Systems Development Engineer

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. We are looking for a talented engineer with a strong metrics and monitoring background.

You'll help create and maintain internal applications that help orchestrate all of the moving parts of Twitch's large and growing infrastructure. You'll also write tools to help visualize and monitor performance, reliability, throughput, and other key metrics for our application stacks. Lastly, you'll assist in the creation of new, resilient, scalable applications.


  • Build new and support our existing shared services used by developers across the company.
  • Develop tooling and automation to ease operational burden and enable self service
  • Participation in technical architecture review
  • Working closely with other internal teams to deep-dive complex issues
  • Triaging and responding to operational issues
  • Participation in an on-call rotation


  • 3+ years experience as an software developer
  • Strong Linux experience
  • Strong experience with monitoring solutions such as graphite, grafana, statsd
  • Requires a good understanding of DNS
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience debugging complicated production incidents in real time.
  • Strong Familiarity with AWS ecosystem
  • Understanding of Ops / Devops principles.

Bonus Points

  • Experience with Terraform, Consul and Packer
  • Experience with Nagios
  • Cloudwatch experience


  • 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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