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About the Role
Twitch is building the future of interactive entertainment. As an engineer on the Video-on-demand (VOD) and Clips team, you willbuild and scale systems that underpin all of Twitch's non-live video streaming products.. Because we operate at the core of the Twitch experience, you'll work with teams across Twitch to advise, partner, and build exciting uses for on demand content within the Twitch ecosystem.
We are looking for an experienced and motivated back-end engineer to join our team. You should have experience building available and scalable applications. You will work with other engineers in our team to design, build, deploy and operatehighly available systems.
Develop, deliver, and operate new product services and features on native AWS infrastructure
Scale and improve existing APIs and services used to power the Twitch video and clips platforms
Contribute to overall team technical strategy and architecture design
Mentor and cultivate the growth of the engineers around you
Build tools and monitoring systems to ensure we sustain the service's consistent high availability and low error rates
5+ Years Industry Experience
Experience working on existing, large, high-throughput applications and quickly making an impact
Experience developing with static-typed languages.
Experience with large data stores (DynamoDB, Cassandra)
Managed infrastructure projects
Ability to create performant concurrent applications that handle hundreds of thousands of requests per second on a single instance
A passion and interest in collaboration; we work with our other team members, Edge team members, AWS experts, downstream service owners, frontend engineers, and other stakeholders
Know Go and have used it in production ready systems
Experienced in using and building on AWS
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.