Software Engineer - Emerging Platform

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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

The Emerging Platforms team at Twitch targets new opportunities to expand our community. The team delivers user experiences across a variety of surfaces, including living room devices, automotive, and mobile browsers. As a member of the team, you'll focus on building services to enhance interactivity in the Living Room, enable new features specific to these devices, and support new ways to combine multiple surfaces to create composite user experiences. You will report to the Director of Engineering for Emerging Platforms.

You Will:

  • Work with technical leads and other engineers to design and develop services to enhance the user experience across new products.
  • Contribute to customer-focused project deliveries
  • Work with other teams to clarify product requirements
  • Improve engineering processes and tools
  • Participate in design and code reviews

You Have:

  • 3+ years of experience in software development
  • Proficiency in Golang.
  • Familiarity with the AWS ecosystem.

Bonus Points

  • Bachelor's degree or above in Computer Science or related field.
  • Experience in TypeScript.


  • 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.

Job ID: TW6482

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