(Closed) Software Engineer - Video API
Twitch is building the future of interactive entertainment. Our video engineering group is responsible for delivering high quality video streams to our end users as our platform grows, while also continuing to iterate on features that add business value, improve operational efficiency, and optimize our delivery costs.
We are looking for software developers, with strong architectural and coding skills to be part of the video api team. You will help architect, develop, test, deploy, operate, and maintain our video software software. As part of the team, we will work together to enable our broadcasters and viewers to create and interact in new, innovative ways.
- Design, implement, and deploy new Video API features and integrate those into an AWS platform
- Create, test, and document services and their operational process
- Help define the future of the Twitch video stack
- Collaborate across the company to define, design, build and improve critical video systems
- 3+ years experience building and scaling distributed, highly available systems
- You know how to ship code in fast, iterative cycles
- Excellent communicator and team player
- Excellent command of at least one programming language
- Ability to learn new languages (we mainly use Go) and technologies quickly
- A Bachelor's, or preferably Master's in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or equivalent experience
- You know Go and have used it in production ready systems
- Experience using and building on AWS
- Start-up experience
- You’ve built brilliant APIs/interfaces that other programmers love to use
- Medical, Dental, Vision & Disability Insurance
- 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
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.
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.