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Software Development Engineer

Twitch

Twitch

Software Engineering
San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, July 2, 2024

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

For many of our creators, streaming on Twitch is a career, and our payment systems are central to making this possible. We're operating at a massive scale and you'll help millions of creators to earn a living doing what they love.

As a key member of the engineering team, you will report to Senior Engineering Manager of Payments team and have the opportunity to build and scale solutions that affect millions of users and broadcasters. You will take high ownership of your services - architecting, building and operating them. You will partner with other engineers, product managers, designers and data specialists to deliver solutions.

This position is located in San Francisco, CA.

You Will:

  • Work with product managers, technical leads and other engineers to design, develop and launch commerce and payments platform experiences
  • Customer-focused to contribute towards project deliveries
  • Improve engineering process and tools to improve efficiency and productivity
  • Participate in design and code reviews
  • Mentor and cultivate junior engineers

You Have:

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or prior relevant engineering experiences
  • Strong understanding of data structures, algorithms, data modeling and schema design
  • Prior experience building consumer-facing products at scale
  • Experience with modern SRE/Devops practices and culture
  • 5+ years as an software engineer
  • Proficient experience level in one or more of the following language: Go, Ruby, Java, C++, Typescript/React

Bonus Points

  • Previous experience in commerce/payments domain
  • Experience building software and services using AWS technologies such as ECS, DynamoDB, Lambda, SQS, and Step Functions
  • Twitch user, broadcaster, or partner or experience in the gaming industry

Perks

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

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: TW8508

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 https://www.twitch.tv/jobs/en/#learn-more. Applicants should apply via our internal or external career site.

Remote US Pay Per Year
$129,300$223,600 USD