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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 is where thousands of communities come together for whatever, every day.

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, and discover the projects we're solving on our Blog. Be sure to explore our Interviewing Guide and Instagram channel to learn how to ace our interview process.

About the Role

Twitch is building the future of interactive video. Twitch's Video Client Engineering team is looking for experienced Android and iOS engineers to build a multi-platform broadcasting and playback system that works everywhere people want to create and consume video . As a senior mobile engineer in the Mobile Client SDK Team reporting to the Senior Software Engineering Manager, you will create and refine a media experience used by millions of users all over the world.

If you are passionate about iOS and Android, love media and streaming, and are obsessed with performance this position is for you.

You can work in San Francisco, CA, Irvine, CA; Seattle, WA; New York, NY; and Salt Lake City, UT or remote in the United States.

You Will:

  • Develop our video playback/broadcast experience for iOS and Android devices

  • Collaborate with backend video teams that support real-time and low latency media broadcasting and playback

  • Add reliable cross-platform unit, integration, and e2e tests

  • Keep abreast of current technologies and recent developments in mobile and media technologies.

You Have:

  • 6+ years of professional software development or equivalent expertise.

  • Strong background in C/C++

  • 3+ years development experience on iOS

  • Experience with multithreaded , object-oriented and real-time programming.

  • B.A. or B.S. in Computer Science or a related discipline, or equivalent years of experience

  • Experience building cross-platform libraries/SDKs and shipping successful software products.

  • Experience with audio/video or graphics on mobile devices

  • Familiarity with video streaming technologies (HLS, DASH, RTMP) or codecs such as H.264, HEVC and AV1

  • Experience with WebRTC

  • Experience with network protocols like RTMP, HTTP, UDP and QUIC

  • Familiarity with Android media and graphics, including MediaCodec, MediaProjection and SurfaceView

  • Comfort with performance tuning through experimentation and analysis


  • 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, etc.)

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.

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

Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. The base pay for this position ranges from our lowest geographic market up to our highest geographic market. Pay is based on a number of factors including market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Amazon is a total compensation company. Dependent on the position offered, equity, sign-on payments, and other forms of compensation may be provided as part of a total compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits. For more information, please visit Applicants should apply via our internal or external career site.

Remote US Pay Per Year

$134,500β€”$261,500 USD