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Product Manager - Recommendations: Content Representations


About Us

Twitch is the world’s biggest live streaming service, with global communities built around gaming, entertainment, music, sports, cooking, and more. It’s where millions of people come together to chat, interact, and make their own entertainment. 

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About the Role

The Twitch service is growing at a rapid pace, connecting millions of creators with millions of viewers. Connecting the right viewers to the right creators helps build our community. A large part of this discovery is guided by Machine Learning (ML) based recommendation systems. Twitch is looking for a Product Manager to join our Content Representations team. Reporting to the Sr. Director of Personalization Machine Learning, you will work with applied scientists and engineers to develop entity representations and next-generation recommendation systems using Deep Learning and machine learning (ML) techniques. You will define customer needs that inform the creation of models that help power discovery products across Twitch. Your work will allow equitability in creator discovery and ensuring all viewers get healthy onsite recommendations.

You Will:

  • Work with our content representations & retrieval teams to define algorithms that scale and pipelines that accelerate model development
  • Develop hypotheses using qualitative and quantitative data that inform the research, development and productionize of ML techniques that improve our ability to match users to content
  • Collaborate with other product managers, engineers and scientists to manage scope and maintain a healthy balance between velocity and new features.

You Have:

  • 2+ years working in ML- we firmly believe that Engineering, Science and/or program management experience is valuable for PMs and counts towards time in role
  • Bachelors or Master's in CS, Math, Stats or equivalent hands on experience
  • An understanding of ML, and the ability to map customer problems to ML solutions with direct experience working with machine learning teams

Bonus Points

  • Knowledge of Deep Learning algorithms and experience using Deep Learning libraries such as TensorFlow, PyTorch, MxNet, etc.
  • Experience in a general purpose programming language: Python, Go, C/C++, Java, etc
  • Knowledge in recommendation and personalization algorithms: Collaborative filtering, deep models for recommendations, RL and multi-armed bandits for recommendations, causal inference and learning from biased data


  • Medical, Dental, Vision & Disability Insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Maternity & Parental Leave
  • Flexible PTO
  • Amazon Employee Discount
  • Monthly Contribution & Discounts for Wellness Related Activities & Programs (e.g., gym memberships, off-site massages, etc.)


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. 

Pursuant to the Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. 

The base pay range for this position in Colorado, Connecticut, Washington and New Jersey is $129,200 - $174,800 yr and in New York City is $142,200 - $192,300 yr. Pay is based on market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. A sign-on payment and restricted stock units may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the position offered. Applicants should apply via Twitch's internal or external careers site.

Workers in New York City who perform in-person work or interact with the public in the course of business must show proof they have been fully vaccinated against COVID or request and receive approval for a reasonable accommodation, including medical or religious accommodation.

Twitch values your privacy. Please consult our Candidate Privacy Notice for information about how we collect, use, and disclose personal information of our candidates.

Job ID: TW7853

Location: New York City
Date found: 2022-11-13

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