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 onLinkedIn,Twitter and on ourBlog.
About the Position
Twitch is building the future of interactive entertainment. As a software engineer in the Twitch live infrastructure team, you will help develop next-generation products which will improve the discovery and watch experience for hundreds of millions of Twitch viewers. We are looking for passionate engineers who are excited to solve problems at massive scale in a fast-paced and dynamic environment. Our team is looking for fresh and innovative ideas to overcome a range of challenges in building highly scalable distributed systems.
At Twitch, which is part of Amazon, you’ll experience the benefits of working in a dynamic, entrepreneurial environment in the heart of San Francisco, while leveraging the resources of Amazon.
Design, build, and maintain performant, reliable web services and large scale applications
Embrace and champion engineering best practices within your group and Twitch
Produce clean, high quality code, tests, and documentation
Actively engage in code and design reviews with peers and partners
Contribute engineering input and feedback into product planning processes
Partner with fellow engineering teams to deliver on complex initiatives together
Readiness to try new things and work with a diverse group of people
BA/BS in computer science or equivalent experience
3+ years of work experience writing customer-facing software
Desire and ability to write production quality code at scale
Sound technical judgment and a bias for action
Strong organizational and communication skills
Experience using AWS services
Experience writing Go in production systems
Interest and ability to learn other programming languages
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.