Software Engineer - Emerging Platform

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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

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. To do this, the team leverages a wide range of technologies; from React and TypeScript web apps to Kotlin powering Android TV apps and CI.

You will report to the Director of Emerging Platforms and can be located in San Francisco, CA, Irvine, CA; Seattle, WA; New York, NY; Salt Lake City, UT, or Remote USA!

You Will:

  • Partner with other engineers to set up new operational systems and infrastructure.
  • Setup and maintain new build and Continuous Integration/Continuous Deploy systems.
  • Develop and maintain automated release systems and new services relevant to client operations.
  • Setup and integrate new monitoring and alerting systems.
  • Research new technologies and tooling.

You Have:

  • 3+ years of experience in software development
  • Experience with maintaining systems designed around configuration-as-code.
  • Experience with AWS Cloud Development Kit, CloudFormation, or Terraform.
  • Experience designing and maintaining scalable cloud infrastructure using AWS technologies.
  • Experience configuring & managing build pipelines.

Bonus Points

  • Bachelor's degree or above in Computer Science or related field.
  • Experience in TypeScript, Kotlin, Golang, and/or Ruby.
  • Experience with Docker.


  • Medical, Dental, Vision & Disability Insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Maternity & Parental Leave
  • Flexible PTO
  • Amazon Employee Discount
  • Monthly Contribution & Discounts for Wellness Related Activities & Programs (e.g., gym memberships, off-site massages)


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.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. 

Pursuant to the Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. 

The base pay range for this position in Colorado, Connecticut and Washington is $110,500 - $160,000 yr and in New York City is $121,600 - $180,600 yr. Pay is based on market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. A sign-on payment and restricted stock units may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the position offered. Applicants should apply via Twitch's internal or external careers site.

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.

Twitch values your privacy. Please consult our Candidate Privacy Notice, for information about how we collect, use, and disclose personal information of our candidates.

Job ID: TW6795

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