Software Engineer - Community

Jun 05, 2024
New York City, United States
... Not specified
... Intermediate
Full time
... Office work

About Us

Twitch is the world’s biggest live streaming service, with global communities built around gaming, entertainment, music, sports, cooking, and more. It is where thousands of communities come together for whatever, every day.

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,  and discover the projects we’re solving on our Blog. Be sure to explore our Interviewing Guide to learn how to ace our interview process.

About the Role

The Community Collaborations team is looking for a full-stack engineer who is passionate about building and enhancing products for creators. As a software engineer on the team, you will create and maintain features within the Collaboration platform and products suite. You will report to the EngineeringManager within the Community Discovery and Engagement organization and join a team of passionate individuals to build products that solve and improve the lives of Twitch creators across the platform!

This position can be located in San Francisco, CA; Irvine, CA; Seattle, WA; New York, NY; or remote anywhere in the United States.

You Will:

  • Work on a team to build high-quality Twitch products which improves collaboration across Twitch
  • Implement features in both the Twitch back and frontend tech stacks
  • Develop new services using AWS to meet the needs of our products
  • Contribute to architectural, design, and process discussions
  • Mentor and grow peers
  • Participate in the team's oncall rotation

You Have:

  • A degree in Computer Science, a related Engineering discipline, or equivalent experience.
  • 4+ years of professional software development or equivalent
  • Experience working in distributed and highly available systems.
  • Experience with software architecture fundamentals such as Async programming, object-oriented design, abstractions, software design and multiple testing methodologies

Bonus Points

  • Experience working in a service-oriented or microservice architecture using Go
  • Experience working with AWS or similar cloud platform services configuring infrastructure with code
  • Experience with GraphQL
  • Experience as a streamer or content creator


  • 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. 

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: TW8486

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Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. The base pay for this position ranges from our lowest geographic market up to our highest geographic market. Pay is based on a number of factors including market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Amazon is a total compensation company. Dependent on the position offered, equity, sign-on payments, and other forms of compensation may be provided as part of a total compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits. This position will remain open until filled. For more information, please visit Applicants should apply via our internal or external career site.


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