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Engineering Manager, Safety Processing



Software Engineering, Other Engineering
San Francisco, CA, USA · Remote
Posted on Tuesday, February 28, 2023

Discord is looking for a technical, creative, hands-on and mission-driven Engineering Manager to lead the Safety Processing team at Discord. This is role is leading & building the team that works on our safety pipeline, allowing users to report to Discord and building the tooling to handle the reports. You will hire, recruit, manage ICs and ensuring their direct success. The mission of the team is to keep the Discord users safe so if you are motivated as an Engineering Manager to build a team which can create the next generation of features for the users to make this happen: this is the role for you.

What you'll be

  • Lead the team building user facing safety features such as In-App Reporting in tandem with the technical pipelines to support the outcomes of the user feedback

  • Bring our next-generation review processing tooling to life at the scale of Discord

  • Build teams of engaged engineers by hiring, coaching, and influence, directly and through your managers

  • Work with Safety, Product and Design to establish your team's vision and roadmap by thoroughly understanding your customers' needs

  • Use your technical expertise to constantly ensure your team provides extraordinary results at the high technical level we set

  • Partner with your director on strategic planning and to improve the Engineering organization and uphold our workplace philosophy

What you should have

  • You have 5+ years of experience as a Software Engineer

  • You have 3+ years of experience as an Engineering Manager and have managed a team of 5+ Software Engineers

  • You are comfortable writing the roadmap -- not just following one

  • You enjoy coming up with pragmatic solutions to concrete problems using the fundamentals

  • You are passionate about coaching and leading other engineers, but love to code when the opportunity arises

Bonus Points

  • You have worked on Safety / Integrity teams before handling user reports

  • You have worked with product managers and designers to ship product

  • You have experience hiring for fast-growing startups

  • You love experimentation and get excited when numbers move by 1%

The US base salary range for this full-time position is $214,000 to $233,000 + equity + benefits. Our salary ranges are determined by role and level. Within the range, individual pay is determined by additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training. Please note that the compensation details listed in US role postings reflect the base salary only, and do not include equity, or benefits.

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Benefits and Perks

  • Comprehensive medical insurance including Health, Dental and Vision (plus up to $20,000 for gender affirmation procedures)
  • Mental health resources and quarterly wellness stipends
  • 16+ paid holidays, 4 weeks of PTO + use-what-you-need sick days
  • Paid parental leave (plus fertility, adoption and other family planning benefits)
  • Flexible long-term work options (remote and hybrid)
  • Volunteer time off
  • A diverse slate of Employee Resource Groups
  • Plus commuter contributions and other perks for office-based employees

About Us

Discord is a voice, video and text app that helps friends and communities come together to hang out and explore their interests — from artists and activists, to study groups, sneakerheads, plant parents, and more. With 150 million monthly users across 19 million active communities, called servers, Discord has grown to become one of the most popular communications services in the world. Discord was built without selling ads or user data and instead, offers a premium subscription called Nitro that gives users special perks like higher quality streams and fun customizations.

We’re working toward an inclusive world where no one feels like an outsider, where genuine human connection is a click, text chat, or voice call away. A place where everyone can find belonging. Challenging? Heck yes. Rewarding? Double heck yes. It’s a mission that gives us the chance to positively impact millions of people all over the world. So if this strikes a chord with you, come build belonging with us!