Twitch

Software Engineer II - Sitewide Safety

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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

We are looking for a passionate full stack software engineer who is excited to solve challenging platform safety problems. As a software engineer on Twitch's Internal Sitewide Safety team, you will be responsible for creating and maintaining features used by Twitch users and internal Safety operators that will ensure our users have positive, safe experiences on Twitch.

You Will:

  • Embrace and champion engineering best practices with the team and Twitch
  • Produce clean, high quality, and well tested code
  • Work closely with engineers, product managers, designers, and other collaborators to build Safety products
  • Partner with other engineering teams to deliver on complex initiatives together

You Have:

  • BA/BS in computer science or equivalent industry experience
  • 3+ years of work experience as a software engineer
  • Development experience in one or more general purpose programming languages: Java, Python, Ruby, C/C++, Golang, JavaScript, etc

Bonus Points

  • Proficiency in full stack development
  • Familiarity in the AWS ecosystem of services
  • Experience with building highly available and resilient systems
  • Fluency in some subset of UI design, data modeling, algorithms, and database schema design

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

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