Senior Software Engineer - Social Products

The Community Success organization is responsible for building the products that allow Twitch users to discover, communicate and keep in touch with over 100M Twitch users and broadcasters.  We're focused on building features that keep users coming back to Twitch such as chat, whispers, feeds, and notifications, as well as game directories, communities, and other features to help Twitch broadcasters get discovered.We're looking for engineers that want to help the Twitch community.  In this organization, you'll work alongside product, data science, and design to craft scalable, fault-tolerant backend systems and seamless front-end user experiences.  If you want to help build the future of gaming-related discovery and interaction, you should join us!


  • 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


  • 4 or more years experience engineering user-facing products at scale
  • Experience with service-oriented or microservice architecture
  • Full-stack proficiency and expertise in at least one modern programming language
  • Solid understanding of distributed systems, storage, data modeling, and API design
  • Strong organizational and communication skills

Bonus Points

  • Experience writing Go in production systems
  • Experience in consumer web products at scale
  • Hands on experience building and scaling services using Amazon Web Services
  • Solid understanding of distributed systems, storage, data modeling, and API design
  • Previous experience iterating on products based on insights from data


  • 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
  • Top of the line technology to help you build your own workspace

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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