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Software Engineer

At Twitch

Location: San Francisco ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ

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Description

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. Weโ€™re always live at Twitch.

About the Role

Communities are at the heart of what makes Twitch special. The Stadium Experiences team builds products that help large communities on Twitch interact and connect with each other. When thousands of people are watching a stream together, how can we help viewers and creators have fun together?

We are looking for a Software Engineer that is comfortable working or learning to work at full stack capacity and excited about delighting users. You'll help improve our existing products like Polls, Predictions and Channel Points and also launch new products for communities across Twitch. You'll report to the Engineering Manager for Stadium Experiences.

You Will:

Develop, test and launch new interactive features for Twitch communities Work with product and design to create delightful user experiences Learn the team's web and backend codebases Participate in and lead code and design reviews

You Have:

BA/BS in computer science or prior relevant engineering experiences Working knowledge in one or more general purpose programming languages: Java, Python, Ruby, C/C++, Golang, JavaScript Data structures and algorithm fundamentals

Bonus Points

Experience with Typescript, React or other modern web frameworks Experience advocating for users with product managers and designers 1+ years experience developing software in a professional environment Experience with GraphQL and Go Experience building systems using Amazon Web Services

Perks

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

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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.