Senior Software Engineer - Growth

We are Twitch. We’ve built the world’s largest live streaming platform and gaming community with over 100 million monthly watchers and counting. Twitch brings together a global community of gamers for one shared experience of playing, watching, and discussing their favorite games online. Twitch gives gamers an avenue to pursue their love for games alongside a passionate audience of followers and friends.

Twitch's Growth team is responsible for attracting and guiding that audience toward the best possible experience as a member of the Twitch community. As a Senior Software Engineer for Growth, you will work seamlessly across service tiers and product lines to drive growth and engagement for watchers and broadcasters alike. If you're a strong technical leader with a passion for building and scaling robust systems that can adapt to an ever-changing product audience, come play with us!

Responsibilites

  • Design, build, and maintain scalable, reliable, high-performance systems
  • Cultivate engineering best practices within your group and the broader organization
  • Produce clean, high quality code and technical documentation
  • Participate in architecture, design, and code reviews with peers and partners
  • Educate and mentor junior engineers on your team
  • Provide engineering input into our product planning processes

Requirements

  • 5 or more years experience engineering web products at scale
  • Experience with service-oriented or microservice architecture
  • Full-stack proficiency and expertise in at least one object oriented language
  • Solid understanding of distributed systems, storage, data modeling, and API design
  • Working knowledge of statistics and data analysis
  • Strong organizational and communication skills

Bonus Points

  • Experience in growth engineering or similar product-oriented discipline
  • Experience building systems with AWS
  • Experience writing Go in production systems
  • Experience with web front-end or native iOS / Android development
  • Interest in extracting insights from data

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 drinksMonthly 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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