Software Engineer - Mobile

Twitch’s Platforms Engineering team is responsible for developing our viewing applications on a wide variety of target platforms including mobile (iOS, Android), consoles (Xbox, Playstation), set-top boxes (Fire TV, Roku) and any other current and future video platforms (e.g. Smart TVs, VR, etc.). A high-quality user experience on mobile platforms such as iOS and Android is increasingly important to us as smartphones and tablets account for an ever larger share of Twitch usage. As a Mobile Software Engineer, you will be writing native code on one or more of these platforms to bring a great Twitch experience to our users.

Responsibilities

  • Develop new features and improve our iOS and/or Android applications
  • Work closely with Design and Product Management to build the best possible UX for the platform
  • Perform code reviews, write unit tests, and contribute to improving code quality in general
  • Collaborate with and provide feedback to backend teams responsible for the APIs and other services supporting the mobile applications

Requirements

  • 2+ years of application development experience on iOS and/or Android
  • Mastery of Objective-C or Java
  • Demonstrated experience and passion for delivering the best user experience on mobile

Bonus Points

  • Familiarity with video streaming technologies
  • Experience with video playback on iOS and/or Android
  • Knowledge of C/C++
  • Familiarity with web technologies and languages (HTML, CSS, JavaScript)

Perks

  • Full benefits, including medical, dental, vision and life
  • Catered daily lunch and dinners (and hearty breakfasts three times a week)
  • Unlimited snacks and drinks
  • Monthly in-office massages
  • Corporate gym membership
  • Free Clipper Card to pay for your commute from anywhere in the Bay Area
  • 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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