Engineering Manager - Infrastructure at Discord
San Francisco, CA, US

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.

Discord is a small group of passionate gamers whose mission is to bring people together around games. Diversity and inclusiveness are a critical part of how we get there. We believe that with diversity comes a better product, better decisions, and a better work environment. Everyone here is committed to making Discord representative of the world we want to live and play in.

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++