Senior Software Engineer Jobs in San Francisco, CA at Twitch

Title: Senior Software Engineer

Company: Twitch

Location: San Francisco, CA

Salary: $100K – $150K*

Category: Media

About the Role

Twitch is seeking senior engineers with the curiosity to develop massively scalable services, APIs, products and pipelines that support our advertising business. Together, these systems power Twitch advertising, arming creators, advertisers, and internal Twitch teams with the tools and insights they need to grow.

The ideal contributor has experience building and delivering high-quality production services, platforms, or infrastructure in a distributed systems environment. As a senior engineer you will lead large engineering efforts, set technical strategy, design architecture, and provide products that delight our customers. You will work with other technical leaders to improve for engineering excellence at the team and organization levels.

As the leader in live-streaming, Twitch is home to unique opportunities and challenges in the advertising space, and the Ad Products group sits at the intersection. If you’re excited about joining our team and having an outsize impact on Twitch and its creators, come work with us!

You Will:

Develop, deliver, and operate new product services and features on native AWS infrastructure

Scale and improve existing APIs and services used to power the Twitch advertising platform

Improve engineering processes and tools to increase team effectiveness

Mentor and cultivate the growth of the engineers around you

Contribute to overall team and organization technical strategy and architecture design

Work across teams and organizations to deliver value to our creators, viewers, and advertisers

You Have:

Bachelor’s degree or above in Computer Science or related field

5+ years of professional (non-internship) experience developing distributed systems

Proficient coder in one or more of the following: Go, Java, C++

Experience developing and operating high-volume low-latency distributed services

Experience refining technical strategy and mentoring engineers

Bonus Points

Experience or familiarity with the AWS ecosystem of services (EC2, ECS, RDS, Dynamo, Lambda, or CloudWatch)

Experience or familiarity with experience building GraphQL APIs

Experience or familiarity with ETL pipelines (Kinesis, Airflow, Redshift, or Spark)

Experience or familiarity with Docker, Kubernetes and the container ecosystem


Medical, Dental, Vision & Disability Insurance


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)

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Served Daily

Free Snacks & Beverages

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