, 2019
Discord is one of few places that combine who you play games with and how you play those games. We use this data to make Discord the best place to play games with your friends. Join our Data Platform team to build a scalable data platform that powers features and informs teams. Help us build scalable distributed systems like you'd construct additional pylons in your base. You build those in your sleep, amirite? What you'll be doing Help us build a robust and scalable foundation for data, from logging & ingestion to streaming & batch pipelines, as well as the tools that every team uses to interface with it.  Build the platform that empowers our Data Science, Machine Learning & Analytics teams, as well as powers product features used by millions of users every day. Own and operate our entire data stack using modern technologies such as Apache Beam, Kafka, Pub/Sub and Airflow. Work closely with our backend and frontend engineering teams to log & ingest data into our platform and produce a robust high-quality data feed. Build efficient solutions on top of GCP and AWS using Python, Scala and Go. What you should have Minimum of 4 years experience building scalable backend systems.  Experience working on, and deploying, large-scale systems in Python or Go, Scala/Java, or other similar languages.  Experience working with and managing varied forms of distributed data systems such as Kafka, Storm or Spark.  Love to work with high volume heterogenous data and distributed systems. Self-motivation and the ability to take a high-level goal and deliver shippable code.  Bonus Points Proven track record of working with petabyte-scale data infrastructure. Discord has plenty of it. Experience working with varied data applications and databases, such as Hadoop, BigQuery, Spark or Redshift. Expert knowledge of SQL, MapReduce and/or statistics scripting tools (i.e. R). BS/MS/PhD in Computer Science, Applied Mathematics or a related field. Godlike pylon construction skills.
Discordapp 444 De Haro St, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA
Nov 06, 2019
Discord's mission is to bring people together around games. Tens of millions of people use Discord everyday to have meaningful interactions, whether that's playing their favorite games together, discussing the latest news on topics they care about, or just hanging out in their shared server space. Over 300 million people have signed up for Discord and we strive to continue building a product and place that connect people. Our Data Platform team is seeking experienced full-stack engineers to build the products that empower our analytics, engineering and product teams at Discord. This is a new role within the team. Currently, our data infrastructure enables large-scale data processing for the entire company in batch, streaming and machine learning workloads. Now, we want to build powerful appliations and frameworks to help our teams make decisions and monitor their data. What you'll be doing Design, build and deploy frontend and backend software components Collaborate closely with our analytics, engineering and product teams to understand, scope and design internal-facing products Build applications with a service-oriented mindset Take part in shaping the vision and mission for the team Code with the best language for the job, whether that's Rust, Go, Python, Scala or Javascript Work with modern data stack technologies including Kafka, Pub/Sub, Dataflow/Apache Beam, BigQuery and Airflow Work with modern web application technologies including React, Flask and Elixir What you should have 4+ years of experience with frontend and backend application development 2+ years of experience with modern frontend web frameworks like React Proven track record of shipping products from design to deployment Familiarity with continuous integration and continuous deployment workflows Ability to succeed in an environment with ambiguity Bonus Points Experience working with distributed systems/infrastructure Experience working with modern data technologies (Spark, Hive, Flink, Kafka, Beam) Experience as a tech lead