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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 to handle hundreds of gigabytes of data traffic. As an Engineer on the Twitch Search team you will work with a team of accomplished engineers in building and operating scalable retrieval and ranking systems using state-of-the-art machine learning techniques to improve search relevance, and working with product management and applied science teams to design new services.
Design, build, and maintain performant, responsive major software web services and large scale applications
Embrace engineering best practices within your group and Twitch
Produce clean, high quality code, tests, and well written documentation
Activelyengage 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
BA/BS in computer science or equivalent experience
1+ years of relevant work experience
Experience of Software development in one or more of the general purpose programming languages: Go, C/C++, Python, Java
Experience developing applications or web services at scale
Desire and ability to write production quality code
Passion for operational excellence and continuous process improvement
MS or PhD in CS or related field
2+ years of relevant work experience
Experience in one or many of the following areas
Familiarity with AWS services
Search systems such as Elastic, SORL, Lucene, Algolia
In memory key value stores such as memcache, Redis
SQL and NoSQL databases such as DynamoDB / MySQL
Buildinglarge scale data pipelines
Working in high energy small startup environments
Interest and ability to learn other programming languages as needed.
Demonstrated experience in making contributions to open source projects.
Medical, Dental, Vision & Disability Insurance
401(k), Maternity & Parental Leave
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.