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About the Role
Twitch's Mobile Games team builds features and products for mobile first users in emerging markets.
On this team, you'll be part of a passionate and customer-obsessed cross functional team working to improve the Twitch experience for users in emerging markets, worldwide. The team is looking to improve both the creator and viewer side for mobile first users as well as drive growth creating new delightful experiences for these users in emerging markets.
As an Android Engineer at Twitch, you will contribute to a rapidly-evolving native app that is a portal to the Twitch community of millions of users. You will also build scalable services that power these new experiences and work with other Twitch teams to enhance existing services to better serve mobile first users in emerging markets. You will report to the Engineering Manager for Mobile Gaming.
As the leader in live-streaming, Twitch is home to unique opportunities and challenges in the mobile space. If you're excited about joining our team and having an outsize impact on Twitch and its users, come work with us!
Understand dynamic and challenging requirements for viewers and creators in emerging Twitch markets
Develop and deploy new product features in our Android application as well as our micro service layer
Collaborate with fellow backend, frontend, and mobile engineers to deliver features for our mobile application as well as improve engineering processes and tools to increase team effectiveness
Work across both technical and business-focused teams to deliver value to our creators and viewers
Become familiar with the existing Twitch technology stack
You'll identify and uphold engineering best practices
3+ years of software development experience building mobile applications on Android
1+ years of experience building backend services for full-stack web or mobile applications
Proficiency with Kotlin, Java, Golang, or C++ development ecosystems
Experience working in a service-oriented or microservice architecture
Experience working with AWS or similar cloud platform services
A startup mindset
Bachelor's degree or above in Computer Science or relevant field
Experience developing live streaming or real-time video applications
Experience working with GraphQL APIs
Experience building AWS services using Go
Fluent in Portuguese or Spanish
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, etc.),
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.