Software Engineer - Machine Learning Infrastructure

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About the Role

The machine learning (ML) infrastructure team at Twitch is building a suite of shared tools and systems to enable ML product teams to build better user-facing products (e.g. Recommendation, Search, Safety). We are looking for ML infrastructure engineers who are excited to solve challenging and open-ended problems. You will build high-quality code to help grow your team's impact and scope, and ensure that large projects with complex components are delivered. You will collaborate with multiple Twitch product teams to build and launch infrastructure projects that solve common problems in ML development, like feature store, model registry, real-time inference etc. Your work will have a broader impact on many Twitch products that are needed for healthy communities to thrive on Twitch.

This position can be located in San Francisco, CA; Seattle, WA; or New York, NY.

You Will:

  • Design and implement scalable systems to accelerate machine learning product development across multiple teams
  • Contribute to major machine learning infrastructure components like feature store, model registry, real-time inference and streaming features
  • Produce clean, high-quality, and well tested code
  • Collaborate with other teams to understand common challenges and convert them into project requirements

You Have:

  • Knowledge of Data structures and algorithm fundamentals
  • Experience writing quality software in any of the following languages: Java, Python, C/C++, Golang
  • Knowledge of building, testing, and supporting distributed services
  • 1+ years of experience

Bonus Points

  • Knowledge of machine learning
  • Knowledge of AWS services
  • Experience in full-stack development
  • Experience building data pipelines
  • Experience building and maintaining ML systems in production environments


  • 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, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Workers in New York City who perform in-person work or interact with the public in the course of business must show proof they have been fully vaccinated against COVID or request and receive approval for a reasonable accommodation, including medical or religious accommodation.

Job ID: TW6613

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