Software Development Engineer - Promotions

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What Twitch is looking for in applicants

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 junior software engineers with excellent coding fundamentals and the curiosity to operate across our team's diverse technology stack. You should consider this role if you have the passion or curiosity for any of the following things:

  • Designing and delivering highly visible features that will be used and experienced by millions of Twitch creators and viewers
  • Internet-scale systems that receive and process billions of transactions per day
  • Collaboration with senior engineers, product managers, designers, and data scientists

You Will:

  • Design and implement software to support the Twitch's suite of Promotions products
  • Lead technical design discussions and participate in code reviews with your engineering peers
  • Improve the observability of our tech stack by instrumenting automated tests, metrics, logging, and alarms
  • Collaborate with product managers and designers to translate technically ambiguous goals towards clarity
  • Report to the Engineering Manager of Promotions

You Have:

  • A bachelor's degree or above in Computer Science or prior professional software engineering experience
  • 1+ years of experience building frontend web applications, backend systems, and APIs
  • Knowledge of fundamental data structures and algorithms
  • Proficiency in any of the following coding languages: Golang, Python, Java, JavaScript, C++, or similar languages

Bonus Points

  • Have experience in any AWS cloud services such as EC2, ECS, Lambda
  • Have experience working on data pipelines and large datasets such as Kinesis, DynamoDB, SQL
  • Have experience with web technologies such as TypeScript, React, GraphQL


  • 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.)
  • Amazon Employee Discount
  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Served Daily
  • Free Snacks & Beverages


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. 

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: TW7275

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