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Software Engineer

Twitch

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. 

We’re about community, inside and out. You’ll find coworkers who are eager to team up, collaborate, and smash (or elegantly solve) problems together. We’re on a quest to empower live communities, so if this sounds good to you, see what we’re up to on LinkedIn and Twitter, get interviewing tips on Instagram, and discover projects we’re solving on our Blog.

About the Role

Twitch is building the future of interactive entertainment. As a Software Engineer you'll work as part of a team to build the system that connects our creators with hundreds of millions of Twitch viewers. We're looking for interest and experience in server-side programming (web architecture, SOA, database architecture) and passion with building clean, scalable, and well-tested systems using Golang and AWS.

You Will:

  • Design, deliver, and improve performant, reliable, and high-performance systems
  • Embrace and champion engineering best practices within your group and Twitch
  • Produce clean, high-quality code, tests, and documentation
  • Actively participate in code and design reviews with peers and partners
  • Contribute engineering input and feedback into product planning processes
  • Partner with fellow engineering teams to accomplish complex projects together

You Have:

  • Willingness to try new things and work with a diverse group of people
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field or equivalent industry experience as a Software Engineer
  • A foundation in data structures and algorithms. Familiarity with scalability, concurrency, API design, data modeling, and distributed systems fundamentals

Bonus Points

  • Familiarity with AWS infrastructure
  • Experience with email / notifications technologies
  • Experience writing Go in production systems

Perks

  • 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. 

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: TW7783

Location: San Francisco, CA
Date found: 2022-11-03

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