Twitch

Senior Software Engineer - Payments

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What Twitch is looking for in applicants

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 Payments Engineering team is preparing to grow to build products to support Bits, Subscriptions, Affiliates, Twitch Prime, and many great social interaction features.

As an important member of the engineering team, reporting to the Engineering Manager, you will build solutions that affect millions of users and broadcasters.

You will provide technical leadership, architectural guidance to design the next generation of Payments offerings and International expansion. You will be a key driver of the team's technical and operational excellence and provide mentorship across multiple teams while working with other cross-functional teams.

You Will:

  • Work with leads and other engineers to design, develop commerce/payments platform and services
  • Collaborate with other cross-functional teams to clarify product requirements
  • Improve engineering process and tools to improve efficiency and productivity
  • Participate in design and code reviews
  • Mentor and cultivate junior engineers

You Have:

  • Minimum of Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or prior relevant engineering experiences
  • Experience with data structures, algorithms, data modeling and schema design
  • Experience with modern SRE/Devops practices and culture
  • 5+ years as an software engineer
  • Proficient experience level in the following language: Go, Ruby, Java, or C++
  • Familiar with AWS ecosystem

Bonus Points

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

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 

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.

 

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