Senior Engineering Manager - Mobile

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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

Twitch's Mobile Core team supports mobile development across all of Twitch. Mobile platforms represent an ever-growing share of Twitch viewership and providing functional and delightful experiences on them is critical. As a Senior Engineering Manager you will report to the Director of Mobile Engineering and lead a team that works with modern technologies like Kotlin, Swift, Jetpack Compose, SwiftUI, and GraphQL to build a developer platform that empowers mobile developers at Twitch to more quickly deliver value to our customers. Our team has lead and delivered projects like:

  • Established standardized architecture patterns for feature development on Android (RxMVP) and iOS (MVI).
  • Moved our CI / CD pipelines on Android to Linux EC2 and iOS to macOS EC2.
  • Added support for GraphQL query batching in the Apollo open source library.
  • Created tooling to pinpoint, at a commit level, regressions in latency, network activity, and app size.
  • Migrated our network stack from REST to GraphQL.
  • Collaborated with AWS Interactive Video Service (IVS) team to deliver a low latency video player.
  • Led a cross-company effort to improve client and instrument client availability.

You Will:

  • Build the platform roadmap and deliver it to our customers.
  • Represent your team in engineering discussions with other teams.
  • Manage the careers of the engineers on your team and ensure their continued development.

You Have:

  • 4+ years of professional software development experience.
  • 2+ years of experience as an engineering manager or team lead.
  • Experience with Android or iOS development.
  • Familiarity with scheduling and ticket management tools such as JIRA.


  • 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),
  • 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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