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Senior Software Engineer - Android

Discord, San Francisco, CA

We built Discord to bring gamers together


Our mobile engineers are dedicated to continually building new features for the tens of millions of people using our Android app every day. We're looking for product-driven, thoughtful mobile engineers who are passionate about developing well-designed, scalable software to create conversations, communities, and a place of belonging to our users. Join our small and mighty teams of cross-platform product engineers, where you will have real ownership over Android features. 

What You WIll Do 

  • Build new features (while squashing bugs) for our growing Android app to extend device support across the Android ecosystem
  • Learn to build new features across our platforms with support from other engineers. You will work in every platform and have ownership over the full funnel
  • Work on meaningful, large-scale, mobile-first initiatives to let users to have more delightful conversations
  • Architect elegant and maintainable code with a focus on autonomy and support from the team
  • Build 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) using Kotlin and RxJava 
  • Collaborate with design, data, and other teams to build beautiful interfaces that look great and run smoothly
  • Guide and improve the technical direction of mobile, bolstering the technical foundational, improving performance, and re-architecting

What You Have 

  • Understanding of Android development frameworks and app fundamentals
  • 4+ years of experience developing and shipping real-world Android applications of a very high quality and polish
  • Strong product sense and pursuit for good user experience 

Bonus Points 

  • Experience with web development (React, TypeScript, Python API) 

Benefits and Perks

  • Medical insurance including Health, Dental, Vision
  • 13 paid holidays
  • Parental Leave and fertility benefits
  • Transgender benefits
  • Supported-employee clubs and Employee Resource Groups
  • Commuter Contributions of $270 a month (pretax)
  • Daily lunches and unlimited snacks
  • Monthly gym and fitness stipend

About Us

Friends, coworkers, gamers, nerds, moms, dads, engineers, designers, marketers, support. Originally, we created Discord to help people come together around games. It's been amazing to watch it grow into what it is today - a place where millions of diverse communities exist and people connect with old friends and new. Diversity and inclusiveness are a critical part of how we get to what's next. We believe that with diversity comes a better product, better decisions, and a better work environment. As we continue to grow, our values keep us dedicated to building a company that is representative of the world we live and play in.

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.

About Discord

About us Discord is the all-in-one voice and text chat app designed specifically for gamers. It's free, secure, and works on both desktop and phone. Our mission is to bring gaming communities together. Discord's free voice and text chat is about making it easier for you spend time with the people you care about, create these memories, and land a headshot or two. Two hundred seventy million PC gamers use chat apps to communicate while playing online games. As gamers, we got fed up with many of these chat tools and decided to fix the problem ourselves. As a result, we've built the best all-in-one voice and text chat app for gamers. Fortunately, a lot of people love it. Discord currently has 45 million registered users with over 9 million Daily Active Users. The service sees 200 million messages posted a day, over 4 million peak concurrent players and a staggering 16 petabytes of voice chat data going through its servers every month. Founded by the team behind OpenFeint - a networking platform that united mobile games with achievements and social functionality - Discord has raised over $30M from top VCs like Greylock, Benchmark, Accel, and Tencent.

Want to learn more about Discord? Visit Discord's website.