Software Engineer, Network Development

Twitch is building the future of interactive entertainment. By joining the Network Development team, as a Software Engineer, Network Development, you can help shape the future of network automation at Twitch. The Network Development team is responsible for building the framework and tooling for network: automation, orchestration, visualization, and alerting. This framework enables network engineering teams to: increase efficiency, automate manual tasks, leverage network data, and allows the Twitch network to dynamically react to changing network conditions.


  • Translate complex Network Engineering problems and use cases into tool sets and automation frameworks
  • Design, develop, and maintain unique tool sets within project timelines
  • Maintain suite of existing custom and open source tools
  • Evaluate emerging tools and applications, making recommendations when applicable
  • Create comprehensive design documents
  • Collaborate effectively within the team and cross organizationally
  • Participate in code review


  • 5+ years of extensive programming experience in one or more of the following: Go, C, C++, Python, Java, JavaScript
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • A solid foundation in computer science, with strong competencies in data structures, algorithms, and software design
  • UI design experience in popular front end implementations (React, Vue, or Angular)
  • Large-scale distributed systems design experience 
  • Experienced with popular SQL and NoSQL implementations

Bonus Points

  • You can speak intelligently about BGP, MPLS-TE, OSPF, and NetFlow
  • You’re a Go expert
  • Exposure to AWS services (EC2, S3, ECS, DynamoDB, Kinesis, etc.)
  • Experience with Time Series Databases and analytics
  • You’ve done extensive front end work (React, Vue, or Angular)


  • 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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