Software Engineer - Data

Twitch is building the future of interactive entertainment, and data is critical to every decision we make. The Science Engineering team is looking for a developer to help us meet all the diverse data needs within Twitch and to scale with those needs. Our team develops and operates the real-time behavioral data pipeline, which collects, processes, and distributes data to other teams. We provide data to systems and decision making throughout the company, and we have a constantly growing list of data consumers. The core pipeline is open source -- check out our code at


  • Collaborate to design new features, and write great code to implement them.
  • Extend the existing pipeline, improving its reliability, flexibility, and scalability.
  • Help us operate our systems and make them self-heal.


  • 3+ years of software development experience.
  • You are comfortable in several programming languages and excited about working in Go and Python.
  • You should care about software design and have built systems that other people love to use.
  • You are interested in building and scaling distributed, highly-available systems.
  • You make systems through design, experimentation, and measurement.

Bonus Points

  • You’ve worked on big-data (multi-TB) engineering problems.
  • You’ve worked with Amazon Web Services.
  • Notable contributions to open source software projects.  Send us a link to the work you are most proud of!
  • Good communication, organization, and project management skills.


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

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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