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About the Role
The Users Platform team operates one of the largest infrastructures at Twitch. Our service stores core users data for all of Twitch users and interacts with our GraphQL API, the edge of twitch.tv website, and hundreds of other callers at Twitch. The service handles more than 1M tps, under a 50ms latency and has a 5 nines availability.
We partner with the privacy team, the security team and multiple other teams at Twitch to deliver a reliable and scalable platform that is essential to running Twitch.tv. Our tech stack is in Go, Python and we use AWS tooling and infrastructure to build and deploy. You will report to the Engineering Manager for Users and Privacy and provide technical leadership to the team.
This position can also be located in San Francisco, CA or Seattle, WA.
Operate and build a service that is unique at Twitch.
Operate and build a service at a scale that is unique in the streaming industry.
Develop an expertise with high throughput, high availability, low latency services.
Contribute to architectural, design, and process discussions.
Identify and uphold a high bar for our engineering best practices and operational excellence.
Work with a wide spectrum of stakeholders including data analytics, privacy, legal and product infrastructure to define solutions.
Act as a Tech Lead in these areas.
A degree in Computer Science, a related Engineering discipline, or equivalent experience.
7+ years of experience working on large scale applications (Python, Go or Java).
Experience working with distributed, highly available systems.
A knack for solving problems with a fact-based or data based approach.
The ability to use a scientific methodology of reasoning, not based on assumptions or prior knowledge.
You've worked with Amazon Web Services.
You are deeply familiar with dockers and containers concepts.
You have established or helped establish strong testing practices on a sound CICD pipeline.
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.