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About the Role
The Chat team is looking for a senior web engineer to build products (like Twitch Chat!) that enable broadcasters and viewers to communicate on Twitch.
By joining our team, you'll move quickly to ship social features that have high visibility, high impact, and user experiences. You will work with React, TypeScript, and GraphQL to build user delightful products. You will also collaborate with centralized teams who develop web tooling and reusable UI components to refine our development workflow.
- Collaborate with product, design, and data science roles to shape our product vision, launch features, and run experiments
- Cultivate engineering best practices and push forward web architecture
- Participate and lead code and design reviews
- Participate in design and architecture sessions with other product and team leads
- Mentor and motivate junior engineers
- 4+ years of experience building consumer-facing web applications at scale
- Apply quantitative reasoning and UX design principles to building applications
- Fluency with React, Redux, GraphQL, TypeScript
- Experience benchmarking and tuning web performance
- 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
Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
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.