Systems Development Engineer II

Jun 06, 2024
San Francisco, 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

We are looking for an accomplished Systems Engineer who builds and maintains our AWS infrastructure, Tableau deployment, and Operations. You are an empathetic, compassionate leader that will work to grow your team and domain of expertise at Twitch. You have a solid technical AWS infrastructure experience while staying ahead of technology trends. You will report to the Sr Manager, Enterprise Systems Engineering.

Preference for San Francisco, CA or Remote (The engineering team is located across San Francisco, CA)

You Will:

  • Work cross-functionally between marketing, engineering, product, legal and security teams.
  • Build and support our marketing stack: tracking, measurement, attribution, optimization and automation across all platforms.
  • Integrate with various 1st and 3rd party APIs
  • Work with external vendors to maintain and develop our technology integrations, facilitate beta-testing of new products and features.
  • Evaluate and optimize system performance, security, and cost-effectiveness by using AWS services, third-party tools, and automation

You Have:

  • 5+ years web application development experience with web services at scale
  • Backend experience with Node, GoLang, Elixir, and/or Ruby
  • TDD and CI/CD experience
  • AWS Lambda, ECS, Cloudformation, Cloudfront, S3, CDK and DynamoDB
  • Javascript experience w/ at least one framework and proficient w/ Vanilla JS
    • Preferred: AlpineJS, TypeScript
    • Bonus: React, Svelte, EmberJS
  • Experience building out GraphQL and REST APIs
  • Experience w/ building projects using GitHub Actions
  • Experience with translation, localization, and geotargeting

Bonus Points

  • Marketing Technologies
  • Experienced in using and building on AWS
  • Analytics experience


  • 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: TW8490

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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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