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Senior Software Engineer

12 days ago by Twitch

  San Francisco (California), USA

Level: Senior

Contract: Full Time (Paid)

Sector: Software Engineering

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About Us

Launched in 2011, Twitch is a global community that comes together each day to create multiplayer entertainment: unique, live, unpredictable experiences created by the interactions of millions. We bring the joy of co-op to everything, from casual gaming to world-class esports to anime marathons, music, and art streams. Twitch also hosts TwitchCon, where we bring everyone together to celebrate, learn, and grow their personal interests and passions. We’re always live at Twitch. Stay up to date on all things Twitch on LinkedIn , Twitter and on our Blog .

About The Role

Twitch is building the future of interactive entertainment, and our Commerce Engineering team is preparing to scale to work on essential products to support Bits, Subscriptions, Affiliates, Twitch Prime, and many great social interaction features.

As a key member of the engineering team, you will design, build and scale solutions that affect millions of users and broadcasters.

Reporting in to the Director of Engineering, you will provide technical leadership, architectural guidance, and mentorship across multiple teams and work closely with other teams to design the next generation of Payments offerings, and be a main reason for the team's technical and operational excellence.

You Will

  • Work with leads and other engineers to design, develop commerce/payments platform and services
  • Customer-focused to contribute to project deliveries with high quality
  • Collaborate with other teams to clarify product requirements
  • Improve engineering process and tools to improve velocity and productivity
  • Participate in design and code reviews
  • Mentor and cultivate junior engineers

You Have:

  • 10+ years as an software engineer
  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or prior relevant engineering experiences
  • 3+ years of experience with data structures, algorithms, data modeling and schema design
  • Expert experience level in one or more of the following language: Go, Ruby, Java , C++
  • Familiar with AWS ecosystem

Bonus Points

  • 3+ years experience in commerce/payments domain
  • Twitch user, broadcaster, or partner or experience in the gaming industry


  • 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

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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