Senior Software Engineer – Ad Data Jobs in San Francisco, CA at Twitch

Title: Senior Software Engineer – Ad Data

Company: Twitch

Location: San Francisco, CA

Salary: $100K – $150K*

Category: Media

About the Position

Twitch enables content creators to live-stream content to their communities across the globe. Our suite of advertising products help creators, brands, and sponsors accelerate the growth and engagement of their communities. As a member of the Ad Products organization, you’ll be part of a talented, passionate, and customer-obsessed group working to make Twitch the best advertising platform for creators and advertisers alike.

Twitch is seeking versatile engineers with the curiosity, drive, and ingenuity to develop massively scalable services, APIs, 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 should have experience building, maintaining and continuously delivering high quality production services, platforms, or infrastructure in a distributed systems environment. As a senior engineer you will lead large engineering efforts, working cross-functionally to cut through ambiguity, set technical strategy, design architecture, and deliver products that delight our customers. You will work with other technical leaders to raise the bar 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!


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 engineeringprocesses 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


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

Can thrive in a fast-moving and fast-changing environment

Bonus Points

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

Experience or familiarity with experience building GraphQL APIs

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

Experience or familiarity with Docker, Kubernetes and the container ecosystem

Experience or familiarity with ML and probabilistic problem solving

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