Senior Android Engineer

Twitch’s Mobile Engineering team is responsible for developing viewing applications for the Android and iOS platforms, supporting phone, table and set-top devices. These platforms represent an ever-growing share of Twitch viewership and providing functional and delightful experiences on them is essential to user engagement. As a Senior Android Software Engineer, you will provide technical leadership and make direct contributions to an app that is the portal to the Twitch community for millions of users.


  • Own architecting and maintenance of major functional areas in the Android app
  • Implement new features and improvements to the app
  • Work closely with Design and Product Management to build the best possible UX for the platform
  • Perform code reviews, write unit tests, and take a leading role in architectural planning and refactoring
  • Collaborate with and provide feedback to backend teams responsible for the APIs and other services supporting the mobile applications


  • 3-7 years of application development experience on Android
  • Lead engineer on product(s) shipped to Google Play
  • Mastery of Java, Android libraries and design patterns
  • Demonstrated experience and passion for delivering exceptional UX

Bonus Points

  • Familiarity with video compression and streaming technologies
  • Experience with video playback on Android
  • Knowledge of C/C++ and the Android NDK
  • Familiarity with web technologies and languages (HTTP, REST, HTML, CSS, JavaScript)


  •     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.

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