Engineering Manager - Sitewide Safety

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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

We are looking for an engineering leader who is passionate about content safety and moderation. You will lead and grow a team of engineers who are responsible for creating and maintaining features used by Twitch users and internal Safety operators that ensure our users have positive, safe experiences on Twitch. You will own large scale systems and features that millions of Twitch users interface with daily to report and remove undesirable content. Come help build the next chapter of Twitch's sitewide safety!

You Will:

  • Maintain a positive team culture that promotes learning and collaboration
  • Progress the careers of engineers across all levels, from senior engineers to interns/apprentices
  • Shape the team roadmap with product management to help execute Safety projects with various stakeholders
  • Provide high-level technical direction to the team to sustain engineering and operational excellence

You Have:

  • 4+ years of work experience as a software engineer
  • 2+ years of work experience managing a team of 5+ engineers, including hiring and developing engineering talent
  • User empathy and an ability to understand and prioritize user needs
  • A passion for delivering high-quality software

Bonus Points

  • Familiarity in the AWS ecosystem of services
  • Experience with building available and resilient systems
  • Fluency in some subset of UI design, data modeling, algorithms, and database schema design
  • Experience in the content safety and moderation space


  • 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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