Frontend Software Engineer - Ads & Promotions

We are the Twitch engineering team building out the advertising and promotion products. Our core mission; enable creators to earn a living on Twitch through advertising and influence. We develop different advertising products and services that generate shared revenue as well as promotion systems and programs to help creators grow their communities.

Twitch is seeking a engineers with the curiosity, drive and ingenuity to develop web features that drive the advertising and promotion business. These features give creators the control and data they need to get promoted and help Twitch distribute advertising. Our products range from industry standard advertising formats to innovative real-time experiences special to Twitch. They are expected to have user empathy while working with API developers and design to produce high quality features. They will also be expected to work in a collaborative environment, able to interact with internal tech and business teams, external integration partners, and end users.

This is a great opportunity to have impact on your favorite creators at one of the fastest growing tech and entertainment products in the world.

Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with team member to develop Twitch web features as well as internal tools
  • Identify gaps in existing features and propose new approaches to old problems
  • Improve engineering processes and tools to increase team effectiveness
  • Work across both technical and business focused teams to deliver value to our creators

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or above in Computer Science or prior engineering experience
  • Proficient coder in one or more of the following: React, Ember, Rails
  • Experience developing web applications from the ground up
  • Superb communication skills are required. You must be able to explain things both to business and technical audiences

Bonus Points

  • Familiarity with one of the following languages (Elixir, Go, Python)
  • Familiarity in the AWS ecosystem of services (EC2, RDS, Dynamo, Lambda, CloudWatch)
  • Familiarity or experience consuming GraphQL APIs
  • Experience integrating a Data Management Platform
  • Experience with HTML5 video playback
  • Knowledge of VAST/VPAID standards
  • Experience integrating with an ad platform or SDK: Amazon Ad Exchange, Google IMA/GMA SDK, DoubleClick API

Perks

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

About Twitch

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 at http://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. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.


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