Senior Manager - Video Data Infrastructure

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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

Amazon Interactive Video Service (IVS) is a managed live video service, within Amazon Web Services (AWS), built on top of Twitch Video. It is one of the world's largest live video networks. IVS powers the many companies that are using live video to uniquely engage and build communities, just as it does for Twitch, where more than a billion hours are streamed live each month.

You will report into the Video/IVS team and lead the essential group that fulfills our ever expanding needs for data infrastructure. This team builds and operates the technology that powers the event ingestion system handling trillions of weekly video events, a multi-petabyte data lake, and complex applications on top, which supply our customers with uninterrupted access to clean data and insights. Your team enables outcomes for engineering, product, and business. This includes powering inputs for data scientists generating insights for product managers and business leaders, and for applied scientists building machine learning based product enhancements.

If you are experienced in the data space at consumer web scale, bring your passion for data, and leadership, to grow an enterprise cloud service. You will work in our San Francisco office, but we will also consider other locations including Seattle (WA), Salt Lake City (UT), or US-Virtual.

You Will:

  • Manage a highly scalable Big Data architecture, enhance advanced data models and analytic frameworks
  • Work with Video/IVS/Twitch teams to enhance/extend a tech framework that ingests high volume of video event data to support data science and machine learning
  • Establish and own data governance, and implement tools to provide governance (data catalog and lineage)
  • Create applications with the ability to do searches, real-time alerts, and high throughput APIs on large datasets
  • Grow your team to build an outstanding data stack, and advocate for your team and technologies

You Have:

  • Knowledge of pioneering data technologies and architecture design to achieve performance at scale
  • 10+ years of hands-on experience building petabyte scale data platforms and Big Data architecture using AWS and open source services like Kinesis/Kafka, Spark, ElasticSearch
  • 5+ years of leading teams in data engineering, infrastructure or platforms
  • Real-life production experience creating architectural frameworks and tools for Data and Applied Science teams to build, train, and scale machine learning models
  • Experience building CI/CD frameworks for data teams using tools like Airflow, Luigi, and DBT
  • Experience in one or more programming languages like Go, Python
  • Passion for software and data engineering

Bonus Points

  • Bachelors/Masters in computer science, engineering, mathematics, or a related technical discipline
  • Experience with real-time video streaming event data, and in architecting data lakes for enterprise cloud services


  • 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, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status, or other legally protected status.

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

The pay range for this position in Colorado and Connecticut is $120,000 - 200,0000 yr; however, base pay offered may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. A sign-on bonus and restricted stock units may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the position offered. This information is provided per the Colorado Equal Pay Act and CT House Bill Number 6380. Base pay information is based on market location. Applicants should apply via Twitch's internal or external careers site.


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