Software Engineer - Notifications

Twitch’s Growth team builds features that attract, engage, and retain our global community of 100 million monthly watchers and counting. As a software engineer for notifications, you’ll work as part of a team of talented backend engineers to build the system that connects our creators with that audience both on-site and off-site through email, mobile push, and browser notifications channels. We’re looking for interest and experience in server-side programming (web architecture, SOA, database architecture) and passion for building clean, scalable, and well-tested systems using Golang and AWS.

Twitch is uniquely positioned to dictate the future of multiplayer entertainment. If this future excites you, come join us!

Responsibilities

  • Design, deliver, and improve performant, reliable, and high-performance systems
  • Embrace and champion engineering best practices within your group and Twitch
  • Produce clean, high quality code, tests, and documentation
  • Actively engage in code and design reviews with peers and partners
  • Contribute engineering input and feedback into product planning processes
  • Partner with fellow engineering teams to deliver on complex initiatives together

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field or equivalent industry experience as a Software Engineer
  • Strong foundation of data structures and algorithms. Familiarity with scalability, concurrency, API design, data modeling, and distributed systems fundamentals
  • Sound technical judgment and a bias for action
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • Willingness to try new things and work with a diverse group of people

Bonus Points

  • Familiarity with AWS infrastructure
  • Experience with email / notifications technologies
  • Experience writing Go in production systems
  • You are a Twitch user yourself

Perks

  • 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

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. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.


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