Senior Network Reliability Engineer

A Senior Network Reliability Engineer is responsible for managing the full lifecycle of the global Twitch network with a focus on reliability. The team works to understand and prevent every alert and fault in the Twitch network. A Reliability Engineer is also responsible for engineering and configuration management in the Twitch network including new deployments, augments, migrations. A Reliability Engineer works to identify and create automation solutions for repetitive processes and tasks.


  • Responsible for all aspects of network implementation, support and operations
  • Manage a global backbone, including: traffic engineering, capacity planning, path diversity / fate sharing
  • Collaborate with fellow network engineers on design proposals and projects
  • Work closely with other engineering teams to solve, or diagnose, network related challenges
  • Create network diagrams, technical specifications, and standard operating procedures
  • Work problems to completion with various vendor technical support centers
  • Travel to domestic and international locations to deploy new, and augment existing, sites
  • Automate as much as possible
  • Rotate through on-call support


  • 5+ years operating and managing networks
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Advanced knowledge / experience in a multi-vendor environment (Arista, Juniper, Cisco, etc.)
  • Intermediate knowledge of peering and transit interconnection relationships
  • Advanced knowledge of: BGP, OSPF, MPLS-TE, IPv4/IPv6, QoS, RIB/FIB, SNMP, SYSLOG, sFlow/NetFlow
  • Working knowledge of: 10/40/100GbE, fiber cabling, optical transceivers, server load balancing
  • Working knowledge of: WDM technologies, SDN concepts, and SQL databases
  • Experience using open source tools (BIRD, pmacct, Cacti, RANCID, etc.)
  • Comfortable working with Linux, python and shell scripting
  • Ability to code in a relevant language

Bonus Points

  • Advanced level certification (CCIE, JNCIE, or equivalent)
  • Experience with simple database backed applications


  • Medical, Dental, Vision & Disability Insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Maternity & Parental Leave
  • Flexible PTO
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Amazon Employee Discount
  • Monthly Contribution & Discounts for Wellness Related Activities & Programs (e.g., gym memberships, off-site massages, etc.)
  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Served Daily
  • Free Snacks & Beverages

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

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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