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Software Engineer, Foundations and Performance


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Location: Language Center in Denver, CO, East Kentucky Avenue, Denver, Colorado, 80209, USA Posted: Oct 21, 2022

Job Description

Discord is looking for highly technical, creative and forward-thinking engineer to join our Foundations and Performance team. This team at Discord is responsible for unlocking foundational capabilities that facilitate Discord’s User Interface to be performant and reliable across all platforms. Checkout the most recent project from our team at The team’s mission is to give our users the utmost confidence that our front-end user experience is outstanding. You can learn more about what we have going on at Discord on our blog (

What you'll be doing
  • Work across iOS, Android, and web to guarantee a reliable and performant experience for all our users.
  • Contribute to adopting the latest frameworks and architectural patterns that will enhance the end user experience.
  • Build internal tools to empower all of engineering to create performant features
  • Address performance issues either in a foundational manner or by collaborating with product area experts.
  • Work with empathetic and smart engineers who believe in creating a place of belonging for everyone.
You Will Thrive In This Role If...
  • You have 2+ years experience working on large, cross-platform software projects.
  • Familiarity with web (React, TypeScript) or iOS (React Native, Objective-C, Swift). We're a cross-platform team and believe that engineers should be empowered to work across a variety of tech stacks. The stacks you don't know, we'll teach you!
  • You enjoy coming up with pragmatic solutions to concrete problems using first principles thinking.
  • Maintain a high degree of empathy for your internal and external users and seek feedback from them about your work..
  • You have strong communication skills and thrive in small, collaborative, energetic teams.

New York City residents only: Minimum salary of $165,000/year + equity and benefits
*Note: Disclosure as required by NYC Pay Transparency Law.
Colorado residents only: Minimum salary of $132,000 /year + equity and benefits
*Note: Disclosure as required by sb19-085(8-5-20).

About Discord

Discord is a voice, video, and text chat app designed specifically for gamers.

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