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About the Position
Our team is focused on building a new generation of search experience for Twitch. We are helping our customers discover relevant content in a natural way. We build systems that are distributed on a large scale and capable of handling a high volume of traffic. As a Senior Engineer on the Twitch Search team you will be responsible for leading a team of engineers in building and operating highly available systems, and collaborating with product management and applied science teams to design and implement new features and services.
Define architecture approaches and detailed designs for new features and services
Write robust, maintainable code for distributed and highly scalable services
Provide mentoring and coaching to more junior peers
Demonstrate leadership and proactive ownership over system operations
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or a related field
3+ years of work experience in software development
Software development experience in one or more of the general purpose programming languages: C/C++, Go, Python, Java
Experience building, scaling, and maintaining distributed systems
Experience writing technical design documentation
MS or PhD in Computer Science or a related field
Experience working with search relevance and ranking algorithms
Experience utilizing AWS services for high load, large scale solution is highly desirable
Experience with search engine performance optimization is a big plus
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.