Senior Software Engineer - Tools at Discord

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Job title
Senior Software Engineer - Tools
Job listing last updated at
Sep 21, 2020
Job listing location
San Francisco, CA
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Bay Area company location: 445 De Haro St, San Francisco CA

Job description

Come and work on Discord, and help bring millions of  together to connect and play.
Are you the type of person who enjoys sitting on the backline buffing teammates and timing heals perfectly? If so, come join the Tools team where we measure success based upon the speed and efficiency of other teams.

What you'll be doing

  • Working closely with other teams within Discord to improve their workflows using React, Javascript, Python, Rust, and Bash.
  • Improving our existing deployment system or building one from the ground up
  • Leveling up our Trust & Safety and CX teams by adding features into our internal web app.
  • Investigating, analyzing, and stopping spam, fraud, and other abuse on Discord by building tools and working with a real-time processing system to sort through millions of events a day to identify and block bad activity.
  • Streamlining local development environments with automation and Docker
  • Automate all of the things!

What you should have

  • 4+ years of relevant experience.
  • Experience with CI, build, and deployment technologies like Jenkins, Buildkite, Docker, Kubernetes, Bazel, Packer, and Terraform.
  • Comfort and confidence working on a variety of tasks ranging from backend infrastructure and systems programming to full stack projects.
  • A passion for building tools that help others succeed.
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal.
  • Ability to context switch and focus on small and large problems.

Bonus Points

  • Experience with building web tools for customer support teams.
  • Experience with devops tools like Salt or Chef and cloud providers like Google Cloud Platform or AWS.
  • You have built open source software integrated by other developers.

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.

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