Build and Release Engineer - Video Clients

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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:

Amazon Interactive Video Service (IVS) is an AWS service that allows developers to easily leverage the low-latency highly-distributed live video platform that powers Twitch in their own applications. The Video Clients team is looking for Build and Release Engineers to automate our CI/CD pipelines for building, testing, and releasing our Web, iOS, and Android client SDKs. You will report to the Software Development Manager, You will maintain stability and reliability of our tooling and automation pipelines. You will work with DevOps, platform engineers, release managers, and QA to support their tooling and automation needs. You will write tools and applications to automate processes and manual work.

You'll experience the best of both worlds while supporting the releases of the IVS AWS service at Twitch—you'll be immersed in Twitch's creator-first culture and enjoy our perks while moving fast to build a new business. You'll improve Twitch, the largest live video entertainment platform in the world with over 1 trillion minutes of content watched in 2020, and on a rapidly growing and evolving AWS service.

If you are passionate about video, streaming, or entertainment, and inspired by automating pipelines, processes and tools, then this is the position for you.

You Will:

  • Configure, manage, and scale software systems and tools for Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment systems.
  • Manage release pipelines and processes for Web, iOS, or Android projects.
  • Collaborate with Release Managers and QA Team to automate manual processes.
  • Collaborate with engineers to automate their build pipelines and tooling needs.
  • Research new technologies and tooling that can improve efficiency in our CI/CD pipelines and release workflows.
  • Write new tools in platform languages for Web, iOS, and Android projects.

You Have:

  • 5+ years of experience in related build and release engineering roles.
  • Experience writing automation scripts in Python, Ruby, bash, or similar languages.
  • Experience building CI/CD pipeline for Web, iOS, and Android apps and SDKs.
  • Experience using CI/CD tools like TeamCity, Jenkins, Gitlab, and Artifactory.

Bonus Point:

  • Experience designing and maintaining scalable cloud infrastructure like AWS EC2, S3, and/or equivalent technologies.
  • Programming experience in either C++, Java, Kotlin, Swift, and/or Objective-C.
  • Understanding of video technologies.


  • 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.

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