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Senior Customer Success Engineer

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🇺🇸 San Francisco, CA

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

Amazon Interactive Video Service (IVS) is an end-to-end video delivery service, within Amazon Web Services, which runs one of the largest live video distribution networks in the world. It is built on top of Twitch Video which is offered to external customers. Live streaming is a growing medium for many companies to uniquely engage their audiences. Amazon IVS enables the building and scaling of such live streaming platforms, just as it does for Twitch, where more than a billion hours are streamed live each month.

As a Senior Customer Success Engineer, you will run the technical relationship with the assigned IVS customers and will establish a strategic and 'trusted advisor' posture to help create continued value. You will build the technical account plan customer onboarding and implementation processes, provide training, grow adoption, and ensure retention and high levels of customer satisfaction. You use your technical knowledge to address and resolve both client-side and server-side video integration challenges; and your commercial experience to with all senior-level management to understand the business context of the customer needs, remove obstacles to customer success, and communicate insights.

This is a 100% remote position that can be based in the United States. Once COVID-19 restrictions are lifted, you will need the ability to travel both nationally and internationally.

You Will:

  • Be the day-to-day technical contact for assigned accounts and will report directly to the Director of Customer Engineering.
  • Work with Business Development, Account Management, and Solutions Architecture teams during the pre-sales lifecycle to communicate the value of Amazon IVS, evaluate the product fit, and forecast onboarding effort.
  • Help the customer to determine an onboarding process, deliverables, and targets.
  • Promote engagement between partners including customer engineers, third-party service providers, and internal AWS service teams to ensure deliverables are met on time and to the highest quality.
  • Transfer knowledge and best practices to the customer throughout onboarding and integration to ensure continued success.
  • Advocate for customer across internal product management, support, and account teams.
  • Identify opportunities to accelerate and simplify customer onboarding through 1:many mechanisms such as code samples, documentation, process improvements, or SDK changes.
  • Ensure a smooth handover of your customer solutions to IVS support teams.

You Have:

  • 5+ years' experience in media encoding, transcoding, ABR packaging, and transport for OTT networks.
  • 3+ years' experience creating web or mobile front-end solutions in Objective C / Swift for iOS, Java for Android, or React for web.
  • 3+ years' experience in a customer facing role such as Customer Support, Solutions Architecture, Professional Services, Customer Success, or Technical Account Management.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field of study, or 12+ years of related work experience.
  • A passion for working on leading edge technologies and solving intrinsically hard problems.

Bonus Points:

  • 3+ years' experience supporting front-end video client integration using Objective-C, Swift, Java, or React.
  • Knowledge of distributed systems and engineering for mass-scale video streaming platforms.
  • Professional experience architecting/operating solutions built on AWS using the AWS CLI and AWS SDK.
  • Experience researching or developing ultra low latency video streaming technologies such as LL-HLS, QUIC, RUSH, Amazon Sye, CMAF chunk transfer encoding.
  • Working knowledge of H.264/AVC, HEVC, AV1, and VP9 coding schemes.
  • Working knowledge of RTMP, WebRTC, HLS video transports.


  • 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

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.

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 pay range for this position in Colorado is $120,000 - 160,000 yr; however, base pay offered may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. A sign-on bonus 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. This information is provided per the Colorado Equal Pay Act. Base pay information is based on market location. Applicants should apply via Amazon's internal or external careers site.