Senior Software Engineer - C++

| San Francisco
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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
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Location

San Francisco's Potrero Hill is centrally located allowing access to great restaurants, bars, and neighborhoods both in the city and around the Bay.

What are Discord Perks + Benefits

Discord Benefits Overview

We think it is important to always be taking care of our team so here are a few of the perks and benefits we offer:
- Medical insurance including Health, Dental, Vision
- Parental Leave and fertility benefits
- Transgender benefits
- Sponsored Employee Resource Groups and Special Interest Clubs
- Daily lunches and unlimited snacks
- Monthly gym and fitness stipend
- Commuter Contributions of $270 a month (pre-tax)

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.

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Team owned deliverables
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
We have recently kicked off required unconscious bias training for the entire company in addition to deeper hiring manager and interview training.
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Team workouts
Acme Co.'s team fitness initiatives include In-office yoga.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Family Medical Leave
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Employees receive unlimited sick days.
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Free Daily Meals
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Lunch and learns
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