Launched in 2011, Twitch is a global community that comes together each day to create multiplayer entertainment: unique, live, unpredictable experiences created by the interactions of millions. We bring the joy of co-op to everything, from casual gaming to world-class esports to anime marathons, music, and art streams. Twitch also hosts TwitchCon, where we bring everyone together to celebrate, learn, and grow their personal interests and passions. We’re always live at Twitch. Stay up to date on all things Twitch on Linkedin, Twitter and on our Blog.
About the Position
This position is open to our Seattle location as well.
Twitch’s vision is millions of creators sharing realtime video experiences with their communities. Twitch Developers’ mission is to enable any developer in the world to build a business around those experiences. We obsess about our customers’ needs, delivering products that help game developers make their games better to stream, and help community developers customize Twitch for their favorite streamers. We’ve launched many popular features — including Extensions and Drops — and we have an ambitious roadmap.
We’re looking for engineers for our San Francisco or Seattle offices who love delighting customers with useful products and seamless user experiences. You’ll work closely with product managers, UX designers, data scientists and engineers of all disciplines to craft a beautiful and engaging product, iterate based on customer feedback, and ship early and often. You’ll grow by taking on significant engineering challenges involving massive scale, high availability, cross-platform implementation, and new-to-the-world solutions. Your work will be seen by thousands of developers and millions of consumers, and underpins Twitch’s most critical 2018 initiatives. Bring your learning mindset and sense of humor - we’re looking forward to meeting you.
Brainstorm with designers and product managers to design new features
Specify, implement, and maintain the services that will power these features
Implement experiments and collect data with our data scientists to drive subsequent iterations on these features
Participate in code and design reviews, teaching and learning from other engineers
Identify and uphold engineering best practices
Help our support team triage bugs, respond to user feedback, and fix production issues
Share your opinion about the user experience and help improve it
Level up the organization around you through code reviews and engineering best practices
Own the quality of the features you ship
Push code to production several times a day if necessary
4+ years of hands-on experience building web applications
Mature understanding of every aspect of SDLC: requirements, design, coding, unit and integration testing, deployment, support, deprecation
Architectural and design experience in building, deploying and operating services at scale with well defined interfaces and data modelling.
Demonstrated past experience working on user interfaces and an eye for detail
Strong CS fundamentals and value rigor in engineering
Experience shipping consumer-facing web applications
You are equally excited to build a minimum viable product quickly as you are cementing a proven feature in maintainable and tested code.
Strong organizational and communication skills
You thrive in loosely structured environments
You take feedback well, and have a growth mindset
You focus on quality, sweat the details, and delight our users
A degree in Computer Science or equivalent academic background
Experience working with Golang
Experience in e-Commerce or building online store fronts
Familiarity with Twitch and/or video games
Medical, Dental, Vision & Disability Insurance
Maternity & Parental Leave
Amazon Employee Discount
Monthly Contribution & Discounts for Wellness Related Activities & Programs (e.g., gym memberships, off-site massages, etc.)
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Served Daily
Free Snacks & Beverages
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at Twitch. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.