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Software Engineer in San Francisco, United States

  • Twitch
  • Full time
  • Senior
  • Email
  • San Francisco, United States
  • 28/02/2021
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About Us

Launched in 2011, Twitch is a global community that comes together each day to create multiplayer entertainment: unique, live, unpredictable experiences created by the interactions of millions. We bring the joy of co-op to everything, from casual gaming to world-class esports to anime marathons, music, and art streams. Twitch also hosts TwitchCon, where we bring everyone together to celebrate, learn, and grow their personal interests and passions. We’re always live at Twitch. Stay up to date on all things Twitch on LinkedIn, Twitter and on our Blog.

About the Role

As a member of our Memberships engineering team, you will have the opportunity to design, build and evolve the experiences that are the foundation that connect millions of users to the thousands of active communities on Twitch. You will have the opportunity to contribute to product design as well as solve complex technical problems at scale that directly impact creators and the communities who support them. Your contribution will ensure creators and their communities continue to grow as well as encourage new viewers and creators to join and support their own communities.

You Will:

  • Work with engineering managers, product managers, technical leads and other engineers to design and develop interactive experiences that positively impact our broadcasters
  • Contribute to the architecture and design of the solutions and services that power interactive experiences on Twitch
  • Work with your team on architecture, implementation, and overcoming obstacles
  • Obsessively care about the customer's experience

You Have:

  • Build high-quality code, accept feedback on your code and provide feedback to others.
  • Proficiency in designing data structures, data modeling and schema design
  • Proficient Front-end and Back-end coding skills in modern languages and frameworks such as: Golang, React.js, Angular, and Ruby.
  • 1+ Years experience developing software in a professional environment
  • Minimum of Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience

Bonus Points

  • Prior success at building high impact interactive experiences at scale in the gaming, social media or entertainment industries
  • Familiar with building software and services using AWS technologies such as DynamoDB, Elasticache, Lambda, Step Functions and EC2
  • Familiarity with Twitch communities, gaming and/or streaming your own content on Twitch

Perks

  • Medical, Dental, Vision & Disability Insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Maternity & Parental Leave
  • Flexible PTO
  • Commuter Benefits
  • 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.

 

Twitch

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