Software Engineering Manager - SecDev

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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 and grow their personal interests and passions. We're always live at Twitch.

About the Role:

Twitch is looking for a Senior Software Development Manager to lead our Security Development (SecDev) group. The team designs security software and tools that empower teams to keep Twitch secure. We create new security services that enable and automate security solutions at a Twitch wide scale. We create the building blocks that other teams use in their everyday development. We believe the best type of security software is easy to use security software. We're looking for a person that wants to participate in a positive, encouraging team that cares about the people it protects. Does that sound like you, or like someone you want to be? Cool. We would like for you to apply.

Reporting to the Director of Security Architecture & Engineering, you will lead a team responsible for creating security services and tools that support the many platforms, languages, tech stacks, and technologies across Twitch. Your team will be instrumental in the execution of every core Security initiative across the company. If you think that you're interested, and that you may be qualified, please contact us. Our team is based in San Francisco, however we're open to you working from Seattle, WA, Irvine, CA, Austin, TX, or remote USA!

You Will:

  • Partner with peer security teams and and engineering leaders across the company to drive essential security initiatives
  • Identify opportunities for security automation that benefits engineers and leaders
  • Become part of the Security leadership team
  • Provide expertise on process improvements and tools designed to increase security engineering productivity
  • Provide high-level architectural direction to your team to sustain engineering and operational excellence
  • Mentor, lead, and develop the careers of a team of six

You Have:

  • 5+ years of experience implementing software engineering best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations
  • 5+ years of experience managing software developers and helping them develop all aspects of their engineering skills
  • Demonstrated experience with project delivery for large company-wide cloud projects.
  • Experience in working with security and confidential data


  • 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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