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About the Role

Twitch/Amazon IVS is building the future of interactive video. IVS Video infrastructure team is looking for an experienced System development engineer to solve challenging technology problems, and build architecturally sound, high-quality components to enable Twitch/Amazon IVS to accomplish critical business strategies. The ideal candidate for this role will have a proven track record of rapidly coming up to speed on new engineering disciplines, making impactful decisions within that space, and have experience gluing together components written by more specialized engineers to create a cohesive, well-running engineering product.

This position will be located in Seattle, WA.

You Will:

  • Design and implement high quality services and automated solutions across a variety of applications and systems.

  • Work in an Agile, startup-like development environment, where you are always working on the most important stuff.

  • Use data to measure success and manage the quality of your service and, regardless of their source, aim to prevent faults from affecting our customers..

  • Contribute to technical project definition, scoping, and prioritization discussions.

  • Contribute to documentation of processes and procedures.

  • Participate in an on-call rotation with your team.

You Have:

  • 4+ years of non-internship professional software/System development experience

  • 3+ years of designing or architecting (design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and existing systems experience

  • 4+ years of administrative experience in networking, operating systems and hands-on systems engineering experience

  • 3+ years of development of automation software in at least one modern language, such as Python, Go, Java, or others

  • Experience with network protocols, TCP/IP, DNS, NTP, Proxies and monitoring tools

  • Experience with CI/CD pipelines build processes

Bonus Points

  • 6+ years of non-internship professional software/System development experience

  • Hands-on experience with Squid, Infoblox, Nagios, and AWS CDK


  • Medical, Dental, Vision & Disability Insurance

  • 401(k)

  • Maternity & Parental Leave

  • Flexible PTO

  • Amazon Employee Discount

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.

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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. This position will remain open until filled. For more information, please visit Applicants should apply via our internal or external career site.

Remote US Pay Per Year

$116,300—$201,200 USD