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About the Role
You will have demonstrated experience building front-end codebase. You have knowledge of front-end engineering methods, how best to meet latency code in ReactJS or VanillaJS. You should also designing and working in AWS. You will also have experience leading junior engineers, doing code-reviews and setting best engineering practices.
This position can also be located in Los Angeles, CA; Seattle, WA; New York, NY; and Vancouver, BC.
Develop new music product features
Develop performant, responsive and delightful web features
Maintain the services to power these features
Lead discussions to analyze our needs, then develop front-end solutions
Contribute engineering input and feedback into product planning processes
Improve existing APIs and services, with a heavy focus on scale and availability
Improve engineering processes to increase team effectiveness
Produce clean, high-quality code, tests, and documentation
Work across both technical and business-focused teams to bring value to our creators
7+ years of professional experience developing distributed or high-volume services
Bachelor's degree or above in Computer Science/Engineering or prior engineering experience
Experience taking a role in building complex software systems that have been delivered to customers
Experience developing web applications and their backend APIs
Experience with ReactJS
Familiarity with scalability, concurrency, and API design
Proficient working with cloud technologies using AWS
Experience working with product managers, designers, and other engineering leaders
User or streamer on Twitch
Experience building Go services
Experience with React.js and GraphQL
Medical, Dental, Vision & Disability Insurance
Maternity and Parental Leave
Amazon Employee Discount
Monthly Contribution and Discounts for Wellness Related Activities & Programs (e.g., gym memberships, off-site massages)
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Served Daily
Free Snacks and 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.