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!

Responsibilites

  • Design, build, and maintain scalable, reliable, high-performance systems
  • Embrace and champion engineering best practices
  • Produce clean, high quality code and technical documentation
  • Participate in architecture, design, and code reviews with peers and partners
  • Give and receive technical feedback from your peers

Requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree in CS, CE, or a related technical discipline
  • Familiarity with service-oriented or microservice architecture
  • Full-stack interest and strong command of at least one modern programming language
  • Solid understanding of distributed systems and data structures
  • Strong organizational and communication skills

Bonus Points

  • Experience in consumer web products at scale
  • Experience building systems with AWS
  • Experience writing Go in production systems
  • Interest in extracting insights from data

Perks

  • 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 drinksMonthly in-office massages
  • Corporate gym membership
  • Commuter benefits
  • 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. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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