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About the Role
Twitch is building the future of interactive entertainment. The Auth squad develops and operates multiple services that allows users to connect securely and manage their identities on Twitch. Our authentication and authorization flows follow the Oauth and OIDC standards to provide twitch users with the most frictionless secure experience possible.
This role can be located in either Seattle, WA or San Francisco, CA.
Work effectively with our internal engineering teams to log-in and signup client experiences
Develop an expertise with OAuth and OIDC standards, including Captcha and challenges
Become familiar with the existing Twitch stack written in modern Go and develop expertise on AWS technology stack
Contribute to architectural, design, and process discussions involving the technological choices involved in building Twitch's browser-based clients
You'll identify and uphold a high bar for our engineering best practices
Work with a wide spectrum of stakeholders including data analytics, privacy, legal and product infrastructure to define best practices and optimal solutions
A degree in Computer Science, a related Engineering discipline, or equivalent experience
1+ year experience working on large-scale Python, Go or java applications
Experience working on a product-focused engineering team
You've worked with Amazon Web Services
A foundational understanding of OAuth, OpenID Connect, scopes or tokens
Experience working with distributed, highly available systems
Medical, Dental, Vision & Disability Insurance
Maternity & Parental Leave
Amazon Employee Discount
Monthly Contribution & Discounts for Wellness Related Activities & Programs (e.g., gym memberships, off-site massages, etc.)
Lunch Served Daily
Free Snacks & Beverages
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.
Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.