Engineering Manager - Commerce Platform

The Commerce Platform team is looking for a passionate, results-oriented, inventive software manager to lead the Commerce Platform team.  The successful candidate thrives in a fast-paced environment, understands the eCommerce space, and will help us drive Revenue at Twitch.

As the development manager, you will have technical ownership of the Commerce Platform. You'll lead a talented and nimble team of engineers to create innovative ways to improve the lives of our streamers while driving revenue growth. Responsibilities include direct management of 5+ engineers, process and quality of service improvements, strategic planning, project management for software within the team, and management of resources across teams. Successful candidates will be strong leaders who can prioritize well, communicate clearly, and have a consistent track record of delivery. The Commerce Platform role requires creative engineering balanced with high quality and customer focus.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related technical discipline
  • 7+ years of relevant engineering experience
  • 3+ years people management experience
  • Experience with OOD and object oriented languages
  • Can hire and develop great people
  • Has relentlessly high standards (is never satisfied with the status quo)
  • Is able to dive deep and is never out of touch with the details of the business or the technology
  • Expects and requires innovation of her/his team
  • Has passion and convictions and the innate ability to inspire passion in others
  • Strong results orientation
  • Thinks big

Preferred Qualifications

  • Deep hands-on technical expertise
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong business and technical vision
  • Ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • A deep understanding of software development in a team, and a track record of shipping software on time
  • Exceptional customer relationship skills including the ability to discover the true requirements underlying feature requests, recommend alternative technical and business approaches, and lead engineering efforts to meet aggressive timelines with optimal solutions
  • Experience designing consumer-facing web sites or applications
  • Avid user of Twitch or passion for video games
  • Ruby on Rails or Java Web Frameworks
  • Golang experience

Perks

  • Full benefits, including medical, dental, vision and life
  • 401(k) savings plan with a company match
  • Corporate gym membership
  • Flexible time off policy
  • Opportunity to attend one gaming event or tournament
  • Top-of-the-line technology to help you build your own workspace
  • Catered daily lunch and dinners (and twice a week hearty breakfasts)
  • Unlimited snacks and drinks
  • Monthly in-office massages
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Weekly happy hours

Twitch is the world’s leading video platform and community for gamers, with more than 100 million visitors per month. We connect gamers from around the world by allowing them to broadcast, watch, and chat with each other. Twitch’s live and on-demand video platform forms the backbone of a distribution network for video game broadcasters including pro players, tournaments, leagues, developers and gaming media organizations. Twitch is leading a revolution in gaming culture, turning gameplay into an immersive video experience. Learn more athttp://twitch.tv.

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.


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