Senior IT Applications Engineer

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About Us

Twitch is the world’s biggest live streaming service, with global communities built around gaming, entertainment, music, sports, cooking, and more. It’s where millions of people come together to chat, interact, and make their own entertainment. 

We’re about community, inside and out. You’ll find coworkers who are eager to team up, collaborate, and smash (or elegantly solve) problems together. We’re on a quest to empower live communities, so if this sounds good to you, see what we’re up to on LinkedIn and Twitter, get interviewing tips on Instagram, and discover projects we’re solving on our Blog.

About the Role

We are looking for a Sr. IT Applications Engineer to take the team to the next level. You will be part of a team who operates and integrates our growing portfolio of SaaS tools (e.g., Google Workspace, Dropbox, Jira/Confluence, AirTable) to help Twitch employees collaborate better and improve productivity. You will support daily operations and balance customer obsession, speed, cost, and risk to ensure the business can accomplish its goals.

You will report to the Manager of Enterprise Tooling.

You Will:

  • Review the existing landscape and provide guidance on optimization and automation
  • Ensure appropriate controls and best practices are followed to meet security and compliance requirements
  • Manage applications like Confluence, Jira, Google Workspace, Slack, and Moveworks
  • Monitor system alerts, performance and use reporting
  • Troubleshoot system issues and implement remediations
  • Oversee email retention activities to comply with legal records retention policies
  • Partner with other teams to enforce cross-platform security and controls
  • Plan, justify, and bring to closure large-scale information technology projects
  • Setup and administration of SaaS-based solutions for the enterprise
  • Document procedures and best practices
  • Participate in on-call rotation

You Have:

  • 6+ years experience in application implementation
  • 5+ years administrating SaaS applications with 1000+ users
  • Experience with Google Workspaces, Atlassian products, Slack
  • Proficiency in one or more scripting languages
  • Experience working with APIs

Bonus Points

  • Slack, Google, Atlassian or other relevant certifications
  • Project management experience


  • 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 $159,800 - $216,200 yr and in New York City is $175,800 - $237,900 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: TW7192

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