Sr. Software Engineer, Monitoring Platform

Twitch is building the future of interactive entertainment and our platform team allows Twitch developers to focus on making Twitch great, without sacrificing availability and reliability. The team is creating tooling and best practices that allow Twitch to move at full speed while minimizing the chances of impacting creators in a negative way.

This role is a perfect fit for an engineer who is passionate about availability, alerting, metrics and automation. You will work with internal Twitch customers across the company, driving technical and tooling decisions to ensure a high bar in operational excellence can be reached. You will shape the future of how Twitch detects and responds to issues.

Responsibilities

  • Build, deliver, and maintain high-visibility production critical libraries and tools running in services across the company
  • Participate in code and design reviews
  • Mentor and cultivate other engineers
  • Interact with developers across the company to understand their challenges, and work with leaders on the team to develop a roadmap for the application framework and tools to address
  • Drive engineering excellence on common libraries and tools that will be run in hundreds projects across Twitch
  • Provide a strong technical voice for your team

Requirements

  • 5+ years experience as an software developer
  • 2+ years developing services, tools or frameworks used by other developers
  • 1-2 years in Go
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience debugging complicated production incidents in real time
  • Strong Familiarity with AWS ecosystem
  • Understanding of Ops/Devops principles

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 drinks
  • Monthly in-office massages
  • Corporate gym membership
  • Commuter benefits
  • Flexible time off policy
  • Top of the line technology to help you build your own workspace

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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