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 Role
We are looking for passionate software engineers who are excited to solve challenging trust and safety problems. As a software engineer on Twitch’s Community Health team, you will be responsible for building features for our customers such reporting flows, user blocks, and other safety features that ensure our users have positive, safe experiences on Twitch - we believe that everyone is entitled to thrive on our platform.
At Twitch, which is part of Amazon, you’ll experience the benefits of working in the heart of San Francisco, while leveraging the resources of Amazon.
You’ll find a Requirements section below. If you meet all these then we encourage you to apply. If you only meet some of them but think this role sounds like something you’d be great at, we encourage you to apply. If you meet just one of them but think you’ll bring something unique to the team, we encourage you to apply.
- Embrace and champion engineering best practices within your group and Twitch
- Produce clean, high quality code, tests, and well written documentation
- Work closely with product managers, designers, and other collaborators to build great experiences
- Partner with fellow engineering teams to deliver on complex initiatives together
- BA/BS in computer science or equivalent experience
- 4+ years of work experience as a software engineer
- Experience of Software development in one or more of the general purpose programming languages: C/C++, Go, Python, Java, etc
- Desire and ability to write production quality code
- Bonus Points
- Familiarity in the AWS ecosystem of services (EC2, RDS, Dynamo, Lambda, CloudWatch)
- Proficiency in frontend or full stack development
- Fluency in data structures, algorithms, data modeling, and schema design
- Medical, Dental, Vision & Disability Insurance
- Maternity & Parental Leave
- Flexible PTO
- Commuter Benefits
- Amazon Employee Discount
- Monthly Contribution & Discounts for Wellness Related Activities & Programs (e.g., gym memberships, off-site massages)
- 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.