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About the Role
We are 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 able of handling a high volume of traffic. As a Senior Engineer on the Twitch Search team you will lead a team of engineers in building and operating highly available systems, and collaborating with product management and applied science teams to design new features and services.
- Write maintainable code for distributed and highly scalable services
- Engage in code and design reviews with peers and partners
- Influence best engineering practices through operational excellence principles
- Provide mentoring to more junior peers
- Contribute engineering input and feedback into product planning processes
- Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or a related field
- 3+ years of work experience in software development
- Software development experience in the general purpose programming languages: C/C++, Go, Python, Java
- Experience building, scaling, and maintaining distributed systems
- Experience writing technical design documentation
- Experience developing infrastructure for search relevance and ranking algorithms
- Experience using 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
- 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.