Twitch

Software Development Engineer II - Builder Platform

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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:

Like building platforms and tools, hard technical challenges, and enabling video content creators to earn a living doing what they love? Do you have a passion for internal tools, libraries, deployment and setting direction for an entire company? If so, you'd be a great fit for the Software Engineer role in the Builder Platform team. The Builder Platform team provides tools and solutions for all of engineering at Twitch, making it the best place for engineers to build.

You will:

  • Build and deliver internal tools and libraries for all of Twitch.tv
  • Interact with internal customers to find their pain points and develop solutions alongside them
  • Work with internal AWS teams to provide feedback and influence roadmap
  • Aid in company wide availability and security
  • Mentor the entire company in engineering best practices
  • Make Twitch more productive

A perfect fit for this environment requires you to be:

  • Technically deep with knowledge of AWS and build systems
  • Customer-focused, able to engage engineering teams across both Twitch and Amazon
  • A strong engineering leader, focused on quality and delivery
  • Curious about new technologies and eager to learn

You Have:

  • 3+ years of experience as a Software Engineer
  • Strong familiarity with the AWS ecosystem
  • Understanding of deployment tools and the software that makes software work
  • Experience debugging complicated production software
  • A desire to constantly make things better

Bonus Points:

  • Knowledge of Go and its ecosystem
  • Familiarity with Java and Ruby
  • Experience with a monitoring / alarming solution (Cloudwatch or otherwise)

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

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